Happy Presidents Day?


Apparently things are not all as they appear with this holiday (which SVA does not honor – we are open!). Turns out the official holiday on February 17th is called Washington’s Birthday. An effort to expand the holiday to include Abraham Lincoln apparently caused a stir and led to a fragmented notion of the holiday, apparently. Click the link to debunk some President’s day myths.

And if you want to be a president, you may want to explore what they are made of and how they get the job. Depending on your confidence, you may also want to check out your future digs, the White House. See below for help with that:


So you want to be president? / by Judith St. George ; illustrated by David Small. – PZ7.S854 So 2000


What presidents are made of / by Hanoch Piven. -PZ7.P68 Wha 2004


Campaigning for president / Jordan M. Wright. – E183.3 .W75 2008


The White House : its historic furnishings and first families / by Betty Monkman – NK2438.W37 M66 2000

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