Thursday, October 17, 2013

Resources for Remembrance Week (Canada Nov 5-11)

So many things to help Remember (Nov 5-11)
Interview veterans
Post books that tell the stories of soldiers & their battles
Put up photo displays in your galleries and hallways
Run movies, videos
Research the names on town memorials & cenotaphs
Profile the people on the wall of honour in legions in samall communities
Host families
Partner with the Legion
Participate in Verterans Affairs Canada programs
Those with theatres can show movies & host talks
Tell "THEIR" stories "THEY" can't




Resources
Canadian Libraries Serving Youth
The System Learning Commons
Canada at War: A Guide to Library and Archives Canada's Websites Recalling the Canadian War Experience
Pictou Antigonish Regional Library Resources



Video Tributes
The War's Not Done for Me
It's a Pitance of Time
Highway of Heroes
Standing Strong & True (For Tomorrow) Official Music Video (HD) 
Bryan Adams - Never Let Go
World War One (WWI) from a Canadian Perspective 

Here is an example of what one organization did for one of their veterans. http://campstephensalumni.blogspot.ca/2010/12/alfred-davids-war.html It is about remembering and educating and your library can do something similar for one of your veterans.

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