Wednesday, February 02, 2011

News From Our Favorite "Meteorologist"

Punxsutawney Phil Predicts an Early Spring!
Our nation's most famous and so it is claimed, longest living groundhog, today offered spectacular news to anyone who has grown weary of winter. Spring is on its way...

For more information about Groundhog Day, here's a few websites:

The National Weather Service
Groundhog Day (Official site of the Punxsutawney Groundhog Club)
National Geographic Daily News

There's Another Groundhog In Agreement
Our state has its own weather predicting groundhog; thank you very much. Link to news about Chuckles VII, CT's "official groundhog" who apparently agrees that spring is near. Of note, the library has a circulating pass to the Lutz Museum in Manchester.

Books and Reading
Click here for a short list of Groundhog Day books for kids.

At the Movies
An amusing article about the Top 10 Groundhog Day Movies, courtesy of Vanity Fair. Click here to find the top 10 in our DVD collection. Oddly enough, all are rated PG.