• Why does the library present dollar bills

    11.02.2019 10:53 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Everyone had a dollar bill at WOA on February, 10. It was a souvenir banknote. Our guests were watching a TED video “What gives a dollar bill its value” and discussed it. In fact, monetary policy is set by an independent Federal Reserve System in the USA. The members talked about the purpose ...

  • Journey to the Four Corners

    06.02.2019 07:47 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    The Four Corners Monument marks the quadripoint in the Southwestern United States where the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah meet. Moreover, there is U.S. Route 160 and the Grand Canyon carved by the Colorado River here. On Sunday 3, 2019 the visitors of the English Conversation Club ...

  • Write On! We are waiting for results

    05.02.2019 08:47 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Yesterday, for the first time, the Kherson “Window to America” joined the “Write On!” creative writing contest, which is held annually by the Peace Corps in Ukraine. Pupils, of 6-11 grades of Kherson specialized school No. 30 and gymnasium No. 6, came at the regional stage. The ...

  • English as formal and non-formal language

    29.01.2019 11:28 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Many countries have declared English an official language at the local or regional level. English speakers from different countries and regions use a variety of different accents. The combination of differences in pronunciation and use of local words may make some English dialects almost unintelligible ...

  • ALASKA THE LAST FRONTIER

    21.01.2019 11:53 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Alaska is a U.S. state in the northwest extremity of North America. There, in the ice-blue underwater world you can communicate to whales. And the Klondike Gold Rush was a migration of prospectors but majority went in vain. The USA purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire in 1867 for the sum of $7.2 ...

  • WINTER WONDERLAND

    14.01.2019 12:08 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

     Learning about the history and traditions of your nation, going back to your roots is important. The Old New Year or the Orthodox New Year is an informal traditional holiday in Ukraine, celebrated as the start of the New Year by the Julian calendar. The Old New Year falls on January 14 in the Gregorian ...

  • 'YELLOWHAMMER" FROM ALABAMA

    08.01.2019 11:45 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Alabama is nicknamed the Yellowhammer State, after the state bird.The yellowhammer became the official state bird of Alabama in 1927. Soldiers from Alabama were nicknamed “yellowhammers” in the Civil War due to their grey-and-yellow uniforms, which matched the colors of the bird. We watched ...

  • CHRISTMAS SURPRISES

    24.12.2018 10:20 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    The United States of America has many different traditions and ways that people celebrate Christmas, because of its multi-cultural nature. In the first half of the 19th century, Christmas was a very different kind of holiday than it is today. People did not have a set way of celebrating. Christmas was ...

  • Per aspera ad astra

    19.12.2018 08:31 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    An interactive event "Per aspera ad astra” from 13.00 till 16.00 will be happening this upcoming Sunday, December 23, at the “Window on America” center. Mykyta Kotsehub, FLEX City Representative and admitted student to Minerva Schools at KGI will talk about:  ►Applying ...

  • BEES IN THE LIBRARY

    18.12.2018 07:09 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    A spelling bee is a competition  in which contestants are asked to spell a broad selection of words, usually with a varying degree of difficulty. Historically the word bee has been used to describe a get-together for  communal work, like a husking bee, a quilting bee, or ...


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