• O. Henry. From Greensboro to New York

    29.04.2019 07:06 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Debate runs about the origin of this pen name. When William was asked «What does ‘O’ stand for? ». He replied «O stands for Olivier, the French for Oliver. O is about the easiest letter written, and O it is.» Some of his stories were published under the name of Oliver ...

  • New laws and environmental problems

    23.04.2019 09:30 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Kherson WOA’ s guests got acquainted with Delaware state in an unusual way. They watched a video, discussed dumb Delaware laws. E.g. If you go to the beach and want to change because there's sand in your suit, don't do it in your car OR a public restroom. It's illegal. On the 21st of ...

  • World Press Freedom Day

    21.04.2019 11:45 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    May 3rd marks the 26th anniversary of World Press Freedom Day. This year, the worldwide commemoration of the event will focus on the essential role that media plays in supporting elections and democracy, especially in the face of the increasing challenges of disinformation, declining trust in news media, ...

  • Mind battle and 12 Angry men

    21.04.2019 08:37 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    The 3rd year students of the Faculty of Foreign Philology of Kherson State University continue their speaking practice in the O. Honchar Kherson regional universal scientific library. First, at the Window on America center, visitors played the language game “Mind battle” to find out which ...

  • Adopting the Constitution

    17.04.2019 09:02 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Connecticut was officially nicknamed "The Constitution State". It's believed that ideas for writing of the Constitution of the United States were drawn from the first constitution of Connecticut ("The Fundamental Orders" of 1638-39). On January 9, 1788, Connecticut was the fifth ...

  • Second only to Shakespeare

    16.04.2019 07:27 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    “Animals are my friends ... and I don't eat my friends.” «The vegetarian cuisine of J. B. Shaw» George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950), was an Irish playwright, critic, polemicist and political activist. He wrote more than sixty plays, including major works such as ...

  • Alumni Fair 2019

    10.04.2019 12:23 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Are you interested in U.S. higher education? Join 5th EducationUSA Alumni Fair at the America House and learn about the U.S. Alumni experience. 26 Ukrainian and Americans who studied in the United States will talk about the realities of education in their alma mater on April 13. More info on ...

  • Movie Therapy

    09.04.2019 09:20 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Movie therapy is a form of supplemental therapy - like art, music and dance therapy - for medical and mental health issues. It is also used as a form of self-help. Cinema therapy allows one to use the effect of imagery, plot, music, etc. in films on the psyche for insight, inspiration, emotional release ...

  • Let’s find the keys!

    09.04.2019 07:59 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Window on America Kherson was visited by 6th form students of the Kherson Specialized School № 54. They took part in Fort Boyard language game. Small visitors searched for keys and hints, guessed puzzles and crosswords, recognized characters in literary works by the description, and also tried themselves ...

  • Project: Official USA flag. Grade: B

    04.04.2019 08:02 (for.lib.kherson.ua)

    Did you know that the current flag of the US was designed by a 17-year-old. His name was Robert G. Heft and he did it as a school project. He originally received a B– for the project. After discussing the grade with his teacher, it was agreed that if the flag was accepted by Congress, the grade ...


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