December marks the semester’s end as well as several winter holidays: Hanukkah December 16th-24th, Winter Solstice December 21st, Christmas December 25th, and Kwanzaa December 26th-January 1st.
Odum Library will be open regular hours until closing at 3:00 p.m. Friday, December 19th. The library will remain closed until reopening at 8:00 a.m. Monday, January 5th. For more information regarding library services and hours during the holiday break see this announcement.
December is the height of camellia season in Georgia; learn to care for camellias from the University of Georgia’s Cooperative Extension Service. The game of Bingo. one of only three legal ways to gamble in Georgia, celebrates December as its birthday month.View these Bingo FAQs from Georgia’s Bingo Coordinator. December is also Safe Toys and Gifts Month. The Consumer Product Safety Commission gives up-to-date information on problem toys as well as toy recall statistics.
USA.gov offers information on various holidays and traditions in the United States. These holiday tips can help you budget your gift-giving, exercise, and diet. Plan ahead with top New Year’s resolutions, and stay safe with more health tips from the CDC.
Stay happy and healthy during this eventful month!