Professionals’ Day

Professionals Day (also known as Administrative Professionals’ Day, Secretaries Day or Admin Day) is an unofficial secular holiday observed in several countries to recognize the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals. Observation by Region: In Australia, it is celebrated on the first Friday in May (May 1 in 2015). In […]

Admin Day

Admin Day (also known as Secretaries Day or Administrative Professionals’ Day) is an unofficial secular holiday observed in several countries to recognize the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals. Observation by Region: In Australia, it is celebrated on the first Friday in May (May 1 in 2015). In France it […]

America The Story of Us

America The Story of Us is an epic 20 week course. The extraordinary story of how America was invented. Elaborate, ambitious and cinematic, this course will take you into the moments when Americans harnessed technology to advance human progress. It is an intensive look at the people, places and things that have shaped the American […]

Patron Code of Conduct

Dialect Zone International is an active center of information, cultural activities, recreation and learning. It is the policy of the library to offer a full range of library services to all residents of the community, regardless of age, sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation or economic status. To better serve all Dialect Zone […]

The Clear and Bright Festival

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Clear and Bright (Chinese: 清明), the 5th solar term. Of all the 24 solar terms, Clear and Bright is the only one whose first day is also a traditional Chinese festival, Tomb-Sweeping Day. The words “clear” and “bright” describe the weather during this […]

Chinese New Year – Spring Festival

Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the Chinese calendar. In China, it is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally run from Chinese New Year’s Eve, the last day of the last month of the Chinese […]

Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival as it’s been called since the 20th century, remains the most important social and economic holiday in China. Originally tied to the lunar-solar Chinese calendar, the holiday was a time to honor household and heavenly deities as well as ancestors. It was also a time to bring family […]

How to Boost Your Immune System

What can you do? On the whole, your immune system does a remarkable job of defending you against disease-causing microorganisms. But sometimes it fails: A germ invades successfully and makes you sick. Is it possible to intervene in this process and make your immune system stronger? What if you improve your diet? Take certain vitamins […]