Merry Christmas from the staff at BPL! Today we wanted to share with you an article about the history of Christmas and the traditions we associate with the holiday. This article comes from World Book Encyclopedia, which is a valuable database to use when you need to find reliable information on a wide variety of subject matters. When you select the World Book Info Finder database and search “Christmas” you will find an informative entry that includes the origins of the Christmas story, developments of Christmas traditions throughout the years, and even literary influences.

Click here to read the World Book Encyclopedia article about Christmas!