Sunday, November 29, 2009

December Holidays Helps

The holiday shopping season is under way. Malls, shopping centers, highways and homes are bustling with activities. Below are links to information on sensible shopping, travel conditions, home safety and events in Kansas during December.

The staff of the State Library of Kansas wish you all a safe and happy holidays season.


Holiday Shopping on a Budget
(Helpful suggestions from the Federal Trade Commission)

Online Holiday Shopping Tips
(From the Arkansas Dept. of Information Services)

Preventing Holiday Shopping Headaches
(Online pamphlet from the Federal Citizen Information Center)

Online Secure Shopping


Holiday Safety
(Shopping, at home, Christmas trees and decorations, kitchen safety)

Mall Safety

Personal Security Tips
(University of Kansas Police Department)

Helpful Advice from
the Kansas Department of Health and Environment's
--Toy Safety
--Kitchen Safety for the Holiday Season
--Decorate Safely for the Holidays
--Remember the Recalls When Toy Shopping


Kansas Local Chambers of Commerce
(Check town websites for local events calendars)

Travel Kansas
(Check under Events and Things to Do for events, activities and displays)


Flight Delay Information
(Federal Aviation Administration)

National Traffic and Road Closure Information
(State links from the US Federal Highway Administration)

The National Weather Service in Kansas
---Dodge City NWS
---Goodland NWS
---Kansas City NWS
---Topeka NWS
---Wichita NWS

Current Kansas Road Conditions
(Or just call 511 on your phone from anywhere in Kansas. From: Kansas Department of Transportation)

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1 comment:

ella said...

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