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Biography in Context »

Saint Valentine died in Rome, Italy in the year 269, yet the romantic customs of this Italian saint inspires cupids in all ages. Learn more on the life and lore of Saint Valentine.

Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module »

Good food and good wine for Valentine's Day and romance. Here the medical truth behind food and desire is examined with some surprising and healthful tips.

LitFinder »

Love poems, medieval songs, lyrics, and verses on flowers, kissing, marriage, and passion available online for your selection. Search by the topic spanning all land and time: Love.

Mango Languages »

Impress your special someone with a few polite phrases from a Romance language. French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and other languages are available to listen and learn online: Bonjour, ma cheri.

Orlando Memory »

Surprise your loved one with an online personal memory of a special moment you shared in Orlando. Post your photos, movie tickets, and special remembrances online. Accounts are free and your romance will make history in the digital archive.

World Book Online Reference Center »

View the oldest American Valentine, listen to Valentine's Day verses, and read the customs of the holiday around the world. Research the history of the saint and day inspiring sweethearts, friends, families, and schoolchildren to delight in sharing valentines, candy, poetry, and love.

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The British Library Interactive Timeline »

Visit the 1470's and see the oldest surviving Valentine's Day letter, written in 1477. Scroll to the 1490's and view an illustrated manuscript on courtly love.

Reader's Digest: Valentine's Day Recipes and Gift Ideas »

A great online resource for Valentine’s Day, brought to you by the folks at Reader’s Digest. With this website send an e-Card, listen to love songs, or plan a romantic feast.

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Romantic Ideas

For creative ideas on what to do this Valentine's Day try this app full of romantic fun. Shake the app for an imaginative selection at random.
iTunes | Website

Valentine's Day Fun Facts

This Valentine app will entertain you with facts or myths, you decide, with Valentine trivia through the ages presented in a fun way.
Google Play | Website

Valentine's Day Pictures

Create romantic photos with Valentine effects and send them to your valentine with this app! Use the Valentine Cam to add colorful frames to your camera or local photos.
iTunes | Website

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Library Materials

Courtship, Dating, and Love Everlasting »

Uncover the wisdom of the ages in these books on dating, romance, and love's secrets of the heart. This Valentine's Day capture the eye of your soulmate, and mine the gems of lasting love.

Flowers »

Gather wildflowers with your loved one. Surprise your mom with a ribbon flowered bouquet. Find books for flower arranging, cooking, symbolism, and the beauty of a garden. Flower selections for every taste to share on Valentine's Day.

Handmade Valentine Cards »

Show your Valentine your thoughtfulness with a handmade Valentine. Choose from one of these creative books and find unique ways to express your love.

Learn to Dance the Tango »

Learn one of the most popular Latin dances: the Rumba, Cha-Cha, Salsa / Mambo, or the Tango with these DVD's.

Love Letter Books »

Give your loved one a treasured keepsake. Read these famous love letters and write yours. Try calligraphy books for writing and embellishing your Valentine letter.

Love Literature »

Find a classic love poem to recite to your Valentine or a patriot poem to send to a soldier. You will find love poems and writings for Valentine greetings for everyone in this all inclusive list of love and devotion.

Romantic Movies »

Celebrate Valentine's Day with one of these romantic films!

Travel Getaways »

Romantic getaways to faraway lands, Italy, the Caribbean, or a historic bed & breakfast near to home. You will find dream escapes in this collection of current travel guides.

The Valentine Meal »

Here are menus and recipes for creating a lovely Valentine celebration from picnics and teas to an enchanting meal.

Valentine Treasures, Pleasures, & Romantic Rendezvous books »

Enjoy these books on creating gifts for making your Valentine's Day memorable with a personal touch.

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Kids & Teens

Library Materials

Kid's Valentine Movies »

Sit back and relax with a friend. Browse these television episodes and films for a great Valentine's Day movie.

Love Bites Teen Books »

Teens, check out this great booklist just for you. Choose from a wide variety of Valentine's Day appropriate books.

Valentine's Day Books »

Fall in love with a great selection of Valentine’s Day books for children! Learn all about February 14th with these fun titles about love and friendship.

Websites

National Geographic Kids: Zipper's Puppy Love Game »

Send your loved ones an e-Card with this Valentine's e-Card Maker. Decorate your e-Card with animals, decorations, and colors. Be sure to send it to your loved ones by February 14th!

PBS Kids: Valentine's Day »

Take a look at all the neat stuff you can do on PBS's website all about Valentine's Day. Learn how to make Valentine's Day Painted Cookies or make your own version of Arthur's Cootie Catcher.

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