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Many of the movies in theaters now or coming soon are based on books. Read the book before you see the movie.
The Fellowship of the Ring, first part of J.R.R. Tolkien's epic The Lord of the Rings turns fifty-eight years old today. The Lord of the Rings was first published on this date in London, England, by George Allen and Unwin. The publishers chose to publish the book in three parts because it was so long. The Two Towers was published on November 11, 1954, and The Return of the King was published on October 20, 1955.
Reading is so delicious! The library has many materials for all the chocolate lovers out there. Check out one of these books or DVDs.
With Christian Bale returning as Bruce Wayne and his alter ego this Friday, some of you might want to get in the Batman mood. We can help:
And the winner of the June 30th's Apple Pie Taste Off is. . . Jewel! Congratulations! Your pie was voted to be the best pie by over 60 tasters!
Thank you to the following vendors for their donations and participation:
Bastille Day commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison at the beginning of the French Revolution. Celebrate July 14th, France's National Day by checking out one of these books or movies about the French Revolution.
June was Glenside Public Library District Library Card Signup Month. We entered all of our new library card holders into a drawing for a Sony Reader Wi-Fi, and would like to say congratulations to our winner: Ebtesam Al-Nusseirawi
Here's what Glenside readers have to say about books they enjoyed this summer:
See the PG-13, 2012 comedy starring Eddie Murphy, Allison Janney, and Cliff Curtis on Saturday, July 21 at 2 P.M.
After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall finds a Bodhi tree on his property. Then Jack’s troubles really begin. Drop in to see what happens!
The program is FREE and open to the public. Walk-Ins are welcome! Image: google.com - MA