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The Fellowship of the Ring turns fifty-eight

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.

Bastille Day

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.

 

Good Eats Book Club: Food Fiction

The Good Eats Book Club meets on Monday, July 16 at 7:00 P.M.  We will be focusing on food fiction. Grab a book from the display in the lobby or get a list of chocolate related titles from the Adult Services Desk.

Please read a food fiction title before the meeting. We will share our thoughts on the books we read. Light snacks will be provided.

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June Brides

Love is in the air in June, the traditional month for weddings.  Enjoy a fictional wedding or use library resources to plan your special day.

Bride's Magazine

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Everything you need to plan the perfect wedding.

 

Watergate

Five men were caught trying to break into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate complex on June 17, 1972.  Read more about the scandal that led to the Richard Nixon’s resignation.

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