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Throughout 2014, celebrate with us the
90th Anniversary of Richmond Memorial Library!


April celebrates the 50s!

Fun facts:

Resources: http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade50.html and http://history1900s.about.com/od/timelines/tp/1950timeline.htm

Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Stop in and pick up an entry form for our Charlotte's Web Reading Challenge for kids! Read 5 books at your level in the month of April (fiction, non-fiction, even easy readers! However, 5 picture books = 1 book) Complete the challenge and be entered into our prize drawing for 1 of 3 prize packs! And watch for updates on our live pig event in May.




Check out these awesome products with our
hand-doodled anniversary logo on them!
A small portion of each sale goes to RML.


Each month, we'll celebrate a decade we've seen together.
Check our Events page for more details.

Here is an overview:

Month Featured
Decade
Decade Bestsellers
January 1920s The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
February 1930s The Grapes of Wrath
by John Steinbeck
March 1940s The Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank
April 1950s Charlotte's Web
by E.B. White
May 1960s In Cold Blood
by Truman Capote
June 1970s Jonathan Livingston Seagull
by Richard Bach
July 1980s Bonfire of the Vanities
by Tom Wolfe
August (break) (Psst! Summer reading!)
September 1990s Nightmares and Dreamscapes
by Stephen King (short stories)
October 2000s The Kite Runner
by Khalid Hosseini


Popular Fiction of the 1950s
Click cover image to borrow
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger Lord of the Flies by William Golding The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
On The Road by Jack Kerouac If I Ran the Zoo by Dr. Seuss Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

 




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