Archive for Thursday, March 25, 2010

Library program tonight to tie together “Wizard of Oz” and Tonganoxie

Spectators read up  on U.S. Presidents Thursday evening at the Presidential Promenade, an exhibit put on at the Tonganoxie Public Library by Tonganoxie Elementary School third-grade students.

Spectators read up on U.S. Presidents Thursday evening at the Presidential Promenade, an exhibit put on at the Tonganoxie Public Library by Tonganoxie Elementary School third-grade students.

March 25, 2010

A presentation covering the historical time period of the novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and placing the story in context with the history of Tonganoxie and the United States will take place at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, March 25 at the Tonganoxie Public Library.

Susy Ross of the Tonganoxie Community Historical Society will present the program.

The presentation will conclude the library's Tonganoxie Reads 2010 program.

Each year, Tonganoxie Public Library plays host to annual community reading projects in the month of March. The library's title this year is "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum. This year marks the 110th anniversary of the release of this book and the library has many programs based around the book. Stop in Library for more information, or check out its Web site: www.tonganoxielibrary.org.

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