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Wickedly Good!  Staff member, Nancy Fort, has reviewed another book to tempt your reading list!  Review #5.

Wicked by Gregory Maguire is the inspiration for the 2003 musical by the same name that has won several Tony Awards and legions of fans. It takes place in the fantastical land of Oz introduced to readers by L. Frank Baum and to moviegoers by Judy Garland. Maguire’s Wicked explores the complex personalities and relationships of the inhabitants of Oz. Wicked tells the story of Elphaba, the green skinned Wicked Witch of the West before she earned that moniker. The musical is wonderful but the book is even better because it is the first in The Wicked Years series so where the musical ends, the reader can continue to delve into the lives of Glinda, the Munchkins and the Lion. Maguire’s Oz is both fantasy and reality; it goes beyond the Technicolor MGM glitz to reveal the dark motives and underlying political currents that could be the basis for countless novels.  If you are looking for an escape during a cold and wintry day, try Wicked.

Mark Your Calendars

Library Programs:

  • 2 March: Story Hour, 10:30 AM
  • Lego smile4 March: Lego Building Club, K-3rd, 3:30 PM
  • 4 March: Yoga, 5 PM
  • 5 March: Story Hour, 10 AM
  • 7 March: HipHop, 1 PM

For details, see the BCLS Online Event Calendar.

booksale-1Events:

The Friends of the Riverton Free Library invite you to their Used Book Sale, Sunday, March 1st at 1 PM.  Special pricing!  You can get a bag full of books for just $1.00!

Newly Renovated Bathrooms!

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The Riverton Free  Library Association continues to work hard to improve our library, using your generous donations, wisely.

Bathroom 4This past year the Board has made a beautiful and practical change to the two public bathrooms.

Bathroom 2One is handicap-accessible while the other is outfitted with a new, baby changing table.  All of the wall decorations were donated to the library, and make a lovely addition to the rooms.

 

 

 

Bargain Books!

Book bagBuy by the bag!  The RFL is reducing the used book collection in order to partner with the Historical Society of Riverton on a new and exciting project.  The RFL Association approved a proposal from the HSR for them to expand their archival space in the “new” basement.  The HSR will redesign the space for the storage and display of Riverton historical memorabilia.  On Sunday, March 1st the book sale is set for 1 PM, and you can walk with books for $1.00 per bag, so Mark Your Calendars!