Monthly Book Club

with Jackie  Ranaldo, Readers’ Services Librarian

Tuesday June 28, 2011 at 1 PM and 7:30 PM.

“In the small town of Maycomb, Alabama, in the 1930s, six-year-old Scout Finch and her older brother Jem become the beneficiaries of gifts left by an anonymous giver who deposits them in the hollowed tree outside the Radley house. While Scout and and Jem ponder the identity of their generous secret sharer and his relationship to the reclusive Radley family, their lawyer father, Atticus, is appointed defense attorney for Tom Robinson, a young black man accused of raping a white woman in a case that has brought the town’s simmering racial tensions to a boil. Slowly, ineluctably, the worlds of innocence and experience known to the members of the Finch family come into violent collision, shaking their beliefs in the inevitability of justice and the ultimate triumph of truth over hypocrisy and prejudice.”   (From the Publisher)

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In addition to the Monthly Book Club, the 1963 film

“To Kill a Mockingbird”

starring Gregory Peck will be shown in the Theater on

**Thursday, June 30 at 2:00 PM**

A short discussion will follow the film.

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