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Events for March 16

Today at 1:00pm we will watch “F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Concise Biography” at the Senior Citizens Center.  Free books and refreshments provided.

Then, at 5:30pm we will view the 1974 version of "The Great Gatsby, followed by a Dutch-treat dinner at Jean's Feed Barn for a group discussion,sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

And today only, AmazonSmile is giving 10 times their regular donation on purchases at http://smile.amazon.com/ch/75-1663419.  Your purchases can help the library earn cash!!

Today's Trivia: Thanks to improved canning methods, a favorite dessert in the 1920s was...

(answer for yesterday’s trivia:  Beginning in the 1920s in New York, the Harlem Renaissance saw the flowering of African-American literature.  A number of important poets worked in this era, most notably Langston Hughes, whose poems about racism and the black experience are still of major importance today.