Sunday, January 15, 2017

"everybody loves Winnie-the-Pooh"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"The temporary location of the Franklin Public Library at Kenwood Circle is not nearly as massive as the "Hundred Acre Wood" where Winnie-the-Pooh resides, but it certainly seemed a lot like the old forest Saturday morning. 
Dozens of youngsters and their parents and guardians packed in for a "Winnie-the-Pooh Party" in acknowledgment of the upcoming birthday of A.A. Milne, the author of the original popular book series that chronicles the adventures of one honey-loving, yellow bear and his gang of animal friends. 
The English author was born on Jan. 18, 1882, with the anniversary coming up this Thursday. 
"We're celebrating a few days early," said Caleigh Ross, the children's librarian. "We just thought it would be a fun event to do on a cold Saturday morning."

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