If you have fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings in your homeschool, you’ll want to look into the major Tolkien exhibit that will open this month at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York. Here’s a comprehensive illustrated write-up about the exhibit from the neighboring Metropolitan Museum:
The exhibit will feature many of Tolkien’s own drawings and illustrations of characters and scenes as he envisioned them.
Can’t get to New York? (Me either!) Don’t despair: a beautifully illustrated companion book and exhibit catalog has just been published, and you can order your own or request it at your local library:
The exhibit in New York will run from 25 January to 12 May, and will include a wide range of on-site special events, some of which may be recorded and posted online. Keep an eye on the Morgan Library’s exhibit page for details as they develop.
What treasures have you discovered in your library lately? 😊
❡ Explore more: Have you visited all the local libraries in your area? There may be more than you realize! The WorldCat Library Finder (worldcat.org/libraries) will help you locate all the libraries near you — public and private, large and small — and the WorldCat catalog itself (worldcat.org) will help you find the closest copy of almost any book in the world. 😊
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