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RF library lists free entertainment

The River Falls Public Library, 140 Union Street, is holding a series of free events in conjunction with its current gallery exhibit, "Between the Wars: The 1920s and '30s," a display of artifacts and information running through Oct. 26.

Local country music crooner Stuart Page will play "My Father's Music," a program of popular tunes from the 1920s and '30s, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23.

The library will also show Depression-era movies:

  • "Captain January," a 1936 movie starring Shirley Temple, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12; appropriate for children.
  • "Bonnie and Clyde" at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, about two young bank robbers who terrorized the Midwest; violence not appropriate for children.

    The life and times of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald will be the subject of a lecture by Minnesota author John Koblas at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15.

    Koblas is the author of "A Guide to F. Scott Fitzgerald's St. Paul," a reference to more than 100 places associated with the writer in his native St. Paul. Copies of the book will be for sale.

    For more information on these events, call the library at (715) 425-0905.

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