Remembering Julia Child

The movie Julie & Julia opens in theaters this Friday, and is sure to spark renewed interest in Julia Child.

By the time she died (in 2004) at age 91, Child had, through the magic of television,  become famous throughout the world.

Your public library system has dozens of books and videos by and about Julia Child. A list of them has been posted to What’s New at AFPLS?

While you’re waiting for the lines at the movie theater to get shorter, you might enjoy these Child-related Internet treats:

  • A photo exhibit of Julia Child’s (ninth) kitchen that’s on display at Washington DC’s Smithsonian.
  • Several archived videos of Child’s famous PBS television programs.
  • “Julia Speaks Her Mind,” a collection of quotations.

 Bon appetit!

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