Also included in the collection is the original typewritten manuscript of "By the Shores of Silver Lake" and "Remember Me," one of the scripts Michael Landon wrote for the television series of "Little House on the Prairie."
Mimi had wanted to check out the Gingerbread Sociable, an event the library hosts the first Saturday of every February since 1967 to celebrate Wilder's birthday. Sadly, it was over by the time we arrived. I still enjoyed looking at the Little House artifacts anyway.
Laura and Almanzo.
Ma and Pa and Mary. Carrie, Laura, and Grace in the back.
Corn husk dolls!
I don't remember whose house this was supposed to be. I know Laura and Almanzo struggled financially for most of their lives and only started doing well when the Little House books became popular.
Makes me want to do a cross-country road trip and stop off at Little House locations.
The Pomona Public Library's Children's Library has a great, pretty funny, website with all the happenings. Even without the birthday celebration, it's worth a visit just to see the Laura Ingalls Wilder Collection, especially if you're a fan of the Little House books and television show.
Other things to do can be found in Explore SoCal.
Pomona Public Library Children's Library
625 S. Garey Ave.
Pomona, CA 91766
Monday to Wednesday noon to 7 p.m.
Saturday noon to 5 p.m.
Closed Thursday, Friday, and Sunday.
1 year ago today, nectarine blossoms.
2 years ago today, Happy Year of the Rat!
3 years ago today, Canh Bi Tom (Vietnamese Wintermelon Soup with Shrimp).