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The Academy Awards, March 7th, 2010

The Academy Awards, or the Oscars, are a yearly event at which the film industry is recognized and rewarded. This fantastic event has been attracting celebrities and film buffs alike since 1929.

After heading to the box office to see the newest movies, we sit in front of the television waiting to see if our favorite film, actor or actress will win the prized Oscar. Many of us dream of walking down the red carpet and hobnobbing with stars, but few of us will ever have the chance to view the Academy Awards outside of our living rooms.

Now there are several ways to personally experience this event:

As always, the Library has books to deepen your appreciation of the Oscars:

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