#WorthReading: Tour de France

Photo courtesy of Pixabay From July 6-28, 2019, cyclists will compete in the rigorous Tour de France.  This year’s route covers 3,351 kilometers or 2082 miles, starting in Brussels, Belgium and finishing, as always, in Paris France.  While cycling as a professional sport is not as popular in the United States as it is in Europe, many Americans do enjoy watching the Tour.   JTCC Libraries has some #worthreading titles about the Tour de France and the sport of cycling.   Tour de France 100 by Peter Cossins Midlothian GV1049.2.T68 C67 2013   Tour…continue reading →

#WorthReading – Getting Worked Up for Wimbledon

Photo by Mudassir Ali from Pexels The 2019 Wimbledon Championships is scheduled to take place at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon, London, United Kingdom from July 1-14, 2019. This tournament began in 1877 and is one of the “grand slam” tennis events of each year.  These biographies of great American tennis players who have won on the Wimbledon stage are available at JTCC Libraries.   Arthur Ashe: Tennis and Justice in the Civil Rights Era by Eric Allen Hall Available at Midlothian & Online Arthur Ashe, a native of Richmond, defeated…continue reading →