Movies: anytime, any location, all ages

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Saturday, June 25, 2016

’Tis the season for plotting glorious summer vacations that, alas, don’t go quite so gloriously. The Library screens four films in June in which the warm-weather fun is undone by neurosis, nature, or enduring ineptitude.


Thursday, June 30, 2016

Read on your own, watch a movie at the library! The Fiction to Film Book Club will read and watch a new title each month, with discussion following the conclusion of the film.


Friday, July 1, 2016
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

This tense drama about a platoon of soldiers captured in the Korean War who are brainwashed, finding themselves lost in a maze of twisted false memories leading to a political assasination plot will leave you on the edge of your seats. Starring Frank Sinatra and Oscar nominated Angela Lansbury, "The Manchurian Candidate" is rated PG-13. 1962 B&W


Saturday, July 2, 2016

It’s the time when movie box office counts rise with the temperatures. The Library screens five films in July that not only reached summer blockbuster status – totaling nearly $1.3 billion in domestic ticket sales – but also rank the among all-time best big-screen offerings of the season, according to critics.


Thursday, July 7, 2016
2:00pm @ Waldo Branch

Come watch the movie, Shrek, with us. It is rated PG and is 90 minutes long.


Friday, July 8, 2016
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

A hobo found in a scavenger hunt becomes a wealthy family's butler in this screwball comedy, "My Man Godfrey." Starring Carole Lombard and William Powell. 1936 B&W


Saturday, July 9, 2016

It’s the time when movie box office counts rise with the temperatures. The Library screens five films in July that not only reached summer blockbuster status – totaling nearly $1.3 billion in domestic ticket sales – but also rank the among all-time best big-screen offerings of the season, according to critics.


Friday, July 15, 2016
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

A classic Sci-Fi movie from the 1950's, "When Worlds Collide" is a look forward to the apocalyptic genre of today. With the discovery of a distant planet on a course to collide with the earth, humans must pull together and find a way to survive by building a spaceship to find another world to colonize. 1951 Color


Friday, July 15, 2016

Doors open: 8 p.m. • Program: 8:45 p.m.

The Bard goes to boarding school in She’s the Man (PG-13, 75 min., 2006), a teenage Twelfth Night tale. Viola (Amanda Bynes) disguises herself as her twin brother to make the soccer team; but things get complicated as she falls for a teammate (Channing Tatum).


Saturday, July 16, 2016

It’s the time when movie box office counts rise with the temperatures. The Library screens five films in July that not only reached summer blockbuster status – totaling nearly $1.3 billion in domestic ticket sales – but also rank the among all-time best big-screen offerings of the season, according to critics.


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