From the Film Vault

All Library locations will be closed on Sunday, April 20, in observance of the Easter holiday.

From the Film Vault Blog

Program Notes: The Music Man (1962)

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There’s something kinda sneaky going on in The Music Man. On one level it’s a celebration of early 20th-century small town life. Tossed into this agrarian Eden is another quintessentially American character: the charming con artist.

Film Series Intro: The Summer of '62

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What were you doing in the summer of '62? Odds are you went to the movies fairly frequently over summer vacation for relief from the heat. The library’s film series The Summer of '62 offers four movies you could have seen 50 years ago. So come on in and spend a couple hours in the coolness!

Program Notes: The Nativity Story (2006)

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The Nativity Story is a straightforward blending of moments from Matthew and Luke (with a touch of Hallmark) aimed at pleasing the faithful without so much as a whiff of controversy.

Remembering Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron - essayist, novelist, and filmmaker - died June 26 at age 71. She leaves behind some hugely enjoyable films. Here are a few choice ones that can be found in the library’s collection.

New on DVD: Wanderlust (2012)

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KC native Paul Rudd is Hollywood’s go-to guy for off-the-cuff hilarity. He’s at it again in Wanderlust, a dork-among-the-hippies comedy. In fact, Rudd is the main reason to check it out.