Come join us as we watch The Wind in the Willows on Tuesday, May 27. The movie is 7 – 8:15 PM in our Community room. Bring your own picnic supper or just a dessert or snack to munch on while you enjoy this classic children’s novel brought to life on our large screen.
This Martin Gates film (1996) is closely based on the book The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame and takes place in the woods near a riverbank, where we meet Ratty, Mole, Badger – and Mr. Toad, whose love of fast cars lands him in jail. Can his friends help save Toad Hall from the stoats and weasels? Will Mr. Toad break out of jail?
Please register so that we can set up a table for your group.
Parent must accompany children at all times during the film.
Suitable for families, this film runs approx. 71 minutes.
Author Manny Luftglass will discuss his book series, ‘Gone Fishin,” disclosing some of the best fishing spots in the area as well as regional fishing tips and success stories for salt and freshwater anglers. Registration is required.
A former Franklin Township resident, Manny Luftglass has written 17 books in his ‘Gone Fishin” series. His column, ‘Gone Fishin”, appears in a variety of weekly newspapers in several states. Articles have appeared in magazines such as ‘The Fisherman’, ‘Fishing & Hunting News’, ‘North American Fisherman’ and many others. Manny is popular on the lecture circuit in five states and specializes in teaching his double-anchor style of fishing.
He will be here tomorrow, Wednesday, May 21 at 7 PM. Register now and come meet a local fishing legend!
We have several of his titles, check some out today!
Don’t forget to register for our next two movies, The Monuments Men and Philomena! Click on the blue links below to do so.
Friday, May 23, 2 – 4 PM : The Monuments Men
Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men is an action drama focusing on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. As the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time to avoid the destruction of 1000 years of culture, they would risk their lives to protect and defend mankind’s greatest achievements. Rated PG-13 for some images of war violence and historical smoking; 172 minutes.
Friday, June 6, 2 – 3:45 PM : Philomena
Based on the investigative book by BBC correspondent Martin Sixsmith, Philomena focuses on the efforts of Philomena Lee (Dench), mother to a boy conceived out of wedlock—something her Irish-Catholic community didn’t have the highest opinion of—and given away for adoption in the United States. In following church doctrine, she was forced to sign a contract that wouldn’t allow for any sort of inquiry into the son’s whereabouts. After starting a family years later in England and, for the most part, moving on with her life, Lee meets Sixsmith (Coogan), a BBC reporter with whom she decides to discover her long-lost son.
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A news article from CNN Health indicates that knitting and other types of crafting can “help those who suffer from anxiety, depression or chronic pain… It may also ease stress, increase happiness and protect the brain from damage caused by aging”.
Sound good? Find knitting books in the Catalog. You can also do subject searches for books on “crochet”, “drawing”, “sewing”, “handicraft”, “quilting”, and many more!
If you want to be creative in a structured setting you could always sign up for one of our classes like jewelry making, yarn club, bookclub, bobbin lacemaking… or one of the other great programs we offer.
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On Monday May 12 and 19, the Libray is holding a free class on Microsoft’s Excel 2007 at 10:30 am – 12:00 pm (both days) in the Community Room.
Learn the basics of this popular software program designed for storing, organizing and manipulating data. This class will discuss the parts of a spreadsheet, including columns, rows and cells. Participants will create a basic spreadsheet during class.
You must be able to use a mouse and be familiar with basic computer concepts such as opening, closing, and resizing windows before taking this class.
Class size is strictly limited, and registration is required. PLEASE NOTE: This class is the same on both days. Registrants will be limited to one of two sessions.
Please sign up here for May 12 and here for May 19.
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