WWI Commemoration Film: A Very Long Engagement

titleSunday, January 4, 3 pm, Community Meeting Room, Main Library

Mathilde is waiting desperately for her fiance to return from the war. When bad news arrives she refuses to believe he is dead. Instead, she begins her own investigation into his infantry, hiring a private detective and piecing together his war stories. - See more at: http://evanston.bibliocommons.com/item/show/1085243035_a_very_long_engagement#sthash.F19DY8hl.dpuf

Five desperate French soldiers during The Battle of the Somme shoot themselves, either by accident or with purpose, in order to be medically discharged and return home. Having been "caught" a court-martial convenes and determines punishment to be banishment to No Man's Land with the objective of having the Germans finish them off. In the process of telling this tale each man's life is briefly explored along with their next of kin as Methilde, fiancé to one of the men, tries to determine the circumstances of her lover's death. This task is not made any easier for her due to a bout with polio as a child. Along the way she discovers the heights and depths of the human soul.  A Very Long Engagement. (DVD 2005).

Run Time: 133 minutes

Rated: R (for violence and sexuality)


Taxes, the Affordalble Care Act, and You


Tuesday, January 6, 7 pm, Community Meeting Room, Main Library

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is actually a pretty big deal when it comes to your taxes. How big? It’s the single-largest change to the tax code in decades. So you need to know if your taxes will be impacted and how.  An H&R Block representative will walk through what the ACA may mean for you. They will answer questions such as: who pays a penalty? Do I qualify for a tax credit?  Can I get an exemption? Will I need to fill out new tax forms. Find out who and what you need to know for your situation.    Registration is not required.


Teen Filmmaking : Special Topics/Screenwriting

alt4th Saturday of the month starting Saturday, September 27 through Saturday, January 24, 2015, 3-4:30 pm, Seminar Room, Main Library

Attention all filmmakers! If you've dabbled in filmmaking before, this workshop is for you. We'll be focusing on solely on scriptwriting, writing a short script from start to finish. We'll take a look at published scripts and learn about proper form. This is a special topics workshop in on-going series, so stay-tuned in the spring for more topics.  This series being Saturday, September 27 and runs through Saturday, January 24. Grades 6-12. Please register for this series of events.



Affordable Care Act and You


Affordable Care Act Navigators Here to Help You @ the Evanston Public Library

Certified Affordable Care Act Navigators from Connections/PEER Services will visit the library for enrollment assistance and information about insurance coverage options.Come get your questions answered!  All sessions in the Newberry Room, Second Floor, Main Library, 1703 Orrington Ave. The open enrollment period for Affordable Care runs November 15, 2014 – February 15, 2015.

Saturday, December  20, 27,  9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Sunday, December  21, 28,  12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Monday, December   22, 29, 10 am - 7 pm

Tuesday, December    23, 30, 10 am - 8 pm

Wednesday, December   12:30 pm - 8 pm
Thursday, December 18,  9 am - 5:30 pm

Friday, December 19, 10 am - 6 pm

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