Events

altThursday, October 30, 6-8 pm, The Loft, Main Library 

Join Loft staff for a night of Halloween fun! Challenge yourself to a competition of stomachs and try a selection of odd and (un)savory dishes. Take a ride on the crafty side and create a take-away craft to take home. Top off the night with a throw-back Halloween movie and a costume contest--so be sure to dress up! Grades 6-12. Please register for this Loft event. 

 

titleFriday, December 5, 6 pm, Community Meeting Room, Main Library

When a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured immigrant turns up in Hamburg's Islamic community, laying claim to his father's ill-gotten fortune, both German and US security agencies take a close interest: as the clock ticks down and the stakes rise, the race is on to establish this most wanted man's true identity - oppressed victim or destruction-bent extremist?  A Most Wanted Man. (DVD 2014).

Run Time: 122 minutes

Rated: R (for language)

 

altSecond Saturday each month starting October 11, 2015, 3-4:30pm, Seminar Room, Main Library

Attention all filmmakers! Learn some film making basics in this workshop series geared towards beginning filmmakers. Each month we'll focus on a new topic to explore. The schedule includes: October (Screenwriting), November (Shot Design & Storyboarding), December (Acting & Directing), January (Editing). This is an on-going series, so stay-tuned in the winter/spring for more topics. Grades 6-12. Registration Required. 

 

Register for October 11 session, November 8 session , December 13 session, January 10 session

   

altSaturday, November 15, 3-4 pm, The Loft, Main Library
Monday, November 17, 6-7 pm, Chicago Ave Main Street Branch 

The Mockingjay lives. Join us in the Loft to celebrate the release of the "Mockingjay: Part 1" movie by crafting a mockingjay pin of your own to wear to the premiere. Grades 6-12. Please register for the Chicago Ave Main Street Branch event or the Loft event. 

 

 

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Sunday, November 23, 3 pm, Community Meeting Room, Main Library

Grigris. (2014. 100 min. Chad)

Despite a bum leg, 25-year-old Grigris has hopes of becoming a professional dancer, making some extra cash putting his killer moves to good use on the dance floor of his local club every weekend. His dreams are tested when his step-father falls critically ill and he's forced to risk his future by smuggling oil to pay the hospital bills. When he befriends Mimi, a beautiful but damaged prostitute, the two will try to start a new life together. But as bad decisions begin to catch up with them, they'll have to run for their lives. Their pasts, however, are never far behind, bringing them to a perilous climax.

   

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