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Saturday, August 20, and Sunday, August 21, 2 pm, Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room, Main Library Zootopia is a city like no other that is comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it's a melting pot where animals from every environment live together. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn't so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with a fast-talking, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde. 108 minutes, Rated PG.

 

altSaturdays, 1-3pm, The Loft, Main Library

Tinker with and make all kinds of amazing projects.  Each week we’ll have a different group project from 3D design and sewing to  coding, which all go with our quarterly theme of Design. If you don’t finish your project come back again to keep working on it.  Come to all the sessions or just the ones that interest you. We provide all the supplies you bring creativity.  Grades 6-12. Drop in. Check out the project for each week below:

September 3 - Sewing Basics - learn to thread a needle, stitch and create a simple feltie. Sign up for a reminder.
September 10- Sewing Basics - learn decorative stitches and design a simple accessory or bookmark. Sign up for a reminder.
September 17- Sewing Advanced- Sew a pillow, pencil case or bag.  Sign up for a reminder.
September 24 - Sewing Advanced- Continue working on a project or start a new pillow, pencil case or bag.  Sign up for a reminder.  

 

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Saturday, August 6, and Sunday, August 7, 2 pm, Barbara Friedberg Storytelling Room, Main Library What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? In this epic journey into the world of dinosaurs, an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of. 101 minutes, Rated PG.

   

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Tuesday, December 13, 6pm, Comix Revolution, 606 Davis Street

The League of Graphic Novel Readers will read Shortcomings, by Adrian Tomine, a sensitively drawn and told story of people in their twenties struggling to define themselves amidst questions of race, love, and life’s meaning.
 Copies of Shortcomings will be held at the Reader's Services desk on the 2nd floor and will be available for purchase at Comix Revolution. To register call 847-448-8620 or register online.

 
 

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Tuesday, November 15*, 6pm, Comix Revolution, 606 Davis Street

The League of Graphic Novel Readers will read Beautiful Darkness by Fabien Vehlmann & Kerascoët, an unsettling and gorgeous anti-fairy tale that serves as a condemnation of our vast capacity for evil writ tiny. Copies of Beautiful Darkness will be held at the Reader's Services desk on the 2nd floor and will be available for purchase at Comix Revolution. To register call 847-448-8620 or register online.

*Please note that this meeting will be on the third Tuesday of the month, not the second as usual.  Go vote!

 

   

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