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titleWednesday, October 5, 7 pm, 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Main Library

The Evanston Public Library Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss Starship Troopers, by Robert A. Heinlein.  

In one of Robert Heinlein's most controversial bestsellers, a recruit of the future goes through the toughest boot camp in the Universe--and into battle with the Terran Mobile Infantry against mankind's most frightening enemy.   The basis for—but very different from—the movie of the same name. 

 

 

titleWednesday, September 7, 7 pm, 3rd Floor Seminar Room, Main Library

The Evanston Public Library Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss Neuromancer, by William Gibson.

The award-sweeping novel that kicked off the cyberpunk genre!  Case had been the sharpest data-thief in the business, until vengeful former employers crippled his nervous system. But now a new and very mysterious employer recruits him for a last-chance run. The target: an unthinkably powerful artificial intelligence orbiting Earth in service of a sinister business clan. 

 

 
 

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Fridays, June 3,10,17, July 15 & 22, 11 am, Chicago Ave & Main Street Branch

Come every Friday to the library and enjoy bilingual English and Spanish story time and songs!

For ages 2 and up.  Fridays at 11 am.

Venga a la biblioteca cada viernes a disfrutar de cuentos y canciones bilingües en español e inglés.

Para niños mayores de 2 años de edad.

LOS VIERNES a las 11 am.

   

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Saturday, July 23, 3 pm, Chicago Ave & Main Street Branch

Jumanji is a visually elaborate fantasy about an enchanted board game that opens a magical portal to a jungle universe. Two young children, Judy (Kirsten Dunst) and Peter (Bradley Pierce), discover the game in an abandoned home and suddenly are greeted by Alan (Robin Williams), an adult who has spent his life trapped inside the game since playing it at age 12.

Spanish audio & English subtitles

Rating: PG  Running time: 105 min.

 

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Saturday, June 4, 3 pm, Chicago Ave & Main Street Branch 

Zootopia

In a city inhabited by anthropomorphic animals who have abandoned traditional predator/prey roles in favor of civilized coexistence, uptight rabbit police officer Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) is forced to work with charismatic fox con artist Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman) to crack a major case involving the mysterious disappearance of some carnivorous citizens.

Spanish audio with English subtitles

Rating: PG Running time: 108 min.

   

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