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STEMPunk: Ghostbusters Edition!

October 28 @ 5:00 pm
ghostbustersEctoplasm is rumored to appear when paranormal beings communicate with our world. Well, we don't need to be Ghostbusters to create our very own slick and slimy goo! We'll experiment with different ingredients, tools, and colors to see what we can make. This program will begin immediately following our Teen Advisory Board meeting. And speaking of Ghostbusters, stick around and we'll watch the movie at 7:00! "The original or the remake?" you may ask. Come by to find out (either/or: they're both awesome)...Read More

It’s the Great Pumpkin at the Library!

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Great pumpkinFor many of us, Halloween wouldn't be the same without watching the Charles Schultz classic It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! So we're inviting kids ages 3+ to come and watch it with us at the library! Afterwards, we will decorate pumpkins. Bring your own pumpkin and we will provide all of the stuff you need to make it spooktacular!..Read More

Family Film Festival: King Kong (1933)

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
http://cine-real.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/King-Kong-1933.jpgThe festival kicks off with the original King Kong. A special-effects marvel of its time, this exciting and haunting story of the conflict between power, innocence, and the modern world still resonates today. Starring Fay Wray, Bruce Cabot, and...Kong...Read More

Teen Halloween Party + Live Action Clue!

October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Halloween's the time of year for candy, costumes, and parties with friends! All teens are invited to kick off the holiday festivities at the library this October with some games, snacks, and prizes for those in costume. outline But wait! About halfway through the evening, a mysterious crime may be committed, and it will be up to you to solve it! The game is afoot!..Read More

Page-to-Screen Book Club: V for Vendetta

November 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
v forRemember, remember, the Fifth of November... V for Vendetta tells the story of a future England, run by a fascist dictator and opposed by the anonymous vigilante known only as "V." When 16 year old Evey gets tangled up in V's revolution, she learns that much more is going on behind the scenes than she could have ever imagined.   Read Alan Moore's classic graphic novel, and come out to our screening of the 2005 film. We'll watch the movie and discuss the book after, with dinner and snacks throughout...Read More