Biopic Film Series: "Harvey Milk"

Biopic Film Series: "Harvey Milk"

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join film historian Doug Deuchler for this Biopic series to view "Milk," the final film in this Biopic Film Series.

"Milk" features Sean Penn in Best Actor Oscar-winning role as the assassinated San Francisco city supervisor and gay-rights leader Harvey Milk. This 2008 film is 128 minutes long.

 A biopic is a film that dramatizes the life of a historically based  person or people. The term is a combination of the words "biography" and "picture." Biopics tell their stories with varying degrees of accuracy.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Biopic Film Festival: "The Queen" (Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth)

Biopic Film Festival: "The Queen" (Princess Diana and Queen Elizabeth)

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Join film historian Doug Deuchler for this Biopic series to view and discuss six popular and critically well received films. The series continues on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. through Feb. 27. A biopic is a film that dramatizes the life of a historically based  person or people. The term is a combination of the words "biography" and "picture." Biopics tell their stories with varying degrees of accuracy.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Biopic Film Series: "Defiance" (Bielski Brothers)

Biopic Film Series: "Defiance" (Bielski Brothers)

Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join film historian Doug Deuchler for this Biopic series to view and discuss six popular and critically well received films, a  series continuing on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. through Feb. 27. A biopic is a film that dramatizes the life of a historically based  person or people. The term is a combination of the words "biography" and "picture." Biopics tell their stories with varying degrees of accuracy.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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Biopick Film Series: "42" (Jackie Robinson)

Biopick Film Series: "42" (Jackie Robinson)

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Join film historian Doug Deuchler for this Biopic series to view and discuss six popular and critically well received films. The series continues on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. through Feb. 27. A biopic is a film that dramatizes the life of a historically based  person or people. The term is a combination of the words "biography" and "picture." Biopics tell their stories with varying degrees of accuracy.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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International Games Day

International Games Day

Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Come out and play! Connect with your community and the rest of the world through games. Try out games from other countries that are part of our Multicultural Collection, learn new tabletop games from experienced players, participate in a Settlers of Catan tournament, and more! 

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
SAT Test Taking Strategies

SAT Test Taking Strategies

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Beyond getting enough sleep and eating a good breakfast, what can you do to score well on the SAT? Join professional tutor Chris Bench to learn strategies to try and pitfalls to avoid. 

If you have not already taken the SAT, we recommend that you check out the SAT website to get familiar with the test format.
Parents & guardians are welcome.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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New Year's Eve Eve

New Year's Eve Eve

Friday, December 30, 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Dance and sing in the new year with Old Town School of Folk Music artists Maryanne Johnson and Diana Laffey! The sounds and energy of this mellow duo will fill the room at our New Year's Eve Eve party. All ages.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
SAT Practice Test

SAT Practice Test

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm

High school students can sign up for this free, fully proctored, full-length practice SAT test sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep. Students will learn what to expect in a test-like environment and will receive a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses. 
Space is limited, so registration is required. Registration opens Saturday, January 28 and closes Sunday, February 26.

Location: 
Main Library
Second Floor - Veterans Room
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