Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 8:45 AM - 3:30 PM. $35.00.
Fermilab is America's premier physics laboratory. Join us for a walking tour of the famous particle accelerator and main control room, see the grounds from the 15th floor of Wilson Hall, and tour the lab's extensive natural areas by bus.Read More
Luadcris's flow is on point even though he's been concentrating on acting in the Fast and the Furious movies and hasn't put out any music since 2015's Ludaversal.Read More
Phiona Mutesi is a preteen girl living in Katwe, a Ugandan slum. When chess teacher Katende invites Phiona into his class he has no idea that she possesses a unique, natural talent for the game, able to think eight moves ahead of her opponent.Read More
Thursday, May 25, 2017, 1:00 PM.
The spring season of our long-running Classic Film Series continues with Gladiator.Read More
Do you have a hard time choosing just one color to call your favorite? Then meet Swatch.Read More
The film adaptation of Rebecca Skloot's nonfiction book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks premieres on HBO this weekend.Read More
James Dewitt Yancey, better known by the stage name J Dilla, died in 2006 of lupus and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a rare blood disease that causes clots throughout the circulatory system. But during his short 32 years, J Dilla managed to become one of the most sought after producers in the music industry.Read More
Monday, May 22, 6:00 PM, 2017. Ages 12 & under.
A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater, and the contest attracts the attention of such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant, and a punk porcupine. Rated PG. 1h 48m.Read More
Show a card catalog to library lovers under the age of 30 and they might not even know what they're looking at. A grid of small drawers set into a deep wooden box. What could it be for? Storing tools? Medicine? Jewelry? Craft supplies? They'd never guess that it once held an entire world of knowledge and the tools to explore it.Read More
Thursday, June 08, 2017, 3:00 PM.
Our English-language book discussion group focuses on literature related to Poland and Polish culture. This month we're discussing A Question of Honor by Lynne Olson.Read More
Last weekend, my wife and I got hooked on the new Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why.Read More
Friday, May 12, 2017, 5:00 - 8:00 PM.
Hang out in the library after everyone else has gone home. We'll the movie The Perfect Score, have some snacks, and repurpose the pages of old books by transforming them into poetic works of art.Read More
Thursday, May 11th, 2017, 1:00 PM.
The spring season of our long-running Classic Film Series continues with Lonely Are the Brave.Read More
We're about a month away from the premiere of Neflix's new adaptation of the classic Anne of Green Gables. Don't have Netflix? No problem, borrow one of our Roku streaming boxes and connect to our Netflix account.Read More
Tuesdays, May 9th, 2:00 PM & May 23, 6:00 PM.
Twice a month, the Modern Times Film Series showcases new additions to the library's movie collection. This month's movie will be Sully, starring Tom Hanks as the plane-saving pilot heralded as a hero by the public while an investigation threatens to ruin his career. Rated PG-13. 1h 36m.Read More
"But in Mississippi you never knew what little thing could spark a flame and get you killed. Registering to vote. Voting. Or even something as little as whistling at a white woman."Read More
In last year's Sleeping Giants, author Sylvain Neuvel introduced us to Rose Franklin who, as a child, discovered a giant metal hand buried in the earth. As a adult she led a team that scoured the planet to search for more metal body parts and pieced together Themis, an enormous robot left on Earth thousands of years ago by alien visitors.Read More