Criterion Collection: The Big Chill

Each week we’re recommending a movie from the film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with …


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Thirteen Dark Nights: The Capture

Monday, November 15, 7:00 PM.

Whether you’re a private eye or a femme fatale, join us on our Facebook page Mondays at 7:00 PM this fall for a series of thirteen online screenings of classic Film Noir movies. This week, The Capture starring Lew Ayres.

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Throwback Thursday: Bridget Jones’s Diary

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding was first published.

Bridget Jones’s Diary is the devastatingly self-aware, laugh-out-loud account of a year in the life of a thirty-something Singleton on a permanent doomed …


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2021 Booker Prize Shortlist

Patricia Lockwood, Damon Galgut, Richard Powers, Anuk Arudpragasam, Nadifa Mohamed, and Maggie Shipstead have been announced as the six authors shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize for Fiction which aims to promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the best …


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Criterion Collection: Bigger Than Life

Each week we’re recommending a movie from the film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with …


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Thirteen Dark Nights: Whistle Stop

Monday, November 08, 7:00 PM.

Whether you’re a private eye or a femme fatale, join us on our Facebook page Mondays at 7:00 PM this fall for a series of thirteen online screenings of classic Film Noir movies. This week, Whistle Stop starring Ava Gardner and George Raft.

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Throwback Thursday: Reading in the Dark

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Reading in the Dark by Seamus Deanet was first published.

Seamus Deane’s first novel is a mesmerizing story of childhood set against the violence of Northern Ireland in the 1940s and 1950s.…


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October 2021 LibraryReads Hall of Fame

Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite upcoming books. Any writers who appear on the list three times are moved into the Hall of Fame to recognize their new books while making room on the main list for less well known authors.


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October 2021 LibraryReads List

Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite books. Whichever books get the most nominations go onto the monthly list. Place holds now to get these sure-to-be popular books as soon as possible after they're released ...


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Criterion Collection: All That Jazz

Each week we’re recommending a movie from the film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with …


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Thirteen Dark Nights: Borderline

Monday, November 01, 7:00 PM.

Whether you’re a private eye or a femme fatale, join us on our Facebook page Mondays at 7:00 PM this fall for a series of thirteen online screenings of classic Film Noir movies. This week, Borderline starring Fred MacMurray and Raymond Burr.

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Throwback Thursday: Angela’s Ashes

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt was first published.

“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the …


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