Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind. Starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller. Rated R; 132 min.
A man brings his devoted pet with him when he is drafted into the army. The pet happens to be an adult lion, named Fearless Fagan. Based on a true story. Starring Carleton Carpenter and Janet Leigh. Not rated; 79 min.
Carleton Carpenter will be on hand to introduce the film.
A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. Starring Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp. Rated PG; 125 min.
Big city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family. Starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Robert Duvall. Rated R; 141 min.
Join us for the premiere of the "Play in a Day." A group of senior improvisational actors will perform a play they created at the workshop earlier in the day. Under the direction of theater director Ron Wiener, the actors developed the theme, scenario, characters and dialogue from their life experiences and imaginations to create this original improvised dramatic production. This will be a unique theater experience for all!
A young teacher inspires her class of at-risk students to learn tolerance, apply themselves, and pursue education beyond high school. Using the treasured books Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl and Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Sarajevo as guides, the class begins a life-changing, eye-opening, spirit-raising odyssey against intolerance and misunderstanding. Starring Hilary Swank and Patrick Dempsey. Rated PG-13; 123 min.
Discussion and refreshments will follow screening; all are welcome.
Discover new authors living in our community! Join us at a reception honoring the local authors particpating in Library's 2nd Annual Marble Notebook Project. Each author has created a work of fiction or non-fiction based on the this year's prompt, Letters to..., a foray into the world of epistolary novels. Notebooks are available for borrowing from our library collection after the Reception. On May 4th they will be on display on the Mainf Floor of the Library.