Apollo 11's astronauts will walk on the moon - and the 1,000 ton satellite dish in tiny, sheep-farming Parkes, Australia, will beam that historic first step around the globe. But as giddy citizens prepare for the moment when the entire world will depend on them, the dish flat lines. Its uncoventional Aussie crew and its by-the-book NASA supervisor from the U.S. have very different ideas about how to fix it. A culture clash of cosmic proportions erupts in this fact-based tale of how the biggest event in history was almost not televised. Rated PG-13; 101 min.
Two FBI agents investigating the murder of civil rights workers during the 60s seek to break the conspiracy of silence in a small Southern town where segregation divides black and white. Rated R; 128 min.
A Cinderella story set in a mysterious and exotic world, this stunning romantic epic shows how a house servant blossoms, against all odds, to become the most captivating geisha of her day. Rated PG-13; 145 min.
Did you know that the Library offers many downloadable resources to use on your computer or mobile device? You can read a magazine, take an online class, borrow an e-book or audiobook, download a movie -- all from the Library's website, and all for free. Bring your laptop or mobile device and we'll show you how!
Did you know that the Library offers many downloadable resources to use on your computer or mobile device? You can read a magazine, take an online class, borrow an e-book or audiobook, download a movie -- all from the Library's website, and all for free. Bring your laptop or mobile device to our open house and we'll show you how!
Meet photographer Gerry Zanetti, creator of the mouth-watering photos now on display in the Community Room on the lower level of the Library. Gerry's exhibit, Tasty Food Images, features the tempting photos he snapped during his career as a professional food photographer.
On August 6, 2012, NASA successfully landed its roving science laboratory, Curiosity, on the surface of Mars. The presentation will focus on this latest enterprise to understand our planetary neighbor.