Adult

Tuesday Evening Book Group - The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark

Date: 
Tue, 03/05/2013 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult

At the Marcia Blaine School for Girls, in Edinburgh, Scotland, teacher extraordinaire Miss Jean Brodie is unmistakably, and outspokenly, in her prime. She is passionate in the application of her unorthodox teaching methods, in her attraction to the married art master, Teddy Lloyd, in her affair with the bachelor music master, Gordon Lowther, and—most important—in her dedication to "her girls," the students she selects to be her crème de la crème.

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Musical Perfomance - Ultimate Eclectic Experience with Matt Daniel

Date: 
Fri, 05/03/2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

Join us for an evening with an up and coming musical star!

Twenty year old composer and musician Matt Daniel will perform original piano compositions in varions styles including rag time, jazz, blues rck 'n' roll and more.

This concert is made possible with a grant form the Albert Wisner Public Library Foundation

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AWPL Board of Trustees Meeting

Date: 
Tue, 02/19/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

The Library Board of Trustees meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7pm in the Board Room.  The public is welcome to attend. 

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Monday Afternoon at the Movies - Secondhand Lions

Date: 
Mon, 04/01/2013 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Starring Haley Joel Osment, Michael Caine, and Robert Duvall.

A coming-of-age story about a shy, young boy sent by his irresponsible mother to spend the summer with his wealthy, eccentric uncles in Texas.  Rated PG; 111 min.

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Monday Afternoon at the Movies - Anna Karenina

Date: 
Mon, 03/25/2013 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Starring Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.

Set in late 19th-century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronskly.  Rated R; 129 min.

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Monday Afternoon at the Movies - Slumdog Millionaire

Date: 
Mon, 03/18/2013 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Starring Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, and Saurabh Shukla.

A Mumbai teen who grew up in the slums becomes a contestant on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"  He is arrested under suspicion of cheating, and while being interrogated, events from his life history are shown which explain why he knows the answers.  Rated R; 120 min.

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Monday Afternoon at the Movies - Becoming Jane

Date: 
Mon, 03/11/2013 - 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Starring Anne Hathaway and James McEvoy.

A parital biographical portrait of young Jane Austen.  We follow her romance with a young Irish lawyer who many believe is the template for her famous novel character, Mr. Darcy.  Rated PG; 120 min.

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2nd Friday Films: What Makes a Family? - Spanglish

Date: 
Fri, 08/09/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Spanglish Rated (2004) PG-13  


(starring Adam Sandler, Tea Leoni, Paz Vega and Cloris Leachman)
Nominated for the 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards 


Best Actress in a Supporting Role - Cloris Leachman


Cultures clash when a Mexican immigrant housekeeper and her daughter move in with an upscale Los Angeles family. Join us as we watch the film and discuss how culture and tradition affect parenting and family life.  Share your opinion of Cloris Leachman in one of her most talked-about roles!  Refreshments too!

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2nd Friday Films: What Makes a Family - The Pursuit of Happyness

Date: 
Fri, 07/12/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult
Teens

The Pursuit of Happyness  (2006)-  Rated PG-13                                                 (starring Will Smit

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2nd Friday Films - Hollywood Legends: Decisive Men of Action - "Gran Torino"

Date: 
Fri, 06/14/2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Age Group: 
Adult

Walt Kowalski is a widower who holds onto his prejudices despite the changes in his Michigan neighborhood and the world around him. Kowalski is a grumpy, tough-minded, unhappy an old man, who can't get along with either his kids or his neighbors, a Korean War veteran whose prize possession is a 1972 Gran Torino he keeps in mint condition. When his neighbor Thao, a young Hmong teenager under pressure from his gang member cousin, tries to steal his Gran Torino, Kowalski sets out to reform the youth.

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