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Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:

Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:

Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017

Enter the Dragon

Enter the Dragon Film Showing

Tenley-Friendship Library

11:45 a.m.
In celebration of Chinese New Year, watch one of the most popular Kung Fu films ever.

Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

Parklands-Turner Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Monthly Film Festival

Parklands-Turner Library

12 p.m.
Visit the Parklands-Turner Library every Tuesday and Friday for a cinematic celebration. Each month library staff will select famous films from the library collection in support of the theme for the current month.  Screen Times:  Tuesdays at noon  Fridays at noon and 3:00 p.m. Monthly themes:
A cartoon image of a penguin, panda, and polar bear

Anime Club January Meeting!

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5 p.m.
January's Anime Club meeting has an 'animals' theme - so come out and watch anime with animal or anthropomorphic characters like Polar Bear's Cafe, Chi's Sweet Home, Bono Bono, Bananya, and She and Her Cat on crunchyroll

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017

Film

Saturday Cinema

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

2 p.m.
Join us in Teen Space to watch a different documentary on the first Saturday of each month. This month, we show "Sweatshop: Deadly Fashion", which follows three young fashion bloggers who spend one month in Cambodia to live as garment workers. This film is available through the library's e-content resource InstantFlix. Ages 13-19 are welcome.

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017

Image of 2 versions of the book covers

Book to Movie Night: Queen of Katwe

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5 p.m.
Love chess?  Love movies?  Love true stories of underdogs beating the odds? Then come enjoy the movie "Queen of Katwe" in the Teen Space from 5-7 p.m.  A discussion of the film, chess, and adaptation of the book to the screen will accompany the movie.

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

Movie Poster featuring Angela Davis

Black Power Mixtape

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

5:30 p.m.
Previously unseen footage of Malcolm X, Stokey Carmichael, Angela Davis and other leaders, set to music with commentary by modern hip-hop artists such as Talib Kweli.  Directed by Goran Olsson.  Adults.

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

Selma

Selma: One Dream Can Change the World

Woodridge Library

6 p.m.
"A film that everyone needs to see to understand the importance of voting in the United States.  Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 legally desegregated the South, discrimination was still rampant in certain areas, making it very difficult for blacks to register to vote. In 1965, an Alabama city became the battleground in the fight for suffrage. Despite violent opposition, Dr. Martin Luther