Upcoming Summer Reading Programs
July 9, Iran
10 a.m., ages 12-19.
Animated film based on the graphic novels Persepolis and Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi. Young Marji chronicles her childhood under the Shaw of Iran, adolescence abroad and a return to Iran as a young adult.
1 p.m., ages 6 and up.
Tea, treats, delicacies, crafts and more from Iran and throughout the Middle East.
July 23, Japan
10 a.m., all ages
Howl's Moving Castle (2006)
Anime film based on the fantasy novel by Dianne Wynne Jones. The wizard Howl takes in a ship full of misfits, including a cursed young woman, in this Academy Award-nominated feature by Hayao Miyazaki.
1 p.m., all ages.
Make origami pinwheels and sample baked sweets.
--by Tamara McKinney