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Film & Discussion: Slavery by Another Name

Slavery by Another Name DVD artworkWednesday, April 2nd at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle is a film and discussion series of Emmy-nominated documentaries illustrating the history of civil rights in the United States. This month's program features excepts from Slavery by Another Name followed by discussion with local scholar Richard S. Stewart. Mr. Stewart has taught U.S. History at Choate Rosemary Hall since 1972.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and registration is not required. Please arrive early to guarantee a seat.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: American Hustle

American Hustle movie posterFriday, April 4th at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Brilliant con man Irving Rosenfeld, along with his equally cunning and seductive British partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent named Richie DiMaso. DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey power-brokers and mafia that's as dangerous as it is enchanting. Carmine Polito is the passionate, volatile, New Jersey political operator caught between the con-artists and Feds. Irving’s unpredictable wife Rosalyn could be the one to pull the thread that brings the entire world crashing down. Rated R.

Anime Night: Gurren Lagann

Thursday, April 3rd, 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Do you love anime and manga? This is where you need to be. Featured anime is Gurren Lagann. Travel to the future where the inhabitants of Earth are forced to live underground. Japanese treats always served. Open to all teens in grades 6-12. Please register online or by phone at (203)265-6754.

Sunday Shorts: Short Story Discussion Series

Cover of A Good Man Is Hard To Find and Other StoriesSunday, March 30th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Join Library Director Jane Fisher for an informal discussion of A Good Man is Hard to Find by Flannery O’Connor. This series runs once a month on Sunday afternoons through April. Request copies of the stories and the complete schedule of discussions at the Information Desk.

Friday Night Flicks Presents: Frozen

Frozen movie posterFriday, March 21st at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room

Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey - teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven - to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom. Rated PG.

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