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Friday Night Flicks Presents: The Ghost Writer

Friday, September 10th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Ghost Writer movie posterOscar-winning director Roman Polanksi (The Pianist) teams up with author-screenwriter Robert Harris (Enigma) for this twisty political thriller. Polanksi tightens the screws with consummate skill, and Ewan McGregor enjoys his best role in years. Rated: PG-13

New Museum Pass

We now have a pass to the New Britain Youth Museums. It allows free admission for 4 adults or any combination of admissions equal to 4 adults.

The New Britain Youth Museum and the New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park are educational institutions dedicated to enhancing the learning environment for children, teens and adults. The New Britain Youth Museum in downtown New Britain offers a number of activities including a puppet theater, construction toys, and the Dinosaur Room. Hungerford Park in Kensington has a puppet theater, Bear’s Den slide, old-fashioned ice cream parlor and the barnyard full of animal friends.

We hope you enjoy the newest addition to our museum pass collection!

Holiday Closing

The Library will be closed on Monday, September 6th in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours resume Tuesday, September 7th. Saturday hours begin September 11th.

The Book Seller will be closed from Friday, September 3rd to Tuesday, September 7th. Fall hours for the Book Seller are Mondays, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Fri. Night Flicks Presents: Why Did I Get Married Too?

Friday, September 3rd at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

Gathered together in the Bahamas for their annual one-week reunion, four close couples eagerly reconnect, sharing news about their lives and relationships. But their intimate week in paradise is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of Sheila’s ex-husband, Mike, who hopes to break up her new marriage with Troy and win her back. The others soon realize they too are not immune to the challenges of commitment and fidelity. Angela doesn’t believe her husband, Marcus, can be faithful now that he’s a celebrity television newscaster. Dianne and Terry’s relationship is feeling the strain of raising children. And Patricia, a successful self-help psychologist, must finally reveal the deep flaws in her seemingly perfect marriage to Gavin. With their relationships hanging in the balance when they return home, each couple must choose between blame and forgiveness, doubt and faith, with life-altering consequences…Rated: PG-13.

Fri. Night Flicks: The Back-up Plan

Back-up Plan movie posterFriday, August 27th at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room

After years of dating, Zoe has decided waiting for the right one is taking too long. Determined to become a mother, she commits to a plan, makes an appointment and decides to go it alone. On the day of her artificial insemination, Zoe meets Stan – a man with real possibilities. Rated: PG-13.

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