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The films of Doris Day and Rock Hudson

Doris Day and Rock Hudson were everyone’s favorite movie couple in the early 1960s. Revisit this series of three romantic comedies that remain popular to this day.

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Finding Family in Dollbaby

Ibby Bell is twelve years old and her father has just died. Her mother decides to leave Ibby with her grandmother, Fannie, whom Ibby has never met. Ibby is a long way from her home in Washington when she is dropped off in New Orleans at Fannie’s with her father’s urn and no date set for her mother to pick her up.

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New Movies Beat The Heat!

What better way to beat the August heat than with some great new movies from your very own public library. Here is the list of newest DVDs in our collection: NEW Movies Summer 2014 ADVENTURE • Amazing Spider-Man 2 • Dead Drop • Jack Ryan—Shadow Recruit • Jarhead 2-Field of Fire • Sabotage • Set […]

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Bean There, Read That: The Fault in Our Stars

Pick up a copy of The Fault in Our Stars by John Green for the Tuesday August 26, 2014 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn) for folks in their 20s and 30s! Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed […]

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Rural Noir in Dry Bones in the Valley

Officer Henry Farrell is still in mourning when he returns home to rural northeastern Pennsylvania. Things have changed since Farrell had been away with the sprouting up of meth labs and newfound wealth from gas drilling, but despite the changes Farrell’s job as an officer was routine until he discovers a murdered young man.

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James Garner, 1928-2014

Hollywood has lost one it’s most popular stars. Revisit the life and career of the legendary James Garner.

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