The Giver Program

  To celebrate Lois Lowry’s novel The Giver coming out as a movie, we are hosting a program inspired by that book. Here is what we have planned for you to enjoy: Make a key chain of your favorite dystopian novel Color Jonas’ world by altering B&W photos Survive our tricycle obstacle race Compete for The Giver […]


Lois Lowry’s “The Giver” Series

  Lois Lowry’s 1993 novel The Giver, winner of the Newbery Medal and a William Allen White Award, will finally debut on the silver screen on August 15, 2014. To honor this occasion, let’s revisit that novel and its three sequels. The Giver Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly perfect world of the future. In […]

just like the movies by Kelli Fiore

Just Like the Movies

Track and field star Marijke Monti loves her boyfriend Tommy, a hot guitarist in a high school band. She loves him, but she doesn’t trust him, and that is tearing them apart. Will a movie script ending save their relationship?

Could movies help your child become a better reader?

Summer Reading Tip #4: Read, then Watch or Watch, then Read

Kids love movies, and movies based on books (or books based on movies) can be an easy way to get your kids interested in reading. Reading a book aloud before watching the movie together can be a fun family activity, especially on those days when it’s just too hot to spend much time outdoors.  It’s […]

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Summer Cinema

School is out and summer is on! It’s the perfect time to watch movies. What are you looking forward to seeing over your summer break?

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