June and July will bring a variety of movies based on books–including new installments in the Spiderman and Batman series. There will also be another fairy tale adaption of Snow White and a fanciful tale based on Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter. Happy reading and viewing! Opens June 1st Snow White and the Huntsmen: In a [...]
Go back in time to when ballroom dancing hit the silver screen while you enjoy two classic films with two classic dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
Join us in celebrating an out-of-this-world anniversary with a viewing of Star Wars on Friday, May 11 in Marvin Auditorium. Crafts and activities begin at 6:00pm, and the film starts at 6:30pm. May 2012 marks the 35th anniversary of the release of the original Star Wars movie (now more formally known as Episode IV: A [...]
The landmark case of Parents v. Kids has been argued onscreen in dozens of television series since the 1950′s. One classic of the type is nearly as old as television. Leave it to Beaver began in 1957 and ran for six seasons. The family situations are viewed today as nostalgic, wholesome, middle-class stories of [...]
April and May will bring a variety of movies and TV series based on books…including the latest Nicholas Sparks flick–The Lucky One–and movies and TV series based on classics by Dickens, Poe, and Hemingway. Here’s what to check out and read before heading to the theater or turning on the TV…after checking our local showtimes to confirm [...]
If your movie shelves could hold all the sports movies you wanted… what would you own? Would they look anything like this?
February and March will bring quite a variety of movies for the book lover to choose from. A lot of child friendly fare will be released in the next couple of months, but of course the one most teens are anxiously awaiting is The Hunger Games on March 23rd. Read on to see what else put on your [...]
December and January will bring quite a variety of movies for the book lover to choose from. Whether it is a lighthearted flick like One for the Money or a disturbing tale like We Need to Talk About Kevin there is a book/movie combination for every taste. Read on to see what to put on your [...]
Yes, the library is closed on Thanskgiving Day, but you can still make reading together or watching movies together a special part of your holiday celebrations. Find eight engaging ideas to make your holiday special!
Now that Breaking Dawn(part 1) is out in theaters, what’s next? The Hunger Games series is one option, also with a film companion coming soon. Learn about some other similar reads for your young adult (or even yourself).
Come to the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library’s 14th annual Silents in the Cathedral Friday, Oct. 28 at 7pm. This year we feature The Magician, a screenplay adapted from a novel by W. Somerset Maugham. Funny and thrilling, The Magician follows a beautiful female spellbound by a magician seeking artificial life and the doctor who [...]