New DVDs – Highlights

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Manchester by the sea

Hacksaw Ridge

Noctural Animals

Jackie

Shut-in

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Women of Steel

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The Steel Blast Furnace is silent now, but women played a significant role at Bethlehem Steel, including union employees on the shop floor through upper management, wives of steelworkers, and women who joined the war effort during WWII.

Hear their stories at Women of Steel on Tuesday, March 7 at 6:30 pm at the Main Library.

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Central Tool Department 1980

Central Tool Department 1980

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday a little early!

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catinhatIt’s all things Seuss tonight at the Main Library at our Family Fun Night. No registration.

Bring the whole family!

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Leap Into Science

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dreamstime_xs_79705375If you are in grades 1-5, bring your parent to be your partner for amazing science-based activities and experiences on Saturday, February 25 the Main Library at 2pm.  This is a spin-off of the Franklin Institute’s program.  The one hour STEM workshop is free and open to the public. No registration. Made possible by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

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Chi-Raq

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Movlic_pressSpike Lee’s modern adaptation of a Greek play, Chi-Raq, will be shown and discussed on Saturday, February 25 at 12:30 pm at the Main Library. The film depicts a gang leader’s girlfriend who is horrified after a child is killed by a stray bullet. She leads a crusade to end the violence in Chicago’s South Side by getting women to take a vow of abstinence until there is peace in their neighborhoods. Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett, Teyonah Parris, Wesley Snipes, and Nick Cannon star in this movie (rated R for graphic language, nudity, and sexual content). A discussion on Black on Black crime and the power of women will follow the film viewing.

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Adult Coloring- Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it!

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dreamstime_xs_10934996Alleviate stress the fun way at our Adult Coloring group on Saturday, February 25 at the South Side Branch. We’ll provide all the supplies. Free! Adults, only, please!

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Tail Wagging Readers!

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puppy readerCome in between 11 am and noon on Saturday and practice reading to an attentive and gentle dog! Readers only, please!

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Calling all wizards…

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dreamstime_xl_59102121Yay! It’s Harry Potter Day on Saturday, February 18 at the Main Library!

Celebrate the imagination of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter character on Come in costume, play Hogwarts games, make magical props, and try Bertie Botts beans. A Harry Potter photo booth will also be available. Prizes will be awarded for costumes and game winners. All ages.

The two hour program is free and open to the public. No registration.

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