This month's Friday Night Movie and Potluck will be Tim Burton's newest live action film: Big Eyes. Starring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz, the film is part biopic and part social commentary as it follows the life of framed artist Walter Keane (Waltz) who is revealed to have stolen the credit for his famous paintings from his wife Margaret. Well acted, Adams was nominated for an Oscar for this role. The film is rated PG-13 and is 1 hour and 46 minutes long. The potluck and showing will begin at 5:30.
Laura Keyes, an actress and librarian, will be joining us to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War. She will be protraying Mary Todd Lincoln in a performance that will illustrate the current lives of Lincolns as they prepare for an evening out to the theater on April 14 1965. Keyes, as Lincoln, will focus and the joys and sorrows of her life up to point. This is a free program and historical minded individuals of all ages are invited to attend. The program will begin at 6:30 on April 28.
Our quarterly Audio Book rotation has just come. Check out some new titles at the library. In addition to adult fiction and non-fiction books of all genres, we have a new collection of children's CDs as well as books on Playaway. Perfect for your August road trip.