Films

A Musical Road Trip Through Film: 3-Week Short Course

A Musical Road Trip Through Film is a short course for fans of music and film to explore these mediums in-depth with Dr. Tom Shaker, a retired professor who has focused his career on music and pop culture. This three-week course will take place on Wednesdays, November 6, 13, 20 from 4 to 6:30 pm. 

Free and open to all
For advanced syllabus information please register by phone or online using the form below.

War of the Worlds: 1938 Radio Broadcast

Unrated (1938) 59 mins, Audio
War of the Worlds, the 1938 radio broadcast directed and narrated by Orson Welles.

We're kicking off the "Universe of Stories" Adult Summer Reading Program with the original 1938 radio broadcast of War of the Worlds, as delivered by Orson Welles. There will be a brief historical lecture by librarian Doug Swiszcz before the broadcast, and a discussion afterwards. 

Sci-Fi Matinee - Moon

Moon
Rated R (2009) 1 hr 37 mins

Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year solitary stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems. Starring Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey, and Dominique McElligott.

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