Category: Adult

Friday Night Movie!

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By , July 14, 2017 3:39 pm

Lost City of Z
Starring Charlie Hunnam
Rated PG-13
July 14th  at 7:00 p.m.
Free Admission
Please use the Grand Avenue Entrance
Snacks provided by our Friends at Tello’s Grille and Café

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Click here for more info on the movie! 

 

We get all kinds of readers!!

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By , June 19, 2017 12:32 pm

We welcome all who want to read (and listen) to all kinds of stories…

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PORTfolio

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By , June 13, 2017 9:33 am

This month’s PORTfolio will be on Friday, June 23rd, at 6 pm. 

Ray Harryhausen, Special Effects Titan

This is the definitive documentary about Ray Harryhausen. Aside from interviews with the great man himself, shot over five years, there are also interviews and tributes from Vanessa Harryhausen, Tony Dalton, Randy Cook, Peter Jackson, Nick Park, Phil Tippet, Peter Lord, Terry Gilliam, Dennis Muren, Rick Baker, John Landis, Ken Ralston, Guillermo Del Toro, Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Robert Zemeckis, James Cameron, Steven Spielberg and many more. For the first time Ray and the Foundation have provided unprecedented access to film all aspects of the collection including models, artwork and miniatures as well as Ray’s private study, where he designed most of his creations, and his workshop where he built them. In addition the documentary will use unseen footage of tests and experiments found during the clearance of the LA garage. Never before has so much visual material been used in any previous documentary about Ray. This definitive production will not only display a huge part of the unique … Written by The Ray & Diana Harryhausen Foundation

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It’s Never too Late for Mid-Course Corrections!

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By , June 12, 2017 6:43 pm

with our friend Mary Wagner!

Saturday, June 17th at 10 am.

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When it comes to careers, I think you can call me “ambidextrous.” I’ve gone from journalism to criminal prosecution…and now I’m very happy doing both!

If you’d told me fifteen years ago that I’d be spending three months in a body cast after a riding accident, then ditch freelance writing in favor of going to law school, argue before the state supreme court five times, start wearing spike heels and then start my own website…I’d have called the cops and suggested a nice stay in a padded room for you.

But it all happened, and after that dramatic career change from journalism to law, a few years later I found I needed desperately to get back to the keyboard. I love my job as a prosecutor, but to be honest, legal briefs do torture and violence to the English language. And there are times that if streams of more creative words don’t escape from my fingertips, the top of my head may just leave my body.

So I started writing essays on my own website, “Running with Stilettos,” three years ago. Some won awards, some got reprinted elsewhere, and eventually some made it into my first book of the same name that I published in 2008. Some will make you laugh, some will make you cry, some will probably get you to say “hey, I’ve been there, done that!!” Dating, power tools, shoe shopping, chocolate addiction, friendship, tragedies, celebrations and the melancholy that comes with kids growing up and growing away, they’re all in there. And don’t forget the view from the back of a Harley, or going on “spring break” for the first time at the age of…ahem…nevermind!

Since that first book, I’ve published two more–“Heck on Heels” (2009) and “Fabulous in Flats” (2011). “Heck” brought home an Indie Excellence Award for Inspiration, and “Fabulous” was named 2011’s Published Book of the Year by the Florida Writers Association. Both of these were named “Book of the Year” finalists by ForeWord reviews.

Craft Class: Book Art

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By , June 8, 2017 3:28 pm

Book Art: Folded Birdhouses

Monday, June 12th at 6 pm.

Learn a new approach to book art!! Books are available to transform into a work of art! Please reserve your spot by calling us at 262-284-5031 or stop in and sign up!

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Friday Night Movie

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By , June 8, 2017 11:51 am

Friday, June 9th at 7 pm.

The Great Wall Rated PG-13

Starring Matt Damon.

An epic battle between good and evil, deeply rooted in Chinese history and culture. The Great Wall of China is the dramatic setting for a war between an army of soldiers and a horde of ravening monsters seeking to breach the wall. The monsters, called the Taotie, rise from Jade Mountain every 60 years and assault the wall, destroying everything in their path. If they cannot be stopped, China will be devastated.

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Flower Gardening!

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By , May 26, 2017 10:09 am

Join us on Monday June 5th at 6 pm to hear Master Gardener Susie Granzow talk about how to make your flower garden the best on the block!

No reservations needed.

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Rummage Sale!

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By , May 23, 2017 10:57 am

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The Friends of the Library and the Seven Hills Seed Library are holding a rummage sale!

The Friends group will be selling books for all ages, DVDs, CDs, magazines, library items, and much more.

The Seven Hills Seed Library will be selling indoor and outdoor plants: seedlings, perennials and other green leafy things to brighten your yard!

Stop by on SATURDAY, JUNE 3rd from 9 am to 1 pm to see all the treasures you can find!

 

PORTfolio

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By , May 15, 2017 11:46 am

Friday, May 19th starting at 6 pm.

“A Great Day in Harlem” The history and sounds of the most famous photograph in the history if Jazz.

Directed by Jean Bach

Duration: 60 Minutes

Synopsis

In August of 1958, in front of a Harlem brownstone, first-time photographer Art Kane assembled 57 of the greatest jazz stars of all time and snapped a picture that would live forever. Narrated by Quincy Jones, this “irresistible” (Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times), Academy Award-nominated documentary examines the fascinating lives of the musicians who showed up that day to make history. Through remarkable interviews with nearly 30 jazz greats (including Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins and Art Blakey), home movies shot by Milt and Mona Hinton, and rare, archival performance footage, A Great Day in Harlem tells the story behind a legendary photograph that is still alive and kicking – and jammin’!

 

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Port Conversations!

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By , May 15, 2017 11:30 am

Thursday, May 18, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
WJ Niederkorn Library, Community Room

This is our final Conversation before our usual summer break.

Come join us for this unique topic.

Reading for Pleasure — through the ages! Leader Pat Collier is planning for a convivial “sharing session” focused on reading interests, habits, and influences. It may prove to be the most lively Conversation of the season!!

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