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The Wonders of Weston Woods: Back to School! @Claremont

For over sixty-five years, Weston Woods Studios has been producing hundreds of film adaptations of popular children’s picture books. To celebrate the beginning of a new school year, we will be screening a selection of their works on this topic at our Claremont Branch Library. We hope you will join us for this fun event! Recommended for ages 3-8

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Wonders of Weston Woods: Back to School @Claremont Flex

For over sixty-five years, Weston Woods Studios (Scholastic) has been producing hundreds of film adaptations of popular children’s picture books. The Claremont Branch Library will be screening a selection of these films about the joy of returning to school. We hope you will join us for this fun event! Recommended for ages 3-8.

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Shakespeare Outside the Box: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead @Central

3rd floor Community Meeting Room

Last in our four part series, Shakespeare Outside the Box concludes today with our one "non-Shakespeare" title: Tom Stoppard's "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead", starring Tim Roth and Gary Oldman. Much original Shakespearean text  appears in Stoppard's classic play focusing on minor characters from "Hamlet".  Join us for a thought-provoking philosophical discourse on free will v. predestination. Ballots will be available to vote for the next selection of films for this continuing series.

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Shakespeare Outside the Box: Julius Caesar @Central

3rd floor Community Meeting Room

Marlon Brando stars as Mark Anthony, with James Mason as Brutus and John Gielgud as Cassius.  Also featuring Greer Garson and Deborah Kerr, the film has a score by Miklos Rosza and 7 Oscar nominations. Third in a 4 part series, Shakespeare outside the Box concludes Saturday, December 1 at 2 p.m. with our one "non-Shakespeare" title: Tom Stoppard's "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead". Ballots will be available to vote for the next selection of films for this continuing series.

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Shakespeare Outside the Box: Romeo and Juliet @Central

3rd floor Community Meeting Room

The beloved 1968 film, directed by Franco Zeffirelli, stars Leonard Whiting, Olivia Hussey and Michael York. With 2 Oscars (for cinematography and costume design) and 4 Oscar nominations (including Best Picture and Best Director), this 50 year old classic has worn well.  Bring your handkerchief!  Stay after the screening for a short discussion.   Second in a  four part series: next up is Julius Caesar (1953), with Marlon Brando as Mark Anthony, Saturday, November 10, 2 p.m.

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Movie Night @Claremont Flexspace

Movie Night @ Claremont
July 2018
Uplifting Documentary Films

Wednesday, Wednesday, July 4th  Library closed for Independence Day
Wednesday, July 11th, 5:30pm  Heart of the Sea: Kapolioka’ehukai NR/2002/57 minutes
Filmmakers Charlotte Largarde and Lisa Decker tell the legacy of Hawaiian surf legend, community activist, and feminist Rell "Kapolioka'ehukai" Sunn, a founding member of the Women’s Professional Surfing Association. Breathtaking and inspiring.

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