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Lit to Film Club: Divine Secrets Have Arrived

Literature to Film Club kicks off on Thursday, October 12 @ 6 p.m. We’ll be watch­ing the movie Divine Secrets of the Ya-​Ya Sisterhood and dis­cussing the book by Rebecca Wells.

Copies of the book have ar­rived for those who wish to get an early start. You can get yours by vis­it­ing the cir­cu­la­tion desk. (We have copies in pa­per­back, hard­cover, and even a few copies in large print.)

We’re very ex­cited about this pro­gram and hope that you can join us!

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Details for Festival Week

Excited about fes­ti­val? We are, too! Here’s a handy link to the festival’s web­site which has a sched­ule of events.

Our book sale runs Wednesday-​Friday from 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wildlife Safari has been sched­uled for Friday, August 11!

While we’re open this week, nav­i­gat­ing Depot Street may be a lit­tle tricky with the tent for Red Garter Saloon-​Millington all set up for fes­ti­val. We rec­om­mend vis­it­ing us via Center Street and us­ing our south dri­ve­way.

Our li­brary ser­vice hours have been ad­justed to help with park­ing. On Friday, August 11, we’ll be clos­ing at 5:00 p.m. and the li­brary will be closed all day on Saturday, August 12. You are wel­come to use our park­ing lot over the week­end!

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A Peaceful Place

We now have a quiet and peace­ful spot out­doors for you to en­joy a book, browse our WiFi, wait for a ride home, or make mem­o­ries with a fam­ily pic­nic.
(All we ask is that you please use the nearby trash can to clean up any messes and use the red con­tainer for any cig­a­rette butts.)

A big thank you goes to Ron and Linda Leach, Jeff Bassett and the Millington Lions Club, and Yard Works Landscaping Services.

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Literature to Film Club

A new spin on the tra­di­tional li­brary book club…

Many of today’s films were in­spired from lit­er­a­ture, but how of­ten do the screen­writ­ers and stu­dios stay faith­ful to the orig­i­nal work? If you en­joy read­ing and watch­ing movies, this club is for you! Once a month, we’ll meet to watch a movie to­gether and then dis­cuss the tran­si­tion and in­ter­pre­ta­tion of lit­er­a­ture on the sil­ver screen.

About a month be­fore each meet­ing, we’ll have mul­ti­ple copies of the book avail­able for check out at the front desk.

The movie will start at 6:00 p.m. with dis­cus­sion to fol­low. Popcorn will be served. You’re wel­come to bring your own drinks along.

2017/​2018 Book & Film Schedule
October 12 – Divine Secrets of the Ya-​Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
November 9 – Along Came a Spider by James Patterson
December 14 – Little Women by Louisa May Alcott (we’ll be watch­ing the 1994 ver­sion by Columbia Pictures)
January 11 – Midnight in the Garden of Good an Evil by John Berendt
February 8 – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John le Carre
March 8 – Forrest Gump by Winston Groom
April 12 – Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
May 10 – Flipped by Wendelin Van Draanen

A spe­cial thank you goes to Anne Switzer, as­sis­tant pro­fes­sor of in­for­ma­tion ser­vices and out­reach li­brar­ian at Kresge Library, for in­spi­ra­tion for this project. Our Library Director at­tended Lit to Film Club at Oakland University for a num­ber of years. 

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