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499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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January 2014

Teen Book Club

January 23, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
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From Goodreads..."In her New York Times bestselling and Morris Award-winning debut, Rachel Hartman introduces mathematical dragons in an alternative-medieval world to fantasy and science-fiction readers of all ages." Ask at the desk for your copy today then join us for a discussion this Thurs. @ Fort Bragg Branch Library.  

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Kids Book Club

January 25, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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                                                         This month's read is Airman by Eoin Colfer, award winning author of the Artemis Fowl series. "Conor Broekhart, once friend and companion to the princess finds himself in prison and must try the impossible to escape." Ask at the desk for your copy to check out then join us for our Saturday…

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February 2014

Book into Film

February 5, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Our February selection for the Book into Film program is 'Team of Rivals'. Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president.

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Cinema Sundays!

February 9, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Cinema Sundays!

As this is the month we celebrate love, our February Cinema Sundays! theme is “Romance is in the Air”.

First up is When Harry Met Sally, a film that raises the question "Can men and women ever just be friends?" or does “the sex part” just get in the way? Join us for the fun and decide for yourself. Feb. 9 @ 3pm.

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Steampunk Book Club

February 13, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Why are so many government agents trying to steal the half-map? What powerful secrets does it hold? And where is the other half? It's up to the Expeditioners to get to the bottom of these questions, and fast. Pick up a copy at the Desk and join us for a discussion, Feb 13, 4-5 pm.

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Free Family Concert

February 14, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
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Mendocino County Library presents 'Around the World in 30 Instruments' with Four Shillings Short, an eclectic duo who combines Celtic, Folk and World music in one extraordinary performance. Fun for all ages and absolutely free! Feb 14, 4:30 pm @ Fort Bragg Library.

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Family Movie Matinee

February 15, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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MEGAMIND After super-villain Megamind (Will Ferrell) kills his good-guy nemesis, Metro Man (Brad Pitt), he becomes bored since there is no one left to fight. He creates a new foe, Titan (Jonah Hill), who, instead of using his powers for good, sets out to destroy the world, positioning Megamind to save the day for the first time in his life. (IMDB) Saturday, Feb 15 @ 2 pm.

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Cinema Sundays!

February 16, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Casablanca Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Feb. 16 3 pm @ Fort Bragg Library.

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Book into Film

February 19, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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LINCOLN

A film by Steven Spielberg based on the the book, "Team of Rivals" by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

You've made it through the book now come and experience it visually, Feb 19 @ 6 pm.

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iHoras de cuentos! (Spanish Story Time)

February 20, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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 ¡Es una hora de cuentos para los niños y sus familias! (It is Spanish story time for children and their families!) Los niños y sus familias están invitados a celebrar cuentos, canciones, y jugeos divertidos en español.  (Children and their families are invited to celebrate stories, songs, and fun in Spanish). Todas las edades son bienvenidas.  Programas y eventos de biblioteca son gratis y no se requiere registro.  (All ages are welcome.  Library events and programs are free and registration…

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Kids Book Club

February 22, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Kids Book Club
WESTING GAME by Ellen Raskin
When an eccentric millionaire dies mysteriously, sixteen very unlikely people are gathered together for the reading of the will...and what a will it is! Book discussion Feb 22, 2014 @ 3pm.

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Cinema Sundays!

February 23, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Cinema Sundays! Our third "Romance is in the Air" feature is Amelie starring Audrey Tautou. A young and innocent girl with her own distinctive way of looking at the world, decides to help the people living in her part of Paris to find love with amusing results. In French with English subtitles. Feb 23, @3pm.

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Club de la Lengua

February 26, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
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Need help with your Spanish?  Club de la Lengua is co-hosting a free bilingual event at the Library on Weds Feb 26 from 6-7:30 pm. Come on down, meet new friends, practice your Spanish and help others learn English.  Need more info?  Call 961-3615 or 964-2020.  

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Teen Book Club

February 27, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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KEEPING THE CASTLE by Patrice Kindl Inspired by Austen and the regency era, this is the lighthearted and humorous tale of a teen-aged beauty in search of a husband who needs to be both rich enough to salvage her family's fortunes and marginally tolerable to live with. Check out a copy @ Fort Bragg Library then join us for our discussion, Feb 27 @ 4:30 pm.

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March 2014

Book Into Film

March 5, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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RUM PUNCH  by Elmore Leonard    Rum Punch is a 1992 novel written by Elmore Leonard and adapted into the film Jackie Brown (1997) by director Quentin Tarantino. Set in West Palm Beach and Miami, FL, Rum Punch follows Jackie Burke, a 44-year-old airline stewardess, who has been bringing cash into the country for a gunrunner named Ordell Robbie (whose nickname, Whitebread, comes from the fact that he's a light-skinned African-American). When the cops try to use Jackie to get…

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Free Public Workshop

March 6, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
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In partnership with Foundation Directory Online Mendocino County Library Presents: An Introduction to Fundraising for Community Organizations A FREE Public Workshop* Participants will learn: Basic Fundraising Techniques Where the Money is How to Set Realistic Goals How to Develop a Case Statement   Dates, Times, Locations: Thursday, March 6, 2014 12 pm - 4 pm Fort Bragg Library 499 E Laurel St 964-2020   Thursday, March 10, 2014 12 pm – 4 pm Ukiah Library 105 N. Main St 463-4493…

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Cinema Sundays!

March 9, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hitchcock on a Train Series: 1935   The 39 Steps is a 1935 British thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Robert Donat and Madeleine Carroll. Loosely based on the 1915 adventure novel The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan, the film is about a man in London who tries to help a counter-espionage agent prevent an organisation of spies called The 39 Steps from stealing top secret information. When the agent is killed and he stands accused of the…

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Bram Stoker Award Horror Fest

March 12, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Green Mile is a 1996 serial novel written by Stephen King. It tells the story of death row supervisor Paul Edgecombe's encounter with John Coffey, an unusual inmate who displays inexplicable healing and empathetic abilities. The serial novel was originally released in six volumes before being republished as a single volume work. Book discussion March 12 @ 4 pm.

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Bram Stoker Award Horror Fest

March 12, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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You think you're having a bad day? Try stepping into Shaun's shoes. Nothing like a zombie apocalypse to put things into perspective. Bram Stoker Horror Fest feature film "Shaun of the Dead" March 12 @ 6pm. Warning: not for the faint of heart nor those with more brain than the average Joe.

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Steampunk Book Club

March 13, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Stormdancer Stormdancer is the first in an epic new fantasy series, introducing an unforgettable heroine and a stunningly original dystopian steampunk world with a flavor of feudal Japan. From Goodreads.com…Griffins are supposed to be extinct. So when Yukiko and her warrior father Masaru are sent to capture one for the Shogun, they fear that their lives are over. Everyone knows what happens to those who fail him, no matter how hopeless the task. But the mission proves far less impossible,…

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Cinema Sundays!

March 16, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hitchcock on a Train Series: 1959Photo courtesy IMDB.com   North by Northwest is a 1959 American spy thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason. The screenplay was written by Ernest Lehman, who wanted to write "the Hitchcock picture to end all Hitchcock pictures". North by Northwest is a tale of mistaken identity, with an innocent man pursued across the United States by agents of a mysterious organization who want to stop…

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Book Into Film

March 19, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Jackie Brown is a 1997 crime drama film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino. It is an adaptation of Elmore Leonard's novel Rum Punch, the first adaptation from Tarantino, and stars Pam Grier in the title role. The film pays homage to 1970s blaxploitation films, particularly the films Coffy and Foxy Brown, both of which also starred Grier in the title roles. The film's supporting cast includes Robert Forster, Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Bridget Fonda and Michael Keaton.…

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Teen Book Club – Cinder

March 20, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Cinder is a gifted mechanic cyborg caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal. She must uncover secrets of her past to protect the world's future. March 27 4:30 pm

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El Club de la Lengua

March 20, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
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  La Biblioteca publica de Fort Bragg y Coastal Adult School, FBUSD Presentan: EL CLUB DE LA LENGUA Practique su ingles y aprenda más……Meet new friends Practice your Spanish and help others learn English Classes are free/Las clases son gratis 707-961-3615: déjà un mensaje (Please note: this event has been changed due to a scheduling conflict.  El Club de la Lengua will resume meeting the 4th Weds of every month in April)

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Kids Book Club – Ella Enchanted

March 22, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Ella Enchanted book cover

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine Ella Enchanted is the story of a girl who, as a baby, was "blessed" with the gift of obedience leaving her unable to disobey anyone.  At 15, when her mother dies, Ella is sent to a finishing school where she is bullied and taunted by a group of girls who have noticed her obedience but are unaware of the spell.  When the mean girls, lead by Hattie, demand she drop her only friend Areida,…

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Cinema Sundays!

March 23, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Hitchcock on a Train Series: 1943Photo from Amazon.com Considered by some to be Hitchcock’s best, this indisputable masterpiece from 1943 is a psychological thriller set in Santa Rosa, CA, an idyllic pre-War American town.  With an original script written by Thornton Wilder, the story follows Charlotte Newton, a bored teenager who’s thrilled when her favorite uncle shows for an unexpected visit.  But the visit soon goes sour, even dangerous, when Charlotte discovers secrets that show her the true nature of…

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Fort Bragg Library Community Meeting

March 24, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Community Meeting

Community Meeting Monday, March 24, 2014, 6-8 pm At the Fort Bragg Library Community Room The Mendocino County Library wants to hear from you!  Tell us your thoughts about the future direction of the library, what’s working, what’s not working and what we could offer that we are not offering now.  This Community Meeting is your opportunity to participate in shaping the strategic vision for the libraries. Everyone is welcome to the Community Meeting whether you use the library or…

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Rebels With a Cause

March 26, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rebels with a Cause

Rebels With a Cause, a renowned documentary on the fight to save the landscapes of the coast is offering a free public screening at Fort Bragg Library.  Come and see the difference everyday citizens made in the fight to save our natural scenic lands. From http://rebelsdocumentary.org… A stunningly beautiful film narrated by Frances McDormand, REBELS WITH A CAUSE spotlights a battle over land that changed the American landscape forever. “We drew up a petition which said only this: Dear Mr…

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¡La Hora Del Cuento! – March

March 28, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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¡La Hora Del Cuento! - Spanish Story Time - Cuentos, en español, para niños de 3 a 5 años y sus acompañantes @ Biblioteca Pública de Fort Bragg-kids age 3-5

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April 2014

Book Into Film – Maltese Falcon

April 2, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Maltese Falcon

The Maltese Falcon  Renowned as America's greatest detective novel, The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett was first published in 1929 in serial form in the magazine Black Mask.  The Maltese Falcon became the model for which all subsequent detective novels were judged. From the publisher: Sam Spade, Dashiell Hammett's archetypally tough San Francisco detective, is more noir than L.A. Confidential and more vulnerable than Raymond Chandler's Marlowe. In The Maltese Falcon, the best known of Hammett's Sam Spade novels (including The Dain Curse and The Glass Key), Spade…

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Bram Stoker Award Horror Fest-I Hunt Killers

April 9, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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I Hunt Killers  By Barry Lyga Nominated for the 2012 Bram Stoker Award for Best Young Adult Novel, I Hunt Killers is the first in a thrilling trilogy for Young Adults seeking interesting, edgy characters . Seventeen year old  Jasper "Jazz" Dent is the teenage son of one of the world’s most notorious serial killers, and for his dad, ‘Take Your Son to Work Day’ was a year-round affair.  Jazz witnessed crime scenes the way police wish they could; from…

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

April 9, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Bram Stoker Award Horror Fest Part 2  Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind In this off-the-wall romantic comedy, Jim Carrey stars as a man who is informed that his ex-girlfriend has had her memories of their relationship erased from her brain via an experimental procedure.  Not to be outdone, he decides to have the same procedure.  As the procedure is being performed, in his apartment over the course of an evening, he struggles against letting go of the memories and…

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The Friday Society – Steampunk Book Club

April 10, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
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The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress-a Steampunk whodunit introducing 3 unforgettable and relatively ladylike heroines poised for more dangerous adventures.

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Cinema Sundays! Astro Boy

April 13, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Astro Boy Our first selection in our Contemporary Animation Series is Astro Boy, a film based on the Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka, known the world over as the "father" of anime. The story follows the adventures of a robot named Astro Boy and a selection of other characters along the way. The manga was adapted into the first popular animated Japanese television series that embodied the aesthetic that later became familiar worldwide as anime. After…

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Maltese Falcon Film Screening

April 16, 2014 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
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Maltese Falcon The Maltese Falcon This ever popular noir film production of The Maltese Falcon starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet, and Peter Lorre, opened in New York City in 1941 to rave reviews.  Since then it won a place in the Library of Congress' National Film Registry and was named one of the greatest films of all time by fan favorite movie critic, Roger Ebert.  To connoisseurs, The Maltese Falcon is the embodiment of what standard noir films…

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Toy Story – Family Movie Matinee

April 19, 2014 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Toy Story follows a group of humanistic toys who pretend to be lifeless whenever humans are present. The main focus of Toy Story is the relationship between Woody, a pull-string cowboy doll and Buzz Lightyear, an astronaut action figure.

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9 – Cinema Sundays!

April 20, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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"9" is the vision of student filmmaker, Shane Acker, a reverent Tim Burton devotee, who first developed a 10 minute short of the same name that was nominated for the Academy Award in 2004. Coupled with the screenwriting skills of Pamela Pettler and the production expertise of the mentor himself, Tim Burton, "9" is a unique, action packed, steampunk-influenced, post-apocalyptic visual dynamo.

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Hold Me Closer, Necromancer – Teen Book Club

April 24, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Sam leads a pretty normal life. He may not have the most exciting job in the world, but he’s doing all right—until a fast food prank brings him to the attention of Douglas, a creepy guy with an intense violent streak.

Turns out Douglas is a necromancer who raises the dead for cash and sees potential in Sam. Then Sam discovers he’s a necromancer too, but with strangely latent powers. And his worst nightmare wants to join forces . . . or else.

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Coast Literacy Program for Adults Tutor Training

April 26, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
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Coast Literacy Program for Adults Tutor Training.
Join this rewarding volunteer opportunity to improve reading in English for adults 18 and over. You will be trained to provide free one-on-one tutoring in reading, writing, and speaking.
Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9 am @ Fort Bragg Library Community Room.

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Al Capone Does My Shirts – Kids Book Club

April 26, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The first in the Tales From Alcatraz Series, Al Capone Does My Shirts was a Newbery Honor Book whose unique premise sparked the much touted sequels, Al Capone Shines My Shoes and Al Capone Does My Homework.

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The Incredibles

April 27, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The Incredibles is a contemporary animation film about a family of superheroes, named Incredible, who are forced to hide their powers and live a quiet suburban life until Father Incredible's yearning to help people drags the entire family into a battle with an evil villain.

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Club de la Lengua – April

April 30, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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CLUB DE LA LENGUA
Practique su ingles y aprenda más……Meet new friends
Practice your Spanish and help others learn English
Classes are free/Las clases son gratis. More information call 707-961-3615: déjà un mensaje

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May 2014

The Good Earth – May Book Into Film

May 7, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck was published in 1931 and awarded the 1932 Pulitzer Prize for Best Novel. A best-seller in the United States, The Good Earth became an influential factor in Buck's winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938. The Good Earth has been a continual favorite throughout the years and even returned to the bestsellers list when Oprah Winfrey chose it for her book club in 2004.

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Girl Genius – Steampunk Book Club

May 8, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Girl Genius: Omnibus Volume 1 Agatha Awakens by Phil and Kaja Foglio What if mad scientists ran the world during the Industrial Revolution? Award winning steampunk fantasy adventure, Girl Genius, is a "story about science or magic or possibly both". From the Publisher... The Industrial Revolution has become all-out war! Mad Scientists, gifted with the Spark of genius, unleash insane inventions on an unprepared Europe. For centuries, the Heterodyne family of inventors kept the peace, but the last Heterodyne disappeared…

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A Very Long Engagement – Cinema Sundays!

May 11, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Welcome to Fort Bragg Library's "Over There" Cinema Sundays! Series for May. We're starting off with 2004's A Very Long Engagement, the story of a woman's desperate attempt to find her missing fiance, one of five soldiers who injured themselves in the hope of being invalided home during World War I. but were instead caught and sent to the front lines to meet the German offensive head on.

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Bram Stoker Award Horror Fest

May 14, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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999: Twenty-Nine Original Tales of Horror and Suspense  Award winning author and editor Al Sarrantonio gathered twenty-nine original stories from some of the masters of the macabre.  999 consists of a wide array of stories; from dark fantasy to pure suspense.  No matter the genre, these stories were written to haunt and terrify you.  Some of the authors included in 999 are Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, Joyce Carol Oates and many more. Winner of the 1999 Bram Stoker Award for…

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Bram Stoker Award Horror Fest

May 14, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Sixth Sense Written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan, The Sixth Sense was the 1999 winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Best Screenplay.  It stars Bruce Willis as a disheartened child psychologist trying to help a young boy(Haley Joel Osmont) cope with the crippling terror that comes with his ability to "see dead people".

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Toy Story 2 – Family Movie Matinee

May 17, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Family Movie Matinee -Toy Story 2, sequel to 1995's Toy Story, finds cowboy Woody stolen by a maniacal toy collector with Buzz & the gang out to rescue him.

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All Quiet on the Western Front – Cinema Sundays!

May 18, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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All Quiet on the Western Front - a young German schoolboy, along with his friends, is inspired by his schoolmaster to "save the Fatherland" and joins the Kaiser's forces. Their illusions are soon dispelled, however, by the cruel realities of battle.

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The Good Earth – Book Into Film

May 21, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Good Earth - Join us for a screening of The Good Earth, May 21, 2014 @ 6 pm @ Fort Bragg Library.

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Grave Mercy – Teen Book Club

May 22, 2014 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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"Why be the sheep, when you can be the wolf?" Seventeen-year-old Ismae escapes from the brutality of an arranged marriage into the sanctuary of the convent of St. Mortain, where the sisters still serve the gods of old. Here she learns that the god of Death Himself has blessed her with dangerous gifts—and a violent destiny. If she chooses to stay at the convent, she will be trained as an assassin and serve as a handmaiden to Death. To claim her new life, she must destroy the lives of others. (robinlafevers.com)

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Dead End in Norvelt – Kids Book Club

May 24, 2014 @ 3:00 am - 4:00 pm
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"Jack lives with his Mom and Dad in Norvelt, a small town big on quirky neighbors. It's the summer of 1962, and Jack's vacation is ruined when his Mom grounds him for the entire summer. Okay, it's not entirely out of the blue. Jack's been in trouble." Shmoop.com

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Paths of Glory – Cinema Sundays!

May 25, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Stanley Kubrick's 1957 Paths of Glory, based on the 1935 novel by Humphrey Cobb, is a retelling of an event experienced by 4 French soldiers court-martialed and executed for mutiny as an example to the rest of the French troops during World War I.  The movie stars Kirk Douglas as Colonel Dax, commanding officer, who was a criminal defense lawyer in civilian life and who volunteers to defend the soldiers and Ralph Meeker as Corporal Paris, one of the executed soldiers.…

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Club de la Lengua – May

May 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Meet new friends, practice your Spanish and help others learn English @ Fort Bragg Library

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¡La Hora Del Cuento! – May

May 30, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
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¡La Hora Del Cuento! - Spanish Story Time - Cuentos, en español, para niños de 3 a 5 años y sus acompañantes @ Biblioteca Pública de Fort Bragg-kids age 3-5

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June 2014

Book Into Film – The Last Picture Show

June 4, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Last Picture Show by Larry McMurtry-Set in the early 1950s during the Korean War, The Last Picture Show, published in 1966, is a coming of age story.

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Cinema Sundays! – An American in Paris

June 8, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The dancing of Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, a classic score by George Gershwin, and the romantic settings of the City of Lights make for a timeless musical delight that garnered six Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Songs include "Embraceable You," "Nice Work If You Can Get It," and "Our Love Is Here to Stay."

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Cinema Sundays! Special Bloomsday Event – The Dead

June 15, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Set in Dublin, Ireland, The Dead follows Gabriel Conroy during the 1904 annual holiday gathering of his matronly aunts. It is a night of insecurities, mis-steps, discomfort and epiphany for Gabriel who realizes, after years of marriage, he really doesn't know his wife or her past as well as he thought he did. The Dead follows him through the ups and downs of his emotions, deciding whether it would be better to die young or old, to be gone and remembered or alive with diminished importance.

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The Last Picture Show

June 18, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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A coming of age film set in rural Texas in the early 1950s, The Last Picture Show was nominated for 8 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, with 2 wins for Leachman and Johnson in supporting roles. Based on Larry McMurtry's semi-autobiographical 1966 novel, The Last Picture Show stars Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cloris Leachman (Best Supporting Actress), Eileen Brennan, Clu Gulager, Ellen Burstyn, John Hillerman & Ben Johnson (Best Supporting Actor). The film also featured the debut appearances of Cybill Shepherd and Randy Quaid.

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Paws to Read Summer Reading Storytime

June 19, 2014 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Summer Reading Program www.ireadprogram.org Every Thursday 10:15 am Fort Bragg Library   All ages welcome!  

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Paws to Read Summer Reading – Pet Rocks

June 20, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Pet Rocks - Come, decorate your own. The possibilities are endless...

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Family Movie Matinee – Toy Story 3

June 21, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Cinema Sundays! – Take the Lead

June 22, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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TAKE THE LEAD Pierre Dulain, former professional dancer, witnesses a high school student in the act of vandalism.  The next day he decides to volunteer to teach inner city kids discipline by teaching them dance.  He meets with resistance from many areas including the students themselves who prefer hip hop and rap and parent who feel academics are more important.  But eventually the students warm up to this new style of education and develop a style of their own.  Based…

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Club de la Lengua – June

June 25, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Meet new friends, practice your Spanish and help others learn English @ Fort Bragg Library

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¡La Hora Del Cuento! – June

June 27, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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¡La Hora Del Cuento! - Spanish Story Time - Cuentos, en español, para niños de 3 a 5 años y sus acompañantes @ Biblioteca Pública de Fort Bragg-kids age 3-5

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Cinema Sundays! – Billy Elliott

June 29, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States

11 year old Billy Elliott wants to dance, but not just any dance. He wants to dance ballet. Many obstacles crowd the way on his journey to achieve his dream. Join us for a screening of the 2000 sleeper hit, Billy Elliot, 3 pm June 22 @ Fort Bragg Library.

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July 2014

Paws to Read Summer Reading Storytime

July 3, 2014 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States

Paws to Read Summer Reading Program www.ireadprogram.org Every Thursday 10:15 am Fort Bragg Library   All ages welcome!  

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Teddy Bears’ Picnic

July 5, 2014 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Bring your favorite stuffed animals for a storytime picnic. Snacks and fun provided! All ages are welcome!

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Paws to Read Film: Fly Away Home

July 12, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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A young girl from New Zealand, who survives a car crash that results in the death of her mother, is sent to live with her father on an Ontario farm, where she adopts a brood of baby Canada geese and must find a way to teach them to migrate for survival.

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Cinema Sundays! Never Cry Wolf

July 13, 2014 @ 3:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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A government researcher, sent to research the "menace" of wolves in the north, learns about the true beneficial and positive nature of the species.

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Paws to Read Summer Reading Storytime

July 17, 2014 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Paws to Read Summer Reading www.ireadprogram.org Every Thursday 10:15 am Fort Bragg Library   All ages welcome!    

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Paws to Read Comics

July 18, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Join us for a fun time exploring a variety of graphic novels, comic strips, and manga featuring animal protagonists.

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Paws to Read Family Film: Secret of Nimh

July 19, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Adapted from Robert C. O'Brien's acclaimed children's book Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of N.I.M.H., a widowed mouse, with a gravely ill child, whose home is threatened, seeks the assistance of genetically altered "super" rats.

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Cinema Sundays! Seabiscuit

July 20, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of the nation as well.

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Paws to Read Summer Reading Storytime

July 24, 2014 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Paws to Read Summer Reading www.ireadprogram.org Every Thursday 10:15 am Fort Bragg Library   All ages welcome!  

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¡La Hora Del Cuento! – July

July 25, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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¡La Hora Del Cuento! - Spanish Story Time - Cuentos, en español, para niños de 3 a 5 años y sus acompañantes @ Biblioteca Pública de Fort Bragg-kids age 3-5

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Origami Animals

July 25, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Paws to Read Summer Reading at Fort Bragg Library Presents Origami Animals with Kathy Silva, July 25 @ 1 pm. All ages are welcome to join the fun of learning how to make your own origami animals. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult to participate.

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Paws to Read Film: Balto

July 26, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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When the sled team, racing for medicine to save the village, disappears, Balto may be their only hope.

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March of the Penguins

July 27, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States

Filmmaker Luc Jacquet spent over a year braving the frigid temperatures of the South Pole to film this annual ritual of the penguins, and March of the Penguins documents their brave struggle to survive, as well as the close emotional bonds between the penguin families.

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Club de la Lengua – July

July 30, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Meet new friends, practice your Spanish and help others learn English @ Fort Bragg Library

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Paws to Read Summer Reading Storytime

July 31, 2014 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Paws to Read Summer Reading www.ireadprogram.org Every Thursday 10:15 am Fort Bragg Library   All ages welcome!  

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August 2014

Stuffed Animal Pet Show

August 1, 2014 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Paws to Read - Stuffed Animal Pet Show - Bring your favorite stuffed animal for a fun show with stories, prizes, and other surprises!

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Book Into Film – About a Boy

August 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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36 year old Will comes up with the idea of attending a single parents group as a new way to pick up women. At one of these meetings he gets to know Marcus and his suicidal mother, Fiona, developing a close friendship and lasting relationship even after his new friends discover his deceit.

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Paws to Read Summer Reading Storytime

August 7, 2014 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Paws to Read Summer Reading www.ireadprogram.org Every Thursday 10:15 am Fort Bragg Library   All ages welcome!  

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Paws to Read Film: Homeward Bound

August 9, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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HOMEWARD BOUND: THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY Left behind with friends while their family goes on vacation, these three unlikely mates set out on a journey to reunite with their beloved humans with many adventures along the way.    

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Cinema Sundays! – Funny Stuff Series – The Jerk

August 10, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Steve Martin makes his film-starring debut in the wacky 1979 comedy hit, The Jerk.

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Paws to Read Summer Reading Storytime

August 14, 2014 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Paws to Read Summer Reading www.ireadprogram.org Every Thursday 10:15 am Fort Bragg Library   All ages welcome!  

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NEW! BTMNBN Book Club–Seraphina

August 14, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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BTMNBN Join us for the launch of our new book club--BTMNBN Our first selection for BTMNBN is Seraphina by Rachel Hartman. Seraphina has spent her life keeping her head down and trying not to attract attention. The only call she has not been able to resist is that of music, which is how she ends up being assistant to the Royal Court Composer of Goredd. However, with the anniversary of the treaty between the dragons and the humans of Goredd…

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Cinema Sundays! Being There

August 17, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Getting there is half the fun; being there is all of it!

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Book Into Film – About a Boy

August 20, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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36 year old Will decides to attend a single parents group as a new way to pick up women. At one of the meetings he gets to know Marcus and his suicidal mother, Fiona, developing a close friendship and lasting relationship even after his new friends discover his deceit.

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Family Movie Matinee – Brother Bear

August 23, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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When a young Inuit hunter needlessly kills a bear, he is magically changed into a bear himself as penance, with a talkative cub his only guide back.

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Cinema Sundays! Cat Ballou

August 24, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Cat Ballou (from the back of the dvd) The sleeper hit of 1965, CAT BALLOU was declared an instant classic when its sly blend of Western parody and rapid-fire action hit the screen. Lee Marvin won an Oscar for Best Actor for his dual role as noseless ("It got bit off in a fight") gunslinger, Tim Strawn, and as Kid Shelleen, the woozy, boozy has-been who goes up against him.  Jane Fonda co-stars as Catherine "Cat" Ballou, the schoolmarm-turned-outlaw who…

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Club de la Lengua – August

August 27, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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September 2014

Book Into Film – Mrs Dalloway

September 3, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Mrs. Dalloway Mrs Dalloway (published on 14 May 1925) is a novel by Virginia Woolf that details a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, a fictional high-society woman in post-First World War England. It is one of Woolf's best-known novels. Created from two short stories, "Mrs Dalloway in Bond Street" and the unfinished "The Prime Minister," the novel addresses Clarissa's preparations for a party she will host that evening. With an interior perspective, the story travels forwards and back…

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BookClub That Must Not Be Named-Moon Called

September 11, 2014 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Mercy Thompson's life is not exactly normal. Her next-door neighbor is a werewolf. Her former boss is a gremlin. And she's fixing a VW bus for a vampire. But then, Mercy isn't exactly normal herself.

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Kids Book Into Film Club – Lightning Thief

September 13, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Lightning Thief tells the story of Percy Jackson, a kid who learns he is the son of Poseidon and must soon go on a quest to prevent war between the gods.

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Cinema Sundays! Sommersby

September 14, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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Jack Sommersby returns home from fighting in the Civil War but something's not right. Jack's wife and neighbors knew him to be an unpleasant man but he returns a kinder, gentler man. Is this Jack an imposter? Even his wife is unsure...

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Book Into Film – Screening – Mrs Dalloway

September 17, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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In 1923 London, socialite Clarissa Dalloway's well-planned party is overshadowed by the return of an old suitor she had known 33 years earlier.

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YA Book Into Film Club – Divergent

September 20, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
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Divergent is set in a dystopian post-apocalyptic version of Chicago where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues. Based on the young adult book by Veronica Roth.

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Cinema Sundays! Gone With the Wind

September 21, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fort Bragg Library, 499 E Laurel St
Fort Bragg, CA United States
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  Romance Between the States Series Gone With the Wind This tale of the Old South from the start of the Civil War through to the period of reconstruction focuses on the beautiful Scarlett O'Hara. Before the start of the war life at the O'Hara plantation, Tara, could only be described as genteel. As for the young Scarlett, she is without doubt the most beautiful girl in the area and is always the belle of the ball. She is very…

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