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See the 2011 PG comedy movie starring Rowan Atkinson, and Gillian Anderson on Saturday, May 19 from 2-4 P.M.
Rowan Atkinson (Mr. Bean) returns to the role of the accidental secret agent who doesn’t know fear or danger in this comedy spy-thriller. Johnny English must stop a group of international assassins before they eliminate a Chinese leader and cause global chaos. - MA Image source: google.com
The program is FREE and open to the public. See Adult Services to sign up or call 630-260-1550 for any questions or register online at www.glensidepld.org.
These novels about long lost manuscripts have something for everyone: a little history, a little mystery, and lots of thrilling action.
If you've been eagerly awaiting the release of Marvel's The Avengers in theaters, we've got some stuff to help you get your smash on. If you can't make it to AMC South Barrington for their Avengers Movie Marathon (Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor in 3D, Captain America in 3D, The Avengers in 3D), try some of these:
Comic fans, don't forget our first comic con, Dewey Con 741.5. Hilary Barta, Russell Lissau, Andrew Pepoy and Gene Ha(schedule permitting) will be attending. Christine Thornton will teach manga drawing to our younger participants.
May 7 begins Teacher Appreciation Week. If you've been out of school for a while, you might enjoy a movie about schools and teaching. Some are funny, some are moving, some might make you mad. See what you think:
Dewey Con 741.5, our library's first ever comic book fest, is May 6 from 1:30-4:30 P.M. Get ready for our Con by checking out or placing holds on these library materials:
Commemorating International Dance Week, participants across the country organize events in every community to celebrate the spirit and diversity of dance of all kinds. As Lee Ann Womack would sing, "I Hope You Dance."
Do you like to read about the kings and queens that ruled the world in the past? Try some of these novels about royalty to get a feel for life in another era.
Naturalist, Landscaper and Journalist Dennis Paige will give a slide talk presentation about creating eco-gardens in sterile residential landscapes on Wednesday, May 2 from 7-8:30 P.M. Handouts, guidelines and catalogs will be provided. - MA
Dick Clark became a household name by hosting American Bandstand for over 25 years. In honor of his contribution to the popularity of Rock music, take home some of our Rock n Roll materials!