Tag Archives: Film

TRIO TUESDAY: ROAD TRIPS

The Road Trip. For many it is the quintessential activity of summer.  For others it is an agonizing (and often nauseous) period of time cramped into a tiny space, often subjected to lousy music. Personally, I love the idea of tossing a few belongings into the trunk, downloading some podcasts onto my phone and mapping out my route while leaving plenty of time for unexpected stops along the way. Today,...
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Mid-Day Movies Return This Summer to WPL

While it can be a fun time to go out and see a movie, it can also end up being a costly experience. The price of theatre admission for a family can often lead to an empty wallet by the end of the evening. If you are looking for a film-going experience that won’t break the bank then visit Windsor Public Library this summer for Mid-Day Movies! The screenings take...
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Final Film Club Screening

Hey film buffs! Our NFB Film Club will host this session’s final screening at the Central Library on Thursday July 10 at 6:15pm.  This month’s screening will feature a selection of five classic Oscar-winning short films from the National Film Board.  Short films, like short stories, are often able to pack a strong evocative or visual punch in mere minutes. With a total run time of just 77 minutes, these are five stories stripped down to their essentials and should appeal...
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Books To Read Before They Hit The Big Screen

Every year dozens of books are adapted into big budget movies. This year has already seen the release of many big screen adaptations, among them films based on Veronica Roth’s Divergent, Joyce Maynard’s Labor Day, and John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars. The number of books-to-films being released leads fans of both mediums to consider whether to read or watch first. Personally, I enjoy reading the book first: it...
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Shirley Temple Black ~ 1928-2014

Shirley Temple Black died Monday, February 10, at home in Woodside, California. She starred in 23 motion pictures beginning at age three and, from 1935 through 1939, was the most popular movie star in America. Shirley Temple retired from the screen at 22 but embarked on a second career, one in which her image as “friend to everyone” would stand her in good stead: that of diplomat. After marrying Charles...
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Even more hoopla digital!

In response to customer demand, Windsor Public Library has increased the monthly limit of titles that can be borrowed via hoopla digital. To find WPL’s hoopla digital collection of TV shows and movies, visit www.windsorpubliclibrary.com, click on eResources, click on Databases, and under For Everybody, you will find hoopla digital. (Make sure you have your WPL library card and PIN number handy. Click here for more information on using hoopla...
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