Tag Archives: Movies

R.I.P Wes Craven

Wes Craven, best known for his blockbuster horror flicks, passed away on Sunday at the age of 76, after battling brain cancer. Wes Craven burst on to the scene with his movie, The Last House on the Left, which he wrote and directed in 1972. Filmed on a very small budget, the movie hit big at the box office, and turned Wes Craven into a household name. The movie was...
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Watch Disney With WPL

Fantastic news! We’ve added tons of new Disney films to our Hoopla collection. From The Sword in the Stone and Air Bud to Ghosts of the Abyss and Aliens of the Deep, you can stream great movies from home – for free – through Hoopla. Be in the Know about Hoopla: * Hoopla has music, movies, television shows AND audiobooks! *You can borrow 20 Hoopla titles each month * Titles automatically check out...
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Music & Audiobooks now Available on Hoopla

Hoopla, Hoopla, HOOPLA! This word has been in my vocabulary for about a year now, and it’s just as much fun every time I say it.  With our Hoopla-versary just around the corner, let’s look back and reflect on all of the reasons why we love this eResource so dearly. –Every title is available right away. No waiting. No holds. Ever. –It’s available anytime, anywhere.  I have used Hoopla on...
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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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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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