Friends Friday Film is Melancholia

This week’s Friends Friday Film is “Melancholia,” a beautiful movie about the end of the world — well that’s how the director, Lars von Trier, describes it. During the course of their lavish wedding
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New Documentary Films at Greenwich Library

On This Just In, Greenwich Library’s blog about new acquisitions, librarian Stephen Schmidt has a great entry on the latest documentary films. It’s an eclectic mix including movies about Dominican

“Mid-August Lunch” in Mid-October

This evening’s Friends Friday Film is “Mid-August Lunch,” a sunny comedy in Italian with English subtitles. Released in 2008 and directed by Gianni de Gregorio, the movie tells the story of a sixtyish
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Cinematic Satchmo

This evening, as a part of Louis Armstrong Month at Greenwich Library, the Friends Friday Film series will screen rare footage of Louis Armstrong. The various films come from the Louis Armstrong
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Louis Armstrong Month Festivities

This Friday at 3 p.m., we celebrate Louis Armstrong Month at Greenwich Library with a Master Class on “West End Blues.” Trumpeter and bandleader Wendell Brunious, of the prominent New Orleans musical
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“The Descendents” is the Friends Friday Film This Week

This week’s Friends Friday Film is “The Descendants” starring George Clooney. This 2011 movie directed by Alexander Payne is a seriocomic look at a family tragedy as Clooney manages a multimillion
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Banned Books Week – Amazing Video

To honor the 30th anniversary of Banned Books Week, Bookmans, an independent bookstore in Arizona, created this powerful video using passages from banned books. Take a look:
Categories: Books, In the News

YA Author Annabel Monaghan to Give Teen Writing Workshop

Registration opens today for acclaimed Young Adult author Annabel Monaghan’s teen writing workshop at Greenwich Library on Tuesday, October 16 at 4 p.m. in the Meeting Room. Monaghan will begin by
Categories: Teen Programs