Sunday, January 12, 2014

This week at the library...

Central Library, 4:00 p.m.

Family Film Festival presents...
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters

Based on the popular fiction series
by Rick Riordan!
107 minutes / rated PG

Later that same night...
Buena Vista branch, 7:00 p.m.

An Evening with Benjamin Franklin

Brian Patrick Mulligan, a Franklin historian and seasoned television actor, is celebrating his 24th year performing as "Dr. Benjamin Franklin." Join us as he shares his many scientific discoveries!

Buena Vista branch, 7:00 p.m.

Let's Talk Opera presents...
Billy Budd
 A multi-media presentation and lively discussion with our guest speaker, Larry Verdugo, from LA Opera's Community Engagement Program. The topic of discussion is "Billy Budd the Handsome Sailor: A Tale of the Sea, Sailors, Shanties, Rum, and Tragedy."

Door prize provided compliments of the LA Opera.

Central Library, 2:00 p.m.

Friday Movie Matinee
Keeping Mum
An offbeat British comedy about a housekeeper (Maggie Smith) who has a bizarre way of handling family problems. Rowan Atkinson, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Patrick Swayze star in this 2005 film.
103 minutes / rated PG

Central Library, 2:00 p.m.

A special film presentation to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day...

Lee Daniels' The Butler
One quiet voice can ignite a revolution...

132 minutes / rated PG 13

And don't forget that all branches of Burbank Public Library are CLOSED next Monday, January 20th, for Martin Luther King Day.

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