Sunday, January 12, 2014

This week at the library...


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15
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!


















THURSDAY, JANUARY 16
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.







 FRIDAY, JANUARY 17
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














SATURDAY, JANUARY 18
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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