2017-03-23 / Upcoming Events

LIBRARY CORNER

JAMESTOWN PHILOMENIAN LIBRARY ALL PROGRAMS ARE FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Friends International Film Series: Sur le chemin de l’école
(On the Way to School) French
Sunday, March 19 • 3 p.m.
What if the ways that lead to school were brought to the screen? It was an
ambitious yet successful gamble. “On the Way to School” directed by Pascal Plisson and produced by Barthélemey Fougea illustrates the incredible
and true stories of four children, true heroes. Zahira in Morocco, Jackson in
Kenya, Carlos in Argentina, and Samuel in India each experience countless
challenges every day, sometimes at the risk of their lives, to get to school

Monday Night Mysteries - X (A Kinsey Millhone Novel) by Sue Grafton
Monday, March 27 • 7-8 p.m.
Sue Grafton’s X: Perhaps her darkest and most chilling novel, it features
a remorseless serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes. Once again
breaking the rules and establishing new paths, Grafton wastes little time
identifying this sociopath. The test is whether Kinsey can prove her case
against him before she becomes his next victim.

Brown Bag Lunch Group — Women of New England -—Alice in Bed
by Kate Judith Hooper
Tuesday, March 28 • Noon to 1 p.m.
How do you construct a meaningful life when you are: a) bedridden, b)
the sibling of two geniuses, and c) a sheltered 19th-century spinster? Some
answers: a) give up, b) specialize in theatrical displays of temper, and c)
write a journal superb enough to light up a novel over a century later. Thank
goodness, Alice James, sister to William and Henry, chose c); Hooper’s construct of one brilliant woman’s life is truly elegant.

Tuesday Matinee
Tuesday, March 28 • 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Jackie - Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard - Rated R - Biography/Drama -
100 min - 2016. Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy,
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her
faith, console her children, and define her husband’s historic legacy.

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