Broadway Musicals on the Big Screen 2014: “Show Boat”

Wednesday August 20, 2014 at 6:30 pm

showboat1951Starring Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, and Howard Keel. Directed by George Sidney, 1951, NR.

Memorable Songs: Make Believe, Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man, and Ol’ Man River.

Registration for each film is required. Please call the library (781-769-0200 x 222) or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin at 6:30 pm sharp and will end around 9:00 pm. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas. The Film Fests are made possible by a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Broadway Musicals on the Big Screen: “The Producers”

Wednesday August 27, 2014 at 6:30 pm

producersStarring Nathan Lane, Matthew Broderick, Uma Thurman, and Will Ferrell. Directed by Susan Stroman, 2005, PG-13.

Memorable Songs: King of Broadway, That Face, and Springtime for Hitler.

Registration for each film is required. Please call the library (781-769-0200 x 222) or visit the Reference or Information desk. Each film will begin at 6:30 pm sharp and will end around 9:00 pm. Popcorn will be served courtesy of the Bellingham Regal Cinemas. The Film Fests are made possible by a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Announcing Our Essay Contest Winners

After a month of judging and reading over 100 fabulous essays, we have determined our winners for the 2014 “My Future Library Will Look Like…” contest. Here they are by group:

Group 1 (3rd and 4th grade)–

1st Place–Ellie Gregory, 2nd Place–Ally Steeves, 3rd Place–Ethan Barrows, and Honorable Mention–Sameera Kunaparaju, Cameron Badger, and Caroline Curran.

Group 2 (5th-8th grade)–

1st Place–Alyssa Lahaise, 2nd Place–Jessica Dellicarpini, 3rd Place–Joseph Spadorcia, and Honorable Mention–Erin Ryan, Abigail Menice, and Dante Zaldivar

Group 3 (9th grade-Adult)–

1st Place–Aryn Forman, 2nd Place–Joseph Gallant, 3rd Place–Brian Mich, and Honorable Mention–Jed Hickson

Congratulations to our winners, and a big thank you to all who participated. We especially want to thank The Andrew and Ernest J. Boch Memorial Fund for their generous donation that makes this contest possible, and to all the teachers who encouraged their students to participate.

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Reserve Bestsellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in July and in August 2014

Reserve bestsellers and sneak peeks of books being published in July and in August 2014

July 2014 fiction prepubDownload or view July Fiction 2014 and July Non-Fiction 2014. Click on the links for the complete list with titles (in blue) linked to the Minuteman Library catalog. You may also pick up a complete list in the library and ask librarians to request them for you.

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