Featured Programs

Library Closed to Celebrate Independence Day

WHEN: Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 9:00am

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EVENT TYPE: More

Authur Event - What is a Schizophrenic Supposed to Look Like? Book by Lori Rochat

In this book, Lori Rochat describes how she overcame difficult life challenges as a person with schizophrenia, and she shares her experiences with others who face similar challenges. Today Rochat serves as an inspiration for all who face any type of difficult, life-changing experience.

WHEN: Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Meet the Author

Film - Interstellar (2014)

In the not-so-distant future, nature is waging war on humanity. Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), a former NASA pilot and engineer has turned to farming to support his teenage son, Tom, and daughter, Murph.

WHEN: Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 6:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Lakewood Public Cinema

Concert - Jody, John, and George

Every couple of months, Jody Getz, John Lucic and George Lee each bring a new song for their trio to learn. Recently, Lee chose a 1960s Jimi Hendrix rock song, Lucic chose a Bull Moose Jackson big band novelty tune and Getz chose a slick CeeLo Green pop song.

WHEN: Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 2:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Sunday With The Friends

Documentary - One Way Astronaut (2014)

Stephan, Sara, Henri and Beatriz are four people who, like tens of thousands of applicants from all over the world, answered an advertisement for people who’d like to visit Mars. There’s only one catch: this mission is one-way only.

WHEN: Monday, July 10, 2017 - 6:30pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Weekday Documentaries

Author Event - A Void the Size of the World Book by Rachele Alpine Presented by Beck Center for the Arts

Rhylee didn’t mean to kiss her sister’s boyfriend. At least, not the first time. But it doesn’t matter, because her sister, Abby, caught them together, ran into the dark woods behind their house…and never came home.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Meet the Author

Talk - Mars Missions and Discoveries Presentation by Jim Simek

Beginning in the late twentieth century, probes sent from Earth have allowed us to learn a great deal about Mars, including its geology and potential for supporting human life.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: More

Author Event - Sun, Sand, Murder Book by John Keyse-Walker

As a Special Constable, Teddy Creque is the only police presence on the remote, sun-drenched island of Anegada, nestled in the heart of the British Virgin Islands.

WHEN: Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 7:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Meet the Author

Film - Easy Virtue (2008) - Presented by Barbara Steffek-Hill

Son of an English landed gentry family, John Whittaker (Ben Barnes) delivers shock waves when he brings home his American car racing bride Larita (Jessica Biel).

WHEN: Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 6:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Lakewood Public Cinema

Concert - Chris Vance Quartet

There’s a scene in the film La La Land where Ryan Gosling’s character is trying to explain jazz to a jazz hater. He says, “This is the dream! It’s conflict and compromise!

WHEN: Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

WHERE: Location: Main Library Auditorium

EVENT TYPE: Sunday With The Friends

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