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Movies at the Library

We have recently attained a license to show movies at the library thanks to a donation from the Lonsdale SnoWizards!  We are making the most of it by creating three monthly movie events to appeal to everyone.  We may add more events as we go along.  If you have ideas of what you would like to see, please let us know!

MONTHLY EVENTS

Family Matinee Saturday
Films for kids and parents to enjoy, G- or PG-rated
Third Saturday at 11:00 am

Classic Movie Afternoon
Movies from Hollywood’s golden age
First Monday at 1:00 pm

Teen Movie Club
Fun films just for teens, PG-13 rated
Third Thursday at 4:00 pm

Note date change!

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Teen Movie Club

Come to the library in the afternoon on the third Thursday of every month for a movie selected just for teens.  We will have a free film and free snacks.  Bring your friends!

MOVIE SCHEDULE

Please note date change!

February 21 @ 4:00 PM
Everything, Everything

March 21 @ 4:00 PM
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

April 18 @ 4:00 PM
Mean Girls

All movies are rated PG-13.

Sponsored by the Lonsdale SnoWizards

Family Matinee Movies

Join us on the third Saturday each month for a movie that families can enjoy together.  We will have a free movie and free snacks.  Bring your family and your friends!

MOVIE SCHEDULE

February 16 @ 11:00 AM
Wall-E (G)

March 16 @ 11:00 AM
Incredibles 2 (PG)

April 20 @ 11:00 AM
Kung Fu Panda (PG)

Sponsored by the Lonsdale SnoWizards

 

Afternoon Classic Movies

Revisit those classic movies you love or discover ones you haven’t seen.  Drop by the library at 1:00 pm on the first Monday of each month for a free golden-age film and some free snacks.  Bring your friends!

MOVIE SCHEDULE

Please not date change!

March 4 @ 1:00 PM
Swing Time

April 1 @ 1:00 PM
Arsenic and Old Lace

May 6 @ 1:00 PM
The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956)

Sponsored by the Lonsdale SnoWizards

New DVD policies

Free the DVDs!  We have some new policies that you may enjoy.  We have lifted the three item limit, so you can check as many DVDs as you think you can watch in three weeks.  You can also now return DVDs in the book drop.  Get ready to binge!

Flashback Matinee 1940

The Lonsdale Public Library presents a 1940 Saturday Matinee experience.  Go back in time with us and enjoy a cartoon, a newsreel and a feature film.  Admission is free and so are the popcorn and lemonade.  Period dress is optional!

TIME AND PLACE
Saturday, January 21st at 10:00 am

PROGRAM
Cartoon:  “Farm Frolics”
Newsreel:  “How Motion Pictures Move and Talk”
Feature:  “His Girl Friday”

Hot Reads for Cold Nights 2017

January 10-February 18, 2017

It’s time again for our annual reading program for adults!  Hot Reads for Cold Nights is open to anyone 18 or older in the Lonsdale area with a library card.  Don’t have a card?  We would be glad to sign you up for one.

We will be giving away five weekly prizes of a Hot Reads mug plus your choice of book and one grand prize of a Hot Reads tote bag filled with a magnet, mug, book lover’s calendar and your choice of book.  You receive one entry for the prize drawings just for signing up.  You can earn more entries by playing book bingo.

EVENTS

Tuesday, January 17th at 7:00 pm:  Adventures Down Under.  Your librarian Marguerite Moran shares pictures and facts about her vist to Australia and New Zealand.  There will be coffee and treats.

Saturday, January 21st at 10:00 am: Flashback Matinee.  Enjoy a 1940 moviegoing experience complete with cartoon, newsreel and His Girl Friday, starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell.  There will be popcorn and lemonade.

Tuesday, January 31st at 7:00 pm:  Social Hour.  We will have coloring for grown-ups, snacks and a mocktail bar.  Leave your worries at home and relax with friends.

Tuesday, February 7th at 7:00 pm:  Local author Taha M. Muhammad will share his book We Survived Iraq and Turkey: Long Road to Freedom.  He will have copies of the book for sale.

For more information, follow us on Facebook, see our website: lonsdale.lib.mn.us, or contact the library at 507-744-3977.