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LIBRARY MOVIE - Sat Mar. 24 @ 2 PM

See the 2011, PG-13 rated, comedy movie starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy and Alan Alda on Saturday, March 24 at 2 P.M.

After the workers at a luxury Central Park condominium discover the penthouse billionaire has stolen their retirement, they plot the ultimate revenge: a heist to reclaim what he took from them. Walk-Ins are welcome!  Image source: google.com -MA

The program is FREE and open to the public. See Adult Services to sign up or call 630-260-1550 for any questions or register online at www.glensidepld.org

 

Thrillers by Robert Harris

Robert Harris was originally known for his historical fiction.  Many of us remember reading Pompeii and his two ancient Rome novels, Imperium and Conspirita.  He has recently started writing page turning thrillers that suspense readers really shouldn't miss.  The Ghost became the movie Ghost Writer and Harris is currently writing the screen play for his newest thriller, The Fear Index.

 

New Movies for Your Kids (or the kid in you!)

March DVD Release Dates for Kids

Here are some movies that are being released to DVD in March.

The dates listed are when the films are on sale to the public,

and not when they will be ready to circulate.

Please allow a couple of days for processing.

You can place holds by clicking on the title. 

After the hold is place, circulation will call you when the item is ready!

 

March 6

If you enjoyed the TV program The Twilight Zone then you may like...

 
Based on the research of renowned zombie expert Dr. Stanley Blum, performed at a remote island where a crack medical team has been sent to explore a radical theory that may lead to a cure for the zombie epidemic, this notebook documents for the first time the unique biology of zombie organisms.
Dean Koontz's Frankenstein ; bk. 5.
 
The war against humanity is raging. As the small town of Rainbow Falls, Montana, comes under siege, scattered survivors come together to weather the onslaught of the creatures set loose upon the world. As they ready for battle against overwhelming odds, they will learn the full scope of Victor Frankenstein's nihilistic plan to remake the future--and the terrifying reach of his shadowy, powerful supporters. Now the good will make their last, best stand. In a climax that will shatter every expectation, their destinies and the fate of humanity hang in the balance.
 
For years, a lighthouse at the top of a hill called Blade Ridge has lit up the surrounding woods. But when the lighthouse keeper is found dead, strange things begin happening to the people and animals in the area.
"Deep beneath the Egyptian sands, an ancient and evil song written in hieroglyphics is discovered in the long lost and buried pyramid of the demonic pharaoh, Aknaseth. It is written, that if this song is performed for the world to hear, it will unleash the Apocalypse upon the world of man...Satan will reign and grant immortality to the chosen. With the help of the abominable Egyptologist, Helmut Hartkopff, nihilistic multi-billionaire, Festus Baustone the Third will do whatever it takes to bring the song to life at any cost--even if his only daughter is to be sacrificed. Kirk Vaisto, dubbed the 'God of Guitar' by his millions of fans, soon finds himself caught between the forces of divine good and monumental evil. Vaisto begins a musical journey that takes him from an unholy chapter in ancient Egyptian history to the very remains of the Holy Cross, to the concert stage, and beyond all this, to the very edge of Hell itself"--P. [4] of cover.
A stranger stumbles into the desert town of Absolution with no memory of his past and a futuristic shackle around his wrist. With the help of mysterious beauty Ella and the iron-fisted Colonel Dolarhyde, he finds himself leading an unlikely posse of cowboys, outlaws, and Apache warriors against a common enemy from beyond this world in an epic showdown for survival.
When paleontologist Kate Lloyd travels to an isolated outpost in Antarctica for the expedition of a lifetime, she joins an international team that unearths a remarkable discovery. Their elation quickly turns to fear as they realize that their experiment has freed a mysterious being from its frozen prison. Paranoia spreads like an epidemic as a creature that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish in this spine-tingling thriller.
 
In the summer of 1979, a group of friends in a small Ohio town witnesses a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie and soon they suspect that it was not an accident. Shortly after, unusual disappearances and inexplicable events begin to take place in town, and the local deputy tries to uncover the truth, something more terrifying than any of them could have imagined. - MA

 

Cyclery Program - Tues. Mar. 13

Join Tom and Doug from MidWest Cyclery on Tuesday, March 13 at 7 P.M. as they discuss getting your bicycles ready for the year. Topics may include but are not limited to: maintenance, safety, bicycle types and features. - MA Image source: google.com

The program is FREE and open to the public. See Adult Services to sign up or call 630-260-1550 for any questions or register online at www.glensidepld.org.

 

Tango Dance Program - Wed. March 14

Ruben and Marie Carrasco of the Argentine Tango Club will instruct the audience in Tango Dance to perform group choreographies while line dancing. They will have Tango dance instruction on Wednesdays 03/14, and 04/18. from 7-8:30 P.M.

Participants need to sign a provided liability form. Wearing comfortable clothing and gym shoes is recommended. The sessions are not progressive. It is not necessary to attend all the sessions to enjoy this program. - MA Image source: google.com

Learn to interpret enchanting tango music as a line dance as you move gracefully on the dance floor while improving your balance and posture, acquiring intense mind/body coordination, and regaining flexibility while doing low-impact movements. (no partner needed). Program is limited to 30 people. Registration is required. Sign up at the Adult Services desk or call 630-260-1550 and ask for Adult Services or sign up online at www.glensidepld.org

 

Kindle with My Media Mall Program

Your Kindle is now compatible with our e-book service. Come in to this program on Monday, March 5 at 7 P.M. to see how to use your Kindle to borrow e-books. A QA session will follow the demonstration. - MA

The program is FREE and open to the public. See Adult Services to sign up or call 630-260-1550 for any questions or register online at www.glensidepld.org.

 

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