Far Out!

On November 20th, 2012, American astronomer Edwin Powell Hubble would have celebrated 123 years on Planet Earth.  Hubble's discovery and development of the concept of an expanding universe has been described as the "most spectacular astronomical discovery" of the 20th century.  As a tribute, the Hubble Space Telescope, deployed April 25, 1990, from US space shuttle Discovery, was named for him.  The Hubble Space Telescope, with a 240-centimeter mirror, was to allow astronomers to see farther into space than they had ever seen from telescopes on Earth.

Weekend Movie Sat Nov 17 @ 2 P.M.

Watch the PG 13 rated 2012 comedy movie starring Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, and Bill Murray about two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. The movie begins at 2 P.M. on Saturday, November 17. See Adult Services for details. Walk-ins are welcome!- MA

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Cold Cases

Just because the leads have gone cold and the case is at a standstill doesn’t  mean the case will never be solved.  Join these investigators as they reopen cold cases.

Maharaja at the Field Museum

Now through February 3rd, 2013 the Field Museum in Chicago is presenting Maharaja: The Splendor of India’s Royal Courts.  The exhibit explores a time of great change, from the decline of the Mughal Empire to the rise of smaller kingdoms, to India’s independence movement. See the elaborate jewelry and clothing that demonstrated the court’s opulence, as well as ornate weaponry that symbolized the military might of the maharajas.


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