Monday, Dec 9, 2013
Marion Carnegie Library Calendar of Events
Date(s) & Time(s)::
Daily from June 1, 2012 until June 30, 2012
Library Tour on Monday, June 4 at 2 p.m. Learn about the library with a tour of the building and a tutorial on using the website and card catalog.Return to event list.
Anime Night on Wednesday, June 6 at 6 p.m. Open to adults 18+ who are interested in anime.
Chris Egelston’s Magic Show on Friday, June 8 at 1 p.m. This show is packed with family-friendly magic and comedy. Audience participation and mind reading are also a part of the fun.
The Science of Food on Wednesday, June 13 at 1 p.m. The Science Center of Carbondale will present a fun and educational program about the science behind the food you eat every day!
Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Ballet on Wednesday, June 13 at 6 p.m. With music by Felix Mendelssohn, George Balanchine’s story-ballet is a masterpiece based on Shakespeare’s play. The Pacific Northwest Ballet’s full-length production was performed live at London’s Sadler’s Wells Theatre in February 1999. This is a lyrical ballet, not one of brute force and athletic bravura.
Friday Family Features at 1 p.m. Movies for the entire family will take place on June 15, 22 and 29.
Glow in the Dark Laser Show on Monday, June 18 at 6 p.m. Troy Roark uses black light and UV technology to deliver a show that is truly Space Age.
The Play’s the Thing: The Process of Producing a Play for the Stage on Tuesday, June 19 at 6 p.m. Anne Fletcher, SIUC Theater professor and Becca Worley, SIUC doctoral student, will speak on production research for A Midsummer Night’s Dream as an example of the dramaturg’s work. The program will include “hands-on” exercises.
Shakespeare Retold: A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Wednesday, June 20 at 6 p.m. In this updated film version, Puck is a hippified nerd who drops onto the camera lens something like liquid acid before spinning a tale of a broken engagement.
Nutrition Program on Monday, June 25 at 10 a.m. Sonja Lallemand of the University of Illinois Extension Office will present a family program appropriate for parents and children of all ages.
Shakespeare’s Stratford Upon Avon on Monday, June 25 at 6 p.m. Come with us on a journey via DVD to Stratford Upon Avon, from the house in which Shakespeare was born, to the church in which he was buried, exploring his life and loves in between. Discover how his legacy was nearly lost and how it lives on today through the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, to the newly transformed Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
The Way We Were on Thursday, June 28 at 2 p.m. Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand star in this 1973 love story. Communist Katie and golden boy Hubble are college classmates who reunite and marry. The witch hunts in 1950s Hollywood eventually lead to conflict. Winner of the Academy Award for Original Song. Rated PG.
Lego Club on first and third Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Come to the Children’s Department for a fun-filled evening of Legos.
Games Group on Tuesdays at 4 p.m. Open to teens of all skill levels.
Storyhour on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Stories, snacks and activities for pre-school age children.
Saturday Teen Games on second and fourth Saturday at 1 p.m. Open to young adults ages 12 to 19.
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