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Stampin' Up! (Rubber Stamping)

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Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Demonstrator Beth Crocker, will design and precut everything you need to make 3 Valentine’s Day cards and a 3D candy treat. Please bring your favorite adhesive to complete your projects. This is an adult event only and pre-registration is required. Call 461-0046. Read more about Stampin' Up! (Rubber Stamping)

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Movie: Jean de Florette (1987)

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Monday, March 15, 2010 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Released: 1987
Stars: Yves Montand, Gérard Depardieu
Rating: PG
A greedy landowner and his backward nephew conspire to block the only water source for an adjoining property in order to bankrupt the owner and force him to sell. Read more about Movie: Jean de Florette (1987)

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Classic Movies in Madison: Ocean's Eleven (1960)

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Monday, March 1, 2010 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Released: 1960
Stars: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr.
Eleven friends who know each other from World War II service plan to rob five of the biggest casinos in Las Vegas in one night.  Original version with Frank Sinatra.
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Classic Movies at Madison: Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

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Monday, February 1, 2010 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Released: 1961
Stars: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard
Rating: not rated
Struggling writer Paul Varjak moves into a New York apartment building and becomes intrigued by his pretty, quirky neighbor Holly Golightly. Holly's lifestyle confuses and fascinates Paul; in public she flits through parties with a sexy, sophisticated air, but when they're alone she changes into a sweetly vulnerable bundle of neuroses. Read more about Classic Movies at Madison: Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

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Read the Movie!: Dear John

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Monday, May 10, 2010 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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0446567337
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John Sparks
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Dear John

An angry rebel, John dropped out of school and enlisted in the Army, not knowing what else to do with his life--until he meets the girl of his dreams, Savannah. Their mutual attraction quickly grows into the kind of love that leaves Savannah waiting for John to finish his tour of duty, and John wanting to settle down with the woman who captured his heart. But 9/11 changes everything. John feels it is his duty to re-enlist. And sadly, the long separation finds Savannah falling in love with someone else. "Dear John," the letter read...and with those two words, a heart was broken and two lives were changed forever. Returning home, John must come to grips with the fact that Savannah, now married, is still his true love--and face the hardest decision of his life. Read more about Read the Movie!: Dear John

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Read the Movie: Shutter Island

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Monday, March 8, 2010 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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9780061807404
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Dennis Lehane
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Shutter Island

In the "New York Times" bestseller "Shutter Island," Lehane delivers an arresting thriller in which two U.S. Marshals hunting for an escaped mental patient unveil a nightmare world of CIA drug trials and repressive mind control. Read more about Read the Movie: Shutter Island

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Read the Movie!: The Reader

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Monday, February 8, 2010 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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0307473465
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Bernhard Schlink
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The Reader

When he falls ill on his way home from school, fifteen-year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. In time she becomes his lover—then she inexplicably disappears. When Michael next sees her, he is a young law student, and she is on trial for a hideous crime. As he watches her refuse to defend her innocence, Michael gradually realizes that Hanna may be guarding a secret she considers more shameful than murder. Read more about Read the Movie!: The Reader

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Read the Movie: The Lovely Bones

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Monday, January 11, 2010 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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0316666343
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Alice Sebold
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The Lovely Bones

On her way home from school on a snowy December day in 1973, 14-year-old Susie Salmon ("like the fish") is lured into a makeshift underground den in a cornfield and brutally raped and murdered, the latest victim of a serial killer--the man she knew as her neighbor, Mr. Harvey. Read more about Read the Movie: The Lovely Bones

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Literary Giants: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Monday, April 26, 2010 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Mark Twain
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Perhaps the best-loved nineteenth-century American novel, Mark Twain's tale of boyhood adventure overflows with comedy, warmth, and slapstick energy. It brings to life and array of irresistible characters—the awesomely self-confident Tom, his best buddy Huck Finn, indulgent Aunt Polly, and the lovely, beguiling Becky—as well as such unforgettable incidents as whitewashing a fence, swearing an oath in blood, and getting lost in a dark and labyrinthine cave. This novel is the 2010 selection for Alabama's state-wide The Big Read. Read more about Literary Giants: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Literary Giants: Mr. Vertigo

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Monday, March 29, 2010 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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0571229085
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Paul Auster
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Mr. Vertigo

Walter Claireborne Rawley, now an octogenarian, recounts his extraordinary vaudevillian adventures as "Walt the Wonder Boy" in 1924. Read more about Literary Giants: Mr. Vertigo

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