Join us in celebrating Banned Books Week. We will be watching a movie adaptation from one of the most challenged book series of the 21st Century - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
Snacks will be provided.
For ages 8-19.
Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of Academy Award winning, TSOTSI. This movie is a jewel of a film. Though set in Johannesburg, South Africa, the story is unfortunately so universal that the film could have been made in any country in the world: the lost children of abusive parents who survive life by relying on crime fill the streets of the poor neighborhoods of all major cities. One night, in desperation, Tsotsi steals a woman's car. But as he is driving off, he makes a shocking discovery in the backseat.
Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of award-winning film, Mama C: Urban Warrior in the African Bush. This film tells the story of Mama C, an African-American woman who grew up in Kansas City became a community activist and member of the revolutionary Black Panther party in the 1960’s, leading protests to force the local administration to recognize the assassination of the Rev.
Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neighborhood Library for a free screening of award-winning author Chiamanda Ngozi’s Adichie movie “Half Yellow Sun” an adaptation of her book about Nigieria’s historic Biafran war. The Biafran was an ethnic and political war said to stem from interethnic conflict fueled by former colonial powers in Nigeria. It features Thandi, Newton, Anika Noni Rose and 12 Years a Slave’s Chiwitel Ejiorfor. Following the screening, there will be a discussion.
Join Infinite Possibilities International (IPI) and Rosedale Neigborhood Library for a free screening of this hilarious film which teaches about the amazing and diverse wildlife in the Namib desert. It’s a great film for families and teaches about wildlife in a Southern African country that is rarely talked about in Western societies. This film will be followed a discussion and Q&A with a wildlife biologist who has visited the Namib Desert. This program is co-sponsored by IPI’s Culture In Your Community Series.
You and your favorite stuffed animals are invited to come have a good time with us at the library. Your stuffed animals will get the opportunity to see what happens in our library after it closes! So bring your stuffed animal, wear your pajamas and come prepared to have some fun!