Library Calendar

Cesar Chavez

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena
Upcoming Dates: Sun, September 21 @ 4:00pm

 In English and Spanish with subtitles / En Inglés y Español con subtítulos.

The film follows Chávez&rsquo [more+]

Tags: ARTS + ENTERTAINMENTBILINGUALFREEHISTORY + HERITAGELANGUAGESPANISH LANGUAGE

Focus on Film: Lost in Translation

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena
Upcoming Dates: Tue, September 23 @ 6:00pm

 Two lost souls visiting Tokyo––the young, neglected wife of a photographer (Scarlett Johansson) and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial (Bill Murray)––find [more+]

Tags: ARTS + ENTERTAINMENT

Kids Matinee: Barbie and the Secret Door

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena
Upcoming Dates: Wed, September 24 @ 3:00pm

 It’s The Ultimate Fairytale Musical! Barbie stars as Alexa, a shy princess who discovers a whole new fairytale world filled with fairies, mermaids, and unicorns. 2014; not rated; 162 mi [more+]

Tags: ARTS + ENTERTAINMENTFREEKIDS & FAMILIES

Mystery Book Club: The Cuckoo's Calling

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena
Upcoming Dates: Thu, September 25 @ 4:00pm

The Fourth Thursday in September & October, 4:00–5:30 pm:
Mystery Book Club: Celebrity & Death

This fall join other mystery lovers to discuss recent boo [more+]

Tags: ARTS + ENTERTAINMENTFREE

Settling of the Americas: How Siberians Populated the Western Hemisphere

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena
Upcoming Dates: Thu, September 25 @ 7:00pm

 A Lecture by Jay Greene
There is broad agreement among scientists today that the people inhabiting the Americas when the Europeans arrived were descended from much earlier Siberians who [more+]

Tags: COMMUNITY + EDUCATIONFREE

Banned Books Week 2014

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena
Upcoming Dates: Sun, September 21 @ 2:00pm Mon, September 22 @ 2:00pm Tue, September 23 @ 10:00am + 4 more dates and times

Banned Books Week (BBW) is a national annual period that celebrates the freedom to read. BBW highlights the value of free and open access to information by encouraging the entire book community&nda [more+]

Tags: ARTS + ENTERTAINMENTCOMMUNITY + EDUCATIONFREE

Focus on Film: Before Sunrise

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena
Upcoming Dates: Tue, September 30 @ 6:00pm

 An American backpacker (Ethan Hawke) strikes up a conversation with a fellow traveler (Julie Delpy) on a train to Vienna and persuades her to spend his last day in Europe with him. Wandering [more+]

Tags: ARTS + ENTERTAINMENT

Reception: Latino Expressions"

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena
Upcoming Dates: Thu, October 09 @ 7:00pm

“Latino Expressions,” Paintings by Adriana Arriaga, Frances Ortiz-Chávez, and Sergio Velázquez

Reception to Meet the Artists

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Tags: ARTS + ENTERTAINMENTBILINGUALFOOD + DRINKFREEHISTORY + HERITAGELANGUAGE

Tales about The Book of Life Film / Cuentos del Libro de la vida

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena
Upcoming Dates: Sun, October 19 @ 4:00pm

Kicking off our celebration of the Day of the Dead, we will paint little skulls in fabulous designs and colors while we tell stories about the beginning and signific [more+]

Tags: ARTS + ENTERTAINMENTBILINGUALFREEHISTORY + HERITAGEKIDS & FAMILIESLANGUAGE

Mystery Book Club: Celebrity in Death

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena
Upcoming Dates: Thu, October 23 @ 4:00pm

The Fourth Thursday in September & October, 4:00–5:30 pm:
Mystery Book Club: Celebrity & Death

This fall join other mystery lovers to discuss recent boo [more+]

Tags: ARTS + ENTERTAINMENTFREE

Fiesta del Día de los Muertos / The Day of the Dead Party

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena
Upcoming Dates: Sun, October 26 @ 4:00pm

 Evento especial para todas las edades / Special Event for All Ages

In celebration of the Day of the Dead, this special program will include building a typical altar, [more+]

Tags: ARTS + ENTERTAINMENTBILINGUALFREEHISTORY + HERITAGELANGUAGESPANISH LANGUAGE

Mexican Folk-Art Dolls and Crafts

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena

Mexican Folk-Art Dolls Collected by Nancy Coon Lackey and Crafts by Anayeli Cruz

The design case will exhibit Nancy Coons’s collection of Mexican dolls handmade from [more+]

Tags: ARTS + ENTERTAINMENTFREEHISTORY + HERITAGE

Five Plays of Euripides

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena
Upcoming Dates: Tue, September 23 @ 3:30pm Tue, September 30 @ 3:30pm Tue, October 07 @ 3:30pm + 17 more dates and times

Presented by Dr. Alexandra Alissandratos Turkington

Fifth-century BCE Athenians witnessed and enjoyed the tragedies of three great playwrights: Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Eu [more+]

Tags: ARTS + ENTERTAINMENTCOMMUNITY + EDUCATIONFREE

Be a Reader of the Pack with 4Paws

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena

Children have the opportunity to read to a special friend—a canine one! This furry friend promises not to be critical and to be a very good listener! After nine visits with a Reading Buddy, c [more+]

Tags: COMMUNITY + EDUCATIONFREEKIDS & FAMILIES

Bilingual Pajama-Rama / Pijama-rama bilingüe

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena

FOR CHILDREN OF ALL AGES / PARA NIÑOS DE TODAS EDADES
 Tuesdays, 7:00 pm: Bilingual Pajama-Rama / Los martes, a las 7:00 pm: Pijama-rama bilingüe.

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Tags: BILINGUALCOMMUNITY + EDUCATIONFREEKIDS & FAMILIESLANGUAGESPANISH LANGUAGE

Storytime

Presented by St Helena Public Library, St Helena Public Library, St Helena

Children are invited to a weekly treat: listening to storybooks read aloud. The magic of books is instilled here.

Tags: COMMUNITY + EDUCATIONFREEKIDS & FAMILIES