Live By Night Book to Movie Event

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Calling all book and movie lovers! Join us at the Movie Tavern at Main Street in Exton to watch Live by Night. We’ll have a discussion after the movie for anyone interested in discussing and comparing details from the book and movie.

Get popcorn and a drink for $7.50 by showing your library card!

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2017 Golden Globe Winners

The 74th Golden Globe Award Ceremony took place on January 8th, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. Check out some of the winners below.

Best Motion Picture, Drama moonlight
Moonlight

Best Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical
La La Land

Best Actor, Drama
Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea

Best Actress, Drama
Isabelle Huppert, Elle la-la-land

Best Actor, Comedy or Musical
Ryan Gosling, La La Land

Best Actress, Comedy or Musical
Emma Stone, La La Land

Best Supporting Actor
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nocturnal Animals

Best Supporting Actress fences
Viola Davis, Fences

Best Television Drama Series
The Crown

Best Television Comedy or Musical Series
Atlanta

Best Actor, T.V. Series Drama
Billy Bob Thornton, Goliath the-crown

Best Actress, T.V. Series Drama
Claire Foy, The Crown

Best Actor, T.V. Series Comedy or Musical
Donald Glover, Atlanta

Best Actress, T.V. Series Comedy or Musical
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Best Miniseries or Television Film people-v-oj
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Actor, Miniseries or Television Film
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager

Best Actress, Miniseries or Television Film
Sarah Paulson, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Supporting Actor in a Series
Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager night-manager

Best Supporting Actress in a Series
Olivia Colma, The Night Manager

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New Releases 1/10

Movies bridget-joness-baby
Bridget Jones’s Baby
Deepwater Horizon
The Birth of a Nation
The Accountant

T.V. Series
Homeland, Season 5
Mr. Robot, Season 2 homeland-s5
Broad City, Season 3

Music
11 Short Stories of Pain and Glory by Dropkick Murphys
Reflection by Brian Eno

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Remembering Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds passed away on December 28th, just one short day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher.  If you’re looking to reflect back on Debbie Reynolds’ talent and work, here are some titles you can check out from the library.

Movies singing-in-the-rain
Behind the Candelabra

Charlotte’s Web (Reynolds lent her voice as Charlotte)

Halloweentown and Halloweentown II: Kalabar’s Revenge

How the West Was Won

In & Out

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One for the Money

Return to Halloweentown

Singin’ in the Rain

The Unsinkable Molly Brown

Audio
Singin’ in the Rain: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrackunsinkable-a-memoir

Books
Make ‘Em Laugh: Short-Term Memories of Long-Time Friends by Debbie Reynolds and Dorian Hannaway (available as a book or large print)

Unsinkable: A Memoir by Debbie Reynolds and Dorian Hannaway (available as a book, large print, or playaway)

 

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New Releases 1/3

Moviessecret-life-of-pets
The Secret Life of Pets
Jason Bourne
Blair Witch
Don’t Think Twice
Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life
Denial
Confronting Isis

T.V. Series librarians-s2
The Doctor Blake Mysteries, Season 3
Shetland, Season 3
The Librarians, Season 2
Girls, Season 5
DCI Banks, Season 5

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Remembering Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise, sadly passed away on December 27th. If you’re looking to reflect back on Carrie Fisher’s talent and work, here are some titles you can check out from the library.

Moviesepisode-4
The Blues Brothers

The ‘Burbs

Fanboys

Hannah and Her Sisters

Maps to the Stars episode-v

Sorority Row

Star Wars: Episode IV

Star Wars: Episode V

Star Wars: Episode VI

Star Wars: Episode VII* wishful-dirnking
(We offer Star Wars Episodes IV-VII as a Binge Box)

When Harry Met Sally

Wishful Drinking

The Women

Books and Audiobooks princess-diarist
The Best Awful by Carrie Fisher (as a book or an audiobook)

Delusions of Grandma by Carrie Fisher (as a book)

Postcards from the Edge by Carrie Fisher (as a book or a movie adaptation)

The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher (as a book or an audiobook or an e-book)

Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher (as a book) best-awful

Surrender the Pink by Carrie Fisher (as a book)

Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher (as a book or an audiobook)

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New Releases 12/27

Movies dressmaker
When the Bough Breaks
The Dressmaker
A Man Called Ove
No Manches Frida (With Frida)
Terror in Europe
Nature: The Story of Cats

T.V. Series
Jericho of Scotland Yard
Versailles, Season 1 jericho-of-scotland-yard
Undercover
Ray Donovan, Season 4

Audiobooks
The Midnight Bell by Jack Higgins
Curtain of Death by W. E. B. Griffin & William E. Butterworth IV
Take the Key and Lock Her Up by Ally Carter 

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Remembering George Michael

Pop-singer, George Michael, sadly passed away at the age of 53 on Christmas Day. If you’re looking to reflect back on George Michael’s talent, here are some titles you can check out from the library.

Faith (1987) faith

Symphonica (2014)

Twenty Five (2006)

George Michael’s music was also featured on:

Now That’s What I Call the ’80s, Volume 2 (2009) george michael

Hearts of Gold: The Pop Collection (1991) 

Entertainment Weekly 1987 (2000)

Duets: An American Classic (2006)

Duets: Elton John (1993) 25

Jewels in the Crown: All Star Duets with the Queen (2007)

Unforgettable: The Standards Collection (2006)

 

 

 

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If You Enjoyed…

sully

With the surprising box office success, and with a Certified Fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes, the DVD release of Clint Eastwood’s Sully has been highly anticipated. Having only come out yesterday, December 20th, the hold list is rather long. Check out some similar titles below to hold you over until your copy arrives!

Movies
Flight– A seasoned airline pilot miraculously crash lands his plane after a mid-air catastrophe, saving nearly every soul on board. After the crash, Whip is hailed as a hero, but as more is learned, more questions than answers arise as to who or what was really at fault and what really happened on the plane.

American Sniper– Clint Eastwood received a lot of praise for his direction in Sully. Check out Eastwood’s other directorial work with American Sniper. U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is sent to Iraq with only one mission: to protect his brothers-in-arms. His pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield. However, his reputation is also growing behind enemy lines, putting a price on his head and making him a prime target of insurgents. He is also facing a different kind of battle on the home front: striving to be a good husband and father from halfway around the world.

The Finest Hours– In February of 1952, one of the worst storms to ever hit the East Coast struck New England, damaging an oil tanker off the coast of Cape Cod and literally ripping it in half. On a small lifeboat faced with frigid temperatures and 70-foot high waves, four members of the Coast Guard set out to rescue the more than 30 stranded sailors trapped aboard the rapidly-sinking vessel.

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close– Oskar Schell, an inventive eleven year-old New Yorker, discovers a key in his deceased father’s belongings and sets off on an urgent search across the city for the lock it will open. Oskar crosses the five New York boroughs in quest of the missing lock, encountering an eclectic assortment of people who are each survivors in their own way, he begins to uncover unseen links to the father he misses.

Captain Phillips– Based on the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, which was the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

United 93– Fact-based story about the 40 passengers and crew aboard San Francisco bound flight United 93, who sat down as strangers and found the courage to stand up as one. This hijacked flight was the fourth terrorist attack plane on September 11, 2001. As a result of a delay on takeoff, the passengers on the flight, are behind the carefully scheduled planned attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Once hijacked, the passengers and crew are able to discern that this is no mere hijacking. The scariest part of the film is the unpreparedness of the FAA and the military in dealing with the situation.

Audiobooks
Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters by Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger– In this inspirational autobiography, Captain “Sully” Sullenberger tells his life story and talks about the essential qualities that he believes have been so vital to his success. In January 2009, the world witnessed one of the most remarkable emergency landings in history when Captain Sullenberger brought a crippled US Airways flight onto the Hudson River, saving the lives of all of the passengers and crew aboard. Sully describes the experiences that have helped make him a better leader, particularly the importance of taking responsibility for everyone in his care. And he talks about what he believes is at the heart of America’s “can do” spirit: the very human drive to prepare for the unexpected and to meet it with optimism and courage.

A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips– A story of adventure and courage, A Captain’s Duty provides the intimate details of this high-seas hostage-taking–the unbearable heat, the death threats, the mock executions, and the escape attempt. When the pirates boarded his ship, Captain Phillips put his experience into action, doing everything he could to safeguard his crew. And when he was held captive by the pirates, he marshaled all his resources to ensure his own survival, withstanding intense physical hardship and an escalating battle of wills with the pirates. This was it: the moment where training meets instinct and where character is everything. Richard Phillips was ready.

Life and Legend of Chris Kyle: American Sniper, Navy SEAL by Michael J. Mooney– Journalist Michael J. Mooney reveals the life story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the American Sniper, from his Texas childhood up through his death in February 2013. A brutal warrior but a gentle father and husband, Kyle led the life of an American hero and legend. Mooney also sheds light on the life of the suffering fellow veteran who killed Kyle and interviews those closest to the late SEAL.

Images and summaries taken from catalog.ccls.org.

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New Releases 12/20

Movies sully
Kubo and the Two Strings
The Disappointments Room
Sully
Greater
The Magnificent Seven
Storks
Dad’s Army
Hairspray Live!
Goat

T.V. Series rogue-one
Doctor Who, Series 8 Part 2

Music
Rogue One Soundtrack
Tony Bennett Celebrates 90

 

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