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February Movies Celebrate Black History Month

Measure of a ManBaldwin Boettcher's Classic Cinema Club will screen four movies in the month of February, all showcasing the talents of the legendary Sidney Poitier, and produced during the years 1955 to 1966.  For title information, please call the library at 281-821-1320. This special film series celebrates Black History Month.  For more activities at Baldwin Boettcher and other locations, please search the events calendars.

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Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- El Club De Literatura Hispana

Un grito desesperadoTitle to be discussed: Un grito desesperado by Carlos Cuauhtemoc Sanchez. Date of meeting: Tuesday, February 23, at 6:00 PM. This is a bilingual book club.

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Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Evening Book Club

BelovedTitle to be discussed: Beloved by Toni Morrison. Date of meeting: Monday, February 1, at 6:30 PM. Summary: Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby. Sethe, its protagonist, was born a slave and escaped to Ohio, but eighteen years later she is still not free....

Wednesday Movies Showcase Stars

The SunThe Classic Cinema Club meets once a month at Baldwin Boettcher on a Wednesday at 2 PM to watch a not-so-new but treasured movie on our large screen in the library's meeting room. On January 6, we invite you to join us for a screening of an Oscar winning film from 1951, starring Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift, based on Theodore Dreiser's novel, An American Tragedy....

Baldwin Boettcher Branch -- Club de Literatura Hispana

La casa en Mango StreetTitle to be discussed by our bilingual book club: La casa en Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. Date of meeting: Thursday, January 7, 2010, at 6 PM. Summary: Elogiado por la crítica, admirado por lectores de todas las edades, en escuelas y universidades de todo el país y traducido a una multitud de idiomas, La casa en Mango Street es la extraordinaria historia de Esperanza Cordero....

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