Classics

Catch TGIF Programs' Spooky Film This Friday Morning!


The Friday Film Series continues on Friday, October 31 at 10:15 AM in the Children’s Activity Space. We will be showing a 1959 film about a millionaire who offers $10,000 to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife. This film stars Vincent Price, Carol Ohmart, and Richard Long.

Book Hunters in Brief #31: Jane Austen

BHinB#31: Jane AustenChances are pretty good that Jane Austen didn’t imagine the industriousness she would inspire two centuries after she went to that great cotillion in the sky.

TGIF Programs Friday Film Series to Show a 1942 Classic This Friday

The Friday Film Series continues this Friday, August 30th at 10:15 AM in the Marge Jacobson Community Room. Please join us for this 1942 classic film starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.

New Year's Resolution

Pride-Prejudice

I don’t know about you, but every New Year I make resolutions to eat healthier and to exercise, and I never accomplish either. Here’s an idea for a resolution that can actually be accomplished with some pleasant moments and little or no pain: reading classic literature. Some possibilities include Jane Austen,

141st Publication Anniversary of "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott

Wednesday, September 30th, is the 141st publication anniversary of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott.  The book was originally published on September 30, 1868 and is about the four March sisters: Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy.  It was an immediate success and Ms. Alcott later wrote and second part to the story, Little Men.  The book is still popular today and has been made into films and plays.  Ask the Jacinto City Branch Library Staff about checking out a copy of this great classic!

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