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Programs and Movies for Adults


DPL Book Group

DPL Book Group: Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Fowler

Thursday, September 22  •  6:30 - 7:30 pm  •  Main Library Green Room

New members welcome!
We meet on the 3rd Thursday of each month (except for this month-it's the 4th Thursday!) from September to May, at 6:30-7:30 pm in the Gold Room (except for this month-we're in the Green Room!) of the Main Library. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk of the Main Library 4 weeks before the meeting. Come ready to discuss!


Contain Clutter's Clutches

Thursday, September 22 •  6:30 pm  •  West Duluth Branch Library

Clutter can constrict and control us, so that clutter competes against creativity and community.  Take a stand against the clutter in your life.  Take the risk of recognizing clutter, identifying the implications of retaining clutter, and plan how to free yourself from clutter. Registration is required. Sign up online or call 218-730-4280.


Movie: The Nice Guys

Friday, September 23  •  2 pm  •  Main Library Green Room

In 1970s Los Angeles, bumbling private eye Holland March (Ryan Gosling) and muscle-for-hire Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) become unlikely partners when they find themselves both looking for a missing woman named Amelia (Margaret Qualley) following the death of a high-profile porn star. Amelia's ties to the deceased actress are unclear, but as other members of the porn industry turn up dead, March and Healy's investigation reveals a much bigger conspiracy than the duo could have ever anticipated. With the help of March's teenage daughter Holly (Angourie Rice), their sleuthing eventually unearths corruption within the federal government.
Rated: R; 1 hr 46 min


Movie: Captain America: Civil War

Thursday, September 29  •  2 pm  •  West Duluth Branch Library

Political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability when the actions of the Avengers lead to collateral damage. The new status quo deeply divides members of the team. Captain America (Chris Evans) believes superheroes should remain free to defend humanity without government interference. Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) sharply disagrees and supports oversight. As the debate escalates into an all-out feud, Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson) and Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) must pick a side.
Rated: PG-13;  2h 27m


Movie: Now You See Me 2

Friday, September 30  •  2 pm  •  Main Library Green Room

In this sequel, the illusionists known as the Four Horsemen (Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Lizzy Caplan, and Dave Franco) return to perform a spectacular stunt in the hopes of clearing their names and exposing the unscrupulous behavior of a tech mogul named Walter Mabry (Daniel Radcliffe). However, Mabry soon turns the tables, and forces the group to steal a revolutionary decrypting device for him.
Rated: PG-13; 2 hrs 9 min

Folio Friday Movies

Friday, October 7  •  2 pm  •  Main Library Green Room

Friday, October 14  •  2 pm  •  Main Library Green Room

Friday, October 21  •  2 pm  •  Main Library Green Room

Shakespeare’s First Folio is in Duluth! Check out these movies based on three of the bard’s plays.  

Friday, October 7 •  Romeo and Juliet (1968) In the city of Verona, the Montague and the Capulet families are perpetually feuding. When Romeo, a Montague, disregards convention by attending a Capulet ball, he falls in love with Juliet, a Capulet. Italian director Franco Zeffirelli's film is considered one of the best screen versions of Shakespeare's classic love story.  Rated PG  110 min

Friday, October 14 • Hamlet  (1996)  Kenneth Branagh's 1996 film adaptation moves the action into the 19th century as Hamlet finds himself torn over what to do after the death of his father and his mother's hasty remarriage.  Rated PG-13   150 min

Friday, October 21 • Twelfth Night (1996)  This Shakespearean comedy about mistaken identity is set during the Victorian Era of the 19th century. Two twins, Viola and Sebastian, are separated when their ship capsizes. Believing her brother to be dead, Viola disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.  Rated PG  125 min


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