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March 1, 2017

Staff Picks of the Month

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“Captain Fantastic”
Winter Film Series
Sunday, March 26 at 3:00 p.m.
In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent. Rated R for language and brief graphic nudity. 118 minutes.

“A Soul’s Progress”
Sunday, April 2 at  3:00 p.m.
York Readers Theater will perform selected readings from Oscar Wilde’s “The Picture of Dorian Gray” and “DeProfundis” (From the Depths). Dorian Gray being Wilde’s first big “hit” and De Profundis his moving last reflection on the state of his own soul. Helen Winebaum leads a distinguished cast in this performance of Wildean ironies and paradox. Matt McTighe, Greg Trzaskowski, Alex Davis & David Newman also perform. A discussion will follow the reading.

Book Talk
Tuesday, April 4 at 10:30 a.m.
Mary Behnke, York resident and former educator at the University of Chicago and Phillips Exeter Academy, will present “A Rage for Order” by Robert F. Worth. Author Robert Worth spent fourteen years as correspondent and Beirut bureau chief for the “New York Times”. This book describes the turmoil in the Middle East in terms of the conflict’s human drama and tragedy. George Packer, author of “The Assassin’s Gate” and “The Unwinding” says, “This is the book you have to read on the Middle East…Worth is a master who writes journalism as literature and history” Adam Hochschild, author of “To End All Wars” says, “It would be hard to find a more astute and eloquent guide to this explosive corner of the earth than Robert Worth.”

Student Art Show Reception
Tuesday, April 4, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
The 16th Annual Student Art Show will be on display throughout the library until April 28. The show features a variety of art from acrylic paintings to charcoal drawings, photography, sculpture, and multi-media masterpieces, all created by York students from kindergarten through high school.

Community Open Mic Poetry Night
Tuesday, April 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Celebrate Poetry and the Winners of our Teen Poetry Contest! Please join us for our third annual Community Open Mic Poetry Night to share, discuss and listen to poetry. Poetry by a local author, (perhaps one of your own) or your favorite poet; all are welcome. Invited guest readers will be joined by the award winning teen poets who will also be reading from their work. No pre-registration required. There will be a sign in sheet at the door.

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