Forest Avenue Library

Forest Flicks-Crazy Rich Asians

Jan 12
Saturday 2:00 pm
When Rachel travels to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family, she’s expecting to meet parents that are like Nick – focused, academic, and casual. Instead, she discovers a world of vast wealth – and a family full of suspicion and betrayal. Can their relationship stand up to treachery and jealousy? The film is based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Kevin Kwan. Rated PG-13. Parents strongly cautioned: material may be unsuitable for children under 13.

Exploring Buried Buxton

Feb 23
Saturday 1:30 pm
David Gradwohl, professor emeritus of anthropology and founding director of the ISU Archeological lab, will provide a presentation on Buxton, Iowa. Buxton, a coal mining town, which existed between 1900 and 1925, boasted a large Black population of professionals and immigrants from countries such as Belgium, Sweden, France, Norway and Germany. The town’s residents of diverse heritages existed with little racial and ethnic discrimination until its evacuation. A question and answer session will immediately follow the formal program.

Forest Flicks - Kids: The Land Before Time

Mar 16
Saturday 2:00 pm
The Land Before Time: After a giant earthquake separates Littlefoot, Cera, Ducky, Petrie, and Spike from their families they must find a way to reach The Great Valley and reunite with their families on their own. But there’s a hungry sharptooth dinosaur right behind them! Will the little dinosaurs find a way to work together and make it to The Great Valley without being caught by the sharptooth? Bring your pillows and blankets to Forest Avenue Library and find out! Rated G.

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