Franklin Avenue Library

Chess Basics: Making Beginners Better

Learn about strategies that will help you become the master of your chess domain! DMACC professor Andy Langager will help novice chess players improve their game. Langager is the faculty adviser of the DMACC Chess Club. He’ll talk about the fundamentals of chess openings, the best ways to control the mid-game, and how to keep your opponent on their toes. It’s the perfect chance to learn more about the game before the 2018 World Chess Championship, which will feature an American for the first time in 46 years!

Free Friday Flicks at Franklin - Victoria and Abdul

Jul 6
Friday 1:30 pm

Judi Dench and Ali Fazal star in this biographical comedy-drama about the real-life relationship between Queen Victoria and her Indian-Muslim servant Abdul Karim. The film is based on the book of the same name by Shrabani Basu. As Karim served Queen Victoria for more than 15 years, he became one of her closest confidants – a fact that was hidden from the public for more than a century, before Karim’s diaries were discovered in 2010.


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