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Masters of Suspense: Hitchcock and Du Maurier

Our Winter film series this year is dedicated to exploring the work of motion pictures great master of suspense – Alfred Hitchcock. You are invited to watch three of Hitchcock’s films that are adaptations of Daphne Du Maurier’s gothic stories. In addition we will screen “Hitchcock”, a 2012 theatrical release that deals with Hitchcock’s life behind the camera. You are invited to Watch the movies on the big screen and later discuss the work in a lively post-show discussion led by film scholar Steven Hunt. We start the series with Jamaica Inn, the last movie he made in England before moving to the United States. In Cornwall in 1819 a young woman discovers that she’s living near a gang of criminals who are responsible for a series of engineered shipwrecks for profit. The Film stars Maureen O’Hara and Charles Laughton. 1939 1h 38min NR

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Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Babytime Class

For children 0-24 months and their caregivers. Caregivers will learn songs, stories and rhymes to enhance personal reading time. These skills will help children build vocabulary, recognize objects, and build a foundation for reading and learning.

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Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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Tales for Twos and Threes Class

For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect.

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Monday, January 9, 2017 - 11:15am to 11:45am

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Family Evening Storytime Class

For children ages 2-6 and their families. Young children will learn a variety of skills: rhyming, identifying sounds and letters, asking questions and repeating sentences while participating in stories, rhymes, songs and extension activities.

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Monday, January 9, 2017 - 7:00pm to 7:30pm

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ESOL - Current Events Discussion Group

Join our ESOL discussion leaders for weekly conversation practice about current news events. This group is for non-native English speakers who want to develop their English speaking and reading comprehension skills.

Class size is limited and registration is required. Registration begins on August 20, 2014.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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ESOL - Current Events Discussion Group

Join our ESOL discussion leaders for weekly conversation practice about current news events. This group is for non-native English speakers who want to develop their English speaking and reading comprehension skills.

Class size is limited and registration is required. Registration begins on August 20, 2014.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Preschool Storytime Class

For children ages 3 ½ to 6 and their caregivers. Children and caregivers will learn pre-reading skills through stories, songs and rhymes to help prepare them for their Kindergarten Readiness Assessment. Kindergarteners will continue to strengthen their skills. Skills include answering questions, repeating sentences, rhyming words and identifying sounds and letters.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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Tales for Twos and Threes Class

For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 11:15am to 11:45am

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Older Adult Help Desk

Local experts from the UA Commission on Aging, Syntero and Stay UA will be available on a drop in basis for individual consultation to answer questions related to older adult housing, medicare, caregiving, health services and retirement issues.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

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Preschool Storytime Class

For children ages 3 ½ to 6 and their caregivers. Children and caregivers will learn pre-reading skills through stories, songs and rhymes to help prepare them for their Kindergarten Readiness Assessment. Kindergarteners will continue to strengthen their skills. Skills include answering questions, repeating sentences, rhyming words and identifying sounds and letters.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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