Friends Theater

American Film Classics: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Join Steve Hunt as he kicks off our fall film series featuring American Classic Films. We start with “Mr. Smith goes to Washington”, Winner of 11 academy awards including the best picture, this movie is a classic, timeless statement about American ideals. Directed by Frank Capra it features Jimmy Stewart as a young, idealistic Senator whose ideals collide with political corruption in Washington D. C., which he fights and does not back down.

1939 129 min NR

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Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Art History: Augustus Saint-Gaudens

Join us for a discussion of one of America’s finest sculptors. Trained in the Classical tradition, Saint-Gaudens rose to fame in America for his Civil War memorials, coin designs and portraits of famous Americans in the late 19th century. We will look at many of Saint-Gaudens’s well-known monumental works such as the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial and his portrait of Abraham Lincoln. We will also examine his lesser-known low-relief works and the extraordinary Adams Memorial in Washington, D.C. Presented by Ann Shifflet from Columbus College of Art and Design.

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Friday, September 25, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Read Down Fines

Got fines? Patrons of all ages can join us at any branch of the UAPL library to read from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and receive up to $8.00 off of your existing fines. Be sure to arrive early – you’ll need to fill out a brief form. Please have your reading materials with you! Must be on time in order to participate.

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Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

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Real Estate 101 for Seniors

Has it been a while since you last bought or sold a home? Are you thinking about downsizing? Selling and buying homes can feel overwhelming in today’s market, but it doesn’t have to be. Join Rachel Kayla for information and practical tips to help you understand the process and make informed decisions. Rachel Kayla is a realtor with HER Realtors.

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Family Movie and Popcorn

Come enjoy a Saturday afternoon movie in the library theater. We’ll be showing a newly released to DVD movie that is geared towards a young audience with a G or PG rating. The library will provide the popcorn/candy and you bring your own drink (with a lid please!) No registration necessary. Children 9 and younger need to be accompanied by an adult. Movie title will be available two weeks before screening.

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Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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American Film Classics: 12 Angry Men

A jury of twelve men must decide the fate of a Porto Rican youth accused of murder. What begins as a seemingly cut and dried case of murder soon develops in to a drama influenced by the jurors’ prejudices and preconceptions about the trial, the accused, and each other.
Directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Henry Fonda, 12 Angry Men was selected by National Film Registry as being “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” Steve Hunt will present this movie and follow up with a discussion after the screeing.
1957 96 Min NR

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Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Medicare for Beginners

Soon to be 65 or new to Medicare? Need some help choosing your options? Get easy to understand, unbiased information to help you make informed decisions. We DO NOT represent or sell any insurance products. Program presented by Andy Haggard, Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging
Registration is required by calling the UA Commission on Aging at 614-583-5326.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

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Forgot Your Password?

Remembering your passwords is tough, especially if you’re creating strong passwords that are harder to break. We’ll cover strategies for creating strong passwords, tools and tips for remembering them and some basic information about keeping your information safe online.

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Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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