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Live at the Library: The Ramshacklers

The Ramshacklers features members of both The Spikedrivers and the Hoo Doo Soul Band. Their music draws from R&B, soul and American rock that has made these bands staples of the Columbus music scene. If you love the blues and soul music of the 60’s and 70’s, you will find your self tapping a toe along to the Ramshacklers.

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Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Sunday Film Club -- Movies by the Coen Brothers

Come to view and discuss Barton Fink, another great movie by Ethan & Joel Coen. Steve Hunt will present the 1991 American period film written, directed and produced, by the brothers. Set in 1941, it stars John Turturro in the title role as a New York playwright who is enticed to go to Hollywood to write for the movies and in the process discovers the harsh truth of the tinsel town.
1991 116 min. R
Miller’s Crossing

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Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Movies & 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, January 24, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

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Movies & 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, February 21, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

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Tamara De Lempicka: Art Deco Icon

Come and learn about Tamara de Lempicka, a Polish-born artist whose paintings and glamorous, jet-setting lifestyle have come to embody the Art Deco art and design movement in the early 20th century. We will feature many of Lempicka’s best-known paintings and discuss how her long, fascinating life influenced her work and piqued the interest of viewers for decades.

Instructor is Ann Shifflet from Columbus College of Art and Design.

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Friday, January 23, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Live at the Library: The Saturday Giant

Back by popular demand! One man band, The Saturday Giant, brings music to the computer age with a result that includes elements of rock, folk, hip hop, and pop . The Saturday Giant uses looping technology to create live feeds of different instruments during his performance that allow him to build complex music as a solo act.

Listen to The Saturday Giant at http://thesaturdaygiant.bandcamp.com/

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Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Tips for College Planning

High school students need to know much more than the three R’s before they graduate, and parents can help! Facilitators from At the Core, a company that offers guided self-assessment for students, will explain how the college application process has changed and what colleges are looking for in applicants. They will also share ways that parents can help students determine a major, college and career.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Using Hypnosis to help with health and lifestyle goals

Hypnosis has been used throughout the years in a variety of ways for therapeutic purposes and for entertainment. The American Medical Association (AMA) has recognized hypnotherapy as a beneficial treatment for certain health conditions and also as an effective way to modify behaviors to help attain lifestyle goals including weight loss, smoking cessation, improved sleep and relaxation, among others. Join Chris Halbohm, Master Hypnotist and Certified Neuro Linguistic Programming trainer for a discussion about hypnosis, how you can use it to attain your health and lifestyle goals and a demonstration.

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Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Sunday Film Club -Movies by the Coen Brothers

Join Steve Hunt as he starts our winter film season with Blood Simple,the directorial debut of the Coen Brothers. This is a neo-noir crime film which is also written and produced by Joel and Ethan Coen. Julian Marty a Texas bar owner, suspects his wife Lauren with one of his bartenders. He hires a private eye to get him the proof he needs.
1980 99min. Rated R

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Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

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Live at the Library: The Randys

The Randys are a 5-piece band from Columbus Ohio with a unique sound that mixes a variety of styles from the 1940s to the present. With a focus on upbeat and melodic songs that all ages will enjoy, you might hear songs originally performed by Tennessee Ernie Ford, Louis Prima, Elvis Presley, Joe Tex, Dean Martin and many others. This band’s eclectic sound is sure to get your toes tapping.

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Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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