Independence Day Closing: The library will close on Wednesday, July 3 at 6pm and will be closed all day Thursday, July 4. We will reopen on Friday, July 5.

Independence Day Closing

Something to Be Merry About

by Ina Margulis on Jun 14, 2019

Here we are- in June- Wedding Season for many families including mine. It comes with excitement and joy, hope and good feelings for the young couples. It also brings back sweet memories of the old days. Good romantic movies or books are a great inspiration for recreating that spirit. I am tempted to take a memory walk through some oldies that will put me in the right spot in preparation for this season.

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A Glass of Wine to Match with a Good Movie

by Ina Margulis on Feb 15, 2019

Staying home and indoors this cold winter will find you sometimes in the mood for a good glass of wine with your better half and needing a good movie to go with it. Being Valentine season you can dream together of nice, warmer places , with nice vineyards and a good glass of wine.

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New to DVD

by Ina Margulis on Nov 29, 2018

Getting ready for the winter season includes finding new DVDs to keep us occupied during the cold and dark months. Here are some suggestions you might consider:

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

by Ina Margulis on Oct 2, 2018

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court Judge , mentor and role model for many women and young people is celebrating 25 years as a Supreme Court Justice. She is also the subject of an upcoming new film this fall called “On the Basis of Sex”. The film, featuring Felicity Jones as a young RBG, is based on a screenplay written by her nephew Daniel Stiepleman and is an intimate look at one of her first cases. This is the only case that she worked on with her husband Marty (played by Armie Hammer). It is a biographical drama and a glimpse at the difference one woman can make. Directed by Mimi Leder the film will come out in December2018. While we wait for the film one could get acquainted with her life and work in another film, a documentary that came out also in 2018 named RBG , directed by Betsy West.

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Stay Warm with these Hot Movies

by Ina Margulis on Feb 2, 2017

Living in Wisconsin, with hard and long winters, it is particularly conducive to spend time indoors and find a pleasant way to forget about the weather. Watching movies is one of my favorite pastimes and probably of many of yours. Blockbuster titles are familiar to many of you, so this time I chose to highlight some of the lesser known titles that we added to our collection hoping that they might inspire you to try them.

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Movie Musicals

by Ina Margulis on Feb 21, 2018

How comes so many of us love musical feature films? Love them or hate them (or just secretly love them), musicals are here to stay. While many love the escapism they provide, others can’t get past the fantastical idea of breaking into song every time something dramatic happens. I for one sure love them and here are a few of my all-time favorites.

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Favorite Films of 2017

by Ina Margulis on Dec 28, 2017

As winter settles in we are looking more and more for good “escapes” in the comfort of our homes. Here are some of my favorite movies of 2017 that you can find on our library shelves.

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Documentary Movies

by Ina Margulis on Nov 9, 2017

No sense fighting the calendar, winter is on the way if we like it or not. And we can’t change the fact we live in Wisconsin. Watching movies or TV is one of my favorite activities and probably for many of you too, so I thought of recommending a few documentary titles I’ve recently enjoyed.

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