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DE-CLUTTER YOUR HOME and HELP MT. PLEASANT LIBRARY

If you have any video games, music CDs or movie DVDs that you no longer use, please consider donating them to the Friends of Mt. Pleasant Library. As always we take all kinds of books. If you think the book may be too old, we have a place to recycle those as well. Please refrain from donating books that are mildewed, musty or falling apart – those can go directly into your recycle bin at home.

We would also welcome any holiday items that you no longer want, as we will put them to good use. Lastly, if you have any NEW GIFT ITEMS that you have received and are awaiting re-gifting, please think of us, We would certainly appreciate them.

 

FIFTH ANNUAL ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM

TAKE OFF WITH A BOOK!     July 7 – August 13

Sign up at the library! Everyone welcome; the only requirement is a love of reading.

  • Sign up on the NAME poster; no need to put last name if you prefer.
  • Take a SLIP for every book you read; leave completed forms on the Adult Services Desk, in the folder titled Summer Reading Program.
  • We will then put a marker on the map showing where you went.

Join us for theses events during the summer reading program:

 Breakfast with Books  -  Thursday, July 10, 10:30 a.m.

Movie and Lemonade  -    Monday, July 21, 1:00 p.m.  

Book Discussions -

    Tuesday, July 15, 2:00 p.m. -  Bring five titles to recommend for summer reading.

     Friday, August 8, 1:00 p.m. -  Talk about books you’ve read during the summer

     Tuesday, July 22   6:00 p.m.  -  Hula With Cheri  

Ice Cream SocialWednesday, August 13  1:00 p.m.   -   Ice Cream Social

 

MONTHLY MOVIE SERIES

Like Movies?  Why not consider viewing an award winner at Mount Pleasant?

The Library has recently started a monthly series on one Monday afternoon a month at 1:00 PM in the community room.  The highlighted films are usually chosen because they won or were nominated for the Academy Award or a similar prestigious award.  As always, refreshments are  included!

Recent titles have included Argo, Crash, and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.  No reservation is required, and the public is welcome.  Join us, and share your opinion on whether or not you agree with the award judges.

COMING - Monday, July 21, 2014 – 1:00 p.m.

Movie Poster

MICHAEL CLAYTON

Synopsis

Michael Clayton (George Clooney) handles all of the dirty work for a major New York law firm, arranging top-flight legal services and skirting through loopholes for ethically questionable clients. But when a fellow “fixer” decides to turn on the very firm they were hired to clean up for, Clayton finds himself at the center of a conspiratorial maelstrom. Once an ambitious D.A., Clayton is now a shell of his former dynamic self, thanks to a divorce, an unfortunate business venture, and astronomical debt. Though he longs to leave the cutthroat, ethically dubious world of corporate law behind, Clayton’s poor financial situation and devotion to firm head Marty Bach (Sydney Pollack) leave him little choice but to remain on the job and tough it out. Meanwhile, litigator Karen Crowder (Tilda Swinton) finds her entire company’s future hinging on the outcome of a multi-billion-dollar settlement overseen by Clayton’s friend, star lawyer Arthur Edens (Tom Wilkinson). When Edens snaps and decides to blow the whistle on the questionable case, sabotaging the defense, Clayton must decide between his loyalty and his conscience. Author: Jason Buchanan

Cast

  • George Clooney
  • Tilda Swinton
  • Tom Wilkinson
  • Sydney Pollack
  • Michael O’Keefe