Thursday, July 29

Movies about Authors @ your Library!

Come see the movie, 84 Charing Cross Road, at the Brandon Library on Friday, July 30, 2:00 p.m. This is the last in the month long series of Movies about Authors hosted by the Library. Feel free to bring your own snacks...and a friend!

NETFLIX  describes 84 Charing Cross Road: When feisty New York City writer Helene Hanff (Anne Bancroft) mails a note to a small London bookshop asking for some rare English classics, reserved bookseller Frank Doel (Anthony Hopkins) answers her request, beginning a touching and humorous correspondence. Across two continents and over the course of 20 years, Frank and Helene come to rely on the extraordinary friendship stemming from their intimate missives. Judi Dench also stars.


  • Starring: Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins
  • Director: David Hugh Jones
  • Genre: Romance
  • Awards: BAFTA® Winner ...
  • Rated: PG
Variety.com's Review: An uncommonly and sweetly civilized adult romance between two transatlantic correspondents who never meet, 84 Charing Cross Road is an appealing film on several counts, one of the most notable being Anne Bancroft's fantastic performance in the leading role. Read more: http://www.variety.com/review/VE1117790662.html?categoryid=31&cs=1#ixzz0v5b5ah9T

Look for future movie series @ your Library!

Tuesday, July 20