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Icon of the event Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Port Union

Join us on Monday afternoons to watch a selection of great movies for the whole family to enjoy. Free admission and you can bring your own refreshments. Contact the branch for a list of movie titles.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 11
Mon Jul 18
Mon Jul 25
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Icon of the event Discover Special Collections:  Arkham House
Sat Jun 25, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will talk about the history of this specialty press and the place it plays in the science fiction and fantasy community.

Icon of the event Story Fest
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Long Branch

The Long Branch Library celebrates Long Branch Fest with a family story time. For ages 5 and under with their parent or caregiver.

Icon of the event History of Asian Art
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join our club and learn the history of Asian Art, as well as how to create your own amazing pieces of artwork. From Chinese paper cutting to Chinese knots....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Icon of the event Discover Special Collections: the art of Jack Gaughan
Sat Jul 02, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will discuss the art of award-winning science fiction artist Jack Gaughan, showing examples of his work.

Icon of the event Romeo and / or Juliet: Ryan North at the Merril Collection
Sat Jun 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Noted graphic novelist Ryan North will launch his new graphic novel Romeo and/or Juliet at the Merril Collection of Science Fiction, in the 3rd floor reading room on Saturday June 11, 7PM - 9:30PM.

Icon of the event Social Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join us for a great evening of conversation about any topic of mutual interest, exchange information, experience and knowledge, meet others in the neighbourhood with the same interest, make new friends, organize trips or visi...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 14
Tue Jun 28
Tue Jul 12
Tue Jul 26
Tue Aug 09
Icon of the event Youth Cartooning & Animation
Wed Jul 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Evelyn Gregory

Animator and character designer, Enzo Avolio, leads this exciting workshop for youth. Enzo has over 20 years of experience and has animated for both Warner Bros. and Disney T.V. He has designed characters on shows such as G...

Icon of the event Discover Special Collections:  Ballantine Fantasy Series
Sat Jul 09, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will discuss the impact of Ballantine's publication of long out of print fantasy titles on the sf publishing field as a whole, showing examples of the series.

Icon of the event Discover Special Collections:  Science Fiction & Fantasy by Indigenous Authors
Sat Jul 23, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Merril Collection staff will identify and discuss science fiction and fantasy by indigenous authors.