Wednesday, January 2, 2 pm, Children’s Room, Main Library
When the kingdom’s most wanted (and most charming) bandit, Flynn Rider, hides out in a mysterious tower, he’s taken hostage by Rapunzel, a beautiful and feisty tower-bound teen with 70 feet of magical, golden hair. Flynn’s curious captor, who’s looking for her ticket out of the tower where she’s been locked away for years, strikes a deal with the handsome thief and the unlikely duo sets off on an action-packed escapade, complete with a super-cop horse, an over-protective chameleon and a gruff gang of pub thugs. 2010.
Running time: 100 minutes Rated: PG
Wednesday, January 2, 3pm, Community Room, Main Library
Join us, tributes, to kick off the new year with a showing of The Hunger Games on the library’s big screen! Afterwards, we’ll play games like Wii archery and hold a raffle, the winner of which will represent his district in the capital’s bloody Hunger Games wins a free copy of The Hunger Games on DVD. What better way to spend a mid-break winter afternoon? Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Registration required.
Thursday, January 3, 2 pm, Children’s Room, Main Library
Set in New Orleans’ French Quarter, this is a modern twist on a classic tale. A beautiful girl named Tina finds a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again and, with a fateful kiss, leads them on a hilarious adventure through the mystical bayous of Louisiana. 2009
Running time: 97 minutes
Friday, January 4, 2 pm, Children’s Room, Main Library
This retelling of an old Chinese folktale is about a young Chinese maiden who learns that her weak and lame father is to be called up into the army to fight the invading Huns. Knowing that he would never survive the rigors of war in his state, Mulan decides to disguise herself as a man and join in his place. To prevent that, her ancestors order a tiny, disgraced dragon, Mushu, to join her in order to force Mulan to abandon her plan. Although Mushu agrees, when he meets Mulan and learns that she cannot be dissuaded , he decides to help her in the perilous times ahead. 1998
Running time: 88 minutes Rated: G