This documentary chronicles the real-life quest of Robert Cohen, a proud Canadian, who left his hometown of Calgary and moved to the U.S. to start a career as a TV comedy writer. He started noticing how people outside Canada knew very little about his beloved homeland. After decades of ignorance, insults, and indifference, he decides to do something about it. Rob sets off on an epic personal quest, driving across Canada from East to West, to confirm the country he's been fighting for is still what he remembers.
Examining the tumultuous period following the verdict in the Rodney King trial in 1992. The acquittal of four police officers for beating a black motorist saw several days of protests, violence and looting in Los Angeles. With archival footage. 2017, 114 minutes Trailer LA 92
An extraordinary soup kitchen in Milan - the Refettorio Ambrosiano - run by internationally renowned chef Massimo Bottura and 40 of the world's best chefs, seek to transform food that was scheduled to go to the dumpster into delicious and nutritious meals to be served to hungry people in Italy. All food served was made from the food waste of Expo Milano 2015. The film also tells the compelling story of several of the refugees and homeless the Refettorio served. 2016, 93 minutes. Trailer Theatre of Life
Our second winter break movie screening is Ready Player One, a sci-fi adventure movie based on the YA book of the same name by Ernest Cline. The year is 2045. When the creator of OASIS, a virtual reality world, dies, he releases a video challenging the players to his Easter Egg and win ownership of OASIS. Wade Watts, an oprhaned teenager, joins forces with a group of allies in order to beat the game before a big corporation can.
Date: Thursday, January 3, 1:00 – 3:30 P.M.
Up first for our winter break movie screenings is Love, Simon, a charming movie about Simon Spier, a high school boy who is just like you, except he has one huge secret - he's gay. When his secret and his email relationship with an anonymous closeted boy at his school is threatened, Simon must do some balancing with his friends and family, and finally come to terms with his identity.
Love, Simon is based on the YA book Simon Vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. Borrow it from the library today!
Struggling with a picky eater? Never have ideas for what to serve for dinner?
Join us as we learn techniques for encouraging your picky eater to try more foods, and some quick and fun meal and snack ideas. With Samantha D'Arcy, Registered Dietitian Sobey's Extra.
Tuesday Philosophy Club. Are you interested in philosophy? Drop by Aurora Public Library on the 4th Tuesday of every month, beginning September 2018. In these presentations, expect a friendly and engaging atmosphere. No prior knowledge is required, only an active and open mind! Explore a new philosophy topic each month. New members always welcome. Tuesday: September 25
Learn about ballet as a storytelling medium, basic positions, see excerpts from ballets performed by CBJ dancers and much more! Everyone is welcome!
Date: Wednesday October 3, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Ages: All ages!
Fee: Free, drop-in!
Yes, it’s a drive-in movie at the library! Children and their grown-ups will design and build cardboard-box cars, and then we’ll ‘drive’ them to the movies! We’ll build for the first half, and watch short movies for the second part!
Date: Saturday September 8, 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Ages: 2-7 years
Fee: Free, drop-in!