Category Archives: Adults – Movies & TV

Page to Screen, May & June 2018

It’s almost summer, when blockbuster films grab all the attention – but don’t forget to check out these movies adapted from books (and then add your time reading to our Summer Reading program – adults can earn great coupons and a chance to win some amazing prizes, like an AncestryDNA kit, passes to the new Waterpark, and much more!).

‘Nuff said–read on for some upcoming page-to-screen release dates…

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Staff Picks for May

Each month our library staff reads lots of books – or listens to them – or watches films. And each month they gladly share their favorites with us. You’ll find gems here; some we have written about before, but then someone else discovers them and so we offer them again.

New or older, paper or audio, we happily share this month’s favorites with you. Thanks to this month’s reviewers: Cailin, Shirley, Angelique, Sherlene, and Bernice.

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If You Like The Handmaid’s Tale…

The second season of the Emmy award-winning television series, The Handmaid’s Tale, is set to premiere April 25th. While Margaret Atwood wrote her dystopian novel over thirty years ago, the success of the program shows how relevant it still is today. If you find yourself wanting more, check out these other science fiction and dystopian novels! Continue reading If You Like The Handmaid’s Tale…

Adapted for TV: Page to Small Screen in 2018

From mystery to science fiction, memoirs to historical epics, the literary world has long been mined for television and movie fodder. The drive for content has network and cable television, streaming services like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, working overtime to develop great scripts from well-known and hidden gems from books.

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