Teens (age 13 - 17)

The Monuments Men - The Movie

November 8th, 2014, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men centers on an unlikely World War II platoon made up of art historians and museum curators, tasked with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. In a seemingly impossible mission, the Monuments Men, as they were called, find themselves risking their lives in a race against time to avoid the destruction of 1,000 years of culture. The film stars George Clooney, Cate Blanchett, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman, and Jean Dujardin. Rated PG

The Monuments Men: Saving Europe's Treasures

November 15th, 2014, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
The compelling story of how art historians, museum professionals and military personnel worked to protect Europe's cultural treasures and repatriate stolen objects during and after World War II has inspired numerous books and films. This lecture presented by art historian Jeff Mishur deals with the complexity of Germany’s cultural climate in the 1930s and 1940s in order to explain why the efforts of those associated with The Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives program were so urgently needed.

The Great Chicago Fire

October 4th, 2014, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
It started in a barn and, two days of flaming hell later, nearly destroyed a city. In The Essential Great Chicago Fire, William Pack weaves together technical details of the fire with vivid firsthand accounts from those who lived through the conflagration of 1871, bringing alive all the excitement and terror in a multi-media storytelling event that will not soon be forgotten. William Pack is an author, storyteller, and magician. This program is suitable for Adults, Teens and families with older children.

Anime Mondays

December 8th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Much of the manga in the Teen Collection has been made into animated television series and full-length films. Every Monday, we will show either an episode from a featured anime series or an animated film.

Anime Mondays

December 15th, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Much of the manga in the Teen Collection has been made into animated television series and full-length films. Every Monday, we will show either an episode from a featured anime series or an animated film.

Anime Mondays

December 22nd, 2014, 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Much of the manga in the Teen Collection has been made into animated television series and full-length films. Every Monday, we will show either an episode from a featured anime series or an animated film.

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