Movie: Just Mercy

NOTE: Movies are completely free. Movie seating is first come, first serve. The library may provide some pre-packaged snacks and refreshments, while supplies last.

Plot: World-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner.

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton

Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Brie Larson

2h 17min | Rated PG-13 for thematic content

Movie: Promising Young Woman

NOTE: Movies are completely free. Movie seating is first come, first serve. The library may provide some pre-packaged snacks and refreshments, while supplies last.

Plot: A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.

Oscar Nominations: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress

Director: Emerald Fennell

Stars: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie

1h 53min | Rated R for strong violence, language, and sexual material

Movie: Parasite

NOTE: Movies are completely free. Movie seating is first come, first serve. The library may provide some pre-packaged snacks and refreshments, while supplies last.

Plot: Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan.

Oscar Nominations: Won Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay at 2020 Awards

Language: Mostly Korean, with English subtitles

Director: Bong Joon Ho

Stars: Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee, Yeo-jeong Cho, Woo-sik Choi

2h 12min | Rated R for language, some violence, some sexual content

(VIRTUAL) A Beginner’s Guide to the Golden Age of Radio

Program livestreamed at facebook.com/garlandcountylibrary and youtube.com/garlandcolibrary on Thursday, June 24th, 2021 at 6pm Central Time.

This overview looks at some of the biggest shows and stars to emerge from the early years of radio, including Jack Benny, Bob Hope and The Shadow, with sound clips and stories about how radio became America’s first mass medium, transforming the United States of America from 48 states into a national listening community. Presented by Steve Darnell,  host of the radio show “Chicago (Those Were the Days),” dedicated to the “Golden Age” of radio.

Movie: Emma.

NOTE: Movies are completely free. Movie seating is first come, first serve. The library may provide some pre-packaged snacks and refreshments, while supplies last.

Plot: In 1800s England, a well meaning but selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.

Oscar Nominations: Best Makeup and Hairstyling, Best Costume Design

Director: Autumn de Wilde

Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Mia Goth

2h 4min | Rated PG

Movie: News of the World

NOTE: Movies are completely free. Movie seating is first come, first serve. The library may provide some pre-packaged snacks and refreshments, while supplies last.

Plot: A Civil War veteran agrees to deliver a girl, taken by the Kiowa people years ago, to her aunt and uncle, against her will. They travel hundreds of miles and face grave dangers as they search for a place that either can call home.

Oscar Nominations: Best Original Score

Director: Paul Greengrass

Stars: Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel, Tom Astor

1h 58min | Rated PG-13 for violence and some language

(VIRTUAL) Bingo for Books

Bingo for Books returns via Zoom on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 1pm, hosted by Jacob Flores! To register for this and future bingo programs, send an email to jflores@gclibrary.com

Pick up your bingo cards at the library by contacting Jacob at 501-623-4161, or have them emailed to you to print off yourself.

Winners will be entitled to free books from the book sale room, as well as gift cards.

Movie: Judas and the Black Messiah

NOTE: Movies are completely free. Movie seating is first come, first serve. The library may provide some pre-packaged snacks and refreshments, while supplies last.

Plot: Bill O’Neal infiltrates the Black Panther Party per FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Party Chairman Fred Hampton ascends, falling for a fellow revolutionary en route, a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.

Oscar Nominations: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay

Director: Shaka King

Stars: Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons

2h 6min | Rated R for violence and pervasive language

(VIRTUAL) Let’s Talk About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Program livestreamed at facebook.com/garlandcountylibrary and youtube.com/garlandcolibrary

Learn all about the various COVID-19 vaccines. Questions welcome and encouraged.

The presenter of this presentation is Andrea Hayes, MLS, the Outreach Librarian at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. As an outreach librarian, she works to help the people in the state of Arkansas become health literate and to improve their health by sharing medical research and consumer health resources. Andrea is passionate about helping the underserved communities in Arkansas through community outreach. While everyone with questions or concerns about the vaccine is encouraged to watch this program, it will have an extra emphasis on vaccine education for communities of color.

If you have a question in advance, you can submit it Garland County Library Adult Services Programmer Paul Kagebein at pkagebein@gclibrary.com

Link to Community Booklet for more information:
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(VIRTUAL) Gallery Walk Talk 4

Program livestreamed at facebook.com/garlandcountylibrary and youtube.com/garlandcolibrary

Join Hot Springs Cultural Affairs Manager Mary Zunick, in this new series about one of Hot Springs’ most famous art-centric traditions – Hot Springs Gallery Walk.

Special Guest is pen and ink artist Gary Simmons.

While the pandemic may have temporarily changed the experience, the Downtown Hot Springs Gallery Walk is described as “an opportunity to stroll beautiful downtown Hot Springs and enjoy some of the finest contemporary art in America,” every first Friday of the month. “The art galleries that sparkle like a fine necklace are located in the heart of the Victorian downtown district.”