November’s book club book is Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand. A novel by Helen Simonson set in the small village of Edgecombe St. Mary in the English countryside. The loss of Major Ernest Pettigrew’s brother sparks a friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, a Pakistani shop keep. When the relationship blossoms into something more, the village society does not accept it warmly so come into the library on November 11 for the meeting!
December’s book club book is The Greatest Christmas Stories of All Time. This book explores timeless classics that celebrate the holiday season. The meeting will be held Sunday December 9, 2012.
Movie Night at the Library
November’s first viewing will be The Devil Wears Prada on November 1st. Lauren Weisberger wrote this best-selling novel in 2003. The dynamite duo of Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep make this a fantastic flick to watch with the whole family.
On November 13th the silent film Sunrise will be shown. This 1927 film was based on The Bavarian Stories by Hermann Sudermann.
Miracle on 34th Street (1947 version) based on the book by Valentine Davies is playing on December 6th. Mareen O’Hara and Natalie wood star in this Christmas movie about defending Santa Clause in court. Bring the whole family to enjoy this one.
On December 20th the 1984 version of Christmas Carol will be playing. This movie is based on Charles Dickens novel. Watch George C. Scott in this merry movie to get into the Christmas spirit.
SHERIDAN LIBRARY EVENTS
1st and 3rd Thursdays at 7:00 PM
Contact the Library for the name of the movie showing.
2nd Sunday each month 1:30PM
3rd Sunday for the month of May due to Mother's Day
2010 Sheridan Historical Calendar by Friends of the Library.
Purchase a Brick to be placed on the Sheridan Memorial Wall
Contact the library for more information on the fundraisers
READ THE BOOK - WATCH THE MOVIE
Both can be found at the library
The Bicentennial Man by Isaac Asimov
Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown
Planet of the Apes by Pierre Boulle
The Ultimate Hitchhikers Guide by Douglas Adams
I, Robot by Isaac Asimov
101 Dalmations by Dodie Smith
Girl With A Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
Children of Men by P.D. James
The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Mask of Zorro by Johnston McCulley
2 films - the silent film and the first sound version
A Shilling for Candles by Josephine Tey
Movie - Young & Innocent by Alfred Hitchock
Miracle on 34th Street by Valentine Davies
The Martian Child by David Gerrold
Burton and Speke by William Harrison
(Juvenile Fiction) I Am David by Anne Holm
(Crime) Red Dragon by Thomas Harris
(Western) Warlock by Oakley Hall
(Sci-Fi) Hearts in Atlantis by Steven King
(Adventure) Call of the Wild by Jack London
(Sci-Fi) I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
Omega Man with Charlton Heston
The Last Man on Earth with Vincent Price
I Am Legend with Will Smith
(Drama) The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyne Mitchard
(Western) Shane by Jack Schaefer
(Drama) The Client by John Grisham
Twin Bridges Public Library 206 South Main; P.O. Box 246 Twin Bridges, MT 59754 406-684-5416
Hours: M-F 10a.m. - 6 p.m. SAT 10 a.m - 2 p.m. SUN Closed
Debra's Art Wall Established in memory of Debra Doerflinger, Debra's Art Wall features the work of a different local artist each month. Each month a local artist displays pieces on the wall and the community is invited to a public artist reception. Please come enjoy beautiful art, refreshments, and good company!
Teens Welcome There are lots of books and DVDs for young adults at the library. There is a computer area for kids and teens.
Story Time Strikes Again! Kerstin Clark is back with another year of story time for ages 0-5. Bring the kids to the library Tuesday at 10 a.m. beginning October 2, 2012.
Friends of the Library: The Friends group is a fund-raising organization and is always looking for new members! Call the library to find out how to join or just to help out. The Friends meet at 10 a.m. on the second Wednesday of the month
PRESERVING OUR PAST FOR THE FUTURE
TWIN BRIDGES MUSEUM
The Twin Bridges Museum is the Ruby Valley’s historic treasure chest, preserving and displaying photos, papers and marvelous artifacts from families all over the Ruby Valley. It also draws tourists to our area throughout the summer, gives travelers another reason to stop in the Ruby Valley and provides information for additional stops in Sheridan, Silver Star and Alder. Staffed entirely by volunteers, the Twin Bridges Museum is operated on charitable funds and donations are welcome.
Open from 1pm to 5pm, seven days a week from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
The Museum is also open during the Twin Bridges Christmas Stroll. Special off-season tours of the Museum can be arranged by appointment with Director Joy Day (406-684-5701).
UPDATE 2012: The Twin Bridges Historical Association which manages the Museum is asking for tax deductible donations from the community to replace the old windows in the Reid Building. For additional information please contact Joy Day at 684-5264 or 684-5669.
R.L. Winston Rod Fly Fishing Museum
R.L. Winston Rod Company 500 South Main Street P.O. Box 411 Twin Bridges, Montana 59754
Business Hours Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
If you stop by the last building on the right hand side of the road in Twin Bridges headed towards Sheridan, you'll have the opportunity to see a lifetime of fishing. Take a break from the river to stop by the world famous rod building facility and gaze at the long standing history of the R.L. Winston Rod Company and the fly rod. You'll find yourself amazed at the 80 years of company history and the innovations in fly rods.
Where the Past meets the present. Offered by the Montana Heritage Commission these live action accounts are not equaled anywhere else in the West. Plan to attend Living History events in Nevada City, Montana.
For additional event information, or if you are interested in volunteering to be a Living History Interpreter, contact Dan Thyer, Living History Coordinator and Volunteer Program Services Director at (406) 843-5247 ext. 206.
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