Noirvember Film Recommendations

Film Noir is a specific sub-genre of crime film that features cynical characters, femme fatales, the criminal underworld, an ominous atmosphere and utilizes shadowy photography complemented by foreboding music. It…

Fathers in Film

This weekend we celebrate Father's Day. Whether you are a father or know a father, one thing is for sure, fatherhood can be complicated. The following films present fathers in…

Watch It Make It

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Here at Watch It Make It (Read It Make It) we are pairing a simple craft with the movie A Costume for Nicolas. Below you will find instructions for a…

Irish movies you’ll love

In honor of St. Patrick's Day and Irish-American Heritage Month, here is a selection of Irish-themed movies in our collection that will make for a great movie night. In the…

Heady Horror on Hoopla

Yes, Hoopla has mind-numbing, unsettling, scary movies...quite a few, actually. Here are a few that aren't to be missed. Perhaps you never even heard of them. No need to worry…

Queue It Up! Vol. 5

Film Recommendations for Young Adults: Social Justice In previous volumes of our Queue It Up! film recommendation posts, we’ve taken a look at Police Reform Documentaries, Musicals, LGBTQ+ films and Dystopian YA…

Queue It Up! Vol. 4

Film Recommendations for Young Adults: Dystopian Films In previous volumes of our Queue It Up! film recommendation posts, we’ve taken a look at Police Reform Documentaries, Musicals and LGBTQ+ films. Today, let's…

Shark Week 2020 at WPPL

Shark Week 2020 runs from August 9th - August 16th. Shark Week is an annual week-long TV programming block on the Discovery Channel in it's 32nd year! This year boasts…

Queue It Up! Vol. 3

Film Recommendations for Young Adults: LGBTQ+ Films In our last two volumes of our Queue It Up! film recommendation posts, we've taken a look at Police Reform Documentaries and Musicals.…

Queue It Up! Vol. 2

Film Recommendations for Young Adults: Musicals In our last Queue It Up! post, we took a look at Police Reform documentaries. Today, we're going to lighten the mood a bit…

Queue It Up! Vol. 1

Films Recommendations for Young Adults: Police Reform A documentary on any given topic can be a great way to see life thru someone else's eyes. Some may inspire you to…

Summer Concerts

... are just a computer click away with Qello Concerts by Stingray June 19 First Energy Stadium concert postponed Summer and concerts go together like lazy days at the beach…

Four Film and Book Recommendations for Families

https://youtu.be/3YsCZuuDmaY Wonderstruck Wonderstruck: a novel in words and pictures by Brian Selznick Wonderstruck (DVD)  Hugo The Invention of Hugo Cabret : a novel in words and pictures by Brian Selznick…

Remembering Jerry Stiller

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Jerry StillerJune 8, 1927-May 11, 2020  We all heard the sad news about the death of comedian Jerry Stiller. Prior to gaining fame as part of the comedy duo Stiller…