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Solar Eclipse Live Stream


View the solar eclipse via NASA’s live stream on the big screen at Guilford Free Library! (Unfortunately, we don’t have glasses for viewing it outdoors.) Free and open to all. Monday, August 21 from 1 to 3 pm. No registration required.

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Monday Night Movies – In Cold Blood (1967) 134 mins.

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In this adaptation of Truman Capote’s seminal true-crime novel, ex-convicts Perry Smith (Robert Blake) and Richard “Dick” Hickock (Scott Wilson) hatch a plan to rob a wealthy Kansas family, the Clutters. The men enter the Clutter home expecting to find a safe filled with cash, but in fact find no money at all. Enraged, they kill the entire family and flee. While on the run, they face not only the realities of their terrible crime […]

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Music Under the Stars with Julie Harris & Stephen Roane

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The Harris/Roane Duo returns to the Library patio for their 7th Music Under the Stars concert on Thursday, August 24 at 7 pm. Please register.

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Voices from the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War

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After more than a decade of visiting battlefields and researching the soldiers, author Carleton Young tells the story of two brothers who witnessed and made history by fighting in the Peninsula Campaign, then at South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, and Cedar Creek. They then preserved that history through their surprisingly detailed and insightful letters. Thursday, August 31 at 7 pm. Please register.

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