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April 19, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Time Details:
The Teen Movie and Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 4:00 to watch a movie based on a book. Then, in between monthly showtimes, participants read the book. At the next month's gathering, Sarah leads a short pre-movie discussion about the prior book before viewing the next film.
Arcata Branch Library
500 7th Street
(behind and below City Hall)

Arcata, CA 95521
Free. Sponsored by the Friends of the Arcata Library.
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4:00 p.m. Arcata Library, Teen Movie and Book Club, Bridge to Terabithia

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The film this month is Bridge to Terabithia, based on the book by Katherine Patterson. Magic comes into Jess's somewhat dismal life when a new girl arrives at school. She becomes a friend, and the two children create their own fantasy kingdom. They use the powers of imagination and friendship to grow strong and capable, offset the effects of school bullies and change their world. And then tragedy strikes. Is the magic gone forever, and how will Jess survive? This film is praised as a faithful adaptation of the award-winning book.

A pre-teen boy and girl walk through an antlered gate into a world of magic.
Bridge to Terabithia

The film poster image above is copyright Disney and is used here legally in accordance with a contract allowing the library to host a public showing of the film.