Teen movie night is Aug. 29 at the Des Plaines Public Library.
The following information was provided by the Des Plaines Public Library. Teens, in seventh through 12th grade, are invited to watch the Hollywood hit, The Hunger Games (2012), at the library, 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 29. Patrons may register for free on the library’s website. Earlier: Best audiobooks read by authors. The Des Plaines Public Library and Des Plaines Patch are on Facebook. Like that! Click to receive an email from Patch with headlines.
Library patrons may borrow “The Hunger Games,” “Ready Player One,” “The Maze Runner,” “Brave New World,” “1984” and many other favorites.
This week’s column was submitted by Lynne Rubio, readers’ services assistant at the Des Plaines Public Library. The Hunger Games, the movie, is finally here! Nearly every early reviewer gave it high praise and anticipation among fans is high. The library owns many copies of The Hunger Games books, and the way they have been flying off the shelves for months is a litmus test for the continuing interest in Suzanne Collins’ trilogy, culminating in this week’s movie premiere. If you want to check out a copy of the book, call us at (847) 376-2834 or go to our online catalog and place a hold. Sometimes, though, in the midst of a feeding frenzy over a particular book, it’s gratifying to take a step back and a look around. If you love The Hunger …