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Library Events 2/17/18
February 17, 2018 – 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Movie Time: Beauty & the Beast. Belle a bright, beautiful and independent young woman is taken prisoner by a beast in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast’s hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside. Refreshments served. Call 318-748-4848 to reserve your seat! (Teens) FREE. www.rpl.org
Rapides Parish Library Presents: 2018 Creative Con!
February 17, 2018 – 10:00am to 5:00pm
Alexandria Mall 3437 Masonic Drive in Alexandria. Featured guests are: Sean McGuinness, That Godzilla Guy, actor, playwright and artist, Dan Forest, cosplay designer, Cassidy Jordan, The Spidey Team, and author of the Epic Series, Lee Stephen. Free and open to the public and vendors are welcome! For more information on how to be a part of Creative Con as a vendor, volunteer, or presenter, contact Susan Baker at 318-442-2483 x 1906 (Family-Friendly) FREE. www.rpl.org
February 17, 2018 – Beginning at 10:30am
Black History Documentaries! We commemorate Black History Month with a series of award-winning documentary films highlighting important figures and leaders in the African-American community. For more information call 318-793-2180. (Family-Friendly) FREE. www.rpl.org
February 17, 2018 – 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Main Movie Mania: Selma (PG-13) Although the Civil Rights Act of 1964 legally desegregated the South, discrimination was still rampant in certain areas, making it very difficult for blacks to register to vote. In 1965, an Alabama city became the battleground in the fight for suffrage. Despite violent opposition, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his followers pressed forward on an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, and their efforts culminated in President Lyndon Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Call 318-445-2411 x1036 to register. Refreshments served. (Family-Friendly) FREE www.rpl.org