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Halloween Horror Flicks: Stephen King Theater

  • Posted on: 3 October 2020
  • By: Robert Freese

Halloween Horror Flicks:

Stephen King Theater 

Halloween and horror movies based on books by Stephen King have been a Halloween tradition in my home since the early days of VHS. There is nothing like lining up a stack of movies based on stories by King Stephen, turning down the lights and letting the creeps run wild. Grab some popcorn, a bowl of candy and let’s stay up until the witching hour with the King of Horror.

Reese's Book Club October Pick Available on Hoopla

  • Posted on: 2 October 2020
  • By: Annie Phillips

“Elikem married me in absentia; he did not come to our wedding.” - His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie

Reese's Book Club - Hello Sunshine has just announced their October pick, His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie. While we order more physical copies for HMCPL and if you can't wait another day to read it, head over to Hoopla for an instant checkout!

Read it here.

Listen to it here.

Drive-in Double Features Part Four

  • Posted on: 22 September 2020
  • By: Robert Freese

Drive-In Double Features #4

Drive-in season is still in full swing. Run to your Kitchen Snack Bar for some ice cold beverages, maybe a piping hot slice of pizza or a pit cooked B-B-Q sandwich, and of course, popcorn and candy or delicious ice cream. The show is about to begin! (Remember, I’m just putting two movies together for the double features, there is no double feature option on Hoopla.)

 

Podcast Episode 6 Show Notes - Books and Movies that Inspired us

  • Posted on: 14 September 2020
  • By: Michelle Brightwell

In our 6th Episode, Rob and Michelle discuss some books and movies that have inspired them in some way. Give the podcast a go and hear the story behind Rob's picture with movie director Dan O'Bannon! As promised, here's the picture!

 

 

 

 

 

Materials Discussed in the show:

Psycho II by Robert Bloch

New Fiction On Our Hoopla Wishlist

  • Posted on: 5 September 2020
  • By: Annie Phillips

As librarians, one of the best parts of the job is when we get to find out about all the amazing, interesting books that are always coming out. One of the most difficult parts is when we realize we can't buy them all! Below is a list of adult fiction that has been published in the last six months that we couldn't get for our shelves inside the library, but are available right now on Hoopla! All you need is your HMCPL card to get started on this pile of great reads.

 

Get Your Reality TV Fix Here at HMCPL

  • Posted on: 3 September 2020
  • By: Lauren Lucas

Whether it’s your guilty pleasure or obvious obsession, your favorite show may be off air for a while.

Wait! There’s no Amazing Race, Bachelor Summer Games, The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Million Dollar Listing New York, or Southern Charm! And the Kardashians are filming themselves with I-phones for next season! WHAT? Most reality shows' productions have been delayed or cancelled this year due to Covid-19. 

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