In celebration of Southern California’s contributions to cinema, A.K. Smiley Public Library is hosting a free film series dedicated to the state’s striking beauty and complex past. From literary adaptations to depictions of historical events, “Southern California in Film” brings together a group of classic films that could only have been made in the Golden State.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
(Silent, 1910 & 1928)
The Winning of Barbara Worth
No admission is charged for film screenings, thanks to the generous contributions of donors to the Library. Registration is requested, but not required.
Most films will be shown on the third Saturday of the month, and begin at 2pm in the Contemporary Club, 173 S. Eureka Street. For more information or for schedule updates, call (909) 798-7632.
Join us for this unique workshop full of out-of-the-box, innovative, and imaginative ideas that turn the job search process from reactive to proactive and puts the job seeker in the driver’s seat. CAREER VISION will customize the workshop to your local area and provide you with resources that make sense in your community!
See the world on the cheap! Jamie Beck returns to the Smiley for an encore of her popular travel workshop. Whether you’ve caught the travel bug, want to take a gap year in your education, are looking to discover your passion, need a break from the rat race, or hope to start a new life off the grid, this program is for you!
Larry Burgess and Tom Atchley are offering their Redlands Local History class beginning on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. The class meets from 7:00 to 9:00 pm for eight consecutive Tuesdays ending on November 5 and is held in the Assembly Room of the Smiley Library.
The class, sponsored by the Library Board of Trustees, has a fee of $30.00 per person with the proceeds going to the Redlands Heritage Room
Burgess, Smiley Library Director emeritus, inaugurated the course in 1971 and a few years after was joined by Atchley, a teacher of history at Redlands High School, now retired. Burgess has written and lectured extensively about Redlands history, and Atchley is well known for his informative walking tours of Redlands neighborhoods, as well as for his talks.
Course subjects include people and places that influenced the founding of Redlands, its prehistory and geology, and climate and setting. Topics include social and cultural history of organizations and government, crime and scandal, philanthropy, photographs and maps, colorful personalities, Redlands in literature and in film, and questions that class members may have about their town.
Reservations can be made either by e-mail at email@example.com or by calling the Library Director’s Office at 798-7565.