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About the library: The Smithton Public Library District serves 4,807 people in and around Smithton, IL in Saint Clair County. The library has a dedicated staff of volunteers and regular part-time employees, a collection of approximately 18,000 items, and offers a wide variety of programs and other resources. Please click here for the EVENING & …

Unique superpower movies:

Birds of Prey | 2020, starring Margot Robbie Summary: If only criminals were more trustworthy… ehh! Harley Quinn is finally done with the Joker, so she claims her independence in a big (boom) noisy way. Anyone after her for retribution or payback now knows she’s without protection. Except there are these accidental teammates that keep …

Shakespeare, Period. [Movies]

Ophelia | (2019) starring Daisy Ridley, Naomi Watts, Clive Owen Summary: Based on the novel by Lisa Klein, this movie is the story of Hamlet shown from Ophelia’s point of view. There is so much more to her from beginning to end, you’ll feel like you’ve experienced a completely new Shakespeare play by watching it. …

Summer Reads about the Outdoors

Stillmeadow Sampler | Gladys Taber Summary: Gladys Bagg Taber (1899 – 1980) produced a large body of work during her lifetime. She wrote over 50 books, including fiction, nonfiction, cookbooks, children’s books, plays, poetry and more. Her best loved books are in her series about her life at Stillmeadow, her farm in the then rural …