Muslim Journeys-Let's Talk About It

 

broken versesMuslim Journeys-Let's Talk About It Presents: 

Broken Verses by Kamila Shamsie 

Thursday, November 13 at 6:30 pm

Discussion Led by Dr. Ahmed Idrissi Alami and Dr. Lynne Dahmen

Ask for a copy of the book at the WLPL Main Information Desk

Fourteen years ago, famous Pakistani activist Samina Akram disappeared. Two years earlier, her lover, Pakistan's greatest poet, was beaten to death by government thugs. In present-day Karachi, her daughter Aasmaani has just discovered a letter in the couple's private code-a letter that could only have been written recently.
Aasmaani is thirty, single, drifting from job to job. Always left behind whenever Samina followed the Poet into exile, she had assumed that her mother's disappearance was simply another abandonment. Then, while working at Pakistan's first independent TV station, Aasmaani runs into an old friend of Samina's who gives her the first letter, then many more. Where could the letters have come from? And will they lead her to her mother?
Merging the personal with the political, Broken Verses is at once a sharp, thrilling journey through modern-day Pakistan, a carefully coded mystery, and an intimate mother-daughter story that asks how we forgive a mother who leaves.



 

WALLA & Friends Present: The Thieves

 

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Monday, November 10 at 6:45 p.m.

135 minutes Not Rated

In order to let things cool down from their latest heist, Popeye and his group of thieves go to Macau on a job. But the mastermind behind this job is none other than Popeye's old partner Macau Park, who escaped with 68kg of gold several years ago on their last job together. Macau Park brought Chinese thieves as well but little did they know what Macau Park planned for each one of them. His plan takes an unexpected turn when Popeye brings Pepsi, a genius safe-cracker and old flame of Macau Park, to settle the old score. The thieves' target is a $20 million diamond known as 'Tear of the Sun', kept safely away in a casino, brought there to be sold by a notorious Chinese fence. While working together to steal this fabled diamond, they all have their own agenda to keep the diamond for themselves. But who will succeed and live to see another day?

 

The West Lafayette Public Library is teaming up with Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt!

 The West Lafayette Public Library is teaming up with Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt.

On Saturday, November 1, Orange Leaf will donate 15% of every sale, when one of our flyers is presented, to the library. Flyers are located at all of the library service desks. Just ask one of the librarians for one!

Orange Leaf is located at 308 W State St, West Lafayette, IN 47906.

This offer is not valid with any coupons.

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The Eco Shred Truck is Coming to the West Lafayette Public Library!

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2014 FALL BOOK FAIR!

books  2014's Fall Book Fair sponsored by the Friends of the Library and

the West Lafayette Public Library begins October 31 and runs through Friday, November 7.

See our flyer HERE.

WLPL One Great Read Committee Presents:

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Pacific Rim

Monday, October 20, at 6:30pm

132 minutes Rated PG-12 

When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: massive robots, called Jaegers, which are controlled simultaneously by two pilots whose minds are locked in a neural bridge.On the verge of defeat, the forces defending mankind have no choice but to turn to two unlikely heroes a washed up former pilot (Charlie Hunnam) and an untested trainee (Rinko Kikuchi) who are teamed to drive a legendary but seemingly obsolete Jaeger from the past.

 

WLPL & The Bach Chorale Singers Film Series Present:

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FANTASIA

Saturday, October 25 at 1pm

at The West Lafayette Public Library

126 min Rated G

Fantasia, Walt Disney's animated masterpiece of the 1940s, brings to life some of the great works of Western classical music. Fun for the entire family, watch alligators, ostriches, and hippos dance to Ponchielli’s “Dance of the Hours”, Greek Gods and mystical creatures illustrate Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony, and Mickey Mouse in the title role of Paul Dukas’ “The Sorceror’s Apprentice.”

 

Free Movie Downloads!

Download free movies from our new Freegal Movie streaming service:

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Family Fun Day 2014

 

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COMING SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26

1:00pm - 4:00pm

This year the Morton Community Center joins the fun!

Live entertainment from One Size Fits All & The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra

Tour a police car & fire truck and meet officers from the West Lafayette Police & Fire Departments

Free popcorn from the folks at Longhouse Farms

...and much more!

 

Sponsored By:

 

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Friends Fall Book Fair begins October 31, 2014

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Inside Out Exhibit Comes to the Library

Local artists portraits now hang in the Library, a reprise of the Inside Out project sponsored by the Public Arts teams of West Lafayette and Lafayette and the Purdue Art & Design Senior Photography Class in the Spring of 2014. The show highlights local artists with photographs that show both "inside and outside" the Library's windows. The show continues through the Fall. Click here to read more: Inside Out

 

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Coming this week @ WLPL (October 6-12)

Wednesday: Mark's Mac Help - 3:00pm-4:00pm, Sheila Klinker: "Day in the District for Constituents" - 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Thursday: Teen Night - Harry Potter Wands - 4:00pm-5:00pm

Saturday: Lego Club 1:00pm - 2:30pm

 

ONE GREAT READ RETURNS

Catch up with 2014's One Great Read with this video from WLFI TV 18!

Once again the West Lafayette Public Library joins with the Tippecanoe County Public Libraries, Civic Theater, TAF, WALLA, Barnes and Noble and Robots and Rogues Book Shop to present a community read.

 

State Street Plan Master Plan Available

 


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The State Street Master Plan is now available online.