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Jack Mitchell: His Life & Legacy at 90

 
Renowned photographer Jack Mitchell was born in Key West 90 years ago this September. With his passing in 2013, he left behind a legacy of photography that includes some of the most iconic images of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists, actors, dancers, and writers.
In celebration of his legacy, the Key West Public Library will screen the 2006 documentary by Craig Highberger, “Jack Mitchell: My Life Is Black and White,” at 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, in the library auditorium, 700 Fleming St. A small exhibit of original prints …

At the Library Auditorium on Sep 12, 2015 at 3:00 PM

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Pirates and spongers, authors, and artists; their legacies linger, and their stories can be found in the Key West Library. The headquarters branch for the Keys, this library has an extensive and fascinating Florida History collection, and a large reference section. The library provides several weekly children's programs, and hosts provocative lecture series. Relax in our unique palm garden with tropical foliage from around the world.

Florida History & Genealogy services may be limited due to staffing. Please call ahead for hours of operation.


The Key West Library appreciates the contributions and leadership of the Friends of the Key West Library.


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[14 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Jack Mitchell: His Life & Legacy at 90

 
Renowned photographer Jack Mitchell was born in Key West 90 years ago this September. With his passing in 2013, he left behind a legacy of photography that includes some of the most iconic images of the 20th century’s most celebrated artists, actors, dancers, and writers.
In celebration of his legacy, the Key West Public Library will screen the 2006 documentary by Craig Highberger, “Jack Mitchell: My Life Is Black and White,” at 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, in the library auditorium, 700 Fleming St. A small exhibit of original prints …

At the Library Auditorium on Sep 12, 2015 at 3:00 PM

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[7 Aug 2015 | No Comment | ]
Wednesday Night Popcorn & Movies: Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

 
Check in again for more love and laughter as new arrival Richard Gere joins an all-star ensemble cast–including Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, and Dev Patel–returning for this heartwarming sequel to The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel!

At the Key West Auditorium on Aug 12, 2015 at 5:30 PM

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[30 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Summer Reading Events–Become a Hero: Learning about Self Defense

Unfortunately, summer is coming to a close. But, the Summer Reading Program still has one last event, so please come to the Key West Library at 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 1st to join our special program in our Every Hero Has A Story series, Learning about Self Defense. Led by Chief Instructor Nikki Williamson, a 4th degree black belt, kids will have a chance to learn about self defense through martial arts. Stop on by!
For more information, call Patricia Blanco, Sr. Children’s Librarian, at (305) 292-3595.

At the on Aug 1, 2015 at 1:00 PM

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[27 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Wednesday Night Popcorn & Movies: McFarland, USA

In this inspiring Disney sports drama based on actual events, Kevin Costner plays a high-school football coach who ends up leading a cross-country track team made up of lower-class Latino students to a state championship. Jim White (Costner) finds his days as a football coach numbered when an incident with a player leads to his dismissal. Desperate for work, he moves his wife (Maria Bello) and daughters (Morgan Saylor and Elsie Fisher) from Idaho to McFarland, CA, a rural town that’s predominately Latino and the only place willing to give …

At the Auditorium on Jul 29, 2015 at 5:30 PM

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