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Wednesday Night Popcorn & Movies: Chasing Mavericks

Chasing Mavericks is the inspirational true story of surfing phenomenon Jay Moriarity. When 15 year old Jay discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, is near his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it. As Jay and Frosty embark on their quest to do the impossible, they form a unique friendship that transforms their lives, and their quest to tame Mavericks becomes about more than surfing. Chasing Mavericks was made with the …

At the on Jul 8, 2015 at 5:30 PM

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Key West FL 33040
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Sunday - Closed
Monday - 9:30a — 6p
Tuesday - 9:30a — 6p
Wednesday - 9:30a — 8p
Thursday - 9:30a — 6p
Friday - 9:30a — 6p
Saturday - 10a — 6p

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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[10 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Wednesday Night Popcorn & Movies: Chasing Mavericks

Chasing Mavericks is the inspirational true story of surfing phenomenon Jay Moriarity. When 15 year old Jay discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, is near his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it. As Jay and Frosty embark on their quest to do the impossible, they form a unique friendship that transforms their lives, and their quest to tame Mavericks becomes about more than surfing. Chasing Mavericks was made with the …

At the on Jul 8, 2015 at 5:30 PM

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[8 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Wednesday Night Popcorn & Movies: The Good Lie

A heartwarming true story about some of the Lost Boys of Sudan. After their village is destroyed and their parents killed by Northern militia, Sudanese orphans Theo, his siblings and other survivors make a difficult journey to a refugee camp in Kenya. Thirteen years later, the group gets the chance to settle in the U.S. They are met in Kansas by Carrie Davis, who has been charged with finding them jobs. However, seeing how adrift they are in 20th-century America, Carrie endeavors to help them in rebuilding their shattered lives.
The Good …

At the Auditorium on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:30 PM

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[6 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Summer Reading Events–Water Games

Summertime is here, and the heat is on! Come celebrate the start of our Summer Reading Program at 1:00 PM at the Key West Library Palm Garden as we cool off with a friendly water balloon fight! The event is free and open to the public aged 8 to 18, come dressed to get drenched–and may the odds be ever in your favor!
Make sure to come to our Summer Reading programs each Saturday from June 25th through August 1st for a variety of events following our theme for this summer: …

At the Key West Library Garden on Jun 27, 2015

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[5 Jun 2015 | No Comment | ]
Wednesday Night Popcorn & Movies: Unbroken

Based on the 2010 biography written by Laura Hillenbrand entitled “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption”, Unbroken follows the life of Louis “Louie” Zamperini, a US Olympian and later Air Force Bombardier who was taken prisoner by Japanese forces during World War II.
Showing on Wednesday, June 24th at 5:30 in the Key West Library Auditorium–as a bonus, we’ve got free popcorn for everyone who attends, so make sure you come on by! As always, all events are free and open to the public.

At the Auditorium on Jun 24, 2015 at 5:30 PM

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