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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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700 Fleming Street
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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[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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[22 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Summer Reading Events–Real Heroes: Monroe County Sheriff’s Animal Farm

This weekend in our summer reading program, we have several guests coming by the library–the four-footed variety. Come join us at 1:00 PM on Saturday, July 25th, as we welcome our special guests from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Animal Farm. Farmer Jeanne Selander will be bringing by several of the rescue animals, including alligators, pythons, rabbits, tortoises, and a special appearance from Mo the sloth.
The farm is a haven for animals which have been abandoned, abused, confiscated or donated.  It is open and free to the public on the second and …

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[17 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Wednesday Night Popcorn and Movies: Fury

Brad Pitt leads a tank crew in the final days of World War II in this war drama from End of Watch’s David Ayer. The year is 1945. Army sergeant Wardaddy (Brad Pitt) is the grizzled commander of a Sherman tank. Determined to strike a decisive victory for the Allies in the European Theater, Wardaddy leads his five-man crew on a treacherous mission behind enemy lines. His mission complicated by the sudden appearance of a rookie soldier in his platoon, the sergeant knows that victory is within reach, and vows …

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[15 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Summer Reading Programs–Real Heroes: Navy & Coast Guard

This weekend at the Key West Public Library we are continuing our “Every Hero Has A Story” theme with some visitors from the Navy and Coast Guard stopping by to teach us about what their jobs are like, and how they keep us and our coasts safe. Stop by this Saturday, July 18th, at 1 PM and meet some of our local service members!
For any questions please call our Senior Children’s librarian, Patricia Blanco, at (305) 292-3595.

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