Noah Webster Library
Bishops Corner Branch
Virtual library events for our community to enjoy from home!
In the lead-up to West Hartford Reads with Nick Hornby, we're showing four of his films. Please register for each screening you'd like to attend.
8/21: Brooklyn (based on the novel by Colm Tóibín, screenplay by Nick Hornby), 3pm
An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
8/28: Wild (based on the memoir by Cheryl Strayed, screenplay by Nick Hornby), 4pm
A chronicle of one woman's 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.
9/5: About a Boy (based on the novel by Nick Hornby), 3pm
Will, who attends single parent meetings to woo women, meets Marcus, a troubled 12-year-old boy. As they become friends, Will learns to be responsible while he helps Marcus with his studies.
9/11: High Fidelity (based on the novel by Nick Hornby), 3pm
Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.