Libraries show classic films

TURNS out libraries aren't just about books any more.

Three Tweed libraries will host a bunch of classic Aussie movies this month and, as always, it's free.

Murwillumbah Library will on Wednesday, March 26 from noon, screen Summer of the Seventeenth Doll (1959), which tells the story of how for 16 summers Roo and Barney have spent their long lay-off from cane cutting with Olive and Pearl.

Kingscliff Library will on Friday, March 28 from 11am, roll The Man from Kangaroo (1920), which is a silent film starring renowned Australian sportsman Snowy Baker.

At Tweed Library on Friday, March 28 from noon, Smiley (1956) will be shown. It's an American-British film set in Australia which tells the story of a young Australian boy who is determined to buy a bicycle for four pounds.

Finally, if you really do prefer books, Murwillumbah Library will also host a talk with Lillian Toby, author of book The Key to Relaxed Living, on Thursday, March 27 at 11am.



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