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The Best of The Discovery Channel

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No Cable? No Problem! The library has a premium selection of TV shows! The Discovery Channel offers many educational and entertaining selections!

The Best of the History Channel

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No Cable? No Problem! The library has a premium selection of TV shows! The History Channel offers many educational and thrilling choices!

Let's Build a Treehouse

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I'm not sure what it is about treehouses that enthrall us so. Is it that they are magical structures that can so easily become a spaceship or pirate ship, or that we build them together?

Happy Birthday Tom Hanks!

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Tom Hanks is the Jimmy Stewart of our era in many ways. His charm and affability make him someone you would want to hang out with or would love to be wooed by. Today he is 54 and still going strong!

Selected Tom Hanks Filmography as owned by DPL:

July is Ice Cream Appreciation Month

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Whether you make your own ice cream, or like to visit the many great local ice cream parlors, the library has the scoop on everything ice cream.

Music From the Motion Picture

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These 10 recent soundtracks feature amazing Rock N' Roll song selections that not only evoke the emotional tone of the film, but are sensational to listen to all on their own.

Stephen King's Summer Book Picks

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Entertainment Weekly asked Stephen King for some hot summer reading suggestions, many of which are already on the New York Times Best Sellers List.

Stephen King recommends:

Colorado Burlesque Festival

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The Colorado Burlesque Festival is the first of its kind in our fair state. Still don't have an eye full? Ladies and Gentlemen, presented for your enjoyment, a film list: On Stage: Films featuring Burlesque Dancers and Vaudevillians.

Cherry Creek Arts Festival

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The Cherry Creek Arts Festival is celebrating its 20th year of first-rate, visual, culinary, and performance arts this weekend. This free event features a cultural pavilion, Artivity Avenue, demonstration chefs, fitness instructors and much more! Shop hardy this weekend! Spending money in Denver generates much needed revenue that helps to fund the library!

If art crime thrills you, you might be interested in the book list Forgers, Filchers and Fakes.

Films for the Fourth

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Celebrate Independence Day with one of these great patriotic films!

  • Glory - A group of soldiers overlooked in history fight for the betterment of their country.
  • All the President's Men - A tantalizing mystery that reinforces the Founding Fathers' belief in Freedom of the Press.
  • Yankee Doodle Dandy - A biographical portrait of George M.
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