Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Janet Leigh was best known for her portrayal of Marion Crane in the 1960 Alfred Hitchcock classic thriller, Psycho and her eleven-year marriage to Tony Curtis. She starred in mostly low-budget films throughout her film career which spanned from 1947-1999. Hollywood film moguls were attracted to her natural beauty. She endured the unwanted attention of Howard Hughes. Before their marriage, Tony Curtis stated, “It just devastated me to look at this woman.” Curtis and Leigh had two daughters, Kelly Lee and Jamie Lee. Jamie Lee became an actress in her own right and she appeared in later films with her famous mother. The book follows Janet’s career in film, television, and stage, her dedication to her family and her sunny outlook on life.
Thu, Oct 16, 2014
Global Warming is a huge issue. A local Global Warming Discussion and Solutions Group will present an educational program about the impact of Global Warming on Wednesday, October 29th from 7:00-8:00 pm in the Library’s lower level meeting room. Learn how individuals and communities can take action to minimize the impact on our planet. Free admission.
Mon, Sep 29, 2014
Have you ever wondered How Appleton Got Its Name? Come and find out on Wednesday, October 15, from 4:00-5:00 pm at APL’s lower level meeting room C.
Chaim Rosenberg will present a history of the Lawrence and Appleton families and how Lawrence University and Appleton were named. This program is co-sponsored by the History Museum @ the Castle and funded by the Friends of Appleton Public Library.
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