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The Films of Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock is probably the most famous film director who ever lived. For five decades, first in England, then in Hollywood, he made fifty-four films, including classics such as The Thirty-Nine Steps, Rebecca, Notorious, Rear Window, North by Northwest, Vertigo, and Psycho. Few filmmakers have been as popular, critically celebrated, and as influential. This presentation looks at his achieveme ...

  • Tuesday, October 5, 7:00 PM

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How Do I...? Library Locations Basic Services Games & Tech Things to Do Online Website Account What do I need to log into the website? You need your library card number and the email address you gave the Library when you registered. If you have forgotten which email address you gave or library card number, please call us at 203-669-5238. What is my password? The Library's website does not have ...

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View our Commitment to Antiracism and Statement on Anti-Asian Violence The History of Racism in America Websites The 1619 Project from The New York Times with access through the Library's portal. The King Philosophy from The King Center Places to Visit New York City: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Washington, D.C.: National Museum of African American History & Culture Montgomer ...

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Read Me Next Booklist

Classics are classic for a reason: They’re generally well-loved and remembered fondly. But sometimes even the classics need a little update. So if you’re looking for some more modern reading alternatives to classic favorites, look no further! ...

  • Last Updated 9 months ago
  • Kaitlin (CL STAFF) Frick

Classic Crime Novels

Check out the foundation of the modern mystery novel with these classics.

  • Last Updated 1 year ago
  • (10 items)

Kids Classics

The books you loved growing up are the ones your parents loved and your child will love them too.

  • Last Updated 2 years ago
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British Library Crime Classics

British Library Crime Classics is a wonderful series of old time mysteries that have been popular at the library. If you're looking for gentle intrigue at a British country home, or perhaps a locked room mystery, try this series.

  • Last Updated 4 years ago
  • (11 items)

Cruising the 50s

We were fresh out of World War 2 and America was booming with new ideas. The 1950s produced the frightening _Rear Window_, jazzy dance numbers like _Singin' in the Rain_, Disney classics like _Sleeping Beauty_.

  • Last Updated 4 years ago
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Celebrating Black Voices

Celebrate Black History Month with some of our favorite reads, inspired by some of the most revolutionary voices of our time. You'll find classics alongside some of our newest favorites.

  • Last Updated 4 years ago
  • (12 items)

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