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November is sci-fi month at the library
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Upcoming events at the Great Bend Public Library, 1409 Williams St., have a science-fiction theme.
The library is having Family Movie Night at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15.
Library spokesman Jennifer King provided this movie description: “A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.”
The North Doors of the library will be open to the public at 6:45 p.m. and will close at 7:10 p.m. This movie is free and the library’s providing the popcorn.
The library also offers Teen Movie Mondays at 4 p.m., with a Sci-Fi theme in November. The next movie will be “Transcendence,” on Nov. 17, followed by “Edge of Tomorrow” on Nov. 24. The Teen Spot is free for student  in grades 7-12 only.
Teen Game Day returns to the Great Bend Public Library at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25.

Writing and reading
The Teen Writing Club is also continuing a month devoted to science fiction. The next meetings are at 4 p.m. today and at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19. Teens can come explore the ins and outs of what it takes to write about this futuristic and scientific genre. This final meeting will be all about sharing the short stories that teens have worked on this month. Teens without a story are still welcome to attend.
The Open Book Club meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20. This month’s pick is “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed.
The library’s Writer’s Corner meets at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20t. This group is for adults 18 and older who are looking for a friendly community of writers to share ideas with.
Special hours
The library will be opening late on Tuesday, Nov. 18, when its hours will be from 2-9 p.m. For more information visit the library’s website at