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The Library has lots of fun events for families and kids this summer.

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Desert Foothills Library Independent Film Festival 2016 (7/8-8/26)

Fridays, July 8 to August 26th

10:30am - 12:30pm  


Free popcorn and soft drinks! Exceptional selections from film festivals around the world.  No registration. 

July 8: Tim's Vermeer. Director Teller. 80 min. Inventor Tim Jenison seeks to discover painting
technique of Vermeer. Documentary 2013

July 15: Labyrinth of Lies -. Director Giulio Ricciarelli. 124 min. A story that exposes the
conspiracy of prominent German institutions and government branches to cover up the crimes of
Nazis during World War II. Subtitles. German Drama, History 2014

July 22: The Day I Saw Your Heart. Director Jennifer Devoldere. 98 min. Light romantic
comedy. French subtitles 2011

July 29: Lemon Tree. Director Eran Riklis. 106 minutes. The story of a Palestinian widow who
must defend her lemon tree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and
threatens to have her lemon grove torn down. Israeli with subtitles. Drama 2008

August 5: Women He's Dressed. Director Gillian Armstrong. 95 min.The life of Australian
costume designer Orry-Kelly. Bio-Pic 2015

August 12: Phoenix. Director Christian Petzold. 98 minutes. A disfigured Holocaust survivor
sets out to determine if the man she loved betrayed her trust. Drama 2015

August 19: Suffragette - Director Sarah Gavron 106 min. The foot soldiers of the early feminist
movement, women who were forced underground to pursue a dangerous game of cat and mouse
with an increasingly brutal State. Drama Biography History 2015

August 26: Tanna. Directors Martin Butler & Bentley Dean. 100 min South Pacific scenes of lush
forests, crystal water falls & angry volcano. Based on actual events of tradition. Romance 2015


Teen Zentangle® Art Class

Tuesday, July 19th

1:30pm - 3:30pm

Taught by certified Zentangle® instructor Camille Obert-Goralski.

Ages 12 - 18

Call to register.


Youth Dr. Who Program

Tuesday, July 26th

1:00pm - 5:00pm


Tweens & teens ages 10 to 15 come to the library to upcycle a plastic doll into your every own Weeping angel. Don't blink, don't look away and wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty. program runs 1 to 5 but its possible we may get done by 4:30pm. Taught by textile artist Jage Bechtle.



DFLA Book Club

Our Book Club meets at the Library at 10 a.m. on the second Tuesday of every month




The Happy Hookers

Every 4th Monday of the month

1:00pm - 3:00pm


Do you knit, crochet, or practice another needle-craft? Join The Happy Hookers meet monthly for companionable creating and conversation! No registration.


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Adult Events Brochure July

Youth Events Brochure July