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GFL Summer Hours


Please note the Library’s Summer Hours Schedule:

Monday 9 am – 8 pm

Tuesday & Wednesday 9 am – 6 pm

Thursday 9 am – 8 pm

Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Saturday 9 am – 1 pm

Sunday – closed


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Music Under the Stars: Brian Gillie and the Roots of Rock ‘n’ Roll

Brian Gillie

The library’s next summer concert on the patio features musician Brian Gillie. Fast-paced, interactive and hip, Brian Gillie’s musical performance “The Roots of Rock ‘n’ Roll” is unlike any history lesson you will ever see or hear. Brian sings and dances his way through this one-hour retro-groove. Thursday, July 9 at 7 pm. Please register.

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Monday Night Movies: Leviathan (2014, in Russian with English subtitles) R


On the outskirts of a small coastal town in the Barents Sea, where whales sometimes come to its bay, lives an ordinary family: Kolya his wife Lilya and their teenage son Romka. The family is haunted by the corrupt mayor who is trying to take away their land. To save his home Kolya calls his old Army friend in Moscow who has now become an authoritative attorney. Together they decide to fight back and collect dirt on the mayor. The film, in Russian with English subtitles, was nominated for best foreign language film for the 2015 Academy Awards. No registration required.

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Teen Technology Tuesdays: Lego Minestorm


The Guilford Free Library summer of 2015 is the summer of science and technology. At Teen Tech Tuesdays, experiment with the library’s new cutting-edge technology.Thursday July 7 features the Lego Minestorm Robot with guest hosts Apple Pi Robotics, from 3:30 to 4:30.For students entering grades 7 to 12.

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