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Celebrate National Library Week by joining screenings of Biblioburro as well as other great documentary films in libraries across the country.

Chicago, IL
Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 2pm
Join the Woodson Regional Library for a free screening of Biblioburro: The Donkey Library in celebration of Library Week. For more information,
call (312) 747-6921.

Madison, WI
Monday, April 13, 2015 at 2pm
Join the Madison Public Library’s Alicia Ashman Branch for a screening and informal discussion of The Genius of Marian. This event is part of the series BOOM: Programs for older adults and baby boomers. For more information, visit the library’s Event Calendar.

Oceanside, CA
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 5:30pm
Join the Oceanside Public Library for a free screening of 9 Star Hotel with facilitated community discussion to follow, as part of our monthly Civic Reflection Discussion.

Columbia, MO
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 6:30
Join Daniel Boone Regional Library for a free screening and discussion of Dance for Me. For more information, please visit the Daniel Boone Regional Library website.

Montebello, CA
Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 2pm
Join Montebello Public Library for a free screening of Biblioburro in celebration of National Library Week. For more information, call (323) 722-6551.

Brooklyn, NY
Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7pm
This spring, the Brooklyn Public Library is hosting a series of events around Herman’s House. On April 16th at 7pm, join the library for a free screening of Herman’s House, followed by a Q&A with director Angad Singh Bhalla. The library will also host a full exhibition of Jackie Summell’s “The House That Herman Built” from April 16th-June 5th. The exhibit will feature a model of Herman’s dream house, a life-size 6×9 foot solitary confinement cell, books from Herman’s reading list, blueprints of his dream house, and original letters between Sumell and Wallace. There will also be a number of panel discussions in May on the criminal justice system in New York and the effects of long-term prison sentences and solitary confinement. For more information on the events and to RSVP for the screening, visit the Brooklyn Public Library event listing.

North Arlington, NJ
Friday, April 17, 2015 at 11am
Join North Arlington Public Library for a screening of Biblioburro. For more information, call (201) 955-5640.

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POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 400 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.