A Day of Jane Austen
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, MGPL is sponsoring a Jane Austen Festival with programs throughout September and October.
10:00 am: Make a Jane Austen-style Shawl
Make a shawl like Jane Austen would have worn and wear yours to the films in the afternoon. Bring your lunch and spend the day being a Janeite with other Jane Austen fans! To register, go to calendar.mgpl.org or call 847-929-5101.
12:00 pm: Persuasion (1995, PG, 1 hr. 44 min.) starring Amanda Root and Ciaran Hinds.
Anne Elliott will do anything to get Captain Wentworth now that he is interested in Louis Musgrove.
2:00 pm: Emma (1996, PG, 2 hrs. 1 min.) starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Toni Collette, Alan Cumming, Ewan McGregor.
Emma Woodhouse is a young woman who, having engineered the marriage of her companion, turns her attntion toward making a match for the local vicar and her new protegee, Harriet Smith.
Call 847-965-4220 or visit www.mgpl.org for more information.