Everyone loves staying on top of the latest releases in books & DVDs, and we receive them on a regular basis at your Abilene Public Library. Tuesdays are the biggest days of the week in the world of libraries, as these are the days the bulk of all new materials are released for the week. Join us as we hit the highlights of some of the more popular titles coming to your library, and be sure to get yourselves on the reserve lists!
Starring: Matthew McConaughey
Summary: With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars. With a great ensemble cast including Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Casey Affleck, Topher Grace, Matt Damon, Michael Caine, and Wes Bentley, this is certainly a film you'll want to see...if you haven't already.
Starring: Reese Witherspoon
Summary: Based on the bestselling memoir, with the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless, destructive behavior, she makes a rash decision. With absolutely no experience, driven only by sheer determination, Cheryl hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone.
The Imitation Game
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch
Summary: During the winter of 1952, British authorities entered the home of mathematician, cryptanalyst, and war hero Alan Turing to investigate a reported burglary. They instead ended up arresting Turing himself on charged of 'gross indecency,' an accusation that would lead to his devastating conviction for the criminal offense of homosexuality. Little did officials know, they were actually incriminating the pioneer of modern-day computing.