Summer has unofficially started and Carlsbad City Library will be kicking off its annual Summer Reading Program on June 20. SRP, as it is affectionately known, features activities, reading incentives and entertainment for all ages. The 2011 theme for adults is “Novel Destinations” and the library’s June film series showcases four movies taking place in exotic locations.
The free series begins on June 15 with Leap Year, starring Amy Adams. In this romantic comedy, Anna (Adams) travels to Dublin to propose to her boyfriend on February 29, because Irish tradition states a man receiving a proposal on Leap Day must accept.
Next up is Enchanted April on June 22. Four British women vacation together at a secluded Italian castle to escape unfulfilling marriages. Based on a novel by Elizabeth von Arnim, this film is about rediscovering hope and love.
The June series concludes on June 29 with the classic Roman Holiday starring Gregory Peck as an American reporter and Audrey Hepburn as a princess.
All films start at 6 p.m. at the , located at 1775 Dove Lane. Admission is free and seating is first come, first served.
There will be one additional Novel Destinations film on June 25 at 2 p.m. at Georgina Cole Library. Under the Tuscan Sun, starring Diane Lane, is about a woman starting life over in a new land.
See you at the movies!