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Acclaimed movie ‘Harriet’ screened at Palmdale Library

Honoring Black History Month

OW Staff Writer | 1/31/2020, midnight
The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., continues its..

The Palmdale City Library, 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., continues its Mid-Week Movies program with a showing of the movie “Harriet” (2019), rated PG-13, on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 5:30 p.m. in honor of Black History Month. Admission and popcorn are free.

“Harriet” brings to life the harrowing and heroic story of famed abolitionist Harriet Tubman (Golden Globe nominee Cynthia Erivo), who escaped from slavery and went on to free hundreds of others through her work with the Underground Railroad.

The Library hosts a free showing of featured films every Wednesday evening. Upcoming movies scheduled to be shown include “The Proposal” (2009) rated PG-13 on Feb. 12, “Blinded by the Light” (2019) rated PG-13 on Feb. 19, and “The Ring” (2002) rated PG-13 on Feb. 26.

This program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Palmdale City Library.

The Palmdale City Library is open seven days a week. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

For more information, call the Palmdale City Library at (661) 267-5600, TDD 267-5167, or visit www.cityofpalmdale.org/library.