See a movie classic

The Central Point library, 116 S. Third St., will present "Great Movies You Have Always Meant to See," starting at 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays during January.

Today's film is "Citizen Kane" from 1941. Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance, "Rosebud."

The rest of the schedule is:

Jan. 9 — "On the Waterfront (1954): An ex-prize fighter-turned-longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.

Jan. 16 — "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962): This epic ruminates on a flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.

Jan. 23 — "The Great Gatsby" (1974): Nick Carraway finds himself fascinated by the mysterious past and lavish lifestyle of his neighbor, the nouveau riche Jay Gatsby.

Jan. 30 — "Dreams" (1990): This collection of tales is based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.

Movies will be preceded by a classic cartoon or short film. Free popcorn will be provided by the Central Point Friends of the Library. For more information, contact the library at 541-664-3228 or visit

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