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Celebrate National Library Week by joining Poudre River Public Library District and The Lyric for a free* screening of the acclaimed documentary “Ex Libris: New York Public Library” by famed director Frederick Wiseman (recipient of an Honorary Oscar in 2016). The screening will include a 10 minute intermission.

*Admission to the screening is free with a Poudre River Public Library District library card. Limit one ticket per library card. Get your free ticket in-person at The Lyric any time prior to the screening OR grab tickets online (with a small service fee added) at LyricCinema.com. If claiming a ticket online, one library card is still required to be presented for each ticket for admittance.

Call the Library’s Answer Center at (970) 221-6740 with any questions about obtaining a library card.

About “Ex Libris”: The film takes you “behind the scenes of one of the world’s greatest institutions of learning, capturing the vast programmatic scope of NYC’s library system” as is explores the library’s history and its role in the fabric of the city. The film also examines the library’s recent transformation into a more comprehensive community center and reveals a “venerable place of welcome, cultural exchange, and intellectual creativity.”