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A batch of new movies coming to the library can help make August awesome. Be one of the first to check them out by requesting them now!


The Circle

The Circle

Directed by James Ponsoldt

When Mae is hired to work for the world’s largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity. As she rises through the ranks, the company’s founder encourages her to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom. Her participation in the experiment begins to affect the lives and future of her friends, family, and all of humanity. (Rated PG-13.)

Release Date: August 1

Colossal

Colossal

Directed by Nacho Vigalondo

Gloria is an out-of-work party girl who is forced to leave her life in New York and move back to her hometown. When news reports surface that a giant creature is destroying Seoul, South Korea, Gloria gradually realizes that she is somehow connected to this far-off phenomenon. Gloria must determine why her seemingly insignificant existence has such a colossal effect on the fate of the world. (Rated R.)

Release Date: August 1

Sleight

Sleight

Directed by J.D. Dillard

Left to care for his little sister after their parents’ passing, a young street magician turns to illegal activities to keep a roof over their heads. He is forced to use his magic and a brilliant mind to save his sister when he gets in too deep and she is kidnapped. (Rated R.)

Release Date: August 1

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Directed by David Bowers

A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw’s 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg’s newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention. This family’s cross-country adventure turns into an experience the Heffleys will never forget. (Rated PG.)

Release Date: August 8

Snatched

Snatched

Directed by Jonathan Levine

When her boyfriend dumps her before their exotic vacation, a young woman persuades her ultra-cautious mother to travel with her to paradise, with unexpected results. (Rated R.)

Release Date: August 8

Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant

Directed by Ridley Scott

The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape. (Rated R.)

Release Date: August 15

The Case for Christ

The Case for Christ

Directed by Jon Gunn

Based on the true story of an award-winning journalist who, working to disprove the newfound Christian faith of his wife, begins chasing down the biggest story of all time; with unexpected, life-altering results. (Rated PG.)

Release Date: August 15

How to Be a Latin Lover

How to Be a Latin Lover

Directed by Ken Marino

Maximo gets the surprise of his life when his wealthy, 80 year old wife dumps him for a younger car salesman. Forced out of his mansion, he must now move in with his estranged sister Sara and her nerdy but adorable son Hugo. Anxious to return to the lap of luxury, Maximo hatches a scheme to seduce a widowed billionaire and live the high life once again. (Rated PG-13.)

Release Date: August 15

The Wall

The Wall

Directed by Doug Liman

Two soldiers are pinned down by an Iraqi sniper, with nothing but a crumbling wall between them. Their fight becomes as much a battle of will and wits as it is of lethally accurate marksmanship. (Rated R.)

Release Date: August 15

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Directed by James Gunn

The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes’ aid as the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to expand. (Rated PG-13.)

Release Date: August 22

Baywatch

Baywatch

Directed by Seth Gordon

Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchanan butts heads with a brash new recruit. Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay. (Rated R.)

Release Date: August 29

My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel

Directed by Roger Michell

Based on the 1951 novel by Daphne Du Maurier, this movie tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. (Rated PG-13.)

Release Date: August 29


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