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The Hobbit

The Santa Clarita Public Library welcomes The Hobbit!

To celebrate we are offering a variety of Hobbit related programs and activities. At all programs there will be a chance to win tickets to a free private library screening of the new movie The Hobbit on December 15th at 10 am at the Valencia Edwards Stadium 12 Theater.

To win tickets you must be present at a program, have a current library card and be at least 13 years of age.

Guess the ONE RING contest

Monday, November 26December 3
All Santa Clarita Public Library Branches
Try your luck at guessing the total rings and enter to win 1 of 4 -2-packs (at each branch) of “The Hobbit” private movie screening!

“The Hobbit” Book Talk hosted and led by Barnes and Noble

Wed, Nov 28 at 6:30 pm
Barnes and Noble 23630 Valencia Boulevard Santa Clarita
Drawing for free movie tickets of “The Hobbit” on Sat, Dec 15 at 10 am

Going for Gold in ‘The Hobbit': The Heart of Tolkien’s Classic Tale’.
Dr. Michael Ward of Oxford University explores the heroism of Bilbo Baggins.

Thurs, Nov 29 at 7 pm
Valencia Library
Michael Ward is a Senior Research Fellow at Blackfriars Hall in the University of Oxford, author of Planet Narnia: The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C.S. Lewis (OUP, 2008), and co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to C.S. Lewis (CUP, 2010). He presented the BBC television documentary, The Narnia Code (2009).
Drawing for free movie tickets of “The Hobbit” on Sat, Dec 15 at 10 am

The Hobbit (No Rating, 77 min)

Friday, November 30 3 pm
Newhall Library
Come join us for the film showing of the animated classic. All are welcome to attend!

Cliff Broadway Presents Ringers: Lord of the Fans

Wednesday December 5 5:00pm
Canyon Country Library

Senior writer/editor of TheOneRing.Net, Tolkien scholar and all-around Hobbit aficionado, Cliff Broadway presents the award winning documentary he wrote and produced, Ringers: Lord of the Fans. After the film, Cliff will be hosting a discussion.  This event is free and open to the public.

Hobbit Scavenger Hunt

Monday, December 5- December 12
All branches of the Santa Clarita Public Library
Be a part of the great Hobbit Scavenger hunt and enter to win a 2-pack of tickets to a private screening of the motion picture The Hobbit for Saturday, December 15 at 10 am!

Journey into Bilbo Hobbit’s character, from Hobbit to Hero
presented by Professors Thea Alvarado and Svetlana Lynch from the College of the Canyon

Thursday, Dec 6 at 6 pm
Newhall Library

The Hobbit (No Rating, 77 min)

Fri, Dec 7 at 4 pm
Valencia Library
Come join us for the film showing of the animated classic. All are welcome to attend!

The Hobbit (No Rating, 77 min)

Saturday, December 8 at 1 pm
Canyon Country Library
Come join us for the film showing of the animated classic. All are welcome to attend!

The Hobbit Book Discussion

Come join us to participate in a book sharing discussion of The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien.
Tuesday, December 11 4:30 -5:30 pm at Canyon Country
Thursday, December 13 5:30 -6:30 pm at Valencia Library
Be a part and you have an opportunity to obtain 1 Free ticket/person to a private screening of The Hobbit!

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All library events and activities are free.

Tickets for the private screening of “The Hobbit” will be for Saturday, December 15 at 10 am at the Valencia Stadium 12 Theater 24435 Town Center Drive Santa Clarita

This program is made possible by a generous donation from the Friends of Santa Clarita Public Library.