Family Movie Night at Gilman Library on Friday

ALTON — The Gilman Library will be hosting a free Family Movie night on Friday, August 30, at 7 p.m.  

The featured film is James and the Giant Peach. This fascinating mix of live-action, stop motion animation and computer- generated special effects combines to create a world beyond one's imagination. After the daring rescue of a spider, a young boy named James gains possession of some magic crocodile tongues. When James spills them in the garden, out sprouts an enormous peach. Climbing inside, he meets an astonishing cast of characters and embarks on a magical odyssey full of thrills and adventure.

The film is rated PG and lasts approximately 79 minutes. Refreshments will be served. Those under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information call 875-2550 or click on "What's Happening" at