Fort Bend County Libraries will feature free Family Movie Matinees for the Winter Break at the First Colony Branch Library, 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land, in December.
The special feature on Saturday, December 15, is a family comedy starring Will Ferrell as Buddy, an orphaned baby who stows away in Santa’s sack and ends up at the North Pole. As he grows up, Buddy’s ungainly size inadvertently wreaks havoc on the elf community, so Santa allows him to go to New York City to search for his true identity. This movie is rated PG. Showtime is 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library.
On Friday, December 28, library patrons will be treated to an animated family adventure film set in Scotland during a rugged and mythical time. A skilled archer, Princess Merida is the impetuous and headstrong daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own way in life, Merida defies an age-old custom that is sacred to the unruly and uproarious lords of the land. When her actions inadvertently unleash chaos in the kingdom, Merida turns to an eccentric witch for help, and is granted an ill-fated wish.This movie is rated PG. Showtime is 2:00 pm, in the Meeting Room of the library.
The movies are free and open to the public. Movie-goers are invited to bring a blanket and pillow. Refreshments will be available. For more information about the featured movies, call the branch library at 281-238-2800 or the library’s Public Information Office at 281-341-2677.