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Benny & Joon to be Featured at Palmdale City Library’s Free Mid-Week Movie

PALMDALE – The Palmdale City Library, located at 700 E. Palmdale Blvd., continues its Mid-Week Movies program with a free showing of the movie Benny & Joon (1993) rated PG on Wednesday, Feb. 14 at 6 pm.

Starring Johnny Depp, Aidan Quinn and Mary Stuart Masterson, Benny & Joon tells the story of Benny who cares for his mentally disturbed sister, Joon, and who also welcomes the eccentric Sam into his home at Joon's request. Sam entertains Joon while he dreams of a job at the video store. Once Benny realizes Joon and Sam have started a relationship, he kicks Sam out of the house. This leads to an altercation between brother and sister. Joon runs away with Sam, who soon realizes that she may need more support than he alone can provide.

Other movies scheduled to be shown include Sing (2016) rated PG on Feb. 21 at 6 pm, and Marshall (2017) rated PG-13 on Feb. 28 at 6 pm.

This program is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Palmdale City Library.

The Palmdale City Library is open seven days a week. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 10 am to 8 pm; Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm; and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm.

For more information, please call the Palmdale City Library at 661/267-5600 or TDD 267-5167, or visit

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