Back to School Movies

Posted on September 11, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Who doesn’t remember their first day of school?

Here are some of our favourite movies that showcase the highs and lows of going back to school.

1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
harry potter and the philosopher's stone

Because I’m still waiting to get my letter to Hogwarts

2. Freaky Friday

freaky friday

Think your first day was weird? Try switching bodies with your mom for the day!

3. Matilda


Talk about a mean principal.

4. School of Rock

school of rock

I only wish my school had this much rock and roll.

5. Kindergarten Cop

Kindergarten Cop

Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a kindergarten teacher. Enough said.

6. Dead Poet’s Society

dead poet's society

A moving performance by the late Robin Williams.

7. The Breakfast Club

the breakfast club

If only detention were actually this fun.

8. Dazed and Confused

dazed and confused

And the award for the high school experience with the coolest soundtrack goes to…

9. Grease


Were you a Pink Lady or a T-Bird?

10. Legally Blonde

legally blonde

“Do you think she woke up one morning and said ‘I think I’ll go to law school today’?”

11. She’s the Man

shes the man

Did you know this movie is based on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night?

12. Pitch Perfect

pitch perfect

The first day of school can be aca-awesome!

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Summer Movies

Posted on August 14, 2015. Filed under: Library News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |



Vicky Christina Barcelona


The Parent Trap


The Great Outdoors


Almost Famous

almost famous

Dirty Dancing

dirty dancing

Before Sunrise

before sunrise

Stand by Me

stand by me

Streetcar Named Desire

street car named desire

Seven Year Itch

seven year itch

National Lampoon’s Vacation




Rear Window

rear window

Do the Right Thing

do the right thing

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Staff Favourites

Posted on November 14, 2014. Filed under: Film Review | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Here are some of Oxford County Library’s favourite movie choices. Put a hold on one today and let us know what you think! What are some of your favourites?

Big Night

big night

Chosen by: Lisa M

Secret Life of Walter Mitty

secret life of walter mitty

Chosen by: Cristina M.

The Help

the help

Chosen by: Barb S.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

star wars

Chosen by: Rosemary L



Chosen by: Katie H.

Gifted Hands

gifted hands

Chosen by: Beverly O.



Chosen by: Becky S.

The Princess Bride

princess bride

Chosen by: Thel S.

Pretty in Pink

pretty in pink

Chosen by: Sarah M.

Doctor Zhivago

doctor zhivago

Chosen by: Judy J.

Changing Lanes

changing lanes

Chosen by: Kathy E.

The Music Man

music man

Chosen by: Joan S.

The Philadelphia Story

philadelphia story

Chosen by: Jacalyn W.

Return To Me

return to me

Chosen by: Dianne H.

Shirley Valentine

shirley valentine

Chosen by: Cheryll H.

Gone with the Wind

gone with the wind

Chosen by: Sue B.

The Lion King

lion king

Chosen by: Deb S.

The Holiday


Chosen by: Jessica B.

On Golden Pond

on golden pond

Chosen by: Kathy H.



Chosen by: Donna A.

Uncle Buck

uncle buck

Chosen by: Sarah C.

The Mummy


Chosen by: Melanie L.

Young Frankenstein

young frankenstein

Chosen by: Lynn S.

The Parent Trap

parent trap

Chosen by: Sydnie L.

The Fault in Our Stars

fault in our stars

Chosen by: Betsy I.



Chosen by: Louise R.

Calendar Girls

calendar girls

Chosen by: Lois C.

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