Dune Celebration

Join Siuslaw Public Library and City Lights Cinemas for special Dune-related programming to celebrate the new movie coming out in October 2021!

Special Programs

Events are at City Lights Cinemas unless otherwise noted.

  • October 12, 3:30 & 6:30 PM: Dune (1984, directed by David Lynch) with presentation by City Lights Cinemas

  • October 21 & 22, 7 PM: Dune (2021, directed by Denis Villeneuve) with exclusive introduction by Byron Merritt, grandson of Frank Herbert

  • October 23, 3:30 PM: Dune (2021) with presentation by Dina Pavlis and Oregon Dunes Restoration Collaborative

  • October 24, 3:30 PM: Dune (2021) with Siuslaw Public Library book discussion

  • November 4, 10:30 AM: Book Brunch library book club (on Zoom; contact ref@siuslawlibrary.org for meeting details)

Download the poster (PDF) with complete program details.

Book Club

Want to read along with us? Stop by the library or City Lights and borrow a copy of the original book or the graphic novel!

Dune Memorabilia

Siuslaw Public Library's Florence location and City Lights Cinemas will have memorabilia on display all month. Stop by to see original art, merchandise, and other items from Frank Herbert's personal collection.

Dune History

Did you know that Dune has a local connection? Author Frank Herbert visited in the 1950s and was inspired by the terrain to write his classic science fiction novel. Read more: