Michelle Trachtenberg in “Harriet the Spy.”
Michelle Trachtenberg in “Harriet the Spy.”
Lincoln Theater in Damariscotta will launch its next Stories to Screen series, “Elementary Adventures,” with a free book give-away on Saturday, February 2. Copies of the books are available for pick-up beginning at 9:30 a.m. during the final screening of the theater’s free “Blue Planet II” series. In the Stories to Screen series, the theater screens a family film based on a classic story for free on select Saturday mornings. Copies of the book on which the films are based are given away, though they do not have to be read in order to attend and enjoy the movie. First up in the series is “Harriet the Spy” (PG; 1996), based on the 1964 children’s novel by Louise Fitzhugh, on Saturday, February 9, at 10 a.m. “How to Eat Fried Worms” (PG; 2006), on Saturday, February 16, at 10 a.m., second in the series, is based on the book by Thomas Rockwell. The third film, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” (PG; 2010), screening on Saturday, February 23, at 10 a.m., is based on Jeff Kinney’s series of illustrated novels. On Saturday, March 2, at 9 a.m., “Ramona and Beezus” (G; 2010), based on the books by Beverly Cleary, will be shown. Additional information on the series can be found at lcct.org