“Bing Crosby: King of the Christmas Crooners” with Frank Mandosa comes to the Athol Public Library, Thursday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m.

  • Film lecturer and all-around film buff Frank Mandosa comes to the Athol Public Library on Thursday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. with his slideshow presentation on Bing Crosby. Robin Brz

  • Enjoy a slideshow presentation on Bing Crosby at the Athol Public Library on Thursday, Dec. 9, at 6 p.m. Contributed photo

Staff Report
Published: 11/25/2021 4:19:54 PM
Modified: 11/25/2021 4:19:49 PM

ATHOL — Join the Athol Public Library at 568 Main Street, Athol, on Thursday, Dec. 9, from 6 to 7 p.m., when they present “Bing Crosby: King of the Christmas Crooners.” This free, in-person slideshow lecture on beloved entertainer, Bing Crosby, offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Oscar winning actor/singer’s life and career with a focus on his holiday-themed films, “Holiday Inn,” “Going My Way,” “The Bells of St. Mary’s,” and “White Christmas.” This is a one-hour slideshow presentation with film lecturer, Frank Mandosa.

Mandosa is a full-time high school English teacher with a lifelong love for cinema. Since 2012, he has been presenting on a wide variety of film-related topics. In the past he has hosted both an Academy Awards lecture and horror film lecture at the Athol Public Library. He has taught courses in cinema at Project Contemporary Competitiveness (PCC) and in the high school classroom. Please visit frankmandosa.weebly.com for more information.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Athol Public Library, this program is free and open to the public. Due to popularity of programs, advance registration is required, and there will be a sign-in table at the door. Register online at athollibrary.org using the library’s convenient and easy new calendar or call 978-249-9515.

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