Several MRL staffers become Notaries. MRL now offers a free notary public service.
Upon seeing an early demonstration of motion pictures, French magician Georges Méliès was one of the first people to realize the potential movies had. Deciding to produce films himself, Méliès combined trick photography with the illusions of stage magic to tell tales of fantasy and legend, creating a legacy that has caused him to be regarded as the “Father of Special Effects.”
(MRL) announces the retirement of Director Paris Pegg, who is retiring on May 1, 2022. Pegg has held the position for a decade and is only the 5th Director since the library was founded in 1864.