Saturday, August 20, 2016

September Movies

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the film.

The Wave
Sunday, September 4 - 2pm
R, 105 minutes
Although anticipated, no one is really ready when the mountain pass above the scenic, narrow Norwegian fjord Geiranger, collapses and creates an 85-meter high violent tsunami. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it. Rated R for some language and disaster images. In Norwegian with English subtitles.

Monday, September 5  - No movie, library closed for Labor Day

Monday, September 12 - 2pm
PG-13, 100 minutes
Christina Noble overcomes the harsh difficulties of her childhood in Ireland to discover her destiny on the streets of Saigon. A true story. Deirdre O'Kane and Sarah Greene star. 

Hail, Caesar!
Monday, September 19 - 2pm
Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line. Josh Brolin and Geprge Clooney star.

Mother's Day
Monday, September 26 - 2pm
Three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother's Day. Jennifer Anniston, Kate Hundson, and Julia Roberts star. 

September Friends and Library Programs

Monday Tai Chi at the Library 
Mondays - 10am 
Join us as certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a tai chi (Wu Style) program, beginner thru advanced, including joint looseners, breathing exercises, Qigong and form training. This program is good for weight loss, fall prevention, increased bone density and increased overall muscle tone and stamina. 

Adult Coloring for Relaxation 
Friday, September 2 - 10:30am-12:30pm
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore. Supplies will be provided, or feel free to bring your own project! Call 386-322-5152 or stop by the Information Desk to sign up.

Financial Awareness Symposium
Tuesday, September 6 - 2pm 
This community education program is designed to offer a broad spectrum of financial topics from estate planning to taxes and insurance. Five local professionals including Certified Financial Planner Scott Weidman will speak about relevant and timely issues that every participant needs to know. After the presentation, there will be an open forum Q&A session to address general questions.

Marineland: Past, Present, and Future 
Friday, September 9 - 2pm 
Join Terran McGinnis, Marineland’s historian, as we time-travel from 1938 in St. Augustine, FL at Marine Studios - an underwater film studio - to complete closure during WWII; from the #1 tourist attraction in Florida and the leading source of marine science discovery to bankruptcy and decline; from rebirth as a state-of-the art dolphin interactive facility to the present day as Marineland Dolphin Adventure. Learn about the firsts in the world of architecture, film-making, and research, as well as animal care, breeding, and training. Find out about Marineland’s rescue and research wing, the Conservation Field Station, and the work with marine mammal stranding response, disentanglement, photo identification, and health assessments with our local dolphin population. Whatever your interests, this presentation will have something for you! 

Master Gardeners 
Tuesday, September 13 - 2pm 
Volusia County’s master gardeners will share gardening tips and answer questions during the plant clinic. Residents can bring their plants for a free check-up. Master gardeners are volunteers who answer gardening questions at the Volusia County Agricultural Center, present horticultural classes to community groups, and staff information booths at fairs and garden shows. For more information about the county’s Master Gardener Program, call the University of Florida/Volusia County Extension at 386-822-5778. 

Meritt & Moreau present “It’s a Grand Night for Singing”: A Tribute to Rodgers & Hammerstein 
Tuesday, September 20 - 2pm 
Audiences are thrilled by the fabulous music, glorious voices and genuine love of these classic songs as presented by duo Meritt & Moreau. This program is a fast paced, enthusiastic and sometimes comedic look at the shows that literally changed the course of musical theater. Rodgers and Hammerstein influenced everyone who followed them, from Stephen Sondheim (a student of Rodgers) to Andrew Lloyd Webber. The lyrics are as fresh today as when they were first written and the melodies are still unsurpassed.

Fabulous Fall Book Sale 
September 23 and 24 
Friday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Shop early for the best selection!!!

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

August Friends and Library Programs

Back to School Book Sale
Friday, August 5th, 9-4pm
Saturday, August 6th 9-1pm
The Friends of the Port Orange Library present their annual Back to School Book Sale. Shop early for the best selection! 

Tai Chi @ Your Library
Every Monday starting August 8 - 10am
The August 8th class has been canceled due to instructor illness.  Classes will begin on Monday, August 15, 2016 at 10am.
Join us every Monday as certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a relaxing hour of tai chi movements, breathing exercises, and meditation.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic
Tuesday, August 9 - 2pm
Bring in your sick plants for care-taking tips from the Master Gardeners of the UF-IFAS Volusia County Extension.

Adult Coloring for Relaxation
Friday, August 12 - 10-12am
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore. Supplies will be provided, or feel free to bring your own project! Call 386-322-5152 or stop by the Information Desk to sign up.

Songstress Shannon Rae
Tuesday, August 16 - 2pm
You are invited to a session of smiles and memories. Shannon Rae sings songs that we all remember from the 40s into the 70s. Using a sophisticated Bose sound system, Shannon “wows” you with the depth and strength of her voice, bringing those unforgettable tunes back to your ears once more.

Science Fiction Book Club
Thursday, August 18 - 6pm
This month's book is Barsk: the Elephants' Graveyard by Lawrence M. Schoen.

A Brief History of Wireless
Tuesday, August 23 - 2pm 
Ever wondered about early radio communications? Join us as Allen Bestwick, Historic Interpreter for the Ponce de Leon Lighthouse, discusses the origins of wireless communication in the US, teaches us a little Morse code, and demonstrates the proper technique for tuning into a radio station on your crystal radio set.     

Fascinating Stories from Our National Parks
Friday, August 26 - 2pm
In this hour-long, interactive program, author and performer Penny Musco shares little-known tales from a variety of national parks across the U.S.

August Movies

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the film.

Eddie the Eagle 
Monday, August 1 @ 2pm 
PG-13, 106 minutes 
The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Hugh Jackman and Taron Edgerton star. 

A Brave Heart: The Lizzie Velasquez Story
Sunday, August 7 @ 2pm
PG-13, 78 minutes
A documentary following the life of Lizzie Velasquez, her triumphant journey to the other side of bullying, and her mission to inspire and empower a more positive online environment.    

A Brilliant Young Mind
Monday, August 8 @ 2pm
PG-13, 111 minutes
A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad. Asa Butterfield and Sally Hawkins star.

My All-American

Monday, August 15 @ 2pm
PG-13, 118 minutes
Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the gridiron, faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading his team to a championship season. Aaron Eckhart and Robin Tunney star.

Miracles From Heaven

Monday, August 22 @ 2pm
PG, 109 minutes
A young girl suffering from a rare digestive disorder finds herself miraculously cured after surviving a terrible accident. Jennifer Garner stars.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 

Monday, August 29 @ 2pm
PG-13, 94 minutes 
A Portokalos family secret brings the beloved characters back together for an even bigger and Greeker wedding. Nia Vardalos and John Corbett star.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

July Movies

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the film.

Batkid Begins
Sunday, July 3 @ 2pm
PG, 87 minutes
On one day, in one city, the world comes together to grant one 5 year old cancer patient his wish. Batkid Begins looks at the 'why' of this flash phenomenon.

Exercise Your Mind Summer Movie - Pawn Sacrifice
Tuesday, July 5 @ 4pm
PG-13, 116 minutes
In a gripping true story, set during the height of the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers, when he challenges the Soviet Empire. It chronicles Fischer's terrifying struggles with genius and madness, and the rise and fall of a kid from Brooklyn, who captured the imagination of the world.  Tobey Maguire and Peter Sarsgaard star.

The Finest Hours
Monday, July 11 @ 2pm
PG-13, 117 minutes
The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.  Chris Pine and Casey Affleck star.

Exercise Your Mind Summer Movie - Self/less
Tuesday, July 12 @ 4pm
PG-13, 117 minutes
An extremely wealthy man dying from cancer undergoes a radical medical procedure that transfers his consciousness into the body of a healthy young man. But all is not as it seems when he starts to uncover the mystery of the body's origin, and the secret organization that will kill to protect its cause.  Ben Kingsley and Ryan Reynolds star.

Royal Night Out
Monday, July 18 @ 2pm
PG-13, 97 minutes
On V.E. Day in 1945, as peace extends across Europe, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret are allowed out to join the celebrations. It is a night full of excitement, danger and the first flutters of romance. Emily Watson, Rubert Everett, and Sarah Gadon star.

Exercise Your Mind Summer Movie - A Beautiful Mind
Tuesday, July 19 @ 4pm
PG-13, 135 minutes
Dramatic biography of John Nash, a mathematical genius, who made an astonishing discovery early in his career and stood on the brink of international acclaim. But the handsome and arrogant Nash soon found himself on a painful and harrowing journey of self-discovery. After many years of struggle, he eventually triumphed over his schizophrenia, and finally, late in life, received the Nobel Prize.  Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly star.

July Friends and Library Programs

African Violets
Friday, July 1 - 2pm
Pat Crowley of the African Violet Club of Daytona will discuss the care and feeding of African Violets. Bring your questions!

Grit Tempered II: Famous Women in Florida Archaeology
Tuesday, July 5 - 2pm
Sarah Miller, Director of the Florida Public Archaeology Network, Northeast Region presents five phenomenal female Florida archaeologists. Come learn more about these women, their enduring impact on how we understand our past, and the sites that made them famous.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic
Tuesday, July 12 - 2pm
Bring in your sick plants for care-taking tips from the Master Gardeners of the UF/IFAS Volusia County Extension.

Adult Coloring for Relaxation
Friday, July 15 - 10-12pm
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore. Supplies will be provided, or feel free to bring your own project!

Science Fiction Book Club
Thursday, July 21 - 6pm
This month's book is The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu.

Reminder: The library will be closed on Monday, July 4th for Independence Day.

Sunday, May 29, 2016

June movies

 Doors open 30 minutes before movie start time.

Sunday, June 5, 2 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 113 minutes
When five orphan girls are seen innocently playing with boys on a beach, their scandalized conservative guardians confine them while forced marriages are arranged.  In Turkish with English subtitles.  Nominated for the 2016 Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.

The 33
Monday, June 6, 2 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 127 minutes
Based on the real-life event, 33 miners are trapped underground for 69 days when a gold and copper mine collapses.  Antonio Banderas stars.

The Lady in the Van
Monday, June 13, 2 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 104 minutes
A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van which is parked in his driveway.  Maggie Smith stars.

Exercise Your Mind Summer Movie:  Inception
Tuesday, June 14, 4 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 148 minutes
Dom Cobb is the best there is at extraction:  stealing valuable secrets inside the subconscious during the mind's vulnerable dream state.  His skill has made him a coveted player in industrial espionage but also has made him a fugitive and cost him dearly.  Now he may get a second chance if he can do the impossible: inception--planting an idea rather than stealing one.  Leonardo Dicaprio stars.

Monday, June 20, 2 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 124 minutes
Joy is the story of the title character who rose to become founder and matriarch of a powerful family business dynasty.  Jennifer Lawrence, Robert Deniro, and Bradley Cooper star.

Exercise Your Mind Summer Movie:  The Manchurian Candidate
Tuesday, June 21, 4 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 127 minutes
A U.S. Army platoon, captured in the Korean conflict, is whisked to Manchuria for three nightmarish days of experimental drug-and-hypnosis induced conditioning to carry out the orders of the enemy upon release.  Frank Sinatra and Janet Leigh star.

Monday, June 27, 2 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 134 minutes
Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.  Stephan James stars.

Exercise Your Mind Summer Movie:  Awakenings
Tuesday, June 28, 4 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 122 minutes
Based on a true story, Robin Williams plays a research physician who uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease.  Robert Deniro also stars.