Tuesday, May 16, 2017

June Friends and Library Programs

Monday Chair Yoga at the Library
Mondays at 10am
Join us as certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a Chair Yoga program, beginner through advanced. This program repeats every Monday at 10am.

Wednesday Tai Chi
Wednesdays at 5:30pm
Join us a certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a tai chi (Wu Style) program, beginner through 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. 

Irene Curran presens Agatha Christie
Tuesday, June 6th at 2pm
Join us as Irene Curran, retired teacher from N.J. talks about Agatha Christie - the mystery writer of over 80 novels who herself disappeared for eleven days! Come hear about the mystery, her life, and her novels! Agatha lived through two world wars, the Great Depression, two marriages and as a result she once said: "I like living, I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly racked with sorrow but through it all I still know quite certainly that to be alive is a grand thing!" 

Peculiar Persons in Florida History
Friday, June 9th at 2pm
Zack Zacharias, the senior curator of education and curator of history at The Museum of Arts & Sciences leads this entertaining talk featuring many of the famously peculiar people found in Florida’s history, including their crazy plots to make a fortune!  Learn about Napoleon Bonaparte’s nephew, Prince Achille Murat, who made Florida his permanent home after he was exiled from France.  Also featured will be crazy cowboy Bone Mizell, soldier of fortune William Augustus Bowles, Denys Rolle of Rolles Town and many more! 

Science Fiction Book Club
Thursday, June 15th - 6pm
Join us for a discussion of All Our Wrong Today's by Elan Mastri. The Science Fiction Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 6pm in the Computer Lab. 

Master Gardeners Plant Clinic: Good Bugs/Bad Bugs
Tuesday, June 20th - 2pm 
Master Gardeners:  Good Bugs/Bad Bugs.  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. 

Adult Fairy Garden Craft
Friday, June 23rd -10am
Come join us to create your own fairy garden! Supplies will be provided. Registration is required. No children under 11. Please call the Information Desk at 386-322-5152 to register. 

Get to Know Your Local Gopher Tortoise
Thursday, May 25th - 2pm
Florida's Gopher Tortoise -- a state protected species.  Learn about these wonderful creatures that play a very important role in the sustainability of Florida ecosystems.  Discover ways that you can help ensure the tortoise survives and why protecting them is so important.  Florida homeowners often find gopher tortoises taking up residence in their own backyards.  There will be discussion on what homeowners can and should do, how to enjoy the tortoise that has chosen their yard to live in, and the simple joys and pleasures of the privilege of having a tortoise live close by.  A one hour slide and film session is to be presented by Nancy Hull, FMNP Master Naturalist.

June Movies

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the film. 

Silicon Cowboys 
Sunday, June 4th - 2pm 
Unrated, 77 minutes
Three boys dream up the Compaq portable computer at a Texas diner in 1981, and soon find themselves battling the mighty IBM for PC supremacy. Their improbably journey altered the future of computing and shaped the world we now know.
  
The Founder 
Monday, June 5th - 2pm
PG-13, 115 minutes
The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, McDonald's, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness. Michael Keaton stars.

Build a Better World Adult Summer Movie Series
The Bucket List
Tuesday, June 6th - 4pm (Please note the time change.)
PG-13, 107 minutes
Two terminally ill men escape from a cancer ward and head off on a road trip with a wish list of to-dos before they die. Jack Nicolson and Morgan Freeman star.
 
Lion 
Monday, June 12th - 2pm
PG-13, 118 minutes

A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara star. Nominated for six 2017 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor for Dev Patel, and Best Supporting Actor for Nicole Kidman. 
 
Build a Better World Adult Summer Movie Series
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington  
Tuesday, June 13th - 4pm (Please note the time change.)
Not Rated, 129 minutes

A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down. James Stewart stars.
 
A Dog's Purpose 
Monday, June 19th - 2pm 
PG, 110 minutes
A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners. Dennis Quaid and Josh Gad star.
 
Mr. Church 
Monday, June 26th - 2pm
PG-13, 105 minutes

"Mr. Church" tells the story of a unique friendship that develops when a little girl and her dying mother retain the services of a talented cook - Henry Joseph Church. What begins as a six month arrangement instead spans into fifteen years and creates a family bond that lasts forever. Eddie Murphy stars.

The Rocketeer 
Tuesday, June 27th - 4pm
PG, 128 minutes

A young pilot stumbles onto a protype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero. Billy Campbell and Jennifer Connelly star.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

May Movies

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the film. 

Fences
Monday, May 1st - 2pm 
PG-13, 139 minutes
A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. Denzel Washington was nominated for the 2017 Academy Award for Best Actor, while Viola Davis won for Best Supporting Actress.

Dark Horse
Sunday, May 7th - 2pm
PG, 85 minutes
An inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse.
La La Land
Monday
, May 8th
- 2pm

PG-13, 128 minutes

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. The musical won six 2017 Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Emma Stone. Ryan Gosling also stars.
 
Collateral Beauty
Monday, May 15th - 2pm 
PG-13, 97 minutes
Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time, and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty. Will Smith, Edward Norton, and Kate Winslet star.
 
Passengers
Monday, May 22nd - 2pm
PG-13, 116 minutes
 

A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early. Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt star.

Summer Movie Series: Casablanca
Tuesday, May 30th - 4pm
PG, 102 minutes
December 1941: A cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Please note the day and time change.

May Friends and Library Programs

Monday Chair Yoga at the Library
Mondays at 10am
Join us as certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a Chair Yoga program, beginner through advanced. This program repeats every Monday at 10am.

Wednesday Tai Chi
Wednesdays at 5:30pm
Join us a certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a tai chi (Wu Style) program, beginner through 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.

Beaded Owl Pendant Craft with Kasey
Wednesday, May 3rd at 10am
We're getting crafty for Mother's Day with a Whimsical Owl Pendant (with a Gift Box) for Mom. Supplies will be provided and space is limited, so sign up at the Information Desk!

Singer Linda Flynn 
Tuesday, May 9th at 2pm
Join us for an afternoon of beautiful music as local singer Linda Flynn returns to present a tribute to mothers everywhere.

Adult Coloring with Kasey 
Wednesday, May 10th - 10am-12pm
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore. Supplies will be provided, or feel free to bring your own project!

Master Gardeners Plant Clinic: Summer and Fall Flowers and Vegetables
Tuesday, May 16th - 2pm 
Volusia County’s master gardeners will present a brief talk on summer and fall flowers and vegetables, and 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 

Science Fiction Book Club
Thursday, May 18th - 6pm
Join us for a discussion of The Mote in God's Eye by Larry Niven. The Science Fiction Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 6pm in the Computer Lab.  

Identity Theft 
Tuesday, May 23rd - 2pm
Join us for this program from the Florida Office of the Attorney General and become better informed on ways to better protect personally identifiable information. Presented by Theresa Ronnebaum, Victim Services Program Specialist on Identity Theft.  

Job Works Career Workshop
Thursday, May 25th - 2pm
Ready for job readiness? Learn principles, techniques, and ideas that will help you find a new job and get prepared to start it.

Wild About Birds
Friday, May 26th - 2pm 
Traveling with four species of birds of prey, Wild About Birds will teach us about their role in nature, their behavior, habits, conservation, and the dangers facing wildlife today.