Tuesday, December 27, 2016

January Movies

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the film.

The Great Gatsby (2013)
Thursday, January 26th - 2pm
PG-13, 143 min
A writer and Wall St. trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan star. Part of the NEA Big Read series of programs.

The Great Gatsby (1974)
Friday, January 27th - 2pm
PG, 144 minutes
A Midwesterner becomes fascinated with his nouveau riche neighbor, who obsesses over his lost love. Robert Redford and Mia Farrow star. Part of the NEA Big Read series of programs.


Florence Foster Jenkins
Monday, January 30th - 2pm
PG-13, 110 minutes
The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Hugh Grant and Meryl Streep star.

January Friends and Library Programs


Monday Chair Yoga at the Library
Mondays - 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 beginning on January 23, 2017.

 

Master Gardener Plant Clinic 
Tuesday, January 17th - 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. 


"On the Radiola": An original play in which local playwright Karen Poulsen pays tribute to the beginning of the Golden Age of Radio.

Wednesday, January 18th - 2pm 
Join Frank (Wes Jones) and Flora (Jeanna Carley) during 1919-1920 as they entertain listeners with an amateur radio station.  The fun begins when friends Lila (Jennifer Kinsey) and Jack (Spencer Meehl) come up with their own ideas for broadcasting.  Eventually Flora and Lila’s obsession with F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre lead to wild adventures On the Radiola!

Debbie's Health Food presents "Harnessing the Power of Hydroponics"
Friday, January 20th - 2pm

*Gardening Smarter in Central Florida: Containers & Hydroponics*
*- Presented by Leah Brooks, Gardening Advisor for “The Garden Rebel”
National Radio Show and the Orlando Home & Garden Show*
*- Food demonstration by Chef Emily Mabe of Debbie’s Health Foods*
*Learn how to harness the power of hydroponics, and grow $100 worth of
“beyond organic” produce in less than 5 hours per month using techniques
specially adapted to Florida's unique challenges. *
*Add months to your growing seasons, say good-bye to weeds forever, grow
vertically and in small spaces, have fewer pest problems, and grow
incredibly healthy, strong plants! Come learn how to garden and see the
results for yourself!*
*Immediately following Leah’s presentation, Chef Emily Mabe of Debbie’s
Health Foods will demonstrate how to prepare healthy and delicious culinary
creations using fresh picked produce right from the garden!*


Dr. Rich Davis presents: "Ben Franklin: Bigger Than His Legend"
Monday, January 23rd - 1pm

Come meet Benjamin Franklin and learn about his life, accomplishments, loves, and how he became one of the greatest Americans who ever lived. Topics covered include major facts about Ben Franklin, Franklin compared to other great Americans, his electrical experiments and inventions, and Franklin and the ladies. Please join us for this entertaining and lively presentation. Please note the time change.

Classical Guitarist Peter Fletcher
Sunday, January 29th - 2pm
Mr. Fletcher is a nationally renowned classical guitarist who has played Carnegie Hall and other major venues. Please join us for an afternoon of beautiful classical music featuring selections from Peter's albums.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

December Movies

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the film.

Our Last Tango
Sunday, December 4th, 2pm
Unrated, 85 min
The life and love story of Argentina's famous tango dancers who met as teenagers and danced together for nearly fifty years until a painful separation tore them apart. This documentary is in Spanish with English subtitles. (Rescheduled from October due to Hurricane Matthew.)

Love and Friendship
Monday, December 5th, 2pm
PG, 92 minutes
The beautiful widow Susan Vernon has come to the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating throughout polite society. Whilst there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and her rather reluctant debutante daughter, Frederica. Kate Beckinsale stars.
 

Star Trek: Beyond
Monday, December 12th, 2pm
PG-13, 122 minutes
The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a ruthless new enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test. Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Karl Urban star.

December Friends and Library Programs


Monday Tai Chi at Your 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. This program repeats every Monday at 10am.

Jingle Bells Book Sale
Friday, December 2nd - 9-4pm & Saturday, December 3rd - 9-1pm
Shop early for the best selection!!

Debbie's Health Food presents "A Gluten-Free, Non-GMO Christmas"
Friday, December 9th - 2pm
Dr. Margo King will explain how gluten and genetically modified foods negatively affect our health, while Certified Chef Emily Mabe demonstrates how to prepare healthy and delicious holiday favorites using gluten-free and non-GMO ingredients. 


Country Singing Sensation Bobby Meeks
Sunday, December 1th - 2pm
Join us for an afternoon of toe-tapping country songs. You'll enjoy traditional favorites as well as modern tunes. A relaxing break from the bustle of the holiday shopping season!
 


Master Gardener Plant Clinic 
Tuesday, December 13th - 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. 


Alan Drop presents "Road Less Traveled - Storytelling with a Difference"
Tuesday, November 15th - 2pm
A funny, thoughtful and provocative romp through an unusual life. Imagine you arrive on the streets of London with no job, no accommodation, enough money to last two weeks and no return ticket to Africa. Decisions have to be made and risks must be taken. Professional storyteller and stand-up comedian, Alan Drop shares his collection of real life stories in a way that is entertaining, funny, sad, thought provoking, and inspiring. But always entertaining.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

November Friends and Library Programs

Monday Tai Chi at Your 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. This program repeats every Monday at 10am.

Finding Your Ancestors
Thursday, November 3rd - 2pm
Did you know that with your library card, you can search some of the most important genealogy research sites for free? Librarian Richard Burrow will discuss Ancestry.com search strategies and introduce three other genealogy sites available through the library.

The Kilted Man
Tuesday, November 8th - 2pm
Veteran performer Matthew Gurnsey delights audiences with his rousing performances of traditional Irish and Scottish music. Through the marriage of wit and finesse, Gurnsey charms his audiences, sweeping them into tales of wayward voyages, unrequited love, and the vibrantly colorful lives of the every-man beloved of many Irish tales.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic 
Tuesday, November 8th - 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.

Visiting the Beyond with Curt Strutz
Wednesday, November 9th - 2pm
This presentation is a deeply rooted historical and photographed tour through haunted buildings sharing architecture, ghost stories, and the creepy history behind the locales. This program is great for those interested in the paranormal, but is also great for those into history, old buildings, and storytelling!

Fun Workshop for House and Yard Chores
Tuesday, November 15th - 2pm
 Are you challenged to fit your housework, yard work AND exercise into your day? Does your back and neck suffer from these activities? Please join us as physical therapist Cheryl J. Wynn, DPT, shows you how to do your chores to make them into a coordination, strengthening, and balance workout.

Organist and Vocalist Jonathan Brady 
Tuesday, November 29th - 2pm
Please join us for an afternoon of smooth music as Jonathan Brady performs a wide variety of seasonal favorites to help us usher in the holiday season. He'll also include jazz standards of the 1920s through the 50s and classic and soft rock tunes of the 50s through the 80s. Jonathan's vocal style was inspired by Bing Crosby, Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, and Mel Torme. 

November Movies

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the film.

Shall We Dance?
Sunday, November 6th, 2pm
PG, 136 min
Successful but unhappy Japanese accountant finds the missing passion in his life when he begins to secretly take ballroom dance lessons. In Japanese with English subtitles.

The Man Who Knew Infinity
Monday, November 7th, 2pm
PG-13, 108 minutes
The story of the life and academic career of the pioneer Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendship with his mentor, Professor G.H. Hardy. Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons star.

The Meddler
Monday, November 14th, 2pm
PG-13, 100 minutes
An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away. Susan Sarandon and Rose Byrne star.

The Confirmation
Monday, November 21st, 2pm
PG-13, 101 minutes
Eight year old Anthony is somewhat uneasy about spending the weekend with his alcoholic, down-on-his-luck carpenter dad Walt while his mom Bonnie and her new husband Kyle go to a Catholic retreat together. As Walt and Anthony set about finding the guy who stole the tools and improvise around their misfortunes, they begin to discover a true connection with each other. Clive Owen stars.

The Legend of Tarzan
Monday, November 28th, 2pm
PG-13, 110 minutes
Tarzan, having acclimated to life in London, is called back to his former home in the jungle to investigate the activities at a mining encampment. Alexander Skarsgard stars.        

Saturday, October 1, 2016

October Movies

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the film.

East Side Sushi

Monday, October 3rd, 2pm
PG, 100 minutes
Single mom Juana can slice and dice anything with great speed and precision. After working at a fruit-vending cart for years, she decides to take a job at a local Japanese restaurant. Diana Elizabeth Torres stars.

Our Last Tango
Sunday, October 9th, 2pm
Unrated, 85 minutes
The life and love story of Argentina's famous tango dancers Maria Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes, who met as teenagers and danced together for nearly fifty years until a painful separation tore them apart. This documentary is in Spanish with English subtitles.

The Jungle Book
Monday, October 10th, 2pm
PG, 106 minutes
After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo. Bill Murray, Neel Sethi, and Ben Kingsley star in this live action version of the classic tale.

Me Before You
Monday, October 17th, 2pm
PG-13, 110 minutes
A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she is taking care of. Based on the novel by JoJo Moyes. Emilia Clarke and Sam Clafin star.

Genius
Monday, October 24th, 2pm
PG-13, 104 minutes
A chronicle of Max Perkins's time as the book editor at Scribner. Colin Firth, Jude Law, and Nicole Kidman star.

Now You See Me 2
Monday, October 31st, 2pm
PG-13, 130 minutes
The Four Horsemen resurface and are forcibly recruited by a tech genius to pull off their most impossible heist yet. Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, and Woody Harrelson star.