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.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

October 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. This program repeats every Monday at 10am. 

The Port Orange Library Annual Health Fair 

Tuesday, October 4th - 2pm 
Please join us as local health organizations and individuals present information about a variety of topics relevant to your health and well-being.

Self Care for Vitality
 
Thursday, October 6th - 2pm 
Certified fitness instructor Ed Eisler presents simple, inexpensive ways to increase your vitality and reduce stress. He will include tips on improving your posture, your eyesight, and the health of your joints.

Master Gardeners 

Tuesday, October 11th - 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.

Mindfulness with Kathleen Zurenko
 
Thursday, October 13th - 2pm 
In this program, mindfulness expert and local author Kathleen Zurenko shares practical advice, wisdom, and a variety of activities to enhance the quality of your daily life starting NOW! WOW! Kathleen has been teaching and applying mindfulness, conscious awakening and meditation for several decades and holds a Master’s Degree in Consciousness Studies from Holmes Institute Graduate School of Consciousness Studies in Denver, Colorado. A book signing will follow her presentation.

Penny Musco presents Steal Away
 
Friday, October 14th - 2pm 
A dramatic one-woman show about a little-known migration of African Americans. The abolition of slavery was only the first step—the fight for true freedom continued in the years beyond. Penny Musco’s one-woman drama, Steal Away: The Story of a Homesteader and an Exoduster, tells the significant but nearly forgotten story of former slaves who fled the South after Reconstruction ended.

Voice of a ransomed race, sing on
Till Freedom’s every right is won,
And slavery’s every wrong undone.
—John Greenleaf Whittier

Researching Genealogy with FamilySearch Online
 
Tuesday, October 18th - 2pm 
Genealogist George Morgan will help us explore and master the vast online database of the LDS Church, which the church makes free to everyone. More than 2 billion records are available literally at your fingertips; many of them through keyword searching. Mr. Morgan is well prepared to address this topic. He is the author of 9 genealogy books, and hundreds of articles. He is Vice President of Membership Services for the Federation of Genealogical Societies, and a director of the Florida Genealogical Society. He co-hosts the podcast “Genealogy Guys” which is heard by thousands of people from around the globe, and has given seminars in the U.S., Canada and England. The Port Orange Library is proud to have him speak here!

Harriet Tubman: From Cradle and Beyond
 
Thursday, October 20th - 2pm 
Local re-enactor Mary Fears portrays the life and times of the famed abolitionist and suffragette Harriet Tubman. Did you know that as a 5 year old slave child, Harriet was rented out for the purpose of rocking a baby’s cradle? She went on from that to leading over 300 people to freedom on the Underground Railroad. Known statewide for her portrayals, Mary Fears; using period clothing and props, will bring Tubman back to life and put you back in the time when a slave trying to make decisions on their own could lead to brutal fear and punishment.

Science Fiction Book Club 

Thursday, October 20th - 6pm 
This month's book is Uprooted by Naomi Novick.

Long Term Care Planning & Asset Protection 
Friday, October 21st - 10:30am 
Presented by Elder Law Attorney Randal Schecter, this program is geared toward those who have a loved one needing assistance and care at home, in an assisted living facility, or a nursing home. Attendees will learn about options and programs available to them when faced with the expenses of long term care. Please note time change.

Pumpkin Carving 101 with Scott "Stormin’" Norman
 
Friday, October 21st - 2pm 
Join us as Stormin’ Norman carves a pumpkin live, all while offering helpful suggestions and advice about selecting a good pumpkin to carve, drawing a pattern, emptying out a pumpkin in five minutes or less, the science behind pumpkins, lighting, shadowing, knife safety, and other great pumpkin craft options. We hope to see you there!

Adult Coloring for Relaxation
 

Friday, October 28th - 10am-12pm 
Coloring isn't just for kids anymore. Supplies will be provided, or feel free to bring your own project!

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

Noble
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.