Sunday, August 23, 2015

September movies

Afternoon at the Movies
All films start at 2pm

September 7 Labor Day:  Library closed

Sunday, September 13
Rated PG-13, 96 minutes
A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith, abruptly disturbed when they are forced to follow the new laws of their foreign occupants.  In French with English subtitles.

The Identical
Monday, September 14
Rated PG, 106 minutes
A redemptive movie about a young man, the son of a preacher, who rejects his father's desire for him to join the ministry and instead embarks on a career as a rock singer.  As he struggles to pursue his dream and rise to stardom, he finds love, pain, success, and failure, and  ultimately uncovers a hidden family secret that reveals who he really is.  It's a captivating story about a family restored and a life discovered.  Ray Liotta and Ashley Judd star.

50 to 1
Monday, September 21
Rated PG-13, 110 minutes
A misfit group of New Mexico cowboys find themselves on the journey of a lifetime when their crooked-footed racehorse qualifies for the Kentucky Derby.  Skeet Ulrich and Christina Kane star.

Five Flights Up
Monday, September 28
Rated PG-13, 93 minutes
A married couple's attempt at selling their New York apartment doesn't quite go as planned over the course of one crazy weekend.  Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman star.

September Friends and library programs

Master Gardener Plant Clinic
Tuesday, September 18, 2pm
Bring your sick plants and gardening questions for care taking tips from the Master Gardeners of the UF/IFAS Volusia County Extension.

Preventing Diabetes--CANCELLED
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
This program has been cancelled by the presenter.

Shopping and Cooking for Healthy Meals
Monday, September 14, 10am
JoAnn Maurice, a healthy living coordinator with the Volusia/Flagler YMCA, presents tips for shopping and cooking for healthy meals.  This seminar is part of our Healthy Eating for Blood Pressure series and is followed by a complimentary blood pressure screening.

Veterans Services:  An Overview
Tuesday, September 15, 2pm
Jefferey Bumb, director of Volusia County Veterans Services, will share information about veterans benefits during this free program.  Mr. Bumb will discuss health care enrollment, non-service-connected disability pension, the aid and attendance allowance, and other topics of interest to veterans and their spouses.

Haven Hospice
Thursday, September 17, 2pm
Cathy Heighter-Moore of Haven Hospice will talk about the services available through hospice, a type of care and philosophy of care that is all-encompassing and that provides assistance with the physical, medical, emotional, and spiritual challenges associated with advanced illnesses.

Sitar, Flute, and Drum Music with Rick de Yampert
Friday, September 18, 2pm
Rick de Yampert will perform Asian chill, Beatles songs, raga, world fusion, trance, Buddha lounge, and down-tempo chill-out music, funky fusion, and up-tempo tribal dance soundscapes.  When Rick is not playing music, he works as the entertainment writer at the daily newspaper in Daytona Beach--a position he has held for 17 years.

Blood Pressure Screening
Monday, September 21, 9:30am
JoAnn Maurice of the YMCA conducts blood pressure screenings and offers information about the importance of managing your blood pressure.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

August movies

Afternoon at the Movies!
All films start at 2pm

Spare Parts
August 3
Rated PG-13, 114 minutes
Hispanic high school students organize a robotics club.  With no experience, 800 bucks, used car parts and big dreams, this rag tag team goes up against the coutnry's reigning robotics champion MIT.  George Lopez and Jamie Lee Curtis star.

Ballet 422
August 9
Rated PG, 75 minutes
When 25-year-old NYCB dancer Justin Peck begins to emerge as a promising young choreographer, he is commissioned to create a new ballet for the Company's 2013 Winter Season.  With unprecedented access to an elite world, the film follows Peck as he collaborates with musicians, lighting designers, costume designers, and his fellow dancers to create Paz de la Jolla, NYCB's 422nd new ballet.

Black or White
August 10
Rated PG-13, 121 minutes 
The story of a grandfather who is suddenly left to care for his beloved granddaughter, but when her paternal grandmother seeks custody wit the help of her brother, the little girl is torn between two families who lover her deeply.  With the best intentions at heart, both families fight for what they feel is right and are soon forced to confront their true feelings about race, forgiveness, and understanding.  Kevin Costner stars.

Woman in Gold
August 17
Rated PG-13, 109 minutes
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.  Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds star.

The Longest Ride
August 24
Rated PG-13, 139 minutes
After an automobile crash, the lives of a  young couple intertwine with a much older man as he reflects back on a past love.  Scott Eastwood and Britt Robertson star.  Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
August 31
Rated PG, 122 minutes
As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy--posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals--Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.  Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, and Bill Nighy star.

August Friends & library programs

The Medicare Hospice Benefit
Tuesday, August 4, 2pm
The Rev. Dr. L. Ronald Durham of Halifax Health Hospice provides an overview of the Medicare Hospice Benefit including who's eligible for hospice care, what services are included through Medicare, and how long the care can last.  Please join us for this informative program.

Back to School Book Sale
Friday, August 7, 9am to 4pm
Saturday, August 8, 9am to 1pm
Shop early for the best selection!

Sodium in your Diet
Monday, August 10, 10am
Jo Ann Maurice, a healthy living coordinator with the YMCA, provides information on the level of sodium in different foods and on the impact of sodium on our health.  This seminar is part of our Healthy Eating for Blood Pressure Management series and is followed by a complimentary blood pressure screening.

Master Gardener Plant Clinic
Tuesday, August 11, 2pm
Bring your sick plants for care taking tips from the Master Gardeners of the UF/IFAS Volusia County Extension.

Social Security Outreach
Thursday, August 13, 4pm
Perhaps someday you plan to go skydiving or do some traveling.  Someday, you may wish to retire.  Well, get ready, because someday is here.  Whether you're estimating future benefits or managing current ones, you can do it today at mySocialSecurity.  Join representatives from the Social Security Administration to learn how mySocialSecurity works.

The Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse
Thursday, August 20, 2pm
Explore the origins and history of the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse in this presentation by lighthouse docent John Mann.  Mr. Mann's stories include the fascinating lives of past keepers and their families, Stephen Crane's shipwreck, and the lighthouse's restoration.

Blood Pressure Screening
Monday, August 31, 10am
A complimentary screening brought to you by JoAnn Maurice of Volusia/Flagler YMCA.

Monday, July 20, 2015

July computer classes cancelled

Our regular July computer classes and labs have been cancelled as we present information on 3D printing throughout the month.  Stop by the computer lab on the following dates for a demonstration of this new technology.

July 21 at 10:30
July 23 at 10:30
July 29 at 2:00
July 30 at 10:30

Please call the library at 322-5152 for further details.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

July movies

Afternoon at the Movies

Antarctica:  a Year on Ice
Sunday, July 5, 2015, 2pm
Rated PG, 91 minutes
A visually stunning chronicle of what it is like to live in Antarctica for a full year, including winters isolated from the rest of the world and enduring months of darkness in the coldest place on Earth.

Taken 3
Monday, July 6, 2015, 2pm
Rated PG-13, 109 minutes
Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed.  As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings his own particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name.  Liam Neeson and Forest Whitaker star.

Rebel  Without a Cause (Escape the Ordinary Summer series)
Tuesday, July 7, 4:30pm
Rated PG-13, 111 minutes
A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.  James Dean, Natalie Wood, and Sal Mineo star.

Big Eyes
Monday, July 13, 2015, 2pm
Rated PG-13, 106 minutes
A drama about the awakening of the painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s. 

To Kill a Mockingbird (Escape the Ordinary Summer series)
Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 4:30pm
Not Rated, 129 minutes
Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge and his kids against prejudice.  Gregory Peck stars.
McFarland, USA
Monday, July 20, 2015, 2pm
Rated PG, 129 minutes
A cross country coach in a small California town transforms a team into championship contenders.  Kevin Costner and Maria Bello star.

Kate & Leopold (Escape the Ordinary Summer series)
Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 4:30pm
Rated PG-13, 118 minutes
Kate and her borther live in New York in the 21st century.  Her ex-boyfriend Stuart finds a space near the Brooklyn Bridge where there is a gap in time.  He goes back to the 19th century and takes pictures.  Leopold--a man living in the 1870s--follows him back through the gap.  Meg Ryan and Hugh Jackman star.

July Friends and library programs

The DASH Diet
Monday, July 6, 10am
The DASH diet plan was developed to lower blood pressure without medication.  Numerous studies have shown that the diet also reduces the risk of other diseases including diabetes, kidney stones, and heart disease.  Please join us as YMCA Healthy Living Coordinator JoAnn Maurice provides an overview of the DASH eating plan.  This seminar is part of our Healthy Eating for Blood Pressure Management Series and includes a complimentary blood pressure check.

Escape the Ordinary Summer Movie Series
Select Tuesdays at 4:30
July 7:  Rebel without a Cause
July 14:  To Kill a Mockingbird
July 21:  Kate & Leopold
e-NABLE 3D Printing
Friday, July 10, 2pm
Bill Sistler from e-NABLE will show us how 3D printing is making prosthetic devices available to those who can't afford traditional prosthetics.  e-NABLE has printed thousands of hands for people in 37 countries!  Come check it out --it's amazing!

Master Gardener Plant Clinic
Tuesday, July 14, 10am
Bring in your sick plants for care taking tips from Master Gardeners of the UF/IFAS Volusia County Extension.

Health and Wellness with Essential Oils
Tuesday, July 14, 2pm
Robert Stewart and Registered Nurse Linda Stewart of doTerra Wellness Advocates explain the health benefits of essential oils during this free program.  Essential oils are natural aromatic compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants.  They are for aromatic, topical, and internal use.

Port Orange Library Book Club
Wednesday, July 15, 10:30am
Join us as we discuss the classic novel Rebecca by Daphne duMaurier.

Science Fiction Book Club
Thursday, July 16, 6pm
This club meets every Thursday of the month.  Please call for the title and to ask how to join!

Blood Pressure Check
Monday, July 20th, 9:30am
Please stop by for a free blood pressure check with JoAnn Maurice, a healthy living coordinator with the YMCA.

Fantastic Archaeology: Florida Frauds, Myths, and Mysteries
Tuesday, July 21, 2pm
In this entertaining and educational talk, Sarah Miller of the Florida Public Archaeology Network discusses what archaeology is and what it is not.  Please join us as she presents both historical and modern day examples of the misuse and abuse of Florida's past.

3D Printing Show-n-Tell
July 21, 23, and 30 at 10:30am
July 29 at 2pm
Join us in the Computer Lab for 3D printing demonstrations and to get a close-up look at the process.