Thursday, July 20, 2017

August Movies

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the film. 

A Ballerina's Tale 
Sunday, August 6th - 2pm 
NR, 85 minutes
A feature documentary on African American ballerina Misty Copeland that examines her prodigious rise and her potentially career ending injury alongside themes of race and body image in the elite ballet world.
  
Beauty and the Beast
Monday, August 7th - 2pm
PG, 129 minutes
A live action adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. Emma Watson and Dan Stevens star.

The Lost City of Z 
Monday, August 14th - 2pm
PG-13, 141 minutes

A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s. Charlie Hunnam and Robert Pattison star.

Going in Style
Monday, August 21st - 2pm 
PG-13, 96 minutes
Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money. Ann-Margaret and Morgan Freeman star.
 
The Zookeeper's Wife
Monday, August 28th - 2pm
PG-13, 127 minutes

The Zookeeper's Wife tells the story of the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonia and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion. Jessica Chastain stars.

August Friends and Library Programs

Summer Reading Round Up
Tuesday, August 1st - 10:30am
Join us for a discussion of your favorite, or not so favorite, summer reads. Refreshments and a door prize included! 

Genealogy Databases
Tuesday, August 1st - 2pm
Learn about the four databases, Ancestry for Libraries, Fold3, HeritageQuest, and Newsbank Historical Newspapers, available for free with your library card for genealogy research. 

Wednesday Tai Chi
Wednesdays at 5:30pm
Join us as 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. This program repeats every Wednesday.

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

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. 

Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body
Tuesday, August 8th - 2pm
For centuries, we've known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Join us to learn about research into the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. This program will be presented by Damarys Melendez of the Alzheimer's Association with tips from the latest research.

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

Voyage to Health: A Sailor's Guide to Navigating Life, Love, and Adventures in Great Food
Thursday, August 10th - 2pm
Get onboard and get inspired! A sailor share the lessons she's learned while living aboard a sailboat for the past 20 years. Discover how she solves big challenges in minimal space - whether it's overcoming major health concerns, inspiring change in others, or deciding what to cook for dinner!
Presented by Carole Fontaine, inspirational artist, teacher (she teaches Meditative Writing, Mindfulness, Shakti Dance Yoga, and Reiki), and author of "Yogi Onboard". This program includes a tropical food demo and free taste samplings by Chef Emily Mabe of Debbie's Health Foods. (This program was originally scheduled for July 21, 2017.)


Jackson Creek String Band
Friday, August 11th - 2pm
Jackson Creek String Band offers a dynamic blend of folk music, bluegrass, old-time dance songs, and fiddle tunes that has delighted audiences all over Florida. Join us for a great performance by one of Central Florida's favorite bands!

Master Gardeners Plant Clinic: Citrus
Tuesday, August 15th - 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. 

Science Fiction Book Club
Thursday, August 17th - 6pm
Join us for a discussion of The Doomsday Book by Connie Willis. The Science Fiction Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 6pm in the Computer Lab. 

Uses of Herbs
Friday, August 25th - 2pm
An overview of a dozen herbs and their uses for cooking, tea, aroma, and health. Joyce Harris, the "Herbal Gourmet," is the presenter.

July 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 as 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. This program repeats every Wednesday.

Organist and Vocalist Jonathan Brady
Sunday, July 2nd - 2pm
Celebrate the Fourth of July with Jonathan! Join us for a performance that includes smooth standards and patriotic songs. Feel free to sing along!


Adult Coloring for Relaxation
Thursday, July 13th - 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: All About Trees
Tuesday, July 18th - 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. 

Science Fiction Book Club
Thursday, July 19th - 6pm
Join us for a discussion of The Book of Ralph by Christopher Steinsvold. The Science Fiction Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 6pm in the Computer Lab.

RESCHEDULED to August 10th: "Voyage to Health: A Sailor's Guide to Navigating Life, Love, and Adventures in Great Food" (Originally scheduled for July 21st.) 

Saturday, July 1, 2017

July Movies

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the film. 

Pele
Monday, July 3rd - 2pm 
PG, 107 minutes
Pele's meteoric rise from the slums of Sao Paulo, to leading Brazil to its first World Cup victory at the age of 17 is chronicled in this biographical drama. Vincent D'Onofrio and Rodrigo Santoro star.
  
The Salesman
Sunday, July 9th - 2pm
PG-13, 124 minutes
While both are participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections. This film is in Persian and has English subtitles. This film from Iran won the 2017 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Denial
Monday, July 10th - 2pm
PG-13, 109 minutes

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel. Rachel Weisz and Tom Wilkinson star.

Build a Better World Adult Summer Movie Series
The Grapes of Wrath
Tuesday, July 11th - 4pm (Please note the time change.)
Unrated, 129 minutes
A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless during the Great Depression. Henry Fonda stars.
Split
Monday, July 17th - 2pm 
PG-13, 117 minutes
Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th personality. James McAvoy stars.

Build a Better World Adult Summer Movie Series
Patch Adams 
Tuesday, July 18th - 4pm (Please note the time change.)
PG-13, 115 minutes
The true story of a heroic man, Hunter Patch Adams, determined to become a medical doctor because he enjoys helping people. He ventured where no doctor had ventured before, using humor and pathos. Robin Williams stars.
 
The Shack
Monday, July 31st - 2pm
PG-13, 132 minutes

A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack." Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer star.