Thursday, September 19, 2019

October Movies

Healthy Living Month

The Gene Doctors
Sunday, October 6 - 2:00 p.m.
Unrated, 54 minutes
Every year, over a million babies are born worldwide with a hereditary disease—most are serious, and many are fatal.  For much of history, doctors could only treat symptoms.  Now an elite cadre of pioneers, gene doctors, is starting to target root causes. Through intimate stories of families whose lives are being transformed, The Gene Doctors takes viewers to the genesis of a medical revolution.

Understanding the Opioid Epidemic
Thursday, October 17 - 5:30 p.m. 
Unrated,  60 minutes
Examines the toll of opioid addiction in the U.S. on individuals, families, and communities through personal stories, including a couple who lost their son to prescription painkillers, and expert commentary.


Sunday Cinema 

Tea with the Dames
Sunday, October 13 - 2:00 p.m.
Unrated, 86 minutes
Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers.


Classic Film Sunday

Steel Magnolias
Sunday, October 27 - 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG, 117 minutes
A young beautician, newly arrived in a small Louisiana town, finds work at the local salon, where a small group of women share a close bond of friendship, and welcome her into the fold.


Afternoon at the Movies

All is True
Monday, October 7 - 2:00 p.m. 
Rated PG-13, 101 minutes 
A look at the final days in the life of renowned playwright William Shakespeare. 

Poms
Monday, October 14 - 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 90 minutes 
POMS is a comedy about a group of women who form a cheer leading squad at their retirement community. 

Wild Faith
Monday, October 21 - 2:00 p.m. 
Unrated, 101 minutes 
The film  portrays life in 1800's Michigan, focusing on a Civil War vet trying to make peace with his losses and start a new life despite the world resisting change around him.

Yesterday
Monday, October 28 - 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 116 minutes.  A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed.

October Friends and Library Programs

Forgotten and Hidden Treasures of Port Orange
October 1 – 2:00 p.m.
Join us as third generation Port Orange resident Glenda Cardwell Coursen offers memories of growing up in Port Orange. Jennifer Gill of the Port Orange Historical Trust also provides an overview of the Port Orange Historical Museum and History Center.

DIY Wednesday. Paper Flower Fall Wreath
October 2 – 10:00 a.m.
Make a festive fall wreath with beautiful, easy to assemble paper flowers. Supplies will be provided and registration is required.

FLOW-Florida Licensing on Wheels
October 2 – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Do you need to renew your license, change your address, or renew your vehicle registration? Do all that (and more!) at Florida Licensing on Wheels mini unit. Fees and document requirements vary. See Reference Desk for details.

Elder Law Series:  Avoiding Common Estate Planning Mistakes
October 3 – 11:30 a.m.
Erica Johnson, an attorney at law who specializes in Elder Law, continues her series of talks for seniors on how to prepare your legal and financial journey into the Golden Years.

Mental Health First Aid
October 4 – 11:00 a.m.
Shawn Proctor of SMA Healthcare provides an overview of the Mental Health First Aid program. He will discuss the scope of mental health issues in the United States and how to help people who are in a mental health crisis.

The Retirement Years:  Without Health There is No Wealth
October 4 – 2:00 p.m.
With so much focus on preparing financially for retirement, personal health is often overlooked.  Dr. Terry Kahn of Port Orange Family Chiropractic discusses the importance of preparing your health for retirement.

Public Health Preparedness:  Are You Ready?
October 5 – 2:00 p.m.
Plan to attend this informative discussion on how you and your family can be ready for any type of all hazard incident. This presentation from the Volusia County Health Department will provide helpful tips and tools you can use to ensure you are ready to endure disease outbreaks, hurricanes, severe weather, flooding, wildfires, hurricanes and other events. Topics such as family preparedness planning, preparing your home and most importantly the things you may not have thought of-specific family considerations including our most precious commodity-our at risk population. This presentation will also cover other planning activities and vulnerabilities to keep you and your family safe.

Health Documentary:  The Gene Doctors
October 6 – 2:00 p.m.
Every year, over a million babies are born worldwide with a hereditary disease—most are serious, and many are fatal. For much of history, doctors could only treat symptoms. Now an elite cadre of pioneers, gene doctors, is starting to target root causes. Through intimate stories of families whose lives are being transformed, The Gene Doctors takes viewers to the genesis of a medical revolution. 54 minutes.

Tech Tuesday:  Health Related Databases
October 8 – 10:00 a.m.
Learn all about the health related resources available at the library’s website www.volusialibrary.org.  Registration is required.

Cooking Club
October 8 – 12:00 p.m.
Do you love to cook?  Join our club!  Our theme this month is Fall Recipes/Comfort Foods.  Bring a dish to share (appetizer, salad, main dish, side dish, or dessert) along with the recipe.

Port Orange Library Community Health Fair
October 9 – 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Join us as community organizations present information on a variety of health services and issues. Participating organizations include Walgreens, Heart of Volusia, Benton House, Volusia County Health Department, Strategies Inc. ABA, Halifax Health, Stephanie Nicole Skin Care, Original Strength, Port Orange Chiropractic, and more.  Flu, Pneumonia, and Hepatitis A shots will be provided by Walgreens---please bring your insurance information.

Knitting Club
October 10 – 10:00 a.m
Calling all knitters (and fans of other fiber arts), we’ve started a knitting club! Socialize and share your wisdom! Everyone from never-held-a-needle-novice to advanced knitters are welcome. Feel free to bring your own projects, or use our yarn and needles during the program!

Healthy Living Group
October 12 and 26 –11:00 a.m.
Do you need to lose a few pounds, want to reverse diabetes, or learn how to make better food choices for optimal health?  Registered dietitian Sharon Herr will lead a group discussion on the benefits of healthy living and how you can get started on the path to good health.

Ask a Master Gardener
October 15 – 2:00 p.m.
UF/IFAS Master Gardeners share gardening tips about Cool Weather Gardening and answer questions during the plant clinic. Residents can bring their plants for a free check-up.

Genealogy Lab
October 16 – 9:30 a.m.
Familiar with Ancestry.com, Fold3, or Heritage Quest Online but need some assistance?  Register for our Genealogy Lab.  Use our laptops or your own for dedicated genealogy research with library databases.  Space is limited and registration is required.  Walk ins welcome if space is available.  This lab is a work-at-your-own-pace setting for those with some genealogy experience and is not a formal class.

 Breakthrough Cancer Technology
October 17 – 2:00 p.m.
Join us as Breast Patient Care Navigator Jennifer Peludat, ARRT, RT, provides an overview of the newest in breast cancer technology and Inter Operative Radiation Therapy.

Health Documentary:  Understanding the Opioid Epidemic
October 17 – 5:30 p.m.
Examines the toll of opioid addiction in the U.S. on individuals, families, and communities through personal stories, including a couple who lost their son to prescription painkillers, and expert commentary. 60 minutes.

Writer’s Workshop:  Sending Out Query Letters So that Publishers are Interested
October 18 – 2:00 p.m.
Dr. Mary Custureri, author and President of Taylor and Seale Publishing, and an editor from Taylor and Seale Publishing will discuss how to send out successful query letters to publishers and literary agents.

Country Singer Bobby Meeks
October 20 – 2:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of toe-tapping fun as Bobby Meeks sings original songs and covers the classics.  You can’t help but have a smile on your face during and after his performance!
October 22 – 11 a.m.:  Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease.  If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts.  Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies, and plan for the future.  Presented by Tanya Thompson of the Alzheimer’s Association, Central and North Florida Chapter.

Genetic Genealogy Basics
October 22 – 2:00 p.m.
Genealogist Jim Lannin presents an overview of DNA testing for Genealogy and a comparison of the various DNA testing companies.  He will also discuss genetics and health testing that these companies now provide.

A Balanced Lifestyle: Body, Mind, Spirit
October 24 - 2:00 p.m.
Certified Yoga, Tai Chi, fitness instructor, and massage therapist Ed Eisler presents an informative talk on balancing all aspects of your life.

Paper Craft Club
October 29 – 10:00 a.m.
Come express your creativity and design something beautiful! Paper crafters of all skill levels are welcome and are encouraged to share their knowledge and skills with others. Use our supplies or feel free to bring your own!

All about Cryotherapy
October 29 – 2:00 p.m.
Arielle Van Eck of Seaside Cryotherapy and Oxygen Bar will discuss Cryotherapy and Oxygen therapy, how they work, the process, and the many benefits of both.  Learn how -200 degrees is friendly.

Veterans Fair
October 31 – 2:00 p.m.
Are you a veteran of the armed services, or know one? Come to our fair and learn about some of the area organizations here to serve, support, and even entertain veterans and active duty members of the military.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

September Movies

Sunday Cinema 

The Quake
September 1 - 2:00 p.m. 
Rated PG-13, 106 minutes. 
In 1904 an earthquake of magnitude 5.4 on the Richter scale shook Oslo, with an epicenter in the "Oslo Graben" which runs under the Norwegian capital. There are now signs that indicate that we can expect a major future earthquake in Oslo.  In Norwegian with English subtitles.

Classic Film Sunday 


American Graffiti
September 8 - 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG, 110 minutes.
 It's the proverbial end of the summer 1962 in a small southern California town. Stars Richard Dreyfuss and Ron Howard.

Afternoon at the Movies


Godzilla, King of the Monsters
September 9 - 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 132 minutes. 
The crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah.

Tolkien
September 16 - 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 112 minutes.
The formative years of the orphaned author J.R.R. Tolkien as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.

The Sun is also a Star
September 23 - 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 100 minutes. 
A hopeless romantic ambivalent about his future in medical school falls for a hard-luck young woman who doesn't believe in love.

Aladdin
September 30 - 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG, 128 minutes. 
A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

September Friends and Library Programs

Cooking Club
September 10 – 12:00 p.m.
 Join us for a meeting of our monthly cooking club! This month's theme is: Brunch! Bring your favorite dish to share (appetizer, salad, main dish, side dish, or dessert) along with the recipe.

Irene Curran presents Amelia Earhart
September 10 – 2:00 p.m.
What happened to Amelia Earhart on her final, fateful flight? Literary Lecturer Irene Curran joins us to discuss some theories, and teach us about her life.

Genealogy Lab
September 11 – 9:30 a.m.
Familiar with Ancestry.com, Fold3, or Heritage Quest Online but need some assistance?  Register for our Genealogy Lab.  Use our laptops or your own for dedicated genealogy research with library databases.  Space is limited and registration is required.  Walk ins welcome if space is available.

Knitting Club
September 12 – 10:00 a.m.
Calling all knitters (and fans of other fiber arts), we’ve started a knitting club! Socialize and share your wisdom! Everyone from never-held-a-needle-novice to advanced knitters are welcome. Feel free to bring your own projects, or use our yarn and needles during the program!

Writer’s Workshop:  Getting Started Writing Nonfiction
September 13 – 2:00 p.m.
Dr. Mary Custureri, President of the Daytona Writer’s Guild, and Dr. Lynn Hawkins, local author and professor, will discuss the steps to take to begin writing nonfiction books.

Healthy Living Group
September 14 and 21 –11:00 a.m.
Do you need to lose a few pounds, want to reverse diabetes, or learn how to make better food choices for optimal health?  Registered dietician Sharon Herr will lead a group discussion on the benefits of healthy living and how you can get started on the path to good health.

Ask a Master Gardener
September 17 – 2:00 p.m.
UF/IFAS Master Gardeners share gardening tips and answer questions during the plant clinic. Residents can bring their plants for a free check-up.

Port Orange Regional Library Book Club
September 18 –10:30 a.m.
This month’s book is The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor.

Secrets of a Pirate Queen
September 19 – 2:00 p.m.
Historical dramatist Dianne Jacoby portrays boisterous female pirate Anne Bonney who tells her story as the infamous Irish Pirate Queen who cut a bloody swath through the Caribbean.  In this rollicking interactive performance, Anne shares fierce stories of life at sea off the coast of Florida and the Bahamas during the Golden Age of Piracy.

Science Fiction Book Club
September 19 – 6:00 p.m.
This month’s book is Ancestral Night by Elizabeth Bear.

Fun with Cats
September 20 - 2:00 p.m.
Marcia Helm, Animal Behaviorist Manager at Halifax Humane Society will discuss cat enrichment and how to make their lives more fun. The cats benefit but also the cats are more mentally stimulated so the owners benefit by seeing less naughty behavior.

Halifax Humane Society Cat and Kitten Adoption
September 21 – 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
September is Happy Cat Month! Don't have a cat? No problem! Halifax Humane Society will be here with Cats and Kittens needing a good home. Come by and adopt one Today! Donations of Cat related items will be given to the Humane Society. Please drop off any donations by 2pm.

Paper Craft Club
September 24 – 10:00 a.m.
Come express your creativity and design something beautiful! Paper crafters of all skill levels are welcome and are encouraged to share their knowledge and skills with others. Use our supplies or feel free to bring your own!

DIY Wednesday—Building Cat Castles and Kitty Abodes
September 25 – 10:00 a.m.
Learn how to transform a cardboard box into a castle fit for your cat or build your own special house for your kitty.  Supplies limited.  Registration required.

A Florida Shipwreck through Time
September 26 - 2:00 p.m.
Join us to be taken through the stages of a shipwreck--from ship construction to underwater museum. The issue of piracy in archaeology will also be addressed, as well as expanding known submerged resources beyond maritime themes.

Cake Decorating Basics
September 27 - 10:00 a.m.
Join us for an introduction to basic cake decorating techniques. Learn about different piping tips and how to use them to create borders, letters, shapes, and other designs. Supplies will be provided and registration is required.

Thurgood
September 27 - 2:00 p.m.
Larry Murphy, a local actor and director of the non profit Spreading Chess and Culture Inc, will perform the one act Broadway play Thurgood, a superb, compelling, and engrossing biography of America's first African-American U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

 
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Thursday, July 18, 2019

August Movies

Sunday Cinema


They Shall Not Grow Old
August 4 - 2:00 p.m.
Rated R for disturbing war images, 99 minutes. 
A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.


Classic Film Sunday

The Producers
August 11 - 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG, 98 minutes.
Producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom make money by producing a sure-fire flop in this 1967 film starring Gene Wilder.

Afternoon at the Movies


Run the Race
August 5 - 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG, 101 minutes. 
Against the backdrop of high school football and track, two brothers in a small Southern town face escalating problems with two different world views, straining - but ultimately strengthening - the bonds of brotherhood.


Best of Enemies
August 12 - 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG-13, 133 minutes.
Civil rights activist Ann Atwater faces off against C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, in 1971 Durham, North Carolina over the issue of school integration. Sam Rockwell stars.


Breakthrough
August 19 - 2:00 p.m.  
Rated PG, 116 minutes.
When her 14-year-old son drowns in a lake, a faithful mother prays for him to come back from the brink of death and be healed.


A Dog’s Journey
August 26 - 2:00 p.m.
Rated PG, 109 minutes.
A dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets. Dennis Quaid stars.

August Friends and Library Programs

Monday Tai Chi at the Library
Mondays – 9:15 a.m.
Join us as certified fitness, yoga, tai chi, and qigong instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a Chair Yoga program, beginner thru advanced. This program repeats every Monday.


Monday Chair Yoga at the Library
Mondays – 10:45 a.m
 Join us as certified fitness, yoga, tai chi, and qigong instructor Ed Eisler leads us through a Chair Yoga program, beginner thru advanced. This program repeats every Monday.

DIY Wednesday:  Paper Flower Craft
August 7 – 10:00 a.m.
Join us for a handmade flower project, no Cricut required.  Supplies are limited so registration is required.


Knitting Club
August 8 – 10:00 a.m.
Calling all knitters (and fans of other fiber arts), we’ve started a knitting club! Socialize and share your wisdom! Everyone from never-held-a-needle-novice to advanced knitters are welcome. Feel free to bring your own projects, or use our yarn and needles during the program!


Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings program
August 8 – 2:00 p.m.
Celebrate Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' birthday with ERAU Humanities Associate Professor Ashley Andrews Lear.  Professor Lear presents a talk on the friendship between the beloved Florida author and Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Ellen Glasgow.  She discusses the deep connection between these two pioneers of American literature who broke the mold for women writers of their time.


Healthy Living Group
August 10 – 11:00 a.m. 
Do you need to lose a few pounds, are you tired, want to reverse diabetes, or learn how to make better food choices for optimal health?  Registered Dietician Sharon Herr will lead a group discussion on the benefits of healthy living and how you can get started on the path to good health.


Cooking Club
August 13 – 12:00 p.m.
Join us for the first meeting of our new monthly food club!  Bring your favorite dish to share (appetizer, main dish, side dish, or dessert) along with the recipe.  We will be picking themes for future meetings!


Hurricane Prep: Tech Style
August 13 – 2:00 p.m.
When making hurricane preparedness plans, don’t forget your documents and electronics.  Librarian Sandy Hutchins, who has a disaster information specialist certification from the National Library of Medicine, will share techy tips and will explain which documents are vital, where to back them up, and how to protect them. She will also discuss apps that will keep you in the know and ways to protect your electronics during a storm.


The Five Wishes Living Will
August 15 – 2:00 p.m.
Please join us as Deb Korfage-Amborn, Community Relations Coordinator for Halifax Health Hospice, presents information about "Five Wishes", a living will that discusses your personal, emotional, and spiritual needs as well as your medical wishes in the event that you cannot speak for yourself due to a serious illness.


Science Fiction Book Club
August 16 – 6:00 p.m.
This month's book is City by Clifford Simak


Painterrific!
August 16 – 10:00 a.m.
Have you wanted to try painting, but are waiting for the right chance to get your bristles wet? Unleash your inner artist and paint in a relaxed atmosphere. There is no experience necessary! All materials are supplied, but space is limited. Registration is required.


Writer’s Workshop:  Getting Started Writing Nonfiction
August 16 – 2:00 p.m.
Dr. Mary Custureri, President of the Daytona Writer's Guild, and Dr. Lynn Hawkins, college professor and prolific local author, will discuss the necessary steps to success in writing non-fiction works.


Master Gardener Plant Clinic
August 20 – 2:00 p.m.
UF/IFAS Master Gardeners share gardening tips and answer questions during the plant clinic. Residents can bring their plants for a free check-up.


Genealogy Lab
August 21 – 9:30 a.m.
Familiar with Ancestry.com, Fold3, or Heritage Quest Online but need some assistance?  Register for our Genealogy Lab.  Use our laptops or your own for dedicated genealogy research with library databases.  Space is limited and registration is required.  Walk ins welcome if space is available.


Elder Law:  What it Means for You and Your Loved Ones
August 22 – 2:00 p.m.
Erica Johnson, an attorney at law who specializes in Elder Law, begins her series of talks for seniors on how to prepare your legal and financial journey into the Golden Years.


Truly Off the Beaten Path
August 23 – 2:00 p.m.
Truly Off the Beaten Path  presented by James 'Zach' Zacharias from the Museum of Arts and Sciences.  Discover natural wonders, scenic drives, and historic places not found in most of the books that promote “off the beaten path” destinations in Florida.


Paper Craft Club
August 27 – 10 a.m.
Calling all paper crafters! Join us for a morning of paper crafting with fellow creative minds. We will provide supplies for a simple craft, or bring your own projects to work on!




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Thursday, June 20, 2019

July movies

Sunday Cinema
Crouching tiger, hidden dragon: 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7.  Rated PG-13, 120 minutes.  A young Chinese warrior steals a sword from a famed swordsman and then escapes into a world of romantic adventure with a mysterious man in the frontier of the nation.  In Mandarin with English subtitles.


Classic Film Sunday
Cat on a hot tin roof: 2 p.m. Sunday, July 14.  Not rated, 108 minutes. Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son. Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman star.

Afternoon at the Movies
Fighting with my family: 2 p.m. Monday, July 1.  Rated PG-13, 108 minutes.  A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment.  Dwayne Johnson stars.
The wife: 2 p.m. Monday, July 8.  Rated R for language and some sexual content, 99 minutes.   A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm to see her husband receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.   Glenn Close stars.
Five feet apart: 2 p.m. Monday, June 15.   Rated PG-13, 116 minutes.  A pair of teenagers with cystic fibrosis meet in a hospital and fall in love, though their disease means they must avoid close physical contact. 
Captain marvel: 2 p.m. Monday, July 22. Rated PG-13, 123 minutes.  Carol Danvers becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson star.
The public: 2 p.m. Monday, July 29.  Rated PG-13, 119 minutes. An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold.  Alec Baldwin and Emilio Estevez star. 

Summer Movie Series
Guardians of the galaxy: 10 a.m. Friday, July 5.  Rated PG-13, 121 minutes.  A group of intergalactic criminals must pull together to stop a fanatical warrior with plans to purge the universe.
Space jam: 10 a.m. Friday, July 12.  Rated PG, 88 minutes.  In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.
The Last starfighter: 10 a.m. Friday, July 19.  Rated PG, 101 minutes: Video game expert Alex Rogan finds himself transported to another planet after conquering The Last Starfighter video game only to find out it was just a test. He was recruited to join the team of best starfighters to defend their world from the attack.
Solo: a star wars story: 10 a.m. Friday, July 26. Rated PG-13, 135 minutes.   During an adventure into the criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion.


Summer Documentary Series
Apollo 11: a night to remember: 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 16.  Unrated, 115 minutes.  Share your memories of the Moon Landing and enjoy a showing of Apollo 11:  A Night to Remember.  From the BBC, this documentary compiles the sights, sounds, and electrifying drama of humanity’s first footsteps on the moon.
Invisible universe revealed: 2 p.m. Sunday, July 28.  Not rated, 60 minutes.  Twenty-five years ago, NASA launched one of the most ambitious experiments in the history of astronomy: the Hubble Space Telescope. In honor of Hubble's landmark anniversary, NOVA tells the remarkable story of the telescope that forever changed our understanding of the cosmos and our place in it.