Tuesday, April 25, 2017

May Movies

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the film. 

Fences
Monday, May 1st - 2pm 
PG-13, 139 minutes
A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. Denzel Washington was nominated for the 2017 Academy Award for Best Actor, while Viola Davis won for Best Supporting Actress.

Dark Horse
Sunday, May 7th - 2pm
PG, 85 minutes
An inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men's club who decide to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed themselves a racehorse.
La La Land
Monday
, May 8th
- 2pm

PG-13, 128 minutes

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. The musical won six 2017 Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Emma Stone. Ryan Gosling also stars.
 
Collateral Beauty
Monday, May 15th - 2pm 
PG-13, 97 minutes
Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time, and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty. Will Smith, Edward Norton, and Kate Winslet star.
 
Passengers
Monday, May 22nd - 2pm
PG-13, 116 minutes
 

A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early. Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt star.

Summer Movie Series: Casablanca
Tuesday, May 30th - 4pm
PG, 102 minutes
December 1941: A cynical American expatriate encounters a former lover, with unforeseen complications. Please note the day and time change.

May 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 a 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.

Beaded Owl Pendant Craft with Kasey
Wednesday, May 3rd at 10am
We're getting crafty for Mother's Day with a Whimsical Owl Pendant (with a Gift Box) for Mom. Supplies will be provided and space is limited, so sign up at the Information Desk!

Singer Linda Flynn 
Tuesday, May 9th at 2pm
Join us for an afternoon of beautiful music as local singer Linda Flynn returns to present a tribute to mothers everywhere.

Adult Coloring with Kasey 
Wednesday, May 10th - 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: Summer and Fall Flowers and Vegetables
Tuesday, May 16th - 2pm 
Volusia County’s master gardeners will present a brief talk on summer and fall flowers and vegetables, and 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, May 18th - 6pm
Join us for a discussion of The Mote in God's Eye by Larry Niven. The Science Fiction Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 6pm in the Computer Lab.  

Identity Theft 
Tuesday, May 23rd - 2pm
Join us for this program from the Florida Office of the Attorney General and become better informed on ways to better protect personally identifiable information. Presented by Theresa Ronnebaum, Victim Services Program Specialist on Identity Theft.  

Job Works Career Workshop
Thursday, May 25th - 2pm
Ready for job readiness? Learn principles, techniques, and ideas that will help you find a new job and get prepared to start it.

Wild About Birds
Friday, May 26th - 2pm 
Traveling with four species of birds of prey, Wild About Birds will teach us about their role in nature, their behavior, habits, conservation, and the dangers facing wildlife today.

Friday, March 24, 2017

April Movies

Doors open 30 minutes before the start of the film. 

Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words
Sunday, April 2 - 2pm 
NR, 114 min
A captivating look behind the scenes of the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most celebrated actresses of American and World cinema. In Swedish, English, Italian, and French with English subtitles.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Monday, April 3 - 2pm
PG-13, 98 minutes
Jack Reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order to clear his name. On the run as a fugitive from the law, Reacher uncovers a potential secret from his past that could change his life forever. Tom Cruise stars.
 
Queen of Katwe
Monday
, April 10
- 2pm

PG, 122 minutes 

A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess. David Oyewolo and Lupita Nyong'o star.
 
Jackie
Monday, April 17 - 2pm 
R, 100 minutes 
Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis fights through her grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy. Natalie Portman stars and received a 2017 Best Actress Academy Award Nomination for her role. Rated R for brief strong violence and some language.
 
Hidden Figures
Monday, April 24 - 2pm
PG, 127 minutes
 

The story of a team of African-American women mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US space program. Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer star. Nominated for three 2017 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Supporting Actress for Octavia Spencer.

Money Smart Week Movie - The Altruism Revolution
Sunday, April 30 - 2pm
NR, 91 minutes
This documentary examines the theory that cooperation and altruism are a part of human nature more overriding than self-interest.   

Thursday, March 23, 2017

April Friends and Library Programs

The Embry-Riddle AcaFellas
Saturday, April 1st - 2pm
The AcaFellas are a group of young talented a cappella singers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. These young men are devoted to entertaining the community with their talented voices and harmonies. The group is split into four parts: Tenor 1, Tenor 2, Baritone, and Bass. With a large and diverse repertoire, the AcaFellas put a smile on the faces of audiences all over Daytona Beach and Central Florida. 

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. 

Science of Light with Allen Bestwick of the Ponce de Leon Lighthouse
Tuesday, April 4th - 2pm
Please join us as Allen Bestwick, Historic Interpreter for the Ponce de Leon Lighthouse teaches us all about the science of light and how it keeps ships safe when they're out at sea. While you're there, get a close up look at Fresnel lenses, gels, and other neat items that demonstrate the various principles of science related to light.

April Showers Book Sale
Friday, April 7th - 9-4pm & Saturday, April 8th - 9-1pm
The Friends of the Port Orange Library present their annual April Showers Book Sale! Shop early for the best selection!

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

Introduction to Overdrive
Wednesday, April 12th - 1pm
Learn how to download eBooks and Audiobooks with Overdrive. Registration is required, so stop by the Information Desk to sign up!  

Master Gardeners Plant Clinic: The Principles of Florida-Friendly Landscaping 
Tuesday, April 18th - 2pm 
More information about this program will be available at the Information Desk. 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, April 20th - 6pm
Join us for a discussion of The United States of Japan by Peter Tieryas. The Science Fiction Book Club meets the third Thursday of each month at 6pm in the Computer Lab. 

Easy Ways to Save Money and Be Healthier
Monday, April 24th - 12pm
Lisa Hamilton of the UF/IFAS Volusia County Extension Agency presents a program that includes a water and carbonated beverage taste test, with the idea that you can stop buying bottled water and make your own tasty carbonated drinks. Please note time change. 

Financial Planning Basics with Certified Financial Planner Scott Weidman 
Tuesday, April 25th - 2pm 
Join us as Scott Weidman presents information that will help you with financial planning. 

Financial Planning: Steps to Financial Success 
Thursday, April 27th - 2pm 
Todd Elders of Florida Financial Group presents ways to help your money work smarter and harder for you, including how to estimate the amount of insurance protection you may need, the true cost of credit-card debt, three critical components of a sound investment plan, and much more. 

A Great Business Plan in Six Easy Steps
Friday, April 28th - 2pm 
SCORE representative Jack Phifer is proud to present this important business workshop. This is a MUST for anyone starting a business, or those already in business, who do not have a business plan. This two-hour presentation will give you an overview and the tools necessary to begin to develop your own business plan.