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.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

June movies

Afternoon at the Movies
All films start at 2pm

The Imitation Game
Monday June 1, 2015
Rated PG-13, 114 minutes
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code.  Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley star.  Winner of the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

The War of the Buttons
Sunday, June 7, 2015
Rated PG-13, 100 minutes
In occupied France, Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs.  In French with English subtitles.

Monday, June 8, 2015
Rated PG-13, 128 minutes
A chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march.  David Oyelowo stars in this Best Picture nominee.

American Sniper
Monday, June 15, 2015
Rated R, 132 minutes
Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend.  Best Actor Nominee Bradly Cooper stars in this film directed by Clint Eastwood.  Rated R for strong and disturbing war violence and language throughout including some sexual references.

Monday, June 22, 2015
Rated PG-13, 169 minutes
A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.  Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, and Matt Damon star.

The Judge
Monday, June 29, 2015
Rated R, 141 minutes
Big city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.  Robert Downey Jr. and Best Supporting Actor nominee Robert Duvall star.  Rated R for language including some sexual references.

June Friends and library programs

Healthy Eating for Life
Monday, June 1, 2015, 10am
Healthy eating is not depriving yourself of the foods you love.  Rather, it's about feeling great, having more energy, improving your outlook, and stabilizing your mood.  Please join us as JoAnn Maurice, a healthy living coordinator with Volusia/Flagler YMCA, provides valuable information on this important topic.  This seminar is part of our Healthy Eating for Blood Pressure Management series and includes a complimentary blood pressure screening.

Fun in the Sun Book Sale
Friday, June 5, 2015, 9am to 4pm
Saturday, June 6, 2015, 9am to 1pm
Shop early for the best selection!!

Master Gardener Plant Clinic
Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 10am
Bring in your sick plants for care-taking tips from Master Gardeners of the UF/IFAS Volusia County Extension Agency.

Blood Pressure Screening
Monday, June 15, 2015, 9:30am
JoAnn Maurice of Volusia/Flagler YMCA offers an informational blood pressure check.

Identity Theft Prevention
Monday, June 15, 2015, 11am
Identity theft is a crime which continues to rise each year in the state of Florida and can be damaging not only to an individual but also to businesses and their customers.  A representative of the Florida Office of the Attorney Genera, Division of Victim Services and Criminal Justice Programs, will speak and will provide suggestions on ways to better protect personal identifiable information.

Escape the Ordinary Summer Movie Series
Select Tuesdays at 4:30pm
June 16:  Apollo 13, Rated PG, 140 minutes.
June 23:  Chariots of Fire, Rated PG, 124 minutes.
June 30:  Chocolat, Rated PG-13, 121 minutes.

Social Security Administration Outreach Program
Friday, June 19, 2015, 2pm
Please join us as representatives of the Social Security Administration provide an overview of benefits and describe you MySocialSecurity account.

Wild About Birds
Friday, June 26, 2015, 2pm
Traveling with four species of birds of prey:  Katie, an American Kestrel, Mr. Frodo, an Eastern Screech Owl, Tomahawk, a Red Shouldered Hawk, and Miko, a Barred Owl, Wild About Birds will teach program attendees about adaptations, food chain, habitats, conservation, and the dangers facing wildlife today.

India and Nepal Travel Tales
Tuesday, June 30, 2pm
Traveler Eileen Fast returns to the Port Orange Library with tales and pictures of her trip to India and Nepal.  Join her on her continuted exotic journey.