(2003) When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss. Rated R; 90 min.
(2015) Starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain. During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Rated PG-13; 144 min.
(2006) Starring Julie Waters and Rupert Grint. A coming of age story about a shy teenage boy trying to escape from the influence of his domineering mother. His world changes when he begins to work for a retired actress. Rated PG-13; 98 min.
(2015) Starring Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings. A man forms an unexpected bond with a transient woman living in her van that's parked in his driveway. Rated PG-13; 104 min. Discussion and refreshments to follow screening.
(2015) Starring Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance. During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers. Rated PG-13; 142 min.
September 11 is a National Day of Service and Remembrance. The Albert Wisner Public Library will host a commemoration of the fifteenth anniversary of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. It is offered in honor of those who lost their lives on September 11 as well as first responders who rushed to their rescue and beloved survivors.
Organic gardeners have certain viable solutions to deal with pests and plant diseases. Come learn about alternative methods to deal with garden problems that are safe, and often simple, when incorporated into an integrative approach to working with the land.
Join the Pretty Committee for an evening of Pinterest fun! This month's project: Book Page Autumn Wreath. Participants need to bring in a piece of decorative ribbon for a bow. The Pretty Committee wil provide the instruction, book page leaves and autumnal embellishments!
Join the Pretty Committee for a night of Pinterest fun! This month's project: Zentangle Bookmarks. Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is a fascinating new art form that is fun and relaxing. Participants need to bring in a piece of decorative ribbon to embellish their bookmarks. The Pretty Committee will provide the instruction, markers, paper, etc.
Join the Pretty Committee for a night of Pinterest fun! This month's project is a T-Shirt Scarf. Participants need to bring in an old t-shirt (or an inexpensive one, such as from the Dollar Store). Extra large t-shirts will make a longer scarf while smaller sizes will yield a shorter one. This is a quick project, so feel free to bring in more than one t-shirt to work on!