If you have enjoyed the displays at the Front Desk and have wondered how the pieces are created, join us for an evening of creative fun, folding and decorating re-purposed books. This is a project for all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.
Rhonda Denet and the SilverFox Duo invite you on a musical journey from the time when the "First Lady of Song", Ella Fitzgerald graced the stage to when the "Queen of Soul", Aretha Franklin ruled the airways.
*Made possible by generous funding from the Albert Wisner Public Library Foundation*
Starring Maggie Smith, Ryan Phillipe, Helen Mirren, Derek Jacobi and Emily Watson (2001). A multiple story-lined drama set in 1932, showing the lives of upstairs guests and downstairs servants at a pary in a country house in England. Rated R; 137 min.
Starring Keisha Castle-Hughes, Rawiri Paratene and Vicky Haughton (2002). A contemporary story of love, rejection, and triumph as a young Maori girl fights to fulfill a destiny her grandfather refuses to recognize. Rated PG-13; 101 min.
Starring Alex Denisof, Amy Acker and Franz Franz (2013). A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words. Rated PG-13; 109 min.
Starring Matthew Fox, Colin Moy and Tommy Lee Jones (2012) As the Japanese surrender at the end of WWII, General Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchane student he met years earlier in the U.S. Rated PG-13; 105 min.
Starring Birute Galdikas, Daphne Sheldrick and Morgan Freeman (narrator). The extraordinary tale of two extraordinary women on opposite sides of the globe, both devoting their lives to saving, and reintroducing into the wilderness, orphaned orangutans and elephants. Rated G; 40 min.