Adult Reference Blog


April 2017

Film Screening “Lion”

“The Lion” tells the story of a five-year-old Saroo, who gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of Kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, using Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home. This BAFTA Award Winner was based on the book by Saroo Brierley and directed by Garth Davis. It stars Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara.

Saturday May 6th
1-3:30 PM

call (631)324 -0222 ext.3 to register, or at The Adult Reference Desk, or at The Eventbrite link below

Film Screening “La La Land”

A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. This original musical about everyday life explores the joy and pain of pursuing dreams.

Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone
Winner of 6 Academy Awards

1-3 PM

call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 to register, or register at The Adult Reference Desk, or at Eventbrite

Tennessee Walt’s Bristol & Beyond: The Roots of Country Music

Tennessee Walt’s Bristol & Beyond: The Roots of Country Music

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Bristol Sessions, also known as “the Big Bang of Country Music.”  No less an authority than Johnny Cash wrote, “These recordings in Bristol in 1927 are the single most important event in the history of country music.”  To mark the anniversary, Tennessee Walt returns with “Bristol & Beyond: The Birth of Country Music,” a lecture/concert exploring the Sessions and their legacy, featuring live performances of songs by Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and many more.

1-3 PM

Call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 to register, register at the Adult Reference Desk, or at the Eventbrite link below:

Matthew Sciafani, presentation “Where have all the horseshoe crabs gone in Northwest Harbor and Peconics?”


Where have all the horseshoe crabs gone in Northwest Harbor and Peconics?

Presenter: Matthew Sciafani, PhD of the Cornell University Extension Center

Matthew Sciafani will give a presentation on practical facts regarding horseshoe crabs (e.g. medical uses from the blood and shells); challenges in restoring them in local waters; conservation management; shifts in the ecosystem and its implications;and tracking their movements.
Following the presentation, and weather permitting, there will be a walk on a Northwest Harbor beach.

Meeting place: East Hampton Library Baldwin Family Lecture Room on Saturday April 22nd at 12 PM
call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 to register, or register at The Eventbrite Link Below…

Sponsored by East Hampton Trails Preservation Society and East Hampton Library

Movie – Jackie (2016)

A searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. JACKIE places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy and the world of “Camelot” that they created and loved so well.

Three Academy Award Nominations including Best Actress – Natalie Portman



1-3 PM

To Register: Call (631) 324-0222 Ext. 3, Stop by the Adult Reference Desk OR Visit the Eventbrite link below:

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