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Film Screening: “Victoria and Abdul”

Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal). Inspired by true events, this film depicts the friendship that allowed the monarch to see the changing world from another perspective. Victoria’s family considered the relationship so scandalous that they tried to destroy any records of it.

Sat, March 3, 2018

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

To Register call 631-324-0222 ext. 3 or Stop by the Adult Reference Desk, or use the following Eventbrite link:

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-victoria-and-abdul-tickets-41633315367

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Living on the Edge:In the Face of Climate Change

Kevin McAllister, founding president of DefendH2O and coastal scientist will present on the physical and biological ramifications of climate change within Long Island’s coastal zone. Through an array of photographs, Kevin will address sea level rise, what changes are inevitable for coastal communities and the appropriate responses to ensure our beaches, wetlands and other natural resources remain sustainable.

Sat, March 24, 2018

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/living-on-the-edge-in-the-face-of-climate-change-tickets-42578017998

AARP DEFENSIVE DRIVING

$20 for AARP MEMBERS
$25 FOR NON-MEMBERS
Sign up at the Reference Desk
**Payment by check is required when registering, made payable to AARP.
**AARP members must have their AARP membership card when signing up, and at time of class.
Limited seating available

Friday 2/2

9:15 AM — 4 PM

Classic Oscars: Madame Curie

This 1943 Oscar nominee tells the story of physicist Pierre Curie beginning to share a lab and fall in love with student Marie Sklodowska in 1890s Paris, working together to discover radium. Based on the story of Marie and Pierre Curie, this film was nominated for  for 7 Academy Awards.

Register at The Adult Reference Desk, or call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 or follow the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/classic-oscars-madame-curie-tickets-41150024832

Film Screening – Battle of the Sexes

The 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs became the most watched televised sports event of all time. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposites sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. With her husband urging her to fight for equal pay, the private King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs gambled his legacy and reputation in a bid to relive the glories of his past.

 

Sat, January 20, 2018

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

register at Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-battle-of-the-sexes-tickets-41470657854

2018 East Hampton Library, Winter Film Festival, “Bad Lucky Goat”

2018 East Hampton Library, International Film Festival

Bad Lucky Goat
from Colombia in Creole with English Subtitles

Director: Samir Oliveros
Starring: Kiara Howard
Starring: Honlenny Huffington

After accidentally killing a bearded goat with their father’s truck, two incompatible teenage siblings embark on a journey of reconciliation. Corn and Rita must find a way to repair the truck in time to pick up the tourists that will be staying at their family’s hotel. As they struggle to find the means necessary to conceal the accident, the siblings will visit a butcher, rastafari drum makers, a pawn shop and even a witch doctor, in a 24-hour adventure around Port Paradise.

Free Screening, Sunday 1/14/18 at The East Hampton Library, Sunday at 2 PM, register at the Adult Reference Desk, or by calling (631) 324-0222 ext.3 or at Eventbrite

Film Screening – Sherlock Holmes in NY

Film Screening – Sherlock Holmes in NY

Holmes (Roger Moore) and Watson (Patrick Macnee) arrive to save a kidnapped boy and the world’s gold from professor Moriarty (John Huston).

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

5 – 7 pm

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

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-sherlock-holmes-in-ny-tickets-39939645555

Film Screening: “Dunkirk”

Directed by Christopher Nolan, Dunkirk is based on the events from May 1940. The movie tells how  the British evacuated 330,000 trapped  Allied troops from Dunkirk by mobilizing every civilian water craft that could be found. Nolan tells the story through the eyes of the troops on the ground. Stars include Kenneth Branagh, Harry Styles, Mark Rylance, and Cillian Murphy.

Sat, January 6, 2018

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-dunkirk-tickets-39518742623

Ancestry.com for Beginners

Have you ever wanted to learn how to use Ancestry.com to learn more about your family history? To learn who your ancestors were? Or where they originated from? Ancestry.com can be accessed from within the library, utilizing the library’s Internet. Learn the basics of searching this popular genealogy and local history database.

Fri, December 22, 2017

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

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

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ancestrycom-for-beginners-tickets-39772713256

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