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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

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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

Become a Literacy Volunteer

We are presently looking for Literacy Voulenteers to help adult students to broaden their vocabulary, and become better readers.  This is a great opportunity to make a difference in someones life. Below is a link to a wonderful article from Forbes magazine about the benefits of being a literacy volunteer.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/nextavenue/2016/11/08/the-bliss-of-being-an-adult-literacy-volunteer/#2ad66ae92d80

Literacy Suffolk volunteer form

http://nebula.wsimg.com/c286e7bbf3461670c5af9e3df4584f41?AccessKeyId=FCA64DBD1A230850E8C5&disposition=0&alloworigin=1

If interested contact the East Hampton Library at (631) 324-0222 ext.3

March of the Wooden Soldiers – IN 3-D

Stannie Dum (Stan Laurel) and Ollie Dee (Oliver Hardy) rent rooms in Mother Peep’s shoe in Toyland. When Mother Peep can’t make her mortgage payment to evil Silas Barnaby (Harry Kleinbach), he attempts to blackmail her into having Little Bo-Peep (Charlotte Henry) marry him, despite the girl’s attachment to Tom-Tom Piper. Stannie and Ollie offer their assistance to Mother Peep, Bo-Peep and Piper, and later enlist an army of wooden soldiers to battle Barnaby’s cave-dwelling bogeymen.

Fri, December 15, 2017

1-2:30 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-march-of-the-wooden-soldiers-3d-tickets-39707203314

AARP Defensive Driving Course

$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

12/1 FRI

9:30-4 PM

Film Screening “An inconvenient sequel”

Created a decade after Al Gore’s climate change documentary, An Inconvenient Truth (2006), the sequel, An Inconvenient Sequel:Truth to Power (2017) follows Gore as the former presidential candidate campaigns for public action to prevent the most destructive impacts of global warming on the environment.

Sat 12/9
1-3 PM
register at The Adult Reference Desk or call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 or register by clicking the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/film-screening-an-inconvenient-sequel-tickets-39341263779

Film Screening “Maudie”

This movie is based on a true story of the unlikely romance between Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (played by Sally Hawkins) and reclusive fishmonger Everett Lewis (played by Ethan Hawke).

12/8

FRIDAY 1-3 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-maudie-tickets-39518158877

Long Island At War

Join us as we explore the region’s contribution to each major military engagement since the American Revolution!
The Culper Spy Ring, the Battle of Long Island, Confederate ships lurking within 8 miles of Montauk Point, Long Island’s wartime industrial power…all these topics to be discussed and more!

Mon 12/4

6-7 PM

Sign up at the Adult Reference Desk or call 631-324-0222 ext 3 or register at the Eventbrite link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/long-island-at-war-tickets-39628639327

 

 

Author Talk – “The Client Decides” Martin London

Join the East Hampton Library as we welcome ntionally renowned trial lawyer and author, Martin London as he discusses his highly acclaimed memoir, The Client Decides: A Litigator’s Life. Martin London shares with us some of his most significant (and some of his smallest but most interesting) legal adventures, here and abroad, including revelations about his cases involving Jacqueline Onassis, former Vice Presidents Spiro T. Agnew and Hubert Humphrey, Roy Cohn, Donald Trump and others.

Sat, December 16, 2017

1:00 PM – 2:30 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/author-talk-the-client-decides-tickets-38090093495

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