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Through mid-June, we'll be making improvements: new carpet, new paint, and a fresh new layout that places all adult collections within easy reach on the Main Level. Please expect disruptions as parts of the building will be closed at times and

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“LE WEEK-END” (2013-93 min.). British couple Meg and Nick (Lindsay Duncan, Jim Broadbent) return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage. Hanif (My Beautiful Laundrette) Kureishi scripted for director Roger (Notting Hill)

BARBARA STANWYCK / FRANK CAPRA DOUBLE BILL. In The Miracle Woman (1931-90 min.), a grand-standing evangelist (Barbara) falls in love with a blind war veteran (David Manners). Jo Swerling scripted, from a story by John Meehan and Robert Riskin, for

“WORDS AND PICTURES” (2014-111 min.). Flamboyant English teacher Jack Marcus (Clive Owen) and stoic art teacher Dina Delsanto (Juliette Binoche) enter into a spirited debate about which is more powerful, the word or the picture. Valerie Tian, David Negahban, Bruce

SANDWICHED IN: It’s the Old Army Game (1926-104 min.). Blundering druggist Elmer Prettywillie (W.C. Fields) suffers a catastrophic day at his store until the scheming president of a real estate company (William Glaxton) makes him an offer he can’t refuse.

“GODZILLA” (2014-123 min.). A gigantic reptile battles malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity’s scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence. Gareth Edwards’s American reboot of the 60-year-old Japanese franchise stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Bryan Cranston, Elizabeth Olsen, Sally Hawkins, Juliette

SANDWICHED IN: George Washington’s Long Island Spy Ring. George Washington was in need of good intelligence after he evacuated the Continental Army from New York City in September 1776. His disastrous loss at the Battle of Long Island in Brooklyn,

SOUNDSWAP: David Bennett Cohen. An intimate performance by one of the founding members of the ’60s rock band Country Joe and the Fish, as well as a master of blues, boogie-woogie and New Orleans style piano. David will be performing

3RD THURSDAYS @ 3:30: Centenary Anniversary of the Outbreak of the Great War. Modernism had been stirring for three decades, but made its greatest impact during and after WWI. This visual lecture examines the art of the era: war posters

“GRISGRIS” (2013-101 min.). Despite a paralyzed leg, 25-year-old Grigris (Souleymane Deme) longs to become a professional dancer. When his uncle (Marius Yelolo) falls ill, Grigris puts his dreams aside and takes a job working for petrol traffickers. Mahamat-Saleh Haroun scripted

“THE FAULT IN OUR STARS” (2014-125 min.). Teenagers Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Gus (Ansel Elgort) meet and fall in love at a cancer support group. Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber scripted, from John Green’s novel, for director Josh Boone.

AFTERNOON AT THE OPERA. The Mikado. Set in Japan, but very much about English politics and society, Gilbert & Sullivan’s opera is about Ko-Ko, a man condemned to death for flirting. In order to prevent this horrible act, the town

TAI CHI. Registration begins today for eight Thursday classes, from January 8 through February 19 at 12:45 p.m. $20 for the series, payable by cash or check at registration. Co-sponsored by the Health Advisory Council and the Arthritis Foundation.

USING LINKEDIN FOR YOUR JOB SEARCH with Karen McKenna. LinkedIn is the premier platform for professional social networking. Learn how to use LinkedIn to enhance your job search strategy by taking full advantage of its key features. Free but registration

SANDWICHED IN: Christmas Truce. Elizabeth Rowe’s father, a Scottish soldier in during World War I, took part in an unprecedented, now historic, “Christmas Truce” in the trenches of Northern France. Elizabeth will share this story, among others he told her,

DIRECTOR’S CUT. Film expert John Bosco will screen and discuss Winter’s Tale (2014-118 min.). A burglar (Colin Farrell) falls in love with an heiress (Jessica Brown Findlay) as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the

“MILLION DOLLAR ARM” (2014-124 min.). Sports agent JB (Jon Hamm) stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to bring Indian cricket players to America to play major league baseball. Lake Bell, Alan Arkin, Bill Paxton and Aasif Mandvi co-star in this movie

BUILD YOUR MARKETING TOOLKIT: A FRAMEWORK FOR SMALL BUSINESSES & THE SELF-EMPLOYED with Kevin Stoner, Constant Contact Accredited Solutions Provider. This presentation will uncover the 4 Pillars of Marketing Success and show that a little bit of marketing knowledge can

VIRTUAL VISITS: The Jewish Museum of New York. Established in 1947, the museum’s 26,000 piece collection includes paintings, sculpture and artifacts important to Jewish culture and history. The permanent collection includes works by James Tissot, Marc Chagall, Man Ray, Richard

“GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL” (2014-100 min.). Writer/director Wes Anderson follows the whimsical adventures of Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes), legendary concierge at a famous hotel in the fictional Republic of Zubrowkas, and his most trusted friend, lobby boy Zero Moustafa (Tony Revolori).

FUTURE FOCUS: Flat World. Join Dr. Ronald Brown for an examination of the issues raised by Thomas Friedman in The World Is Flat (2005). Friedman predicted a future of vicious global economic competition. He saw borders between nations eroding and

SANDWICHED IN: 100 Years of Fashion for Men & Women. At the beginning of the 20th century, a glimpse of stocking was considered shocking. Now? Goodness knows – anything goes! This presentation vividly illustrates how we got from there to

“THE AUCTION” (2013-111 min.). Gaby Gagnon (Gabriel Arcand) raises lambs on his farm. When his eldest daughter, city-dweller Marie (Lucie Laurier), asks for financial help to keep from losing her home, Gaby considers selling his property. Sebastien Pilote scripted and

YOGA. Registration begins today for six Wednesday classes, from January 14 through February 18 at 6 p.m., facilitated by Karen Carter. All levels will be accommodated. Bring a floor mat. $35 for the series, payable by cash or check at

“EDGE OF TOMORROW” (2014-113 min.). An officer named Cage (Tom Cruise) finds himself caught in a time loop in a war with an alien race. His skills increase as he faces the same brutal combat scenarios over and over again,

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY: THE SUCCESSES AND FAILURES with financial advisor Samuel J. Schiff. This workshop will summarize and focus on the most important and relevant parts of the Affordable Care Act bill and will give an overview of

POETRY AT PORT: Each month, this program will feature popular Long Island poets followed by an open reading, and all are invited to participate! Muriel Harris Weinstein and George Northrup are the guest readers for this month's event, hosted by

NOVEMBER NOIR DOUBLE BILL. Mexico City musician Antonio Gomez (Ricardo Montalban) must clear his name of a murder charge in A Life in the Balance (1955-74 min.). Anne Bancroft and Lee Marvin co-star. Robert Presnell, Jr. and Leo Townsend scripted,

NOVEMBER NOIR: Split Second (1953-85 min.). Escaped convict Sam Hurley (Stephen McNally) holds hostages (Alexis Smith, Jan Sterling, Keith Andes, Arthur Hunnicutt) in a Nevada ghost town slated for destruction in a nuclear test. Dick Powell directed, from a script

NOVEMBER NOIR: Mr. Soft Touch (1949-93 min.). War hero Joe Christopher (Glenn Ford) returns home to find that his nightclub has been taken over by gangster Barney Teener (Roman Bohnen). Orin Jennings scripted, from a story by producer Milton Homes,

VIVE LA FRANCE: LOVE AND FRENCH FILMS. Professor Valerie Franco will screen and discuss Nobody Else But You (original title: Poupoupidou) (2011-102 min.). Desperate for a new story, bestselling crime novelist David Rousseau (Jean-Pierre Rouve) hones his focus on the

SANDWICHED IN: Sid Caesar. Your Show of Shows and Caesar’s Hour were two of the most innovative programs in the Golden Age of Television. Sid Caesar was the star and guiding force behind both. He was a master not only

3RD THURSDAY @ 3:30: Turkeys and all the Trimmings. In this illustrated lecture, Prof. Thomas Germano will present a visual feast of artworks that relate to that uniquely American holiday, Thanksgiving. 3:30 p.m. 

“HERE ONE DAY” (2012-76 min.). An emotionally candid documentary film about a woman coping with mental illness and the ripple effects of her suicide. Screening to be followed by Q&A session with director Kathy Leichter and local mental health professionals.

NOVEMBER NOIR: The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947-99 min.). Sally (Barbara Stanwyck) suspects that her new husband Geoffrey Carroll (Humphrey Bogart) is a murderer in this thriller from screenwriter Thomas Job (adapting Martin Vale’s stage play) and director Peter Godfrey. 7:30

VIVE LA FRANCE: LOVE AND FRENCH FILMS. Professor Valerie Franco will screen and discuss The Kid with a Bike (Le Gamin au Vélo) (2011-87 min.). This Golden Globe nominee from Belgium follows young Cyril (Thomas Doret) as he struggles to

MEDICARE WORKSHOP: WHEN, WHY AND HOW TO ENROLL with financial advisor Samuel J. Schiff. This workshop will cover the basics of Medicare and reveal strategies for maximizing your benefits and reducing your costs. Free but registration is required. Sign up

SANDWICHED IN: The Allure of Venice: Turner to Monet. The most romantic of cities, Venice attracted an endless stream of artists during the nineteenth century. Beginning with Turner’s exquisite light-filled Venetian views, this illustrated talk will show some of the

DIRECTOR’S CUT. Film expert John Bosco will screen and discuss the docudrama Belle (2013-104 min.). Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Captain, is raised by her aristocratic great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson)

TOPICAL TUESDAY. Meet the Filmmaker: 112 Weddings (2014-92 min.). Over the past two decades, acclaimed documentary filmmaker and Port Washington native Doug Block (51 Birch Street, The Kids Grow Up) has supported his career by videotaping weddings. Long curious about