Movies, talks, children’s programs and more are coming in March and April at the Library.
Mar. 13 Last Weekend
– A matriarch (Patricia Clarkson) asks her adult sons to visit their gorgeous Lake Tahoe home for a final weekend before she sells it, but it quickly becomes a comical disaster. Stars: Patricia Clarkson, Zachary Booth, Chris Mulkey. Unrated.
Mar. 20 The Interview
– In the action-comedy The Interview, Dave Skylark (James Franco) and his producer Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen) run the popular celebrity tabloid TV show “Skylark Tonight.” When they discover that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is a fan of the show, they land an interview with him in an attempt to legitimize themselves as journalists. Rating: R (for pervasive language, crude and sexual humor, nudity, some drug use and bloody violence)
Mar. 27 This Is Where I Leave You
– The dramatic comedy “This is Where I Leave You” is directed by Shawn Levy, and based on the hilarious and poignant best-selling novel by Jonathan Tropper. Stars: Jason Batemen, Tina Fey, Jane Fonda. Rating: R (for language, sexual content and some drug use)
Apr. 3 Gone Girl
-On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. R (for a scene of bloody violence, some strong sexual content/nudity, and language)
Apr. 10 Boyhood
– This film charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before. Snapshots of adolescence from road trips and family dinners to birthdays and graduations and all the moments in between become transcendent. Rating: R
Apr. 17 The Theory of Everything – Nominated for 5 Oscars
– The Theory of Everything is the story of the most brilliant and celebrated physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, and Jane Wilde the arts student he fell in love with whilst studying at Cambridge in the 1960s. at 21 years of age. Rated PG-13
Apr. 24 Whiplash – Nominated for 5 Oscars
– A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student’s potential. Stars: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist. Rated R
Mar 16-20 from 3 to 5 pm all week!
Crafternoons in the Children’s Department. Join us for a fun take-away craft to celebrate National Craft Month. All ages welcome.
Mar 24 at 7 pm
Craft a Connection Book Club for 3rd to 5th graders. Join the discussion of White Fur Flying by Patricia MacLachlan. Please register.
- Drop Everything And Read Day April 11
- Spring Pajama Storytime April 15
- National Library Week Scavenger Hunt April 13-18
- Music and Movement April 18 – please register.
- Craft a Connection Book Club April 21 – please register.
- First Time Home Buyers March 10 with Alan Openshaw, Senior Loan Officer, Cornerstone Lending Inc. and Bucks Mont Speakers Bureau
- Senior Crime Prevention University – March 23 with Ameer Blackmon, Office of the Attorney General
- Women Can Fly Too March 19. This Friends of HVL program features pilot Babbie Posey
- Monthly Tech Help Desk March 25 with CESOP
- Sonnet Appreciation April 13, 20, 27 with Lynn Levin
- Trudy Klein Gompers April 16 for Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Local Gems: Walking tour of Pennypack Trail April 18