Midday Movie – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

We screen the Midday Movie on the second Wednesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. The movies are free to attend, open to all adults, and snacks are provided. Join us as we enjoy a trio of Dick Van Dyke musicals.

Wednesday, December 14, 2:00 p.m.chitty-chitty-bang-bang-52fed9c2e5306

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968).
After a disastrous attempt to sell his invention of whistling sweets to the local candy maker, Caractacus Potts finally gets enough money for a shiny new car named Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Rated G.

Midday Movie – Bye Bye Birdie

We screen the Midday Movie on the second Tuesday of each month at 2:00 p.m. The movies are free to attend, open to all adults, and snacks are provided. Join us as we enjoy a trio of Dick Van Dyke musicals.

Wednesday, November 9, 2:00 p.m.

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Bye Bye Birdie (1963). A musical smash about an Elvis Presley-inspired rock star, who is drafted into the army and who creates a near-riot in a small Midwestern town when he stops there for one last publicity junket. Rated G.

 

Midday Movie – Hoosiers

We’re continuing to enjoy classic and inspirational sports movies at the library! Come view Hoosiers (1986) with us on Wednesday, September 14 at 2 p.m. Hoosiers is based on the hoosiers-movie-poster-1986-1010468534true story of a small-town Indiana team that made the state finals in 1954, this movie chronicles the attempts of a coach with a spotty past and the town’s basketball-loving drunk to lead their high school team to victory. Rated PG. Snacks provided.

 

Midday Movie – Chariots of Fire

We’re enjoying classic and inspirational sports movies this summer. Join us Wednesday, large_tdt0qrehaim44km0iek0uwldyiwAugust 10 at 2 p.m. as we watch Chariots of Fire (1981). Based on a true story of two British track athletes who compete in the 1924 Olympics. One is a determined Jew running to overcome prejudice and the other a devout Christian who runs for the glory of God. Rated PG. Snacks provided.

 

Midday Movie – You Can’t Take it With You

Wednesday, June 8, 2:00 p.m.you_cant_take_it_with_you_poster

Join us for Frank Capra’s You Can’t Take it With You (1938). This is the story of the zany Sycamore household, presided over by Grandpa Vanderhof (Lionel Barrymore), a former businessman who has turned his back on commerce to enjoy life. At the Sycamores’, everyone does just what he or she pleases. Not rated.

 

Midday Movie – A Hold in the Head

Wednesday, May 11, 2:00 p.m.a_hole_in_the_head_poster

Join us for Frank Capra’s A Hole in the Head (1959). Tony (Frank Sinatra) is a widower in need of a financial bailout for himself and his son, so he asks for help from his brother Mario (Edward G. Robinson), a wealthy New Yorker. Tony owns a small hotel in Miami Beach but his impractical ways have made it a losing proposition. Not rated.

 

Midday Movie – Arsenic and Old Lace

Wednesday, April 13, 2:00 p.m.arsenic-and-old-lace-priscilla-lane-cary-grant-1944

Join us for Frank Capra’s Arsenic and Old Lace (1944). A spin on the classic Joseph Kesselring stage comedy, which concerns the sweet old Brewster sisters (Josephine Hull, Jean Adair), beloved in their genteel Brooklyn neighborhood for their many charitable acts. One charity is their ongoing effort to permit lonely bachelors to die with smiles on their faces–by serving them elderberry wine spiked with arsenic. Not rated.

 

 

Midday Movie – The Long, Long Trailer

Wednesday, March 9, 2:00 p.m.

Please join us in the Conference Room for our screening of a classic (or not-so-classic) movie at 2:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. The movies are free to attend, open to all adults, and snacks are provided. We hope you will join us as we hit the road with these Route 66 and road trip films.

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March 9 – The Long, Long Trailer (1953)Starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Newlyweds Nicky and Tacy hitch up their new trailer and set off on their honeymoon. The couple find themselves in several disastrous and humorous situations. Not rated.

Midday Movie – Bagdad Cafe

Wednesday, February 10, 2:00 p.m.

Please join us in the Conference Room for our screening of a classic (or not-so-classic) movie at 2:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. The movies are free to attend, open to all adults, and snacks are provided. We hope you will join us as we hit the road with these Route 66 and road trip films.

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February 10 – Bagdad Cafe (1988)Starring Marianne Sagebrecht and CCH Pounder. Jasmin has a row with her husband in the middle of the desert, and storms off to a truck-stop cafe. She stays there, and starts to make friends with the regulars. Rated PG.