|Join us for the second program in the History’s Mysteries Series with
Turning Point: The Battle of Saratoga
|Tuesday September 2, 2014|
|6:30 PM to 7:45 PM|
NOPL @ Brewerton
The BFF Club, a Books, Film and Fun Teen Club based at the NOPL @ N. Syracuse, will be watching A Wrinkle in Time the North Syracuse Central School District community book selection.Synopsis according to Movie Licensing USA® – Public Library Movies
“A pair of misfit siblings travel across time and space to save their father from enslavement in this made-for-TV adaptation of the classic children’s novel by Madeleine L’Engle. Meg Murry (Katie Stuart), a tomboy who fits in with neither the kids nor the teachers at her New England middle school, feels bereft when her scientist father vanishes, leading to unsavory speculation from small-town gossips. But thanks to Charles Wallace (David Dorfman), her gifted but idiosyncratic younger brother, Meg befriends Mrs. Who (Alison Elliott), Mrs. Whatsit (Alfre Woodard), and Mrs. Which (Kate Nelligan) — three cosmic beings who lead Meg, Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin O’Keefe (Gregory Smith) on a journey to the sinister planet Camazotz, where Dr. Murry (Chris Potter) has been captured by the coercive power known as IT. Afflicted by hubris and naïveté, young Charles Wallace falls under IT’s thrall, forcing Meg, Calvin, and their allies on a dangerous flight across time and space. But thanks to the healing touch of a kindly monster known as Aunt Beast (Ellen Dubin), Meg is able to face her own insecurities and attempt a final rescue of her loved ones.
Originally broadcast May 10, 2004, on ABC, A Wrinkle in Time was released as an installment of the long-running Wonderful World of Disney. Author: Brian J. Dillard”
Run Time: 180 min
|Harvest of Hops: Hops and Brewing 101
|Saturday August 16, 2014|
|10:00 AM to 12:00 PM|
|NOPL @ Cicero, Community Rm|
This is an interactive introductory talk by Curt Harrington, of the new Salt City Brewing Company. Learn about growing your own hops, brewing your own brews, and other fun uses for this spicy plant. With hands on props and hops demos, this will be a fun program for anyone!
The Bubble Man, Juggling & Bubbling & Mime is an eccentric combination of comedy juggling and astounding gigantic bubbles choreographed to music. Hat tricks, dexterity and audience participation are displayed in the three and five ball juggling. Doug will then create intricate and beautiful bubble sculptures (such as the bubble carousel and bubble-in-a-bubble), giant bubbles three feet in diameter, bubble tubes twelve feet long, the bubble cube, an the breathtaking child in a bubble! The good time music includes clap along hits and rocking oldies. Juggling & Bubbling & Mime is an action packed 45-50 minute show that will get an enthusiastic response from family audiences and keep them talking about your event for days.
Learn a language on your own terms and in your own time.
With Rocket Languages’ Interactive Audio Course speaking and improving your language skills can be easy. Learn to speak any language naturally by taking part in the modern, everyday conversation. The coarse consists of language and cultural lessons that build vocabulary and improve your audio recognition of common words and phrases. Also, Rocket Languages makes testing your new language skills fun with Master Games.
Rocket offers many language options, such as: Spanish, French, Sign Language, German, Chinese and many more.
|Wednesday August 13, 2014|
|2:00 PM to 3:00 PM|
|NOPL @ N. Syracuse, Community Room|
Come to the library to see western New York Juggler Dave Fultz and his son, Kyle, deliver a very exciting and entertaining show! (Registration required for all attending)