Warner Library, 121 North Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591, 914-631-7734.
Hours: Monday 1 pm-9 pm (Children’s Library closes at 8pm), Tuesday/Wednesday 10 am-6 pm, Thursday 1 pm-9 pm, Friday 10 am-5 pm, Saturday 10 am-5 pm (September through June) and 10 am-1 pm (July & August), Sunday 1 pm-5 pm (October through May).
Parking: parking lot and street.
Check the Sleepy Hollow and Tarrytown calendar for more special events.
◆ Film: Crooked House. Wednesday, February 7, 2018. 2 pm. In Agatha Christie’s most twisted tale, a spy-turned-private-detective is lured by his former lover to catch her grandfather’s murderer before Scotland Yard exposes dark family secrets. Amidst a poisonous atmosphere of bitterness, resentment and jealousy he encounters three generations of the dynasty, including a theater actress, the old man’s widow 50 years his junior, and the family matriarch Lady Edith de Haviland. (Gillian Anderson, Christina Hendricks, Glenn Close) (1 hour and 55 minutes; rated PG-13).
◆ Film: Maudie. Wednesday, February 14, 2018. 2 pm. Maudie, based on a true story, is an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie to be his housekeeper. Bright-eyed but with crippled hands, Maudie yearns to be independent, and. to create art. Maudie charts Everett’s efforts to protect himself from being hurt, Maudie’s deep and abiding love for this difficult man and her surprising rise to fame as a folk painter. (Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Zachary Bennett) (1 hour and 55 minutes; rated PG-13).
◆ Presentation: Madame C.J. Walker. Thursday, February 15, 2018. 12:30 pm. Presented by Dr. Leon Di Martino of Westchester Community College. Learn how Madam Walker developed and ran a cosmetic industry for African American women, long before the modern era and how she created wealth at a time when women were not recognized as either millionaires or leaders of business in the early part of the 1900’s.
◆ Film: Thank You for Your Service. Wednesday, February 21, 2018. 2 pm. A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield. (Miles Teller, Beulah Koale, Joe Cole) (1 hour and 49 minutes; rated R).
◆ Film: Wonder. Wednesday, February 28, 2018. 2 pm. Based on the New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out. (Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Julia Roberts) (1 hour and 53 minutes; rated PG).
◆ Spring Book Sale. Saturday and Sunday, April 21 and 22, 2018. 10 am to 5 pm. Biographies, cookbooks, art books, mysteries, novels and children books, both current and vintage, will be available for sale at bargain prices. Under the tent on the front lawn of the library.