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.
◆ Free movie: Arsenic and Old Lace. Starring Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey, Jack Carson, Peter Lorre. A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family. PG-13. Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 2 pm to 4 pm.
◆ Free movie: Double Indemnity. Starring Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson. An insurance representative lets himself be talked into a murder/insurance fraud scheme that arouses an insurance investigator’s suspicions. Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 2 pm to 4 pm.
◆ Free movie: The Naked City. Starring Barry Fitzgerald, Howard Duff, Dorothy Hart, directed by Jules Dassin. Narrated by Sleepy Hollow Cemetery resident Mark Hellinger. Amid a semi-documentary portrait of New York and its people, Jean Dexter, an attractive blonde model, is murdered in her apartment. Homicide detectives Dan Muldoon and Jimmy Halloran investigate. Suspicion falls on various shifty characters who all prove to have some connection with a string of apartment burglaries. Then a burglar is found dead who once had an elusive partner named Willie. The climax is a very rapid manhunt sequence. Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 2 pm to 4 pm.
◆ Spooky Stories with Jonathan Kruk. The Hudson Valley’s master storyteller Jonathan Kruk brings his Halloween storytelling magic to the Warner Library. He will share a selection of Spooky – not too Scary – Stories for families. Thursday, October 15, 2015, 7:15 pm.
◆ Author talk: Hudson Valley Hauntings. With Linda Zimmerman, author of Ghost Investigator. Highlights include historic homes, an isolated church, an abandoned doctor’s office, and a firehouse where the former firemen still watch over the living. Monday, October 26, 2015, 7 pm.
◆ Free movie: Manhattan Murder Mystery. Starring Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Allan Alda, Angelica Huston, Joy Behar. A middle-aged couple suspects foul play when their neighbor’s wife suddenly drops dead. Directed by Woody Allen. Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 2 pm to 4 pm.
◆ Free marionette performance: “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” In this silly and non scary version of Washington Irving’s classic piece of literature, children of all ages will follow the lanky school master, Ichabod Crane, as he sings, dances, and falls in love with a giggly Katrina Van Tassel. Presented by Stevens Puppets. Sunday, November 1, 2015, 2 pm to 2:45 pm.