Movies

Movie Time For Adults!

Cover: 'The Flying Scotsman' ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Grab a cup of coffee and watch an inspiring feature film, 'The Flying Scotsman' ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., based on the true story of Graeme Obree, a Champion cyclist from Scotland who built his winning bike from old washing machine parts and had personal challenges to overcome. Saturday, January 21, at 10 am. Running time for the movie is one hour and 36 minutes. Rated PG-13. Free. No registration required.

Teen DIY & A Movie – The Bourne Ultimatum (PG-13) 115 min. & RFID Wallets January 13th @ 4:00 PM [13+]

     “Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless CIA official and his agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer.” – imdb.com 

In honor of the release of Jason Bourne, we are going to watch The Bourne Ultimatum (PG-13), while making RFID wallets and learn about a few other spy devices.

TGIF Programs Winter Film Festival Concludes in Event #3 - Friday!


The TGIF Programs Winter Film Festival concludes in Event #3 this Friday at 10:15 AM. We look forward to showing Alfred Hitchcock's To Catch a Thief, a 1955 film starring Cary Grant, Grace Kelly,and Jessie Royce Landis. This film, rated PG, lasts 106 minutes.

Bring the Bluebird of Happiness to 2017...

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd.  Bluebird…by participating in our programs for Adults at La Porte Community Library!

In January, we will have these new programs for Adults 18 Years & Older:

Tuesday, January 10 & 24 at 10 am – 11:30 am (second and fourth Tuesday of the month): Let’s Knit Together (And Crochet, Too!). Bring your latest knitting or crocheting project to work on.

Saturday, January 21 at 10 am: Movie Time for Adults ‘The Flying Scotsman’, ©Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. This inspiring film is based on the true story of Graeme Obree, a Champion cyclist who built his bike from old washing machine parts, and tells the triumphs and challenges he experienced along the way. Movie running time is about 1 ½ hours. 

Also on Saturday, January 21, 10:30 am- 11:30 am: Crafting for Adults, ‘Make a Valentine’s Day Wreath’. Registration required. Please call 281-471-4022 to register, or register in person at the Circulation Desk at the library.

In addition to the programs above, we will be continuing our Computer Classes on Thursdays:

Thursday, January 5, 10:30 am-12:30 pm: Computer Class-Introduction to Microsoft EXCEL 2013
Thursday, January 12, 10:30 am-12:30 pm: Microsoft WORD – Pictures, Wordart and Text Boxes
Thursday, January 26, 10:30 am-12:30 pm: Organize and Declutter Your Computer

For all computer classes: Please call 281-471-4022 to register, or register through the Events Calendar online by clicking on the class you would like.

All programs and classes listed above are free. Please spread the word and join the fun!

Clipart: © 2017 Vital Imagery Ltd. 

Movie Madness – The Secret Life of Pets (PG) 90 min. January 5th @ 4:00 PM [10+]

     “The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.” – imdb.com

 

     Please join us in the Library Community Room on January 5th at 4:00 PM at the Parker Williams Branch.

 

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TGIF Programs' Winter Film Festival Event #2 - This Friday!


The TGIF Programs Winter Film Festival continues with Event #2 this Friday. We will show Vertigo, the 1958 Alfred Hitchcock film starring James Stewart, Kim Novak, and Barbara Bel Geddes.

Refreshments and DVD are provided by the Friends of Freeman Library. After Event #2, the DVD will be added to the HCPL Collection and available for checkout. This free program requires no registration.

Teen #MondayMovie - Dec.19 @ 2:30 PM

An intense button battle is still going on through Saturday, December 17. The winner of the button battle will decide the movie. Your vote matters! Who will win, Scrooge or the Grinch? Find out on Monday, December 19, at 2:30 PM in the Meeting Room (and enjoy snacks and popcorn too!).

This program is for teens and tweens in grades 6-12. Get updates texted to your phone by texting @kwteens at 81010. Service is free and confidential; standard text message rates apply.
 

Polar Express Family Movie Night and Pajama Party!

Ticket for Polar Express Program Made at La Porte LibraryJoin us for our Polar Express Family Movie Night! Come dressed in your favorite pajamas. Enjoy the movie, some hot chocolate and more! Monday, December 19, at 6 pm. Free for the whole family!

 

TGIF Programs Winter Film Festival Kicks Off Friday!


Adults - Please join us for the first event of TGIF Programs Winter Film Festival. We look forward to showing Christmas in Connecticut, a 1945 romantic comedy starring Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, and Sydney Greenstreet. This unrated film is 102 minutes long.

Teen DIY & A Movie – Ghostbusters (PG-13) 120 min. & Ectoplasmic Slime December 19th @ 3:00 PM [13+]

    “Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.” – imdb.com 

     If you are afraid that the ghost of Christmas Past, Present, or Future might be after you, join us in watching the Ghostbuster team figure out how to detect, hunt and trap those pesky ghosts. Just so you don’t leave without some paranormal evidence, we’ll be making ectoplasmic slime.

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