Posts tagged with "Adults"

Posted by daccurso on 11/22/11
This month's theme is The Mean Streets of Martin Scorsese – Directors’ Showcase. Join us for this popular monthly film discussion program presented by Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian and novelist Raymond Benson. It's a fun-filled evening, with a different film theme each month, that includes film clips, cinema history, trivia and more.
 
Date and time: Thursday,  December 8, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 

Posted by daccurso on 05/03/12

Join us for Bloated Budgets! Intermissions! Casts of Thousands! - "Hollywood's Greatest and Grandest Epics." This popular monthly film discussion program presented by Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian and novelist Raymond Benson offers a fun-filled evening discussing a different film theme each month, including film clips, cinema history, trivia and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
Some of the movies to be discussed:  
Gone with the Wind (1939)
Ben-Hur (1959)
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Braveheart (1995)
Gladiator (2000)
 
Date and time: Thursday, May 10, 7:30–9:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Register

 
After this program, Dann & Raymond will be taking a break for summer. We look forward to their return to the library in fall for a whole new season.

Posted by lmulford on 01/03/13

This popular monthly film discussion program is presented by Dann Gire, the film editor for the Daily Herald and a contributing corresponding critic for Ebert Presents on PBS and Raymond Benson, a film historian and novelist.
 
Each month offers a fun-filled evening discussing a different film theme, including film clips, cinema history, trivia and more. This month the topic is "Heeeere's Jack!" - The Films of Jack Nicholson. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
 
Date and time: Thursday, January 10, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room
 
 

Posted by daccurso on 12/01/09
movie club Date and time: Thursday, December 10, 7:30 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire and James Bond novelist/film historian Raymond Benson discuss animated films at this month's movie club. See film clips and get the inside story about your favorite animated films. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 11/29/10
 
In December Dann and Raymond are talking musicals - “Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance”: The Sound of Musicals. This popular monthly film discussion program presented by Daily Herald movie critic Dann Gire and film historian and novelist Raymond Benson offers a fun-filled evening discussing a different film theme each month, including film clips, cinema history, trivia and more. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.

Date and time: Thursday, December 9, 7:30 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room


Posted by daccurso on 05/07/09

Thursday, May 14, 7:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room

movie-club1Daily Herald film critic Dann Gire and novelist Raymond Benson will highlight the films of award-winning director, Steven Spielberg. Register online or at the Reception Desk on the second level, 847-392-0100. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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Posted by daccurso on 10/04/10
DontRetire Date and time: Thursday, October 7, 7 p.m. Location: Hendrickson Room Approaching retirement with a feeling of "What's next?" Meet Dick Nogaj, author of the bestselling book, Don't Retire, Get Inspired, and hear his moving account of how he and his wife turned their retirement dream to make a difference into a reality by founding Harvest for Humanity, impacting countless farm workers.  Attorney and best-selling author Scott Turow says of the book, “This is an inspiring and compelling story of how life can be renewed by good works." Book sale and signing after the program. Proceeds will benefit Harvest for Humanity. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
Posted by daccurso on 11/16/10
College education costs continue to skyrocket while families’ college savings funds continue to lose value. Joe Orsolini from College Aid Planners will discuss how to maximize need-based financial aid eligibility, target the right colleges for merit-based financial aid and offer tips for tax-saving opportunities. Register online or at the Reception Desk, 847-392-0100.
 
Date and time: Tuesday, November 23, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room

Posted by daccurso on 03/22/12

If you missed our program on the Emerald Ash Borer, you can still see it on our website along with the PowerPoint notes from the presenters.
 
 
Look for this and other select program videos and handouts under Programs & Classes>recent programs on our drop-down menu.
 

Posted by daccurso on 02/12/12

The Emerald Ash Borer beetle has been found in some of the 13,000 plus Ash trees in Arlington Heights. Scott Schirmer, Plant and Pesticide Specialist with the IL Department of Agriculture will discuss the disease and what options are available to help preserve your neighborhood's trees. Dru Sabatello, Forester for Arlington Heights will also be present to speak to the local impact of the local community.
 
Date and time:Tuesday, March 20, 7 p.m.
Location: Hendrickson Room