Movies are shown in the Library’s Adult Meeting Room every Thursday at 2pm. Registration is not required; all are invited.
January 3: Big Miracle (107 minutes): In small town Alaska, a news reporter recruits his ex-girlfriend – a Greenpeace volunteer – on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle. Starring Drew Barrymore and John Krasinski.
January 10: This Means War (97 minutes): Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman. Starring Reese Witherspoon and Chris Pine.
January 17: A Little Bit of Heaven (106 minutes): An irreverent young woman who uses her humor to prevent matters from getting serious has a life-changing visit with her doctor. Starring Kate Hudson and Gael Garcia Bernal.
January 24: Gone (94 minutes): A woman is convinced her kidnapper has returned when her sister goes missing. Starring Amanda Seyfried and Jennifer Carpenter.
January 31: Red Tails (125 minutes): A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard. Starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Gerald McRaney.
February 7: My Reputation (94 minutes): A recent widow meets an army major while skiing and despite pressures from friends and family becomes romantically involved with him. Starring Barbara Stanwyck and George Brent.
February 14: The Lucky One (101 minutes): A Marine travels to Louisiana after serving three tours in Iraq and searches for the unknown woman he believes was his good luck charm during the war. Starring Zac Efron and Taylor Schilling.
February 21: Girlfriend (94 minutes): A young man with Down’s Syndrome romantically pursues a small town single mom who is still mixed up with her volatile ex-boyfriend. Starring Evan Sneider and Amanda Plummer.
February 28: Marvel’s The Avengers (143 minutes): Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. brings together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki and his army. Starring Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans.
March 7: Hope Springs (100 minutes): After thirty years of marriage, a middle-aged couple attends an intense, week-long counseling session to work on their relationship. Starring Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones.
March 14: People Like Us (114 minutes): While settling his recently deceased father’s estate, a salesman discovers he has a sister whom he never knew about, leading both siblings to re-examine their perceptions about family and life choices. Starring Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks.
March 21: Wild Target (98 minutes): A hitman tries to retire but a beautiful thief may change his plans. Starring Bill Nighy and Emily Blunt.
March 28: Snow White and the Huntsman (127): In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen. Starring Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth.
April 4: Bernie (104 minutes): In small-town Texas, the local mortician strikes up a friendship with a wealthy widow, though when he kills her, he goes to great lengths to create the illusion that she’s alive. Starring Jack Black and Shirley MacLaine.
April 11: Courageous (129 minutes): When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their lives. Starring Alex Kendrick and Ken Bevel.
April 18: Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (124 minutes): British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways. Starring Judi Dench and Bill Nighy.
April 25: Wife Versus Secretary (87 minutes): The wife of a publishing executive mistakenly believes that her husband’s relationship with his attractive secretary is more than professional. Starring Clark Gable and Jean Harlow.
May 2: Wait Until Dark (108 minutes): A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment. Starring Audrey Hepburn and Alan Arkin.
May 9: October Baby (107 minutes): A college freshman’s world is rocked when she learns she is the adopted survivor of an attempted abortion. Starring Rachel Hendrix and Jason Burkey.
May 16: What to Expect When You’re Expecting (110 minutes): A look at love through the eyes of five interconnected couples experiencing the thrills and surprises of having a baby, and ultimately coming to understand the universal truth that no matter what you plan for, life doesn’t always deliver what’s expected. Starring Cameron Diaz and Matthew Morrison.
May 23: Girl in Progress (93 minutes): As single mom Grace juggles work, bills, and her affair with a married doctor, her daughter, Ansiedad, plots a shortcut to adulthood after finding inspiration in the coming-of-age stories she’s reading for school. Starring Eva Mendes and Cierra Ramirez.
May 30: A Thousand Words (91 minutes): After stretching the truth on a deal with a spiritual guru, literary agent Jack McCall finds a Bodhi tree on his property. Its appearance holds a valuable lesson on the consequences of every word we speak. Starring Eddie Murphy and Cliff Curtis.
June 6: Words and Music (120 minutes): Fictionalized story of the songwriting partnership of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. Starring Mickey Rooney and Tom Drake.
June 13: One for the Money (91 minutes): Unemployed and newly-divorced Stephanie Plum lands a job at her cousin’s bail-bond business, where her first assignment puts her on the trail of a wanted local cop from her romantic past. Starring Katherine Heigl and Jason O’Mara.
June 20: Magic of Belle Isle (109 minutes): In an effort to tap into his original talent, a wheelchair-bound author moves to a rural town, where he befriends a single mother and her three kids, who help reignite his passion for writing. Starring Morgan Freeman and Virginia Madsen.
June 27: Moonrise Kingdom (94 minutes): A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out and find them. Starring Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward.