Cecily, Reggie, and Wilfred are in a home for retired opera singers. Every year, on October 10, there is a concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday and they take part. Jean, who used to be married to Reggie, arrives at the home and disrupts their equilibrium. She still acts like a diva, but she refuses to sing. Still, the show must go on... and it does. Director: Dustin Hoffman. Cast: Maggie Smith, Michael Gambon, Billy Connolly, Sheridan Smith, Pauline Collins, Tom Courtenay.
Chippawa Branch Library, Tue May 21st, 6 p.m. rated PG Rating information
This week we are highlighting our growing collection of Playaways… which are pre-loaded digital audio books encased in a palm-sized unit...half the size of a deck of cards, powered by an AAA battery. Playaway is the simplest way to listen to a book on the go. The unit can hold up to eighty hours of HD Audio content. Using clearly marked buttons, Playaway gives listeners the ability to move back and forth between chapters and alter the speed of a narrator’s voice. With Playaway, borrowers can... [more...]
We are very fortunate to be able to count the Niagara Glen – a designated Nature Reserve – as one of our local hiking trails. On Saturday, May 4 at 2pm (Victoria Avenue Library), come and experience the Niagara Glen through a presentation by Win Laar from the Niagara Falls Nature Club – free of charge. Learn about the formation of the Niagara Glen, its geology, plants, and some of the activities taking place there. Then take a guided hike on Sunday, May 5 at 10am (meet at the Niagara Glen... [more...]
Cystic FibrosisTuesday, May 21, 2013 All DayLobby 2 Victoria Avenue Librarydisplay