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12/27/15 3:00pm
Ray Milland and Ginger Rogers star in ‘The Major and the Minor,’ playing at the library Tuesday, January 5 at 7 p.m.

Ray Milland and Ginger Rogers star in ‘The Major and the Minor,” playing at the library Tuesday, January 5 at 7 p.m.

Movies at the Library will return on Tuesday, January 5 at 7 p.m. with a memorable comedy of the 1940s.

It is “The Major and the Minor,” from the duo of Billy Wilder directing (his first) and Charles Brackett as co-author, suggested by the odd combination of an Edward Childs Carpenter play and a Saturday Evening Post story by Fannie Kilbourne. (more…)

10/15/15 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO |Author Kevin Fitzpatrick discusses his book, "The Algonquin Round Table" at Friday Night Dialogues on October 16.

COURTESY PHOTO | Author Kevin Fitzpatrick discusses his book, “The Algonquin Round Table” at Friday Night Dialogues on October 16.

Journey back in time to a grand metropolis of daring flappers, silent movies and speakeasies with Islander Kevin Fitzpatrick at Friday Night Dialogues at the Library at 7 p.m. on October 16. He’ll discuss his book, “The Algonquin Round Table New York: A Historical Guide,” leading a virtual tour of the Jazz Age’s grand city, teeming with hidden bars, luxurious movie palaces and dazzling skyscrapers. (more…)