05/23/19 8:00am

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The Shelter Island Public Library’s Friday Night Dialogues on Friday, May 31 presents a conversation with John Dileo, author of ‘And You Thought You Knew Classic Movies,’ a book of 200 movie quizzes.

Think you know classic films? How about this: Who was the uncredited actor in the movie “Dead Heat” on a merry-go-round who went on to become the second highest grossing U.S. domestic star?

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05/17/19 8:00am

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BY LINDA KRAUS

“The stars, planets, and moon assist in our primal need to make a connection. Man has long used the sky to assist him in this basic desire to find his way home.” — David Berson.

David Berson, captain of the Greenport-based electric launch the Glory, has written “Celestial Navigation: A Practical Guide to Knowing Where You Are.”

On May 17, at 7 p.m., Mr. Berson will discuss this centuries-old technique of celestial navigation — the art of using the sextant ­— at the Shelter Island Public Library. (more…)

04/05/18 10:00am
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EVENTS

THURSDAY, APRIL 5

Tai Chi class, for senior citizens. 11 a.m. to noon, Senior Activity Center. Meets Thursdays through April 26. (631) 749-1059.

Google expedition, a virtual reality adventure for school-age children. 2:30 p.m., library. (631) 749-0042. (more…)

03/26/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO | The cover of John DiLeo’s latest book, ‘Ten Movies at a Time: A 350-Film Journey Through Hollywood and America 1930-1970.’

COURTESY PHOTO |  The cover of John DiLeo’s latest book, ‘Ten Movies at a Time: A 350-Film Journey Through Hollywood and America 1930-1970.’

Six-time film book author John DiLeo presents the companion video program to his new book “Ten Movies at a Time: A 350-Film Journey Through Hollywood and America 1930-1970” at the Shelter Island Library’s Friday Night Dialogues program on April 6 at 7 p.m. The book and video illuminate Mr. DiLeo’s alternative and idiosyncratic examination of the Golden Age of Hollywood.

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