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Black History Month Tops Harrison Library Events For February

"Selma" will be shown as part of Black History Month events at the Harrison Public Library.
"Selma" will be shown as part of Black History Month events at the Harrison Public Library. Photo Credit: wikipedia

HARRISON, N.Y. -- The Harrison Library will be hosting many events for the month of February.

Celebrate Black History Month with the following films:

  • "W.E.B. Du Bois: A Man for All Times" on Sunday at 2 p.m. This is an M&M Production about the life and times of civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois. It is sponsored by the Friends of the Harrison Public Library.
  • "Selma" on Saturday, Feb. 20, at 1 p.m. This is a chronicle of Martin Luther King's campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march. It stars David Oyelowo. It's rated PG 13 and is 128 minutes.

Watch an Oscar-nominated film every Wednesday:

  • Feb. 10, at 1 p.m., "The Martian"
  • Feb. 17, at 1 p.m., "Inside Out"
  • Feb. 24, at 6:30 p.m., "Steve Jobs"

Valentine's Classical Music Concert: 

  • Sunday, Feb. 14, at 2 p.m., Masters & Miniatures classical music series presented by Vadim Ghin Music.
  • Film: "The Intern," Thursday, Feb. 18, at 1 p.m, starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway. Rated PG-13.
  • Film Movement: "Breathe," Sunday, Feb. 28, at 1:30 p.m.: A taut, nuanced story about the depths of female friendships and the dark side of teenage infatuations. Directed by Melanie Laurent. France, 2014, 91 minutes.

Clubs and Classes:

  • Millenium Book Club: Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m., "The Dinner" by Herman Koch
  • Stitch Me Knot (Knit & Crochet Club), Thursdays at 1 p.m.
  • Arm Knitting, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m.
  • English Conversation Partners, Mondays, 11 a.m.
  • English & Citizenship Class (BOCES), Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.
  • English For Japanese Speakers, Fridays at 9:45 a.m.
  • Learn Spanish, Mondays, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Learn Python (Computer Programming), Sundays at 1 p.m.
  • Drop-in Tech Help, Tuesdays, 10-noon.
  • Open Computer Lab (Use Adobe Creative Cloud Apps), Thursdays from 2-5 p.m.

All films are being shown in the Richard E. Halperin Memorial Library Building of the Harrison Public Library, 2 Bruce Ave., Harrison. Call 914-835-0324 or click here. Refreshments will be provided by Friends of the Harrison Public Library.

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