Movie Matinee

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Love, Weddings, & Other Disasters It is a multi-story romantic comedy about the people who work on weddings to create the perfect day for a loving couple - while their own relationships are outlandish, odd, crazy and far from perfect.   PG-13   Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82089571332?pwd=NFZXRmMvRnN4cFZZc0dPWEVjekZXZz09 Meeting ID: 820 8957 1332 Passcode: 506557

Movie Matinee

Zoom

Emperor About: An escaped slave travels north and has chance encounters with Frederick Douglass and John Brown. Based on the life story of Shields Green. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82089571332?pwd=NFZXRmMvRnN4cFZZc0dPWEVjekZXZz09 Meeting ID: 820 8957 1332 Passcode: 506557

Movie Matinee

Zoom

Movie Matinee - Reminiscence: Nick Bannister, a private investigator of the mind, navigates the darkly alluring world of the past by helping his clients access lost memories. Living on the fringes of the sunken Miami coast, his life is forever changed as he uncovers a violent conspiracy while trying to solve the mystery behind a […]

Movie Matinee

Zoom

Movie Matinee - Churchill Tensions mount for beleaguered British Prime Minister Winston Churchill as D-Day nears in June 1944. Fearful of repeating past mistakes, Churchill is reluctant to embark on the large-scale campaign that the entire war effort hinges upon. Clashing with his political opponents, the troubled leader receives unwavering support from his devoted wife, […]

Movie Matinee

Zoom

Movie Matinee - Operation Finale Fifteen years after the end of World War II, a team of top-secret Israeli agents travels to Argentina to track down Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi officer who masterminded the transportation logistics that brought millions of innocent Jews to their deaths in concentration camps. Hoping to sneak him out of the country […]

Movie Matinee

Zoom

Movie Matinee - I Feel Pretty An ordinary woman who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy on a daily basis wakes from a fall believing she is suddenly the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. With this newfound confidence, she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, but what will […]

Movie Matinee

Zoom

Movie Matinee - Anchorman 2 : The Legend Continues Seven years after capturing the heart of co-anchor Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate), newsman Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is offered the chance of a lifetime: a spot on the world's first 24-hour global cable news network. Ron quickly assembles his team: Champ Kind (David Koechner), Brian Fantana […]

Movie Matinee

Zoom

Movie Matinee - Pirates of the Caribbean : Dead Men Tell No Tales Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's only hope of survival […]

STEAM Craft

Zoom

Join us for a virtual STEAM Craft! We will make lava lamps and learn about line art. April 13, 2022 at 6:30PM for ages 6 - 11. Registration is REQUIRED due to limited supplies. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1NIhy73yUaMW_DIesPmPG5tFmCxnKeDsLXuw0J90LfEQ/viewform?edit_requested=true

Conversation with a Psychologist

Zoom

Join us as we speak with Dr. Carman about his profession as a Psychologist. He will also teach a few simple coping skills. This is open to teens 12 - 18 years old.

REGULAR Library Board Meeting

Zoom

PUBLIC NOTICE : Pursuant to N.J.S.A 10:4-8(b), be advised that the REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library, will be held on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at 6:00pm, to be held via ZOOM. Formal Action will be taken. Public Portion : Call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID CODE 949 6232 […]

Black History & Today Trivia

Zoom

Join us for Black history & today trivia night! We will play with Kahoot through Zoom! All ages are welcome! Top 2 people will win a prize!

Author Talk with Shane Gerald

Zoom

Join us as we speak with local author Shane Gerald about his life and his book "Two Worlds, One Hood"

Black History Month Bingo

Zoom

Join us for bingo! Adult's bingo - 2/24/22 @ 6:30pm Bingo cards can be picked up from any Paterson Library branch from 2/7/22 - 2/16/22

Teen Book Club – Punching the Air

Zoom

Join us for our virtual teen book club as we discuss "Punching the Air" by Ibi Zoboi and Yusef Salaam   Summary: Amal Shahid has always been an artist and a poet. But even in a diverse art school, because of a biased system he’s seen as disruptive and unmotivated. Then, one fateful night, an […]

Introduction to Hoopla

Zoom

Join our Reference Librarians as they tell you how to use Hoopla digital to borrow books, movies, music, comic, and magazines!

February Fiction Book Club

Zoom

Join us February 22, 2022 at 6:30PM on Zoom as we discuss "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead

Non-Fiction Book Club – Born a Crime

Zoom

Join us as we discuss "Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah. This book club will be hosted by the Paterson Free Public Library's Director! Born a Crime is the story of a mischievous young boy who grows into a restless young man as he struggles to find himself in a world where he was never supposed […]

Tuesday Movie Matinee

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Summary: Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip […]

Black History Month Bingo

Zoom

Join us for bingo! Teen's bingo - 2/17/22 @ 6:45pm Bingo cards can be picked up from any Paterson Library branch from 2/7/22 - 2/16/22

Black History Month Bingo

Zoom

Join us for bingo! Children's bingo - 2/17/22 @ 6:00pm Bingo cards can be picked up from any Paterson Library branch from 2/7/22 - 2/16/22

REGULAR Library Board Meeting

Zoom

PUBLIC NOTICE : Pursuant to N.J.S.A 10:4-8(b), be advised that the REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library, will be held on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at 6:00pm, to be held via ZOOM. Formal Action will be taken. Public Portion : Call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID CODE 949 6232 […]

Black Inventors Trivia

Zoom

Join us as we play Black Inventors Trivia! We will play with Kahoot through Zoom! Top 2 players will win a prize All ages are welcome

Scholarship Q & A

Zoom

Join us as we discuss the best places to look for scholarships, give tips on how to apply for scholarships, and answer basic scholarship search questions. This is geared to high school juniors and seniors Registration is REQUIRED

Movie Matinee – A Monster Calls

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Summary: Conor (Lewis MacDougall) is dealing with far more than other boys his age. His beloved and devoted mother (Felicity Jones) is ill. He has little in common with his imperious grandmother. His father has resettled thousands of miles away. But Conor finds a most unlikely ally when the Monster (Liam Neeson) appears at his […]

Movie Matinee – Polar Express

Zoom

Summary: Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis ("Forrest Gump"; "Cast Away") reunite for "Polar Express," an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder […]

Movie Matinee – Night at the Museum

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Summary: A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc. Rating: PG-13

REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library

Zoom

PUBLIC NOTICE : Pursuant to N.J.S.A 10:4-8(b), be advised that the REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library, will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 6:00pm, to be held via ZOOM. Formal Action will be taken. Public Portion : Call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID CODE 949 6232 […]

Movie Matinee – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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Summary: After the cataclysmic events in New York with his fellow Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America (Chris Evans), lives in the nation's capital as he tries to adjust to modern times. An attack on a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague throws Rogers into a web of intrigue that places the whole world at risk. Joining forces with […]

Movie Matinee – Second Act

Zoom

Summary - Value Shop assistant manager Maya Vargas wants only one thing for her 43rd birthday -- a promotion. While her résumé may not scream upper management, her track record certainly does. Vargas is an innovator who listens to her customers and delivers results. When she loses the job to a college-educated candidate, Maya sets […]

Movie Matinee – I, Frankenstein

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Summary: Two centuries after Dr. Frankenstein assembles and reanimates his creature, Adam (Aaron Eckhart) is still living. He becomes embroiled in a war between two immortal races: gargoyles, the traditional protectors of mankind, and evil demons. Since Adam is neither human nor demon, gargoyle Queen Leonore (Miranda Otto) and demon Prince Naberius (Bill Nighy) each want […]

Movie Matinee – Collateral Beauty

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Summary: When a successful New York advertising executive (Will Smith) suffers a great tragedy, he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time and Death. When his notes bring unexpected personal responses, he begins to understand how these […]

Movie Matinee – Jumanji

Zoom

Summary A magical board game unleashes a world of adventure on siblings Peter (Bradley Pierce) and Judy Shepherd (Kirsten Dunst). While exploring an old mansion, the youngsters find a curious, jungle-themed game called Jumanji in the attic. When they start playing, they free Alan Parrish (Robin Williams), who's been stuck in the game's inner world […]

Movie Matinee – The Craft Legacy

Zoom

Summary: An eclectic foursome of aspiring teenage witches get more than they bargained for as they lean into their newfound powers. Rating: PG-13 Passcode: 804284

Movie Matinee – Adrift

Zoom

Summary: Tami Oldham and Richard Sharp couldn't anticipate that they would be sailing directly into one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. In the aftermath of the storm, Tami awakens to find Richard badly injured and their boat in ruins. With no hope of rescue, Tami must now find the strength and determination […]

Movie Matinee – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Zoom

Summary: Ten years after simian flu wiped out much of the world's homosapiens, genetically enhanced chimpanzee Caesar (Andy Serkis) and his ever-growing band of followers have established a thriving colony just outside San Francisco in Muir Woods. Meanwhile, a small band of human survivors emerges, which forces Caesar -- as leader -- to grapple with […]

Virtual Children’s Reading Group

Zoom

Join us on zoom for our children's virtual reading group! Open to grades 3 - 6 Readers can choose any biography about a person with Hispanic Heritage.   Passcode: familia

Virtual Children’s Reading Group

Zoom

Join us on zoom for our children's virtual reading group! Open to Prek - 2nd grade The book that will be read and discussed is "Mango, Abuela, and Me" by Meg Medina   Passcode: familia

Movie Matinee – Going in Style

Zoom

Summary: Lifelong buddies Willie (Morgan Freeman), Joe (Michael Caine) and Albert (Alan Arkin) decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow when their pension funds become a corporate casualty. Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three men risk it all by embarking on a daring adventure to […]

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Virtual Art Club

Zoom

Join us on Zoom for a fun and educational art club. We will explore different type of art ranging from painting to poetry. Open to all teens 12 - 18

Virtual Family Movie – Ferdinand

Zoom

Join us on Zoom for the virtual family movie where we will watch Ferdinand Ferdinand is a young bull who escapes from a training camp in rural Spain after his father never returns from a showdown with a matador. Adopted by a girl who lives on a farm, Ferdinand's peaceful existence comes crashing down when […]

Movie Matinee – Beyond the Mask

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Summary: On the run in the American Colonies, a mercenary (Andrew Cheney) must regain the trust of the woman (Kara Killmer) he loves, while racing against time to foil a diabolical plot. Rating: PG-13 Passcode: 804284

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Virtual Story Time

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Join Ms. Jennifer on Zoom for story time! She will read engaging stories, do finger plays, and sing fun songs! Open to children 4 -5 years old

Movie Matinee – Daddy’s Home 2

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Summary: Father and stepfather Dusty and Brad join forces to make Christmastime perfect for the children. Their newfound partnership soon gets put to the test when Dusty's old-school, macho dad and Brad's gentle father arrive to turn the holiday upside down. After a sudden change in plans, the four men decide to take the kids […]

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Virtual Story Time

Zoom

Join Ms. Jennifer on Zoom for story time! She will read engaging stories, do finger plays, and sing fun songs! Open to children 0 - 4 years old

Virtual Manga Club

Zoom

Join us for Manga club as we discuss Black Clover Vol. 1. Black Clover is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yūki Tabata. The story centers around Asta, a young boy born without any magic power. This is unknown to the world he lives in because seemingly everyone has some sort of magic […]

Virtual Hispanic Heritage Month Trivia

Zoom

Join us on zoom as we play a few games of trivia through Kahoot. We will learn more about important Hispanic authors, inventors, innovators, etc. This Trivia event is open to all ages!

Movie Matinee – The Marksman

Zoom

Summary: Jim is a former Marine who lives a solitary life as a rancher along the Arizona-Mexican border. But his peaceful existence soon comes crashing down when he tries to protect a boy on the run from members of a vicious cartel. Rating: PG-13 Passcode: 804284

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Virtual Art Club

Zoom

Join us on Zoom for a fun and educational art club. We will explore different type of art ranging from painting to poetry. Open to all teens 12 - 18

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Virtual Story Time

Zoom

Join Ms. Jennifer on Zoom for story time! She will read engaging stories, do finger plays, and sing fun songs! Open to children 4 -5 years old

Movie Matinee – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Zoom

Summary: Peter Quill and his fellow Guardians are hired by a powerful alien race, the Sovereign, to protect their precious batteries from invaders. When it is discovered that Rocket has stolen the items they were sent to guard, the Sovereign dispatch their armada to search for vengeance. As the Guardians try to escape, the mystery […]

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Virtual Story Time

Zoom

Join Ms. Jennifer on Zoom for story time! She will read engaging stories, do finger plays, and sing fun songs! Open to children 0 - 4 years old

Virtual Teen Book Club

Zoom

Join us on Zoom for September's Book Club, where we will discuss "Clap When You Land" by Elizabeth Acevedo A novel-in-verse that explores the intricacies of love and mourning. Clap When You Land tells the story of Camino and Yahaira, two sisters whose fates become intertwined when a tragic accident forces them to discover the truth […]

REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library

Zoom

PUBLIC NOTICE : Pursuant to N.J.S.A 10:4-8(b), be advised that the REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library, will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 6:00pm, to be held via ZOOM. Formal Action will be taken. Public Portion : Call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID CODE 949 6232 […]

Matinee Movie – Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Zoom

Join us as we watch Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Summary: When it's discovered that the evil Emperor Palpatine did not die at the hands of Darth Vader, the rebels must race against the clock to find out his whereabouts. Finn and Poe lead the Resistance to put a stop to the First Order's […]

Children’s Virtual Reading Group

Zoom

We will practice reading "The Earth Book" by Todd Parr and talk about what happens in it. You can also talk about other books that you like to read and we will talk about Earth Day, which is 4/22/2021. Passcode: Earth

REGULAR and ANNUAL Library Board Meeting

Zoom

PUBLIC NOTICE : Pursuant to N.J.S.A 10:4-8(b), be advised that the REGULAR and ANNUAL MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library, will be held on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, at 6:00pm, to be held via ZOOM. Formal Action will be taken. Public Portion : Call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID CODE […]

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

Children’s Virtual Reading Group

Zoom

Join Ms. Jen to talk about "The Witches" by Roald Dahl Friday, October 23, 2020 at 4:00 PM on Zoom Passcode: Witches

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

Virtual Family Movie – Hocus Pocus

Zoom

Join us for the Virtual Family Movie - Hocus Pocus "After moving to Salem, Mass., teenager Max Dennison explores an abandoned house with his sister Dani and their new friend, Allison. After dismissing a story Allison tells as superstitious, Max accidentally frees a coven of evil witches who used to live in the house. Now, with […]

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Virtual Conversation Club

Zoom

Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

Virtual Check ’em Out Book Club

Zoom

Virtual book club October 13, 2020 @ 6:00 PM! Read "The Cabin" by Natasha Preston or "Dear Martin" by Nic Stone or BOTH! Join us as we discuss these books!

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Virtual Conversation Club

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Join us for our virtual conversation club where you can meet new people and practice your English. Practice talking and listening in English in a fun and informal weekly club. All levels are welcome!   Passcode: talk

Virtual Family Movie – The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-Ween

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Join us for the virtual family movie - The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants Hack-a-Ween "Best friends Harold and George love everything about Halloween, especially the costumes and the free candy. But when Melvin hoodwinks the town into canceling the holiday, the boys and their favorite skivvies-clad superhero, Captain Underpants, have to come up with […]

Family Virtual Movie : The Sonic Movie

Zoom

Join us as we watch The Sonic Movie! "The world needed a hero -- it got a hedgehog. Powered with incredible speed, Sonic embraces his new home on Earth -- until he accidentally knocks out the power grid, sparking the attention of uncool evil genius Dr. Robotnik. Now, it's supervillain vs. supersonic in an all-out […]

Draw and Tell With Ms. Jen

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Join Ms. Jen as she hosts a live Draw and Tell! The Facebook Live event will be on September 29, 2020 @ 4:00 PM

Family Virtual Movie : Wall-E

Zoom

Join us as we watch Wall-E on Zoom! "WALL-E, short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-class, is the last robot left on Earth. He spends his days tidying up the planet, one piece of garbage at a time. But during 700 years, WALL-E has developed a personality, and he's more than a little lonely. Then […]

Regular Meeting of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library

Zoom

PUBLIC NOTICE : Pursuant to N.J.S.A 10:4-8(b), be advised that the REGULAR MEETING of the Library Board of Trustees of the Paterson Free Public Library, will be held on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, at 6:00pm, to be held via ZOOM. Formal Action will be taken. Public Portion : Call 646-558-8656, Meeting ID CODE 949 6232 […]

Virtual Classic Movie Night – Abbott & Costello

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Join us as we watch "Who Done It?" a classic Abbott and Costello film! We will have a short trivia following the film. Aspiring radio writers pull off a convincing masquerade as detectives on the case of a murdered network president  

Virtual Family Movie – Frozen

Zoom

Join us as we watch Frozen! When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.