Join community members at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Fridays at NOON for “Survival Stories.”

March 17: The Finest Hours (PG-13, 117 min)
The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.

March 24: The 33 (PG-13, 127 min)
Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days.

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March 31: Big Miracle (PG, 106 min)
In small-town Alaska, a news reporter recruits his ex-girlfriend - a Greenpeace volunteer - on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle. 

These events are free and open to all interested participants. Registration is not required. For more information, visit, call 908-322-5007 x 204, or e-mail

The Scotch Plains Library is located at 1927 Bartle Avenue, one block from Park Avenue in the center of town.