Join community members at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Fridays at 12:00 Noon for “Movies Based on True Stories.”

April 21: The Queen of Katwe (PG, 124 min)
A 2016 American biographical sports drama film, The Queen of Katwe tells the story of Phiona Mutesi, a Ugandan girl who sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.  Starring Lupita Nyong’o and David Oyelowo.

April 28: Sully (PG-13, 96 min)
Sully is the story of Chelsey Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight's passengers and crew.  Starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, and Laura Linney.

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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.