Friday Films @ the Scotch Plains Public Library: New Movies

Join fellow movie lovers at the Scotch Plains Public Library each Friday at noon for “New Movies.”

January 3: Blinded by the Light (PG-13, 97 min)
In England in 1987, a teenager from an Asian family learns to live his life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of American rock star Bruce Springsteen.

January 10: Peanut Butter Falcon (PG-13, 97 min)
Zak runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true.

January 17: Downton Abbey (PG, 122 min)
The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early twentieth century.

January 24: Judy (PG-13, 118 min)
Legendary performer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London in the winter of 1968 to perform a series of sold-out concerts.

January 31: The Kitchen (R, 100 min)
Set in Hell’s Kitchen in 1978, three housewives take over the jobs of their mobster husbands, who have been incarcerated. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Elisabeth Moss, and Tiffany Haddish.

These movies are free and open to all interested participants. Registration is not required. For more information, visit http://www.scotlib.org, call 908-322-5007 x 204, or e-mail library@scotlib.org. The Scotch Plains Library is located at 1927 Bartle Avenue, one block from Park Avenue in the center of town.

Contact Information
  1. Reference Staff
  2. 908-322-5007 x204
  3. library@scotlib.org
Fri, January 17
12:00 pm — 2:00 am
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Join fellow movie lovers at the Scotch Plains Public Library each Friday at noon for “New Movies.”

January 3: Blinded by the Light (PG-13, 97 min)
In England in 1987, a teenager from an Asian family learns to live his life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of American rock star Bruce Springsteen.

January 10: Peanut Butter Falcon (PG-13, 97 ...

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