Cazenovia Public Library news

Track of the Cat to be shown at the library

This May, the Cazenovia Public Library is celebrating 1950s cinema with a series of classic films from the decade. The library will show the 1954 film Track of the Cat at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in the Community Room.

The film is based on a 1949 adventure novel of the same name by Walter Van Tilburg Clark.

During a harsh winter in northern California, members of a ranching family squabble at home while the two oldest sons hunt for a panther that is killing their livestock.

Track of the Cat is rated approved and runs 102 minutes. Free popcorn provided. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Library to host author presentation

The Cazenovia Public Library will host a special presentation by author Martin Sweeney at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 2019, in the Community Room.

The author will discuss his 2011 book, Lincoln’s Gift from Homer. The work examines three men from Homer — a detective, a journalist and a painter — who each played a significant role in the 16th president’s history.

Sweeney is a retired teacher and the historian for the village of Homer. He was the co-chairman of “Homer’s Celebration of Lincoln in Paint & Print” — a weeklong event in 2009 endorsed by the National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees at SUNY Cortland and his MPA from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.

Library to show How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

The Cazenovia Public Library will present two free screenings of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World at 3:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 31, 2019, in the Community Room.

The 2019 computer-animated fantasy film is the sequel to How to Train Your Dragon 2 and the final installment in the How to Train Your Dragon film trilogy. The plot centers on Hiccup’s search for a dragon utopia called “The Hidden World.”

The movie is rated PG and runs 104 minutes. Free popcorn provided. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

All events at the Cazenovia Public Library are free and open to the public. For more information, call 315.655.9322 or visit cazenoviapubliclibrary.org.

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