Monday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m.
History of Horror Films
Take a guided tour of the century-long history and evolution of horror films with Elliot Passantino.
Learn about the genre’s gothic literary foundation in the Grand Guignol; the early silent film achievements of Thomas Edison, Georges Melies and Louis Fuillade; and the classic films of the Universal, Val Lewton, William Castle and Hammer era.
Extensive movie clips and still images will enrich this spotlight on the careers and films that defined the genre, and capitalized on the low-budget innovation of dedicated movie makers throughout history.
Registration is required online or call the information desk at 810-0314.
Saturday, Feb. 24 at 1 p.m.
Capital District Genealogy Society
“Creating a Family Memory Book, or I’ve Got All This Great Stuff: Now What Do I Do With It?”
Join us for an educational session on how to self-publish a family memory book — it may be easier than you think.
Anne Samson created one for her husband last year that was greatly appreciated by her family. She scanned photos, interviewed her husband, and finished the book in less than six months.
Anne has put together some guidance to get you started and keep you motivated so you can preserve your own family history.
Feb. 26 2 to 4 p.m.
Free Movie Monday
Enjoy popcorn and the fun action comedy “Hitman’s Bodyguard.”
The world’s top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Criminal Court.
They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time.
Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson and Gary Oldman star. Rated R. Runtime one-hour, 58 minutes.
Registration is required online or call the information desk at (518) 810-0314.