The Friends of the Thomaston Public Library presents a Friday Night Film Series, screening films weekly at 6:30 p.m. in Room 200 of the library, 60 Main St./Route 1 (entrance at the rear).

March 2019 is dedicated to Alfred Hitchcock, beginning Friday, March 1, with “Strangers on a Train” (1951, USA). In this adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's thriller, tennis star Guy (Farley Granger) is enraged by his wife's refusal to finalize their divorce so he can wed a senator's daughter. A stranger he meets on a train (Robert Walker) strikes up a conversation with him and suggests a solution to his problems that sets in motion a deadly chain of events.

The PG-rated film runs 101 minutes. Upcoming in the Hitchcock series are: March 8, “Rear Window” (1954, USA); March 15, “Notorious” (1946, USA); March 22, “Rebecca” (1940, USA); and March 29, “Shadow of a Doubt” (1943, USA).

Friday Night Films are open to the public and free of charge, but donations are gratefully accepted. The Thomaston Academy Building is handicapped accessible from the rear entrance. For more information, call the library at 354-2453.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.