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TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
2 p.m.Teen Club
Teens ages 12-18 come join us for Teen Club! Spend some time after school at your favotite Library, where you can: discuss anime draw play games make friends become involved with card strategy games or even do homework!
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Teen Movie Night: The New World
STARRING – Colin Farrell, Q'Orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, & Christian Bale DIRECTOR – Terrence Malick; 135 Minutes; PG-13 The New World is an epic dramatization of Pocahontas' relationships with John Smith and John Rolfe. Age 13 and up
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.Literacy Pajama Party
Bring your parents, your siblings, and your favorite pj's, stuffed animals, and blankies for a night full of stories, arts & crafts activity
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, November 28, 2014
11 a.m.Movies for Tots
Children can enjoy a short cartoon or film on DVD. Suitable for a younger audience. For children 0 to 5 years old with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Anime Friday
Do you Love anime, manga, or graphic novels? Join us every last Friday of the month to discuss, debate, and watch your favorite. Find out what is trending and learn about what’s new in the anime world.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, December 1, 2014
6:30 p.m.Game Night
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our Wii games and/or the Xbox One games. Take part in our tournaments!
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
4 p.m.Teen Game Night
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board/video games (PS3 & Wii) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Holiday Traditions
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! December 2014 — Holiday Traditions Wednesday, December 3, 1:00 pm Monday, December 8, 7:00 pm A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote Buddy shares his memories of a long-ago Christmas in Alabama when he was seven years old, spent with his extended family and his best friend, Cousin Sook. Other December Story Time Dates - Wednesday, December 17, 1:00 pm Monday, December 22, 7:00 pm The Picture in the…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
4 p.m.Teen Movie Night: Wicker Park
STARRING – Josh Hartnett, Rose Byrne, Matthew Lillard, Diane Kruger & Christopher Cousins DIRECTOR – Paul McGuigan; 114 Minutes; PG-13 Matthew is a Chicago investment banker who puts his life and a business trip to China on hold when he thinks he sees Lisa, the love of his life who walked out on him without a word two years earlier. With some help from his friend Luke, Matthew obsessively and relentlessly tracks Lisa down and while doing so, runs into another woman, calling herself Li…
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Night Creature
Are you ready to meet things that go bump in the night? Bats, sloths, owls, and more move around in the dark, but this is your chance to see them in the daylight! Join Rob Mies for this fun and educational program. Presented by the New Canaan Nature Center. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, December 4, 2014
4 p.m.Roosevelt Island Anime Club
Do you love Anime and Japanese culture? Do you know little to nothing about it, but want to learn? If so, join us at the Roosevelt Island Library every Thursday at 4pm. The anime club will discuss anime, manga, and the influence of Japanese culture in America. Also, if you’re looking to discover something new or bask in the wonderful nostalgia of past anime/manga that you grew up with, this is the place for you!! Please note: Programs are subject to cancellation.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, December 8, 2014
6:30 p.m.Game Night
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our Wii games and/or the Xbox One games. Take part in our tournaments!
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Holiday Traditions
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! December 2014 — Holiday Traditions Wednesday, December 3, 1:00 pm Monday, December 8, 7:00 pm A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote Buddy shares his memories of a long-ago Christmas in Alabama when he was seven years old, spent with his extended family and his best friend, Cousin Sook. Other December Story Time Dates - Wednesday, December 17, 1:00 pm Monday, December 22, 7:00 pm The Picture in the…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
4 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: Jersey Boys
Warner Bros. Rating R, Runtime 134 minutes, Release Year 2014; Director Clint Eastwood Synopsis Adapted from the 2006 Tony Winner for Best Musical, this bittersweet saga dramatizes the rise and fall of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - one of the key pop groups of the early '60s, responsible for such iconic hits as "Sherry," "Walk Like a Man" and "Big Girls Don't Cry." The story opens in New Jersey, where young Francesco Cast…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Movie Night: Coffy
Coffy (1973) (R). A nurse becomes a one woman wrecking crew when she seeks revenge on the drug-pushers who hooked her little sister on heroin. Starring Pam Grier.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
3:30 p.m.Night Creature
Are you ready to meet things that go bump in the night? Bats, sloths, owls, and more move around in the dark, but this is your chance to see them in the daylight! Join Rob Mies for this fun and educational program. Presented by the New Canaan Nature Center. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Clason's Point LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, December 11, 2014
3 p.m.Film Night: Elf
Join us as we screen film favorites and recent releases.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m. Teen Movie Night
Come to the library enjoy a movie night with friends.
Jerome Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, December 15, 2014
6:30 p.m.Game Night
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our Wii games and/or the Xbox One games. Take part in our tournaments!
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
7 p.m.Marlon James | Salman Rushdie
Marlon James takes the stage with the author he describes as "by and large the writer who made me want to write the books," 2008 Library Lion Salman Rushdie. Media Sponsor: The Financial Times MARLON JAMES was born in Kingston, Jamaica in 1970 and currently teaches at Macalester College. He is the author of The Book of Night Women, which won the 2010 Dayton Literary Peace Prize, the Minnesota Book Award, was a finalist for the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award in fiction, and an NAACP…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
4 p.m.Game Night: Winter Olympics!
Come celebrate our 1 year anniversary with some friendly competitive Winter themed games! Ages 8-14 welcome. Prizes will be awarded to winning teams while supplies last.
Mariners Harbor LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Holiday Traditions
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! December 2014 — Holiday Traditions Wednesday, December 17, 1:00 pm Monday, December 22, 7:00 pm The Picture in the Flame by Peninnah Schram and Steven M. Rosman A grandmother shares her memory of a Hanukkah night in a shtetl in Eastern Europe many years ago. The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry A young married couple searches for the perfect Christmas gifts to surprise each other and show their love. In the e…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
4 p.m.Family Flick Night: Planes: Fire and Rescue
PG 83 min, Animation/Adventure/Comedy: Roberts Gannaway Synopsis Since winning the wings around the globe race Dusty Crophopper has been a career racer. Unfortunately, he learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again. Dusty tests his limit but is force to make a landing at Propwash Junction airport. Due to the damage gearbox, he then causes a fire in which the airport becomes closed due to the inadequate firefighting personnel. Dusty then offers to undergo training to be cert…
Epiphany LibraryChildren
5 p.m.Literacy Pajama Party
Bring your parents, your siblings, and your favorite pj's, stuffed animals, and blankies for a night full of stories, arts & crafts activity
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, December 18, 2014
4 p.m.Pajama Night
Read Aloud, Craft, and Light Refreshments for children 5-12 yrs.old
Kingsbridge LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Roosevelt Island Anime Club
Do you love Anime and Japanese culture? Do you know little to nothing about it, but want to learn? If so, join us at the Roosevelt Island Library every Thursday at 4pm. The anime club will discuss anime, manga, and the influence of Japanese culture in America. Also, if you’re looking to discover something new or bask in the wonderful nostalgia of past anime/manga that you grew up with, this is the place for you!! Please note: Programs are subject to cancellation.
Roosevelt Island LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, December 20, 2014
1 p.m.Saturday Afternoon at the Movies
"Big Night" ( 1996, 107 mins. Starring Stanley Tucci A failing Italian restaurant run by two brothers gambles on one special night to try to save the business.
Morningside HeightsAdults
Monday, December 22, 2014
6:30 p.m.Game Night
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our Wii games and/or the Xbox One games. Take part in our tournaments!
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Holiday Traditions
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! December 2014 — Holiday Traditions Wednesday, December 17, 1:00 pm Monday, December 22, 7:00 pm The Picture in the Flame by Peninnah Schram and Steven M. Rosman A grandmother shares her memory of a Hanukkah night in a shtetl in Eastern Europe many years ago. The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry A young married couple searches for the perfect Christmas gifts to surprise each other and show their love. In the e…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
4 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: A Most Wanted Man
Lions Gate Films, Inc. Rating R, Runtime 121 minutes, Release Year 2014; Director Anton Corbijn Synopsis The late Philip Seymour Hoffman gives his final screen performance in this taut yet labyrinthine adaptation of John le Carré's 2008 spy novel. In the years immediately following 9/11, Gunter Bachmann (Hoffman) is a counterterrorist expert based in Hamburg who operates as a rogue agent, independently of the Grenzschutzgruppe 9 der Bundesp…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Movie Night: A Christmas Story
A Christmas Story (1983) (PG). It’s the Christmas season in 1940’s Indiana. Young Ralphie wants a Red Rider B.B. gun for Christmas, but every adult he talks to including a department store Santa tells him: “you’ll shoot your eye out, kid!” Will Ralphie’s Christmas wishes come true?
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Friday, December 26, 2014
3 p.m.Bingo Night
Come play bingo with friends and family.
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Anime Friday
Do you Love anime, manga, or graphic novels? Join us every last Friday of the month to discuss, debate, and watch your favorite. Find out what is trending and learn about what’s new in the anime world.
Countee Cullen Library, Teen SpaceTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, December 29, 2014
6:30 p.m.Game Night
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our Wii games and/or the Xbox One games. Take part in our tournaments!
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
4 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: They Came Toegther
Lions Gate Films, Inc. Rating R, Runtime 84 minutes, Release Year 2014; Director David Wain Synopsis When Joel and Molly meet, its hate at first sight: his big Corporate Candy Company threatens to shut down her quirky indie shop. Plus, Joel is hung up on his sexy ex. But amazingly, they fall in love, until they break up about two thirds of the way through, and Molly starts dating her accountant. But then right at the end...well you'll just ha…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Teen Game Night
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board/video games (PS3 & Wii) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
6 p.m.Movie Night; Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters (1984) (PG). If there's something strange in your neighborhood , who ya gonna call? If there's something weird and it don't look good who ya gonna call? Ghostbusters! Starring Dan Akroyd, Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson as the Ghostbusters.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
6 p.m. Movie Night; Caddyshack
Caddyshack (1980) (R). Its the snob vs. the slobs at Bushwood Country Club. Starring; Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, and Chevy Chase.
Roosevelt Island Library
Array
Adults
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
6 p.m.Movie Night; The Great Escape
The Great Escape (1963) . Based on a true story. During the Second World War British and American POWs stage a daring escape from a Nazi POW camp. With Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, Charles Bronson, and Donald Pleasence.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Monday, March 2, 2015
6:30 p.m.Trivia Night
Come and test your knowledge in a challenging though entertaining 30 question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from Music and Movies to New York History, Sports, Literature and others in between. Individuals and teams welcome. Bring your friends and be prepared to have a good time! No registration required First come first served Doors open at 6:15pm About our Trivia Master: Chris Vaccari - A Graduate of Fordham University in Bronx, New Yo…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
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