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All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
3 p.m.Anime/Manga Club
Join us as we enjoy and discuss great anime and manga! For ages 12 - 18.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Anime and Manga Club
Read Manga. Watch Anime. Earn and Win Prizes.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
2 p.m.TEEN CLUB
Spend some time after school at your favorite library, where you can: discuss anime, do art, play games, make friends, become involved with card strategy games, or even do your homework! Ages 12-18
New Dorp 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, and arts & crafts activity.
George Bruce Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5 p.m.Stuffed Animal Story Time and Sleepover
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to a bed time themed story time. Then leave your toy at the library for a stuffed animal sleepover. What will your furry friend do at night at the library? You'll find out when you pick him or her up the next day and look through pictures of all their adventures! For ages 4-8. Don't forget your pajamas!
Bloomingdale LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.The Art of Reading: Peter Nagy and the Xerox | Peter Nagy, Richard Milazzo, Ross Bleckner, Philip Taaffe | Art and Literature Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Peter Nagy’s Xeroxes, the earliest body of work he produced from 1982 to 1985, when he was artist-gallerist of Gallery Nature Morte in the East Village, New York, in the ’80s, is the subject of a panel discussion, The Art of Reading: Peter Nagy and the Xerox. Nagy is joined by the critic, curator, publisher and independent scholar, Richard Milazzo, author of Peter Nagy: Entertainment Erases History – Works 1982 to 2004 to the Present , and the arti…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Thursday, May 28, 2015
2 p.m.TEEN CLUB
Spend some time after school at your favorite library, where you can: discuss anime, do art, play games, make friends, become involved with card strategy games, or even do your homework! Ages 12-18
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Teen Movie Night
Come join us for some movie magic at the Morris Park Library. Film TBA.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Pajama Night
Read Aloud, craft and light refreshments will be served for children 4-12 yrs.old
Kingsbridge LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Bingo Night for Adults
Join us and play Bingo every Thursday from 4pm - 5pm. Meet new friends and have fun! All adults are welcomed.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
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)
6 p.m.PAJAMA NIGHT AT THE LIBRARY
Wear your pajamas to the library! Stories, rhymes and more. Ages 3 and up.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, May 29, 2015
11 a.m.Movies for Tots
Enjoy a short movie or cartoon suitable for a younger audience. For ages 0-5 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 @ Washington Heights
Come watch an episode or two of the newest anime!
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5 p.m.Anime ClubBronx Library Center, Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, May 30, 2015
2 p.m.Movie Night @ the Library: The Wedding Ringer
Kevin Hart (Ride Along, About Last Night) headlines this Screen Gems comedy centering on a surrogate best man who offers his services to socially awkward grooms. Author: Jason Buchanan Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Rating R, Running Time 101 min, 2015 Kevin Hart Josh Gad Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting Affion Crockett Ken Howard Cloris Leachman Director Jeremy Garelick
125th Street Library, Community RoomFamilies
Monday, June 1, 2015
4 p.m.Anime!
TEENS! Join us for Anime and fun.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Peter, Pacino, and Pods: Summertime Films at Jefferson Market!
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. June 1: Earthquake (1974; 123 mins.) Dir: Mark Robson. When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there. Starring Ava Gardner, Charlton Heston. June 8: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978; 115 mins.) Dir: Philip Kaufman. In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being re…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
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 Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Two Extraordinary Detectives, Father Brown & Sherlock Holmes
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! June 2015 — Two Extraordinary Detectives, Father Brown & Sherlock Holmes Monday, June 1, 7 pm Wednesday, June 10, 1 pm The Queer Feet by G. K. Chesterton When Father Brown is called to the bedside of a dying man at the Vernon Hotel on the same night of the annual dinner of The Twelve True Fishermen, his innate curiosity leads him to discover how to distinguish a waiter from a gentleman. Other June Story T…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
4 p.m.Anime and Manga Club
Read Manga. Watch Anime. Earn and Win Prizes.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Teen Game Night
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board and video games (PS4 & Wii U) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
2 p.m.TEEN CLUB
Spend some time after school at your favorit library, where you can: discuss anime, do art, play games, make friends, become involved with card strategy games or even do your homework! Ages 12-18
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Big Top Science
Come one, come all and behold: the science circus is about to begin. Step into our three rings of fun as we present a series of chemistry and physics demos that explain how a bed of nails can provide a great night’s sleep or how important balance can be to a tight ropewalker. You’ll be amazed as we hatch our super secret “Snooberfish” eggs and take an amazing high dive that won’t make a splash! When it comes to fun science we provide the greatest show on earth! Presented by Mad Science. For ages…
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.Teen Author Reading Night!
Come on out and meet your fave authors for teens! Check out the monthly panels below! Wednesday, June 3 6-7:30 pm James Dawson, This Book is Gay Anne Heltzel, Charlie, Presumed Dead Bill Konigsberg, The Porcupine of Truth Trisha Leaver, Secrets We Keep Kate Milford, The Broken Lands Adam Silvera, More Happy Than Not Sarvenaz Tash, Three Day Summer Will Walton, Anything Could Happen Jon Skovron, Man Made Boy Wednesday, July 1 6-7:30 pm Matt de la Peña, The Hunted Lori Gold…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Thursday, June 4, 2015
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)
Friday, June 5, 2015
11 a.m.Movies for Tots
Children can enjoy a short film or cartoon suitable for a younger audience. For children ages 0 months - 5 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Monday, June 8, 2015
4 p.m.Anime!
TEENS! Join us for Anime and fun.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Peter, Pacino, and Pods: Summertime Films at Jefferson Market!
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. June 1: Earthquake (1974; 123 mins.) Dir: Mark Robson. When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there. Starring Ava Gardner, Charlton Heston. June 8: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978; 115 mins.) Dir: Philip Kaufman. In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being re…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
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 Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
4 p.m.Teen Summer Reading Kick Off Party
Join us for the Teens Summer Reading Kick Off Party 2015. Food. Drinks. Prizes. Anime.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Anime and Manga Club
Read Manga. Watch Anime. Earn and Win Prizes.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: The Gambler
Paramount Pictures Rating R, Runtime 148 minutes, Release Year 2014; Director Rupert Wyatt Synopsis Literature professor Jim Bennett (Mark Wahlberg) leads a secret life as a high-stakes gambler. Always a risk-taker, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral. Staying one step ahead, he puts his creditor against the operator of an illicit gambling ring while garnering the attention of Frank (John Goodman), a paternalistic loan shark. As h…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Two Extraordinary Detectives, Father Brown & Sherlock Holmes
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! June 2015 — Two Extraordinary Detectives, Father Brown & Sherlock Holmes Monday, June 1, 7 pm Wednesday, June 10, 1 pm The Queer Feet by G. K. Chesterton When Father Brown is called to the bedside of a dying man at the Vernon Hotel on the same night of the annual dinner of The Twelve True Fishermen, his innate curiosity leads him to discover how to distinguish a waiter from a gentleman. Other June St…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
2 p.m.TEEN CLUB
Spend some time after school at your favorit library, where you can: discuss anime, do art, play games, make friends, become involved with card strategy games or even do your homework! Ages 12-18
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Big Top Science
Come one, come all and behold: the science circus is about to begin. Step into our three rings of fun as we present a series of chemistry and physics demos that explain how a bed of nails can provide a great night’s sleep or how important balance can be to a tight ropewalker. You’ll be amazed as we hatch our super secret “Snooberfish” eggs and take an amazing high dive that won’t make a splash! When it comes to fun science we provide the greatest show on earth! Presented by Mad Science. For age…
Kingsbridge LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, June 11, 2015
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)
Friday, June 12, 2015
11 a.m.Movies for Tots
Children can enjoy a short film or cartoon suitable for a younger audience. For children ages 0 months - 5 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
6 p.m.Open Book Night
We are having a book social! We hope you’ll come and share a book you loved reading! What to expect at Open Book Night: 1. Introduce your book with its title, author, publication date and genre (mystery, memoir, play, etc.). One book per person. 2. Tell us what it’s about and why you loved it in 2 minutes or less. 3. We want to have fun, so no negative criticism please. 4. Learn about titles of books that you may enjoy and share with your friends. This month's theme is SPORTS! Do you enjo…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, June 13, 2015
1 p.m. 2015 The Instant Shakespeare Company presents
Upcoming Readings at St. Agnes Location: 3rd Floor Sat. May 16th ... The Second Part of Henry the Sixth Sat. June 13th .. The Merchant of Venice Sat. June 27th .. A Midsummer Night's Dream
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
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