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Friday, March 6, 2015
5 p.m.BIBLIOBURRO: THE DONKEY LIBRARY (2011) -- POV Friday Night Movies
BIBLIOBURRO: THE DONKEY LIBRARY (2011) By Carlos Rendón Zipagauta 60 minutes Biblioburro is the story of a librarian — and a library — like no other. A decade ago, Columbian grade-school teacher Luis Soriano was inspired to spend his weekends bringing a modest collection of precious books, via two hard-working donkeys, to the children of Magdalena Province’s poor and violence-ridden interior. As Soriano braves armed bands, drug traffickers, snakes and heat, his library on hooves carries an in…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, March 7, 2015
1 p.m.Magic: The Gathering TCG Club
Now you can practice for Friday Night Magic from the comfort of your neighborhood Library with Thursday Night Magic! Each Thursday these casual 3-round Swiss pairing events provide a great way for inexperienced players to try out tournaments or for veteran players to try new strategies. Bring your own Magic the Gathering Cards. For Ages 16 and up.
Westchester Square LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Monday, March 9, 2015
6 p.m.Monday Night Films!
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. All programs are free and open to the public. February 2: Rocky (1976; 119min.) Dir: John G. Avildsen. Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed. Won 1977 Academy Award for Best Picture. Starring Sylvester Stallone and Talia Shire. February 9: Badlands (1973; 94min.) Dir: Terrence Malick. An imp…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
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
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)
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
2 a.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 homework! Ages 12-18
New Dorp LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Saturday, March 14, 2015
1 p.m.Magic: The Gathering TCG Club
Now you can practice for Friday Night Magic from the comfort of your neighborhood Library with Thursday Night Magic! Each Thursday these casual 3-round Swiss pairing events provide a great way for inexperienced players to try out tournaments or for veteran players to try new strategies. Bring your own Magic the Gathering Cards. For Ages 16 and up.
Westchester Square LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
2:30 p.m.Music @NYPL presents: Roland Guerrero
Born in New York, Roland is a descendant of the Garifuna of Honduras. Roland is an alumnus of The Manhattan School of Music Preparatory Division. Roland has performed, recorded, and toured internationally in the bands of numerous masters of jazz and Latin music, such as Dizzy Gillespie, Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra. Roland has performed on Broadway and was a member of the orchestra on for the National Touring Company of Walt Disney’s “The Lion King” and “FELA” as well as…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Monday, March 16, 2015
6 p.m.Monday Night Films!
Films are shown Mondays at 6:00pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. All programs are free and open to the public. February 2: Rocky (1976; 119min.) Dir: John G. Avildsen. Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed. Won 1977 Academy Award for Best Picture. Starring Sylvester Stallone and Talia Shire. February 9: Badlands (1973; 94min.) Dir: Terrence Malick. An imp…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
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, March 17, 2015
6 p.m.Movie Night; The Man with the Golden Gun
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN GUN (1974) (PG). Bond hunts down a deadly assassin who kills with a custom made golden pistol. Roger Moore stars as secret agent James Bond (license to kill 007), also starring Christopher Lee.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
2 a.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 homework! Ages 12-18
New Dorp LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Saturday, March 21, 2015
1 p.m.Magic: The Gathering TCG Club
Now you can practice for Friday Night Magic from the comfort of your neighborhood Library with Thursday Night Magic! Each Thursday these casual 3-round Swiss pairing events provide a great way for inexperienced players to try out tournaments or for veteran players to try new strategies. Bring your own Magic the Gathering Cards. For Ages 16 and up.
Westchester Square LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Monday, March 23, 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
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)
Wednesday, March 25, 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 homework! Ages 12-18
New Dorp LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 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
Thursday, March 26, 2015
4 p.m.Pajama Night
Pajama Night is a read aloud, craft and light refreshments for children 4-11 yrs.old
Kingsbridge LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, March 28, 2015
1 p.m.Magic: The Gathering TCG Club
Now you can practice for Friday Night Magic from the comfort of your neighborhood Library with Thursday Night Magic! Each Thursday these casual 3-round Swiss pairing events provide a great way for inexperienced players to try out tournaments or for veteran players to try new strategies. Bring your own Magic the Gathering Cards. For Ages 16 and up.
Westchester Square LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Monday, March 30, 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
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)
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
6 p.m.Teen Author Reading Night
Come meet your fave authors of teen lit! Up tonight: Elizabeth Eulberg, We Can Work it Out Kathryn Holmes, The Distance Between Lost and Found Elisa Ludwig, Pretty Wanted Kass Morgan, The Homecoming Danielle Paige, The Wicked Will Rise Shani Petroff and Darci Manley, Ash Marie Rutkoski, The Winner’s Crime Kieran Scott, What Waits in the Woods Aaron Starmer, The Whisper Nova Ren Suma, The Walls Around Us
Jefferson Market LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, April 3, 2015
5 p.m.KOCH (2014) -- POV Friday Night Movies
KOCH (2014) By Neil Barsky 90 minutes Meet Ed Koch, the quintessential New Yorker. Combative, funny and blunt, he was mayor from 1978 to 1989, an era of graffiti, near-bankruptcy and crime. Before his death in 2013, the intensely private man recalled his life and legacy. This event is a collaboration with the award-winning documentary series POV (www.pbs.org/pov).
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Monday, April 6, 2015
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)
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
12 noonTavis Smiley
Tavis Smiley comes to Books at Noon to discuss his latest work, My Journey With Maya. Tavis Smiley — broadcaster, author, publisher, advocate, and philanthropist — is currently the host of the late-night television talk show Tavis Smiley on PBS, as well as The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International (PRI), and the daily online radio program, Tavis Talks, on the Tavis Smiley Network (TSN) on BlogTalk Radio. Covenant with Black America, which he edited, became the first nonfiction book…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Astor HallBook Lovers
Saturday, April 11, 2015
10:30 a.m.Book Discussion: "The Prague Cemetery" by Umberto Eco
Gardners Nineteenth-century Europe - from Turin to Prague to Paris - abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Conspiracies rule history. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. Italian republicans strangle priests with their own intestines. French criminals plan bombings by day and celebrate black masses at night. See this title in the NYPL catalog. "19th-century Europe--from Turin to Prague to Paris--abounds with the ghastly and the mysterious. Jesuits plot against Freemasons. In Italy, repu…
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Monday, April 13, 2015
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)
Monday, April 20, 2015
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)
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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
Monday, April 27, 2015
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)
Thursday, April 30, 2015
4 p.m.Pajama Night
Read Aloud , craft and light refreshments for children 5-12 yrs old.
Kingsbridge LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, May 1, 2015
5 p.m. THE CITY DARK (2012) -- POV Friday Night Movies
THE CITY DARK (2012) By Ian Cheney 60 minutes Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and discovers streets awash in light and skies devoid of stars, he embarks on a journey to America’s brightest and darkest corners, asking astronomers, cancer researchers and ecologists what is lost in the glare of city lights. Blending a humorous, searching narrative with poetic footage of the night sky, The City Dark provides a fascinating introductio…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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
6 p.m.The Art of Reading: Peter Nagy and the Xerox | Peter Nagy, Richard Milazzo, Peter Halley, Philip Taaffe, Vik Muniz | 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 1980s, is the subject of this panel discussion. 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 artists Peter Halley, Philip Taaffe, and Vik Muniz…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
6 p.m.Book Discussion - Life After Life: A Novel by Kate Atkinson
Join us for a thoughtful discussion of Life AFter LIfe: A Novel by Kate Atkinson. You can pick up a copy at the library or reserve your copy here. Book Summary - What if you could live again and again, until you got it right? On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, and embarks upon a life that will be, to say the least,…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
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