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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
6 p.m.Teen Time @ George Bruce
Every Monday and Wednesday, teens take over the George Bruce basement. Play Yu-Gi-Oh, craft, bring down a laptop, grab some snacks, grab your friends and just chill out! Use the time to relax, unwind, and get to know new and old friends! Have ideas for what you want to do at the library? Share them with us at Teen Time! Library staff is always welcome to ideas and suggestions, big and small, so let us know what you wish the library could offer and it just might happen! Every Monday: Wii night…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, September 24, 2015
4 p.m.Pajama Night
Read Aloud, a Craft, and light refreshments will be served for children 4-11 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)
Saturday, September 26, 2015
2 p.m.Movie Night at the Library: CHAPPIE
Neill Blomkamp (District 9, Elysium) expands on his 2003 short film Tetra Val in this futuristic sci-fi saga written in collaboration with screenwriter Terri Tatchell (who previously worked with Blomkamp on the screenplay for District 9), centering on the story of a police robot named Chappie, who develops the ability to think and feel for himself. As people fight back against the mechanized police force, sinister forces seek to capture Chappie for their nefarious purposes. Author: Jason Buchana…
125th Street Library, Community RoomFamilies
Sunday, September 27, 2015
6 p.m.Teen Time @ George Bruce
Every Monday and Wednesday, teens take over the George Bruce basement. Play Yu-Gi-Oh, craft, bring down a laptop, grab some snacks, grab your friends and just chill out! Use the time to relax, unwind, and get to know new and old friends! Have ideas for what you want to do at the library? Share them with us at Teen Time! Library staff is always welcome to ideas and suggestions, big and small, so let us know what you wish the library could offer and it just might happen! Every Monday: Wii night…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, September 28, 2015
3 p.m.Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Come hang out and watch episodes of your favorite anime!
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
6 p.m.Teen Movie Night
It's movie time at the Library! Teens (ages 12-18) come join us for the Featured Film. Bring a friend and enjoy your favorite movies on the big screen.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
4 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: The Water Diviner
Warner Bros. Rating R, Runtime 111 minutes, Release Year 2014; Director Russell Crowe Synopsis After the Battle of Gallipoli, an Australian farmer named Connor (Russell Crowe) is devastated to learn that his three sons have been killed in the melee, so he travels to Turkey to locate and retrieve their bodies for burial. While there, he discovers the possibility that one of his sons is alive and being held as a prisoner of war. Author: Erin Demers Cast Russell Crowe, Isabel Lucas, Jai Cour…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
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)
6 p.m.Movie Night; Fantastic Voyage
Fantastic Voyage (PG) 1966, Starring; Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O'Brien, and Donald Pleasence. A medical team is shrunk down to microscopic size along with a state of the art submarine and injected into a victim of an assassination atempt in order to try to save his life.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Wednesday, September 30, 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)
4 p.m.Game Night
Game Night @ 125th Street Library Every Wednesday Night 4-5:30pm Join us for Family Game Night. Play Wii, or Xbox games at the library. Board games of all types are available for you to play with your friends, family, and neighbors
125th Street Library, Community RoomFamilies
6 p.m.Teen Time @ George Bruce
Every Monday and Wednesday, teens take over the George Bruce basement. Play Yu-Gi-Oh, craft, bring down a laptop, grab some snacks, grab your friends and just chill out! Use the time to relax, unwind, and get to know new and old friends! Have ideas for what you want to do at the library? Share them with us at Teen Time! Library staff is always welcome to ideas and suggestions, big and small, so let us know what you wish the library could offer and it just might happen! Every Monday: Wii night…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
7 p.m.Rosanne Cash | Paul Holdengräber
With a career spanning 30 years, 15 albums (earning her four GRAMMY awards), and four books, Rosanne Cash has become a leading voice in Americana and folk music. For the opening night of LIVE’s fall season, she joins Paul Holdengräber to reflect on the music of her life. One of the country’s pre-eminent singer/songwriters, ROSANNE CASH has released 15 albums of songs that have earned four GRAMMY Awards and nominations for 11 more, as well as 21 top-40 hits, including 11 No. 1 singles. She is a…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Saturday, October 3, 2015
3 p.m.Things That Go Bump in the Night
Scary and fun multi cultural stories in celebration of Halloween. Presented by Linda Humes. All ages.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, October 5, 2015
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Scary Stories by Roald Dahl
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! October 2015 — Scary Stories by Roald Dahl Monday, October 5, 7:00 pm Wednesday, October 7, 1:00 pm Lamb to the Slaughter Det. Patrick Maloney is found murdered in his living-room the same night his wife Mary prepared roast leg of lamb for dinner. Coincidence? Man from the South While sitting at the pool at the resort, I chatted with a little old man in a white suit and Panama hat. He had a slight accen…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, October 6, 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.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: 5 Filghts up
Focus Features Rating PG-13, Runtime 92 minutes, Release Year 2014; Director Richard Loncraine Synopsis In this bittersweet comedy set in the cutthroat world of New York real estate, old married couple Ruth (Diane Keaton) and Alex (Morgan Freeman) make plans to sell their Brooklyn property and move to Manhattan, only to discover that relocating is never simple. Author: Violet LeVoit Cast Morgan Freeman, Diane Keaton, Cynthia Nixon, Alysia Reiner, Carrie Preston, Claire van der Boom
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Scary Stories by Roald Dahl
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! October 2015 — Scary Stories by Roald Dahl Monday, October 5, 7:00 pm Wednesday, October 7, 1:00 pm Lamb to the Slaughter Det. Patrick Maloney is found murdered in his living-room the same night his wife Mary prepared roast leg of lamb for dinner. Coincidence? Man from the South While sitting at the pool at the resort, I chatted with a little old man in a white suit and Panama hat. He had a slight accen…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
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)
6 p.m.Teen Author Reading Night!
Come on out and meet your fave authors for teens! Check out the monthly panels below! Wednesday, September 2 6 - 7:30pm Marie Andreu, The Secret Side of Empty Tara Crowl, Eden’s Wish David Levithan, Another Day C. Alexander London, The Wild Ones Daniel José Older, Shadowshaper Jess Verdi, What You Left Behind Alecia Whitaker, The Road to You Wednesday, October 7 6 - 7:30pm Lisa Amowitz, Until Beth E. R. Frank, Dime Kim Liggett, Blood and Salt Carolyn Mackler, Infinite In-…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Friday, October 9, 2015
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. In honor of Halloween, this month's theme…
Mid-Manhattan Library
Array
Adults,
Book Lovers
Tuesday, October 13, 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.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: Beyond The Reach
Lions Gate Films, Inc. Rating R, Runtime 95 minutes, Release Year 2014; Director Jean-Baptiste Léonetti Synopsis Jean-Baptiste Léonetti's minimalist thriller Beyond the Reach stars Michael Douglas as Madec, a cold-hearted and very wealthy businessman who hires a young tracker named Ben (Jeremy Irvine) to go into the Mojave with him in order to shoot rare game. Early in their hunt, Madec accidentally shoots a man, and -- not wanting to spend time in jail, or screw up a multimillion-dollar de…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Wednesday, October 14, 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)
6 p.m.Jean Michel Basquiat: The Notebooks | Fred “Fab 5 Freddy” Brathwaite, Al Diaz, Michael Holman, Carlo McCormick, Mary Ann Monforton, Larry Warsh | An Art Book Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Celebrating the publication of Jean Michel Basquiat: The Notebooks a facsimile edition of eight composition books produced by the artist, and The Unknown Notebooks exhibition featuring them at Brooklyn Museum, Carlo McCormick moderates a panel discussion featuring Basquiat's close friends and collaborators Fred "Fab 5 Freddy" Brathwaite, Al Diaz, Michael Holman, Mary Ann Monforton, and Larry Warsh. Focusing primarily on this previously little-known bo…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Friday, October 16, 2015
2:30 p.m.Book Discussion Group
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon Books will be loaned to participants. Please contact the New Dorp Library to reserve your copy. Participants are expected to read the book in advance of the meeting and come prepared to take part in the discussion.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Monday, October 19, 2015
6 p.m.Moon Country: The Songs of Johnny Mercer's South
Cabaret artist Evan Stern teams up with the incomparable Steve Ross in this spirited and heartfelt celebration of Johnny Mercer's roots. Featuring classics like Skylark, Lazybones and Blues In The Night, this show explores how the American South is represented throughout Mercer's songbook, and retraces the many times he returned to the landscape of his youth as a well of inspiration throughout his long and storied career. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission t…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Scary Stories by Roald Dahl
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! October 2015 — Scary Stories by Roald Dahl Monday, October 19, 7:00 pm Wednesday, October 21, 1:00 pm The Landlady Before reporting to his new job in Bath, Billy Weaver took a room at a bed and breakfast where the landlady seemed a bit dotty but harmless. The Way Up to Heaven Mrs. Foster was terrified about missing the plane to Paris for a long-awaited visit to her daughter and grandchildren. Mr. Foster planned to st…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
4 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night:
Lions Gate Films, Inc. Rating PG-13, Runtime 95 minutes, Release Year 2014; Director Chris Dowling Synopsis In this inspiring tale of unexpected friendship, a washed-up baseball player (Kristoffer Polaha) gets a new lease on life through a serendipitous meeting with a grocery-store worker (David DeSanctis) who has Down syndrome. His new friend's humility and gratitude help him reconnect with what really matters. Author: Violet LeVoit Cast Kristoffer Polaha, David DeSanctis, William Zabka,…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Scary Stories by Roald Dahl
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! October 2015 — Scary Stories by Roald Dahl Monday, October 19, 7:00 pm Wednesday, October 21, 1:00 pm The Landlady Before reporting to his new job in Bath, Billy Weaver took a room at a bed and breakfast where the landlady seemed a bit dotty but harmless. The Way Up to Heaven Mrs. Foster was terrified about missing the plane to Paris for a long-awaited visit to her daughter and grandchildren. Mr. Foster planned to st…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
6 p.m.Parallax | Shahzia Sikander, Anne Pasternak, Arezoo Moseni | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. Public art visionary and Brooklyn Museum director Anne Pasternak joins internationally acclaimed artist Shazia Sikander to discuss the creative process and its application, the nature of storytelling and how historical narratives can be reshaped, redefined and re-appropriated. The conversation is moderated by Arezoo Moseni. Times Square Arts selected Shahzia Sikander’s new short animation Parallax as the October feature for their public art series Midn…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Monday, October 26, 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
Tuesday, October 27, 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)
Wednesday, October 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)
4 p.m.The World of Nocturnal Animals
When the sun goes down it becomes a different world! Owls are not the only animal that is active at night – mammals, frogs, toads, and even insects – make the night time come alive. The New Canaan Nature Center will bring these live animals and their sounds to you! Presented by the New Canaan Nature Center. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, November 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
8 p.m.Comedy Night at the Schomburg
Join three leading ladies of comedy for an evening of laughter and conversation, featuring Naomi Ekperigin and Phoebe Robinson and with host, Akila Hughes. FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED For all free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. PRESS Please send all press inquiries (photo, video, interviews, audio-recording, etc) at least 24-hours before the day of the program to A…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Tuesday, November 3, 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)
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