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Thu, July 7
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: The Big Short
Starring: Christian Bale, Steve Carell, and Ryan Gosling 2 hours 10 Minutes, 2015, Rated R Storyline: Three separate but parallel stories of the U.S mortgage housing crisis of 2005 are told. Michael Burry, an eccentric ex-physician turned one-eyed Scion Capital hedge fund manager, has traded traditional office attire for shorts, bare feet and a Supercuts haircut. He believes that the US housing market is built on a bubble that will burst within the next few years. Autonomy within the company…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Fri, July 8
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
A Summer Reading Program This Summer, Bilingual Birdies invites you to warm up the colder months by singing and dancing to the sounds of magical guitars and drums. Get cozy and add some color to gray days by learning about your family, yourself, and even animals around the world, all in your favorite language! Our Bilingual Teaching Musicians are excited to teach basic vocabulary in Spanish, French, Mandarin or English to your whole family (geared toward children newborn through six years old.)…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 8
@ 1 p.m.
Downton Abbey: The Final Season
Calling all Downton Abbey lovers!! Miss the show’s swan song? Want to watch it all again? Join us for five afternoons this summer to cool off with the British drama. All showings are Fridays at 1pm in the 3rd floor community room. Schedule as follows: Episodes 1 & 2: July 1st Episodes 3 & 4: July 8th Episodes 5 & 6: July 15th Episodes 7 & 8: July 22nd Series Finale: July 29th
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, July 11
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: I'll Cry Tomorrow
1 hour 57 minutes, 1955 ( Biography,Drama,Music) Starring: Susan Hayward, Richard Conte, and Eddie Albert Storyline: Deprived of a normal childhood by her ambitious mother, Katie, Lillian Roth becomes a star of Broadway and Hollywood before she is twenty. Shortly before her marriage to her childhood sweetheart, David Tredman, he dies and Lillian takes her first drink of many down the road of becoming an alcoholic. She enters into a short-lived marriage to an immature aviation cadet, Wallie, F…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thu, July 14
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: Macbeth
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard, and Jack Madigan 1 hour 53 Minutes, 2015, Rated R Storyline: Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Fri, July 15
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
A Summer Reading Program This Summer, Bilingual Birdies invites you to warm up the colder months by singing and dancing to the sounds of magical guitars and drums. Get cozy and add some color to gray days by learning about your family, yourself, and even animals around the world, all in your favorite language! Our Bilingual Teaching Musicians are excited to teach basic vocabulary in Spanish, French, Mandarin or English to your whole family (geared toward children newborn through six years old.)…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 15
@ 1 p.m.
Downton Abbey: The Final Season
Calling all Downton Abbey lovers!! Miss the show’s swan song? Want to watch it all again? Join us for five afternoons this summer to cool off with the British drama. All showings are Fridays at 1pm in the 3rd floor community room. Schedule as follows: Episodes 1 & 2: July 1st Episodes 3 & 4: July 8th Episodes 5 & 6: July 15th Episodes 7 & 8: July 22nd Series Finale: July 29th
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, July 18
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: The Conqueror
1 hour 51 minutes, 1956 (Adventure,Biography,History) Starring: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, and Pedro Armendariz Storyline: In ancient times, the Mongolian warlord Temujin must do battle against the rival tribe that killed his father. The battles pale in comparison with Temujin's home life, as he attempts to woo the heart of the red-haired Tartar prisoner Bortai whom he has captured in a raid. He must also deal with various intrigues within his palace. Eventually, Bortai falls to his manly…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thu, July 21
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: Dragon Blade
Starring: Jackie Chan, John Cusack, and Adrien Brody 2 hours 7 Minutes, 2015, Rated R Storyline: When corrupt Roman leader Tiberius arrives with a giant army to claim the Silk Road, Huo An and his group of trained warriors teams up with an elite legion of defected Roman soldiers led by General Lucius to maintain the delicate balance of power in the region. To protect his country and his new friends, Huo An gathers the warriors of thirty-six ethnic nations together to fight Tiberius in an incr…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Fri, July 22
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
A Summer Reading Program This Summer, Bilingual Birdies invites you to warm up the colder months by singing and dancing to the sounds of magical guitars and drums. Get cozy and add some color to gray days by learning about your family, yourself, and even animals around the world, all in your favorite language! Our Bilingual Teaching Musicians are excited to teach basic vocabulary in Spanish, French, Mandarin or English to your whole family (geared toward children newborn through six years old.)…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 22
@ 1 p.m.
Downton Abbey: The Final Season
Calling all Downton Abbey lovers!! Miss the show’s swan song? Want to watch it all again? Join us for five afternoons this summer to cool off with the British drama. All showings are Fridays at 1pm in the 3rd floor community room. Schedule as follows: Episodes 1 & 2: July 1st Episodes 3 & 4: July 8th Episodes 5 & 6: July 15th Episodes 7 & 8: July 22nd Series Finale: July 29th
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, July 25
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: I Want to Live!
2 hours, 1958 (Biography,Crime,Drama) Starring: Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland, and Virginia Vincent Storyline: Barbara Graham is a woman with dubious moral standards, often a guest in seedy bars. She has been sentenced for some petty crimes. Two men she knows murder an older woman. when they get caught they start to think that Barbara has helped the police to arrest them. As a revenge they tell the police that Barbara is the murderer.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tue, July 26
@ 3 p.m.
Discussion Group: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
In this first of five volumes of autobiography, poet Maya Angelou recounts a youth filled with disappointment, frustration, tragedy, and finally hard-won independence. Sent at a young age to live with her grandmother in Arkansas, Angelou learned a great deal from this exceptional woman and the tightly knit black community there. This book group meets the last Tuesday of every month at 3pm.
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Thu, July 28
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: Night Before
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, and Jillian Bell 1 hour 41 Minutes, 2015, Rated R Storyline: Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen) and Chris (Anthony Mackie) have been friends since childhood, and for a decade, their yearly Christmas Eve reunion has been an annual night of debauchery and hilarity. Now that they're entering adulthood, the tradition is coming to an end, and to make it as memorable as possible, they set out to find the Nutcracka Ball - the Holy Grail of Ch…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Fri, July 29
@ 11 a.m.
Summer Reading
Bilingual Birdies: Spanish
A Summer Reading Program This Summer, Bilingual Birdies invites you to warm up the colder months by singing and dancing to the sounds of magical guitars and drums. Get cozy and add some color to gray days by learning about your family, yourself, and even animals around the world, all in your favorite language! Our Bilingual Teaching Musicians are excited to teach basic vocabulary in Spanish, French, Mandarin or English to your whole family (geared toward children newborn through six years old.)…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 29
@ 1 p.m.
Downton Abbey: The Final Season
Calling all Downton Abbey lovers!! Miss the show’s swan song? Want to watch it all again? Join us for five afternoons this summer to cool off with the British drama. All showings are Fridays at 1pm in the 3rd floor community room. Schedule as follows: Episodes 1 & 2: July 1st Episodes 3 & 4: July 8th Episodes 5 & 6: July 15th Episodes 7 & 8: July 22nd Series Finale: July 29th
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Shadow of a Doubt
1 hour 48 Minutes, 1943 (Thriller) Starring: Teresa Wright, Joseph Cotten, and Macdonald Carey Storyline: Charlotte 'Charlie' Newton is bored with her quiet life at home with her parents and her younger sister. She wishes something exciting would happen and knows exactly what they need: a visit from her sophisticated and much traveled uncle Charlie Oakley, her mother's younger brother. Imagine her delight when, out of the blue, they receive a telegram from uncle Charlie announcing that he…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tue, August 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
Computer Basics
Need help setting up e-mail or using the Internet? Could you use a basic introduction to Microsoft Word or Excel? Then these guided tutorials are for you! Listen along as an expert instructor guides you through a topic of your choice. The class is held on the first Tuesday of every month from 10:30am - 12pm Space is limited to 6. Please sign-up in person or by phone to reserve a spot. *Participants will need an active NYPL library card to access the tutorials & headphones to listen in.…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, August 8
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Strangers on a Train
1 hour 41 Minutes, 1951 (Crime,Film-Noir,Thriller) Starring: Farley Granger, Robert Walker, and Ruth Roman Storyline: Bruno Anthony thinks he has the perfect plot to rid himself of his hated father and when he meets tennis player Guy Haines on a train, he thinks he's found the partner he needs to pull it off. His plan is relatively simple. Two strangers each agree to kill someone the other person wants disposed of. For example, Guy could kill his father and he could get rid of Guy's wife M…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, August 15
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Dial M for Murder
1 hour 45 Minutes, 1954 (Crime,Film-Noir,Thriller) Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, and Robert Cummings Storyline: In London, wealthy Margot Mary Wendice had a brief love affair with the American writer Mark Halliday while her husband and professional tennis player Tony Wendice was on a tennis tour. Tony quits playing to dedicate to his wife and finds a regular job. She decides to give him a second chance for their marriage. When Mark arrives from America to visit the couple, Margot tel…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thu, August 18
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: Steve Jobs
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Kate Winslet and Seth Rogen 2 hours 2 Minutes, 2015, Rated R Storyline: His passion and ingenuity have been the driving force behind the digital age. However his drive to revolutionize technology was sacrificial. Ultimately it affected his family life and possibly his health. In this revealing film we explore the trials and triumphs of a modern day genius, the late CEO of Apple inc. Steven Paul Jobs.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, August 22
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: The Wrong Man
1 hour 45 Minutes, 1954 (Drama,Film-Noir) Starring: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, and Anthony Quayle Storyline: Christopher Emmanuel Balestrero - Manny to his friends - is a string bassist, a devoted husband and father, and a practicing Catholic. His $85 a week gig playing in the jazz combo at the Stork Club is barely enough to make ends meet. The Balestreros' lives will become a little more difficult with the major dental bills his wife Rose will be incurring. As such, Manny decides to see if…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thu, August 25
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: The Danish Girl
Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Alicia Vikander, and Amber Heard 1 hour 59 Minutes, 2015, Rated R Storyline: Copenhagen, 1926. Danish artist, Gerda Wegener, painted her own husband, Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne), as a lady in her painting . When the painting gained popularity, Einar started to change his appearance into a female appearance and named himself Lili Elbe. With his feminism passion and Gerda's support, Einar- or - Elbe - attempted one of the first male-to-female sex reassignment surger…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tue, August 30
@ 3 p.m.
Discussion Group: The Children Act by Ian McEwan
Fiona Maye is a respected High Court Judge specializing in Family Law and living in Gray's Inn Square. Though outwardly successful, in her private life she must contend with the regret of childlessness and the announcement by her husband that he is about to embark on an affair. Meanwhile she is called upon to rule in the case of Adam, a seventeen-year-old boy with leukemia who refuses a blood transfusion as a member of Jehovah's Witnesses. This book group meets the last Tuesday of every month a…
Epiphany LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Thu, September 1
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: Sisters
Starring: Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, and Maya Rudolph 1 hour 52 Minutes, 2015, Rated R Storyline: Sisters Kate and Maura Ellis are summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house, much to their dismay. Looking to recapture their glory days, they throw one final high-school-style party for their classmates, which turns into the cathartic rager that a bunch a ground-down adults really need.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, September 12
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Angel Face
1 hour 31 Minutes, 1952 (Crime,Drama,Film-Noir) Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, and Mona Freeman Storyline: When Mrs. Tremayne is mysteriously poisoned with gas, ambulance driver Frank Jessup meets her refined but sensuous stepdaughter Diane, who quickly pursues and infatuates him. Under Diane's seductive influence, Frank is soon the Tremayne chauffeur; but he begins to suspect danger under her surface sweetness. When he shows signs of pulling away, Diane schemes to get him in so d…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thu, September 15
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: Daddy’s Home
Starring: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg, and Linda Cardellini 1 hour 36 Minutes, 2015, Rated PG 13 Storyline: Stepfather, Brad Whitaker is hoping for his stepchildren to love him and treat him like a dad. All is going well until the biological father, Dusty Mayron shows up, then everything takes a toll. His stepchildren start putting him second and their father first, and now Dusty will have to learn what being a good dad is about and pains and struggles. Brad will also experience once again wh…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, September 19
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Young Bess
1 hour 52 Minutes, 1953 (Biography,Drama,History) Starring: Jean Simmons, Stewart Granger, and Deborah Kerr Storyline: Chronicles the life of queen Elizabeth I, Before she became the queen of England. Apart from taking part in the court intrigues, she is unhappily in love with admiral Thomas Seymour, and dreams of building a navy to match the portuguese and the Spanish.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thu, September 22
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: Concussion
Starring: Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, and Albert Brooks 2 hours 3 Minutes, 2015, Rated PG 13 Storyline: Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu's emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful insti…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, September 26
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Footsteps in the fog
1 hour 30 Minutes, 1953 (Drama,Thriller) Starring: Stewart Granger, Jean Simmons, and Bill Travers Storyline: To his Victorian London friends, Stephen Lowry is a heartbroken widower. Only his housemaid Lily knows that far from dying of gastroenteritis his wife was slowly poisoned by her husband - information she is happy to use to improve her position in the household and to make sure she stays close to Stephen. As his own prospects improve with a business partnership and a romance more of…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thu, September 29
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: Star Wars Episode VII - Force Awakens
Starring: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Oscar Isaac 2 hours 16 Minutes, 2015, Rated PG 13 Storyline: 30 years after the defeat of Darth Vader and the Empire, Rey, a scavenger from the planet Jakku, finds a BB-8 droid that knows the whereabouts of the long lost Luke Skywalker. Rey, as well as a rogue stormtrooper and two smugglers, are thrown into the middle of a battle between the Resistance and the daunting legions of the First Order.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Creature from the Black Lagoon
1 hour 19 Minutes, 1954 (Adventure,Horror,Sci-Fi) Starring: Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, and Richard Denning Storyline: A Scientific expedition searching for fossils along the Amazon River discovers a prehistoric Gill-Man in the legendary Black Lagoon. The explorers capture the mysterious creature, but it breaks free. The Gill-Man returns to kidnap the lovely Kay, fiancée of one in the expedition, with whom it has fallen in love.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, October 17
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Night of the Hunter
1 hour 32 Minutes, 1955 (Crime,Drama,Film-Noir) Starring: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, and Lillian Gish Storyline: It's the Great Depression. In the process of robbing a bank of $10,000, Ben Harper kills two people. Before he is captured, he is able to convince his adolescent son John and his daughter Pearl not to tell anyone, including their mother Willa, where he hid the money, namely in Pearl's favorite toy, a doll that she carries everywhere with her. Ben, who is captured, tried an…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, October 24
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
2 hours 14 Minutes, 1962 (Drama,Horror,Thriller) Starring: Bette Davis, Joan Crawford, and Victor Buono Storyline: In a tale that almost redefines sibling rivalry, faded actresses Blanche and 'Baby' Jane Hudson live together. Jane was by far the most famous when she performed with their father in vaudeville but as they got older, it was Blanche who became the finer actress, which Jane still resents. Blanche is now confined to a wheelchair - Jane ran her over with the car while drunk, even…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, October 31
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: The Haunting
1 hour 52 Minutes, 1962 (Fantasy,Horror) Starring: Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, and Richard Johnson Storyline: Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity. With him are the skeptical young Luke, who stands to inherit the house, the mysterious and clairvoyant Theodora and the insecure Eleanor, whose psychic abilities make her feel somehow attuned to whatever spirits inhabit th…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, November 7
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Roman Holiday
1 hour 58 Minutes, 1953 (Comedy,Romance) Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, and Eddie Albert Storyline: Joe Bradley is a reporter for the American News Service in Rome, a job he doesn't much like as he would rather work for what he considers a real news agency back in the States. He is on the verge of getting fired when he, sleeping in and getting caught in a lie by his boss Hennessy, misses an interview with HRH Princess Ann, who is on a goodwill tour of Europe, Rome only her latest…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, November 14
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Sabrina
1 hour 53 Minutes, 1954 (Comedy,Drama,Romance) Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn, and William Holden Storyline: Linus and David Larrabee are the two sons of a very wealthy family. Linus is a all work busily running the family corporate empire with no time for a wife and family. David is all play technically employed in the family business but never showing up for work, spending all his time entertaining, and having been married and divorced three times. Sabrina Fairchild is the you…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Mon, November 21
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: The Nun's Story
2 hours 29 Minutes, 1959 (Drama) Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, and Edith Evans Storyline: In 1930, in Belgium, Gabrielle van der Mal is the stubborn daughter of the prominent surgeon Dr. Pascin Van Der Mal that decides to leave her the upper-class family to enter to a convent, expecting to work as nun in Congo with tropical diseases. She says good-bye to her sisters Louise and Mari; to her brother Pierre; and to her beloved father, and subjects herself to the stringent rules of th…
Epiphany Library
Manhattan Early College Academy
Adults
Mon, November 28
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: The Children’s Hour
1 hour 48 Minutes, 1959 (Drama) Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, and James Garner Storyline: Karen Wright and Martha Dobie are best friends since college and they own the boarding school Wright and Dobie School for Girls with twenty students. They are working hard as headmistresses and teachers to grow the school and make it profitable. Karen is engaged with the local doctor Joe Cardin, who is the nephew of the powerful and influent Mrs. Amelia Tilford. While the spiteful and li…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
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