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Tuesday, March 8, 2016
4 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: The Intern
Warner Bros. Rating PG-13 Runtime 121 minutes, Release Year 2015; Director Nancy Meyers Synopsis A retired successful business owner and widower (Robert De Niro) lands an internship at a fashion website run by a young, career-driven woman (Anne Hathaway) in this Warner Bros. comedy from writer/director Nancy Meyers (The Holiday, It's Complicated). Author: Jason Buchanan Cast Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo, Adam DeVine, Andrew Rannells, Nat Wolff
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
3:30 p.m.Biomes
Join a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist for a world tour of different places animals and plants call home. We will circle the globe to explore huge geographic regions that share many similar plants and animals. Our journey will take us from desert to rain forest to savanna and even the cold and icy tundra. A multimedia presentation will create a backdrop for this interactive look at biomes complete with live animals, plants, and natural artifacts from all corners of the Earth! Recommended f…
Kips Bay LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, March 10, 2016
2 p.m.Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: Mogambo
Warner Bros. Rating NR, Runtime 115 minutes, Release Year 1953; Director John Ford Synopsis The 1953 Clark Gable film Mogambo is a remake of Gable's 1932 seriocomic adventure Red Dust. Where the earlier film was lensed on the MGM backlot, Mogambo was shot on location in Africa by director John Ford. Gable is safari leader Victor Marswell, who plays "host" to stranded Eloise Y. Kelly (Ava Gardner, who is no better than she ought to be but is just right for our raffish hero -- the Gardner rol…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Friday, March 11, 2016
1 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: Little Women
Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Rating PG, Runtime 120 minutes, Release Year 1994; Director Gillian Armstrong Synopsis Louisa May Alcott's classic novel about a family of women in Civil War-era New England is again brought to the screen in this adaptation. The focus is on the March sisters, four young girls raised by their mother (Susan Sarandon) after their father leaves for battle as part of the Union Army. At the center is Jo March (Winona Ryder), an idiosyncratic would-be writer said…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 12, 2016
10:30 a.m.The Classic Literature Reading Group of Kips Bay Library
You are invited to a free ongoing drop-in group reading and discussion of a collection of short stories with additional background lectures on their place in literature. Joyce Carol Oates - Heat Louise Erdrich - The Shawl
Kips Bay Library50+,
Monday, March 14, 2016
3:30 p.m.FIVE
Piper the Puppet has traveled to New York City all the way from the planet Blank to learn about his FIVE senses! Incorporating live music, puppetry, videos and sensory objects, FIVE will engage students in exploring their FIVE senses while celebrating the unique boroughs of New York City! Presented by New York City Children's Theater. Best for children ages 4 to 8 years old.
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
2 p.m.Seniors Learn Photography
Josephine Herrick Project, in partnership with NYPL, is offering an opportunity to learn photography in an 8-week free photography program. Participants will learn from two professional photographers who lead the class each week. This is a great opportunity to learn new skills or expand existing photography knowledge or just to get out into the world and see things differently! This is a weekly class that starts on Ja…
Kips Bay Library50+,
Thursday, March 17, 2016
4 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: She's Funny That Way
Lions Gate Films, Inc. Rating R, Runtime 93 minutes, Release Year 2014; Director Peter Bogdanovich Synopsis A married Broadway director implores a call girl to turn her life around while the star of his latest production makes a play for his wife in this ensemble comedy. Cast Imogen Poots, Owen Wilson, Kathryn Hahn, Rhys Ifans, Will Forte, Jennifer Aniston
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
2 p.m.Origami 101 with Taro's Origami Studio
Join us as we introduce the Japanese art of origami to the world! As each fold and crease transforms a single sheet of ordinary paper into a recognizable model, origami inspires and challenges us to tackle everyday items from flowers and animals and brings us to mythical worlds filled with wizards and dragons. Origami is not simply a hobby – it’s practical as well. As participants practice origami, they will develop care, precision, and other skills that can easily be applied to other aspects…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thursday, March 24, 2016
2 p.m.Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: Lord Jim
Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Rating NR, Runtime 154 minutes, Release Year 1965; Director Richard Brooks Synopsis Joseph Conrad's cerebral, philosophical novel Lord Jim is streamlined and simplified by producer/director/writer Richard Brooks for the action-and-adventure crowd. Peter O'Toole plays the first officer of a tramp steamer, who, during a hurricane, cravenly abandons ship, leaving the passengers to drown. Disgraced, O'Toole seeks out ways to redeem himself--not only in the eyes…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Friday, March 25, 2016
1 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: To Kill A Mockingbird
Universal Pictures Rating NR, Runtime 129 minutes, Release Year 1962; Director Robert Mulligan Synopsis Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning autobiographical novel was translated to film in 1962 by Horton Foote and the producer/director team of Robert Mulligan and Alan J. Pakula. Set a small Alabama town in the 1930s, the story focuses on scrupulously honest, highly respected lawyer Atticus Finch, magnificently embodied by Gregory Peck. Finch puts his career on the line when he agrees to rep…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thursday, April 7, 2016
2 p.m.Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: Betrayed
Warner Bros. Rating NR, Runtime 107 minutes, Release Year 1954; Director Gottfried Reinhardt Synopsis Clark Gable's final effort for his longtime home studio MGM, Betrayed is an exciting espionage thriller set during World War II. Intelligence agent Gable is ordered to keep tabs on suspected Nazi collaborator Lana Turner (a brunette for the occasion). Both Gable and Turner join the Dutch underground, making contact with a flamboyant resistance leader known as "The Scarf" (Victor Mature). Turn…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Friday, April 15, 2016
1 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: Stand By Me
Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Rating R, Runtime 87 minutes, Release Year 1986; Director Rob Reiner Synopsis Based on the Stephen King short story The Body, Rob Reiner's easygoing nostalgia piece is set in Castle Rock, OR, over Labor Day weekend, 1959. A quartet of boys, inseparable friends all, set out in search of a dead body that one of the boys overhears his brother talking about. The foursome consists of intellectual Gordie (Wil Wheaton), born leader Chris (River Phoenix), emotional…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thursday, April 21, 2016
2 p.m.Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: To Catch A Thief
Paramount Pictures Rating PG, Runtime 103 minutes, Release Year 1955; Director Alfred Hitchcock Synopsis A jewel thief is at large on the Riviera, and all evidence points to retired cat burglar Cary Grant. Escaping the law, Grant heads to the Cote D'Azur, where he is greeted with hostility by his old partners in crime. All of them had been pardoned due to their courageous activities in the wartime Resistance, and all are in danger of arrest thanks to this new crime wave. But Grant pleads in…
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Friday, April 29, 2016
1 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: The Firm
Paramount Pictures Rating R, Runtime 154 minutes, Release Year 1993; Director Sydney Pollack Synopsis In this drama, based on the best-selling novel by John Grisham, Mitch McDeer (Tom Cruise) is a young man from a poor Southern family who has struggled through Harvard Law School to graduate fifth in his class. Mitch is entertaining offers from major firms in New York and Chicago, but when Memphis-based Bendini, Lambert, & Locke offer him a 20 percent higher salary than the best offer he…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Friday, May 13, 2016
1 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night:: Agatha Christie's Murder On The Orient Express
Paramount Pictures Rating PG, Runtime 128 minutes, Release Year 1974; Director Sidney Lumet Synopsis Like many of Agatha Christie's mysteries, Murder on the Orient Express is predicated on an actual event, in this case the Lindbergh kidnapping. In the movie, everyone on board the Orient Express seems to have concluded that hateful financier Ratchett (Richard Widmark) was behind the abduction and murder of the infant daughter of a famed aviatrix. Thus, when Ratchett is himself found murdered…
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