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Thursday, July 30, 2015
12 noonComputer Lab
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers can assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn, from computer basics, Microsoft Word, using the Internet, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, to using social media sites like Facebook and Instagram. We'll guide you step-by-step and try to answer any questions you have. We also encourage you to bring your own laptop or other tech device. If you don't own a laptop or can't bring yours, we will lend you one for…
96th Street LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Film - ROAD TO UTOPIA, 1945
ROAD TO UTOPIA, 1945, 90 min., b&w, directed by HAL WALKER. A short film will precede the feature. Starring BING CROSBY, BOB HOPE, Dorothy Lamour, Hillary Brooke, Douglass Dumbrille, Jack La Rue. The Klondike gold rush, with all the previous gag styles in good order, capped by a cheeky epilogue and constant explanatory narration by Robert Benchley. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Monday, August 3, 2015
2 p.m.Family Film -- FROZEN (Sing-Along Edition), 2013
FROZEN, 2013, 102 min., color, directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. Starring the voices of KRISTEN BELL, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana, Alan Tudyk. A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest which is trapped in eternal winter. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryFamilies
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, August 6, 2015
2 p.m.Film - OLIVER TWIST, 1948
OLIVER TWIST, 1948, 105 min., b&w, directed by DAVID LEAN. Starring ROBERT NEWTON, ALEC GUINNESS, Kay Walsh, Francis L. Sullivan, Henry Stephenson, Mary Clare. A foundling falls among thieves but is rescued by a benevolent old gentleman. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Saturday, August 8, 2015
1 p.m.Music: New York Opera Forum performs Puccini's IL TABARRO, & Leoncavallo's PAGALIACCI
New York Opera Forum performs IL TABARRO by GIACOMO PUCCINI, and PAGLIACCI by RUGGIERO LEONCAVALLO. A live musical recital performed in concert with piano accompaniment. The musical program is cosponsored with New York Opera Forum which was founded by Richard Nechamkin in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic repertoire in the original languages. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Monday, August 10, 2015
2 p.m.Family Film -- DESPICABLE ME, 2010
DESPICABLE ME, 2010, 95 min., color, directed by PIERRE COFFIN & CHRIS RENAUD. Starring the voices of STEVE CARRELL, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Will Arnett. When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryFamilies
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, August 13, 2015
2 p.m.Film - DAVID COPPERFIELD, 1935
DAVID COPPERFIELD, 1935, 130 min., b&w, directed by GEORGE CUKOR. Starring FREDDIE BARTHOLOMEW, FRANK LAWTON, Edna May Oliver, Elizabeth Allan, Jessie Ralph. Disliked by his cruel stepfather and helped by his eccentric aunt, orphan David grows up to become an author and eventually to marry his childhood sweetheart. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Monday, August 17, 2015
2 p.m.Family Film --MONSTERS UNIVERSITY, 2013
MONSTERS UNIVERSITY, 2013, 104 minutes, color, directed by DAN SCANLON. Starring the voices of BILLY CRYSTAL, JOHN GOODMAN, STEVE BUSCEMI, HELEN MIRREN, Peter Sohn, Joel Murray. A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryFamilies
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, August 20, 2015
2 p.m.Film - THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, 1935
THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, 1935, 87 min., b&w, STUART WALKER, dir. A short film will precede the feature. Starring CLAUDE RAINS, DOUGLASS MONTGOMERY, Heather Angel, David Manners, Francis L. Sullivan. In a Cathedral town, a drug-addicted choirmaster is his nephew’s rival for the hand of Rosa Bud. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Friday, August 21, 2015
2 p.m.Superheroes and Story Songs
A Summer Reading Celebration. Every hero has a story! Get ready to share an exciting musical adventure with Presley and Melody Interactive Concerts. Imaginations will soar as our superheroes capture our hearts! The musical and educational format promotes the love of reading through live music, projected graphics and lyrics, and the use of beautifully handcrafted props.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, August 24, 2015
2 p.m.Family Film -- ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY; 2014
ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY; 2014, 81 min., color, directed by MIGUEL ARTETA. Starring STEVE CARRELL, JENNIFER GARNER, Ed Oxenbould, Dylan Minnette, Kerris Dorsey, Elise Vargas. Alexander's day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryFamilies
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, August 27, 2015
2 p.m.Film - A TALE OF TWO CITIES, 1935
A TALE OF TWO CITIES, 1935, 128 min., b&w, directed by JACK CONWAY. Starring RONALD COLMAN, ELIZABETH ALLAN, Edna May Oliver, Reginald Owen, Basil Rathbone. A British lawyer sacrifices himself to save another man from the guillotine. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Monday, August 31, 2015
2 p.m.Family Film -- DOLPHIN TALE 2, 2014
DOLPHIN TALE 2, 2014, 107 min., color, directed by CHARLES MARTIN SMITH. Starring MORGAN FREEMAN, ASHLEY JUDD, Austin Stowell, Nathan Gamble, Harry Connick Jr., Kris Kristofferson. The team of people who saved Winter's life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother's passing in order to find her a companion. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryFamilies
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, September 3, 2015
2 p.m.Film - SULLIVAN'S TRAVELS, 1941
SULLIVAN’S TRAVEL, 1941, 90 min., b&w, directed by PRESTON STURGES. A short film will precede the feature. Starring VERONICA LAKE, JOEL McCREA, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn, Porter Hall. A Hollywood director tires of comedy and goes out to find real life. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, September 10, 2015
2 p.m.Film - THIS GUN FOR HIRE, 1942
THIS GUN FOR HIRE, 1942, 81 min., b&w, directed by FRANK TUTTLE. A short film will precede the feature. Starring VERONICA LAKE, ALAN LADD, Robert Preston, Laird Cregar, Tully Marshall, Marc Lawrence. A professional killer becomes involved in a fifth columnist plot. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, September 17, 2015
2 p.m.Film - THE GLASS KEY, 1942
THE GLASS KEY, 1942, 85 min., b&w, directed by STUART HEISLER. A short film will precede the feature. Starring VERONICA LAKE, ALAN LADD, Brian Donlevy, Bonita Granville, Richard Denning, Joseph Calleia. A slightly corrupt but good-natured politician is saved by his henchman from being implicated in a murder. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, September 24, 2015
2 p.m.Film - THE BLUE DAHLIA, 1946
THE BLUE DAHLIA, 1946, 96 min., b&w, directed by GEORGE MARSHALL. A short film will precede the feature. Starring VERONICA LAKE, ALAN LADD, William Bendix, Howard Da Silva, Doris Dowling, Tom Powers. A returning war veteran finds his faithless wife murdered and himself suspected. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
10:30 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Stories and Films for Preschoolers96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, October 1, 2015
2 p.m.Film - RAMROD, 1947
RAMROD, 1947, 95 min., b&w, directed by ANDRE DE TOTH. A short film will precede the feature. Starring VERONICA LAKE, JOEL McCREA, Don DeFore, Donald Crisp, Preston Foster, Charles Ruggles. A predatory lady ranch owner hires a tough foreman and her ruthlessness causes several deaths and a stampede. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
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