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All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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36 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, May 25, 2015
4 p.m.Stories and Crafts
Stories and crafts for young children. Right now we are making messy projects, wear your art clothes and get ready for paint, ink, or glue!
96th Street LibraryChildren
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
11:15 a.m.Preschool Program, Session 1
Stories and films for preschol age children.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Preschool Program96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, May 28, 2015
2 p.m.Film -- YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU (1938)
YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU, 1938, 126 min., b&w, directed by FRANK CAPRA. Starring JEAN ARTHUR, JAMES STUART, Lionel Barrymore, Edward Arnold, Mischa Auer, Ann Miller. The daughter of a highly eccentric New York family falls for a rich man’s son. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Monday, June 1, 2015
4 p.m.Stories and Crafts
Stories and crafts for young children. Right now we are making messy projects: Wear your art clothes, and get ready for paint, ink, or glue!
96th Street LibraryChildren
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
10:30 a.m.Preschool Program 96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Preschool Program96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, June 4, 2015
2 p.m.Film -- THEY MADE ME A CRIMINAL (1939)
THEY MADE ME A CRIMINAL, 1939, 92 min., b&w, dir. by BUSBY BERKELEY. A short film will precede the feature. Starring JOHN GARFIELD, CLAUDE RAINS, The ‘Dead End’ Kids, Ann Sheridan, May Robson, Gloria Dickson. When he thinks he has killed a boxing opponent, a young man flees to the West and settles on a farm. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Monday, June 8, 2015
4 p.m.Stories and Crafts
Stories and crafts for young children. Right now we are making messy projects: Wear your art clothes, and get ready for paint, ink, or glue!
96th Street LibraryChildren
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
10:30 a.m.Preschool Program 96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Preschool Program96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, June 11, 2015
2 p.m.Film -- TORTILLA FLAT (1942)
TORTILLA FLAT, 1942, 105 min., b&w, directed by VICTOR FLEMING. Starring SPENCER TRACY, HEDY LAMARR, JOHN GARFIELD, Frank Morgan, Akim Tamiroff, Sheldon Leonard. The problem of poor Mexican half-breeds in California. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Monday, June 15, 2015
4 p.m.The Sword in the Stone
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. With Merlin's guidance young Arthur discovers that he is the only person who can pull an embedded sword from it's massive stone pedestal. Recommended for children ages 5 and older. Presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Stories and Crafts
Stories and crafts for young children. Right now we are making messy projects: Wear your art clothes, and get ready for paint, ink, or glue!
96th Street LibraryChildren
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
10:30 a.m.Preschool Program 96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Preschool Program96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, June 18, 2015
2 p.m.Film -- JUAREZ (1939)
JUAREZ, 1939, 125 min., b&w, directed by WILLIAM DIETERLE. Starring PAUL MUNI, BETTE DAVIS, Brian Aherne, Claude Rains, John Garfield, Donald Crisp, Joseph Calleia. A revolutionary leader causes the downfall of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 20, 2015
1 p.m.Music: New York Opera Forum performs Bellini's NORMA
New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera of NORMA by VINCENZO BELLINI. 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, June 22, 2015
4 p.m.Stories and Crafts
Stories and crafts for young children. Right now we are making messy projects: Wear your art clothes, and get ready for paint, ink, or glue!
96th Street LibraryChildren
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
10:30 a.m.Preschool Program 96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
11:15 a.m.Preschool Program96th Street LibraryPre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, June 25, 2015
2 p.m.Film -- BODY AND SOUL (1947)
BODY AND SOUL, 1947, 104 min., b&w, directed by ROBERT ROSSEN. Starring JOHN GARFIELD, LILLI PALMER, Hazel Brooks, Anne Revere, William Conrad, Joseph Pevney. A young boxer fights his way unscrupulously to the top. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Monday, June 29, 2015
4 p.m.Stories and Crafts
Stories and crafts for young children. Right now we are making messy projects: Wear your art clothes, and get ready for paint, ink, or glue!
96th Street LibraryChildren
Thursday, July 2, 2015
2 p.m.Film - STAR SPANGLED RHYTHM, 1942
STAR SPANGLED RHYTHM, 1942, 99 min., b&w, dir. by GEORGE MARSHALL. A short film will precede the feature. Starring BOB HOPE, BING CROSBY, FRED MACMURRAY, Franchot Tone, Ray Milland, Dorothy Lamour. The doorman of Paramount Studios pretends to his sailor son that he is a big producer. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thursday, July 9, 2015
2 p.m.Film - MONSIEUR BEAUCAIRE, 1946
MONSIEUR BEAUCAIRE, 1946, 93 min., b&w, directed by GEORGE MARSHALL. Starring BOB HOPE, JOAN CAULFIELD, Patric Knowles, Marjorie Reynolds, Cecil Kellaway, Joseph Schildkraut. King Louis XV’s bumbling barber impersonates a court dandy. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thursday, July 16, 2015
2 p.m.Film - NEVER SAY DIE, 1939
NEVER SAY DIE, 1939, 82 minutes, b&w, directed by ELLIOT NUGENT. A short film will precede the feature. Starring BOB HOPE, MARTHA RAYE, Andy Devine, Alan Mowbray, Gale Sondergaard, Sig Ruman, Ernest Cossart. A millionaire hypochondriac is convinced he is dying. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thursday, July 23, 2015
2 p.m.Film - ROAD TO ZANZIBAR, 1941
ROAD TO ZANZIBAR, 1941, 91 min., b&w, directed by VICTOR SCHERTZINGER. A short film will precede the feature. Starring BOB HOPE, BING CROSBY, Dorothy Lamour, Una Merkel, Eric Blore, Douglass Dumbrille, Iris Adrian. The trio on safari in Africa, with Hellzapoppin gags breaking in and an anything-goes atmosphere. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Saturday, July 25, 2015
1 p.m.Music: New York Opera Forum performs Donizetti's MARIA STUARDA
New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera of MARIA STUARDA by GAETANO DONIZETTI. 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
Thursday, July 30, 2015
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
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 (Act 3) & Leoncavallo's PAGALIACCI
New York Opera Forum performs IL TABARRO (Act 3) byGIACOMO 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
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
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
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
Saturday, October 3, 2015
1 p.m.Music: New York Opera Forum performs Strauss' ELEKTRA
New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera of ELEKTRA by RICHARD STRAUSS. 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
Saturday, October 24, 2015
1 p.m.Music: New York Opera Forum performs Mozart's IDOMENEO
New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera of IDOMENEO by WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART. 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

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