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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Midweek Movie: Boys Town
Story of Father Flanagan and his founding of Boys Town, a home for juvenile delinquents. Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull, Leslie Fenton, Gene Reynolds. 1938, 93mins.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Today
@ 11:30 a.m.
Family Movie
Come and join us to watch some movies: Fox and the Hound 2 - Rating G, Runtime 69 minutes, Release Year 2006, August 2 The Mighty Ducks - Rating PG, Runtime 100 minutes, Release Year 1992, August 9 Gnomeo and Juliet - Rating G, Runtime 84 minutes, Release Year 2011, August 16 Beauty and the Beast - Rating PG, Runtime 129 minutes, Release Year 2017, August 23 Moana - Rating PG, Runtime 113 minutes, Release Year 2016, August 30 Wireless listening device is needed to hear the film. Please…
53rd Street Library, TheaterChildren
Today
@ 12 noon
Senior Film Discussion Group
Bi-monthly film screening and discussion group for seniors. Held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.
Morningside Heights, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Today
@ 1 p.m.
Movie Time For All Ages
Feature movie titles, varying in length from 90 minutes to 2 hours.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Talking Tough: Zootopia (2016)
You know you've been there: You're watching a movie with or reading a book to your child, and suddenly a topic comes up that you weren't prepared to discuss. How do you handle those difficult conversations? We at 53rd Street want to help you navigate those situations. Last month we screened Finding Dory (2016) and talked about how the film had affected some adopted children. This month, join us as we watch Zootopia (2016). After the film, we'll have a discussion about its portrayal of racism and…
53rd Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Movie Time! Frozen Sing-A-Long
Beat the heat and join us for a screening of Frozen Sing-A-Long. And please do sing your heart out. Popcorn will be provided. For ages 3-12 years. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis on the day of the screening starting at 11:00am.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 3 p.m.
Movie Day
Join us for Movie Day at the Library! Bring a snack, relax and enjoy a great movie for the whole family!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Today
@ 4:30 p.m.
Teen Movie Wednesdays
Teens, join us in the teen room every Wednesday for a movie hand picked by you. Movie starts at 4:30 p.m.
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Summer Shorts: Jazz on a Summer's Day
Relics and Forgotten Gems Curated from the Reserve Film and Video Collection Wednesdays in August we’re bringing some of New York’s finest film experts to the Steven A Schwarzman Building, where they'll present one-time-only movie nights that they’ve curated from the Library for the Performing Arts’ 60-plus-year-old collection of 16mm films. Get out of the heat and watch wonderful and strange docs, shorts, tv movies, and features selected and presented in-person by curators from the Librar…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Thu, August 24
@ 11 a.m.
Columbus Library Classic Movie
Madame Bovary 1949; 115 Minutes; Warner Bros.; Not Rated Starring –Jennifer Jones, James Mason, Van Heflin, Louis Jourdan & Alf Kjellin Director – Vincente Minnelli A woman, not satisfied with the limited life she leads, rebels against conventional society, and finds tragedy.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 1 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: Johnny Guitar
Synopsis A saloon owner stands up to four stagecoach robbers who take her friends hostage, with the help of a mysterious old friend of hers, a man known as Johnny Guitar. Directors Nicholas Ray. Production year 1954, Rating NR, Studio Paramount Pictures, Runtime 110 minutes. Cast Joan Crawford, Mercedes McCambridge, Sterling Hayden, Scott Brady, Ward Bond.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 1 p.m.
Classic Movie Thursday
Come and join us to watch some movies:​ Harriet Craig- Rating NR, Runtime 94 minutes, Release Year 1950, August 10 Romeo and Juliet - Rating PG, Runtime 110 minutes, Release Year 1968, August 17 Sabrina - Rating NR, Runtime 112 minutes, Release Year 1954, August 24 Witness for the prosecution - Rating NR, Runtime 120 minutes, Release Year 1957, August 31 Subjected to cancellation and change
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Flicks
Movie time at the library. Enjoy feature movie titles, varying in length from 75 minutes to 2 hours.
Fort Washington LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 1 p.m.
Afternoon at the Movies
Come and enjoy a feature film with family and friends in the afternoon! Enjoy the latest feature films at the Roosevelt Island Library.
Roosevelt Island LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: Gold
Rated R, 2 hours 1 minute A failed businessman decides to prospect for gold in the jungles of Indonesia. With the help of an experienced geologist, he actually manages to unearth a massive gold deposit, but is soon forced to protect his find from ruthless Wall Street traders. Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez & Bryce Dallas Howard
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Film - REBECCA (1940)
REBECCA (1940) 130 min., b&w, directed by ALFRED HITCHCOCK. Based on the celebrated novel by DAPHNE DU MAURIER. Starring LAURENCE OLIVIER, JOAN FONTAINE, GEORGE SANDERS, Judith Anderson, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny, C. Aubrey Smith, Gladys Cooper, Florence Bates, Milville Cooper, Leo G. Carroll, Leonard Carey. A young woman marries a rich British man with a mansion containing some dark secrets relating to his first wife whom she knows nothing about. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
MOVIE DAY
Enjoy an entertaining movie at the library!
Mott Haven LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Movie Series
Take a break from the summer heat and enjoy an entertaining movie with friends. Bring a treat to snack on but please clean up after yourself. Teens and tweens are welcome, ages 10 to 17, located on the third floor. This week’s movie is What A Girl Wants (2003).
Aguilar LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: The Pirate (1948)
A 19-century traveling song-and-dance man impersonates a pirate to impress a bored heiress who is about to enter an arranged marriage with a wealthy older man on a Caribbean island. With songs by Cole Porter, it stars Judy Garland and Gene Kelly. Running time: 1 hour and 42 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee
THE SPACE BETWEEN US Synopsis: The first human born on Mars travels to Earth for the first time, experiencing the wonders of the planet through fresh eyes. He embarks on an adventure with a street smart girl to discover how he came to be. Director: Peter Chelsom Starring: Gary Oldman, Asa Butterfield, Carla Gugino, Britt Robertson, B.D. Wong Rated PG-13 | 121 min | STX Entertainment | 2017 UPCOMING FILM: -August 31: Split **Please Note: Films are subject to last minute change or cancellat…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Summer Movies @ Sedgwick
What better way to stay cool in the summer than stopping by the library to catch the latest movie! From action movies, to romance, to horror, and comedy, we are playing what you've been meaning to watch or what you want to watch again! 8/3: Hidden Figures 8/24: Deepwater Horizons 8/29: Arrival 8/31: Concussion
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Board GamesTremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
Teen Movie at Melrose Library: Hidden Figures
Three brilliant African-American women at NASA -- Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) -- serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: LA LA Land
Synopsis Winner of 6 Academy Awards® including Best Director for writer/director Damien Chazelle, and winner of a record-breaking 7 Golden Globe® Awards, LA LA LAND is more than the most acclaimed movie of the year — it’s a cinematic treasure for the ages that you’ll fall in love with again and again. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star as Mia and Sebastian, an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams — and finding each other — in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams, and love.…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Movie Night: Matilda (1996)
Are you crazy about movies? Do you love lazy nights? Come to the library and join us for a free film screening! Perfect for the whole family, we will be showing Matilda (1996). Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.Please see the attached flyer for more information.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 6 p.m.
16mm Film Screening: The Village on Film
Please join us for a screening of 16mm films from the special collections of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts! The Films: Village Sunday (1960; 13 mins.) A docudrama that captures the spirit of Greenwich Village on a Sunday afternoon, this lively film attests to the vast array of local residents, artists, and tourists that populate this New York City neighborhood. Features musicians, poets, and artists in and around Washington Square Park as well as processions from th…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, August 24
@ 7 p.m.
Summer Film Series #6: Dreams
FILMS FOR A BETTER WORLD @ THE INWOOD LIBRARY THIS SUMMER (JUNE, JULY AND AUGUST), THE INWOOD LIBRARY SHINES A LIGHT ON DIVERSE NARRATIVES FROM AROUND THE WORLD WITH A SPECIAL MULTICULTURAL FILM SERIES. Dreams (1990) Eight tales about art, nature, war and death based upon the actual dreams of the director. Akira Kurosawa; 1990; Rated PG; Warner Bros; 120 min All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Inwood LibraryAdults
Fri, August 25
@ 11 a.m.
Movies for Tots
Kids can enjoy a short movie or cartoon on DVD. Suitable for a younger audience. For children ages 0-5 years old with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, August 25
@ 12 noon
T.G.I.F Children's Movie Afternoons
Zootopia From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopia is a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means working with Nick Wilde, a wily fox who makes her job even harder.-google.com Staring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman,…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomFamilies
Fri, August 25
@ 1:15 p.m.
Movie Time!
Join us for a screening of popular movies at High Bridge Branch Public Library in the teen room!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 25
@ 2 p.m.
Film:Ghostbusters (1984 version)
This is the one and only original. Four quasi-hack intern students find themselves downsized from their cushy university gigs. In desperation they decide to open an agency which deals with searching and removing paranormals! At one point they must remove a ghoul from the research collections of The New York Public Library! Directed by Ivan Reitman. Starring Bill Murray, Dan aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, etc. Color. 1984. 95 mins.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, August 25
@ 2 p.m.
Movies at 53rd: DOG DAY AFTERNOON (1975)
Come to our Streets of New York Summer Film Festival. Beat the heat in our air-conditioned theater and see classics by great NY filmmakers, Fridays at 2 PM, through July and August.This Friday August 25th at 2 PM: Dog Day Afternoon (Sidney Lumet, Al Pacino,1975) screened in the Community Room on the central level. Runtime:125 Minutes. Rated R
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, August 25
@ 2 p.m.
Anime
Watch anime in the Teen Center! Mob rules when picking the show and episode...
West Farms LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 25
@ 2 p.m.
August Friday FilmsHamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, August 25
@ 2 p.m.
Teen Movie Friday
Join us at 2 PM and watch a movie with your friends! Make sure to keep an eye out for movie titles as the dates are approaching.
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 25
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! August 4, 2017 TBA August 11, 2017 Get Out (R) ​​103 min In Universal Pictures’ Get Out, a speculative thriller from Blumhouse (producers of The Visit, Insidious series and The Gift) and the mind of Jordan Peele, when a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, he becomes ensnared in a more sinister real reason for the invitation. August 18,…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, August 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
Family Movie Afternoon
Want to see a movie for free? Come see what we have playing! Friday, August 4 BIG HERO Friday, August 18 WRECK - IT RALPH
Woodstock LibraryFamilies
Fri, August 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
Friday Afternoon Movies at St. George
Going in Style Friday, August 4 2:30 p.m. Genre: Action Starring: Morgan Freeman Rated PG-13 Going in Style King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Friday, August 11 2:30 p.m. Genre: Action Starring: Charlie Hunnam; Jude Law Rated PG-13 King Arthur The Circle Friday, August 18 2:30 p.m. Genre: Thriller S…
St. George Library Center, AuditoriumAdults
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