Events

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249 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2:30 PM
Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month
This event is in-person only. Come kick back and enjoy a family-friendly movie with the Throgs Neck branch Children's Library staff! Film ratings range from G-PG. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver in order to participate. We will be playing "Encanto".
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Today
@ 2:30 PM
Heritage Celebration Programming
Cambio de hora 2:30pm-4:30pm Este programa se llevará a cabo en el Bronx Library Center. Estaremos proyectando la película, Cantiflas. Rated: PG| Drama/Romance| Longitud: 102 Minutos.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Today
@ 3 PM
This program will take place in person at the Charleston Library. Bring the popcorn and the whole family for a Friday afternoon movie! Check out our social media pages or stop by the branch to see what we will be watching! To ensure the health and safety of the public and our staff, all visitors must adhere to NYPL’s health and safety policies.. Learn more about our health and safety policies.
Charleston LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Today
@ 3 PM
Join us for a screening of Corpse Bride (2005).Returning to the painstaking stop-motion animation he employed with amazing success in The Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton presents a hair-raising legend based on a 19th-century Russian folktale, in which a young man mistakenly weds a corpse while on a two-day trek to the village of his real bride-to-be. It is up to the groom's flesh-and-blood fiancée, who has been pining for the arrival of her intended, to face her wraith-like rival and make…
Riverside LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Hamilton Grange Branch Library Teen Center. October 7th , 2022 Mortal Instruments Lily Collins, Rober Maillet, Kevin Durand Colombia Pictures Rated PG-13; 130 minutes; 2013 In New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager named Clary Fray learns that she is descended from a line of Shadowhunters -- half-angel warriors who protect humanity from evil forces. After her mother disappears, Clary joins forces with a group of Shadowhunters and enters…
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 3:30 PM
This event series takes place in person at Woodstock Library. Come unwind and enjoy your afternoon with a kids' movie on the Children's Floor! October 7: Scooby-Doo: The Return of Zombie Island October 27: Coraline Groups of 5 or more, please call in advance.
Woodstock LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Today
@ 4 PM
Join us at the Bronx Library Center and enjoy a family friendly movie every other Friday at 4 pm. Enjoy some cool activities while you watch. This week we will screen: Hocus Pocus Please Note: Masks are encouraged at all NYPL locations. No registration is required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,

Families
Today
@ 5 PM
This event will take place in person at 53rd St. Great Movie— Free Pizza— Teens Only What are you doing on the first Friday of every month? Grab a friend and join! Or meet a friend or two or three! Who can attend? Young people aged 14-19 Here’s what to expect: Each month PaaM hosts present a new theme with a menu of 3 movie options. Movie titles aren’t revealed until movie night. You decide what we watch – 3 movies. 1 vote. Mob rules. Eat delicious pizza on us and connect with other N…
53rd Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 8
@ 10:30 AM
Spend your Saturday morning with us to play Chess, Checkers, Connect 4, Dominos, Uno Cards, and Scrabble, Color and chat about the books you are reading, the shows you are watching, and discuss whatever is on your mind.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students
Sat, October 8
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in-person at the Pelham Parkway-Van Nest Library. Relive your childhood with Saturday Morning Cartoons. Come to the library for a relaxing time watching classic cartoons. We’ll watch animated movies or TV shows and enjoy a quiet Saturday morning. We hope to see you there! For Children, Teens and Adults This Month , Showing Spooky Cartoons! October 1: Scooby-Doo October 8: The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy Ocotber 15: Courage The Cowardly Dog Ocotber 22…
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryAdults,

Children,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, October 8
@ 1 PM
Come join us for our film matinee on The Phantom Of The Opera. This comes from a 19th century Paris opera house, the brooding Phantom schemes to get closer to vocialist Christine Daae. The Phantom, wearing a mask to hide a congenital disfigurement, strong-arms management into giving the budding starlet key roles, but Christine instead falls fir arts benefactor Raoul. Terrified at the notion of her absence, the Phantom enacts a plan to keep Christine by his side, while Raoul tries to foil the sc…
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Sat, October 8
@ 1 PM
**This event will take place at the Yorkville Branch** Professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) knows the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald (Mads Mikkelsen) is moving to seize control of the wizarding world. Unable to stop him alone, he entrusts Magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) to lead an intrepid team of wizards, witches and one brave Muggle baker on a dangerous mission, where they encounter old and new beasts and clash with Grindelwald’s growing legion of followers. But with…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Sat, October 8
@ 1 PM
Join us in person at the Woodstock Branch for a horror movie every Saturday throughout October! Spooky! October 1st -- Mars Attacks! (1996) Dir. Tim Burton October 8th -- Carnival of Souls (1962) Dir. Herk Harvey October 15th -- Young Frankenstein (1974) Dir. Mel Brooks October 22nd -- The Masque of the Red Death (1964) Dir. Roger Corman October 29th -- The Ring (2002) Dir. Gore Verbinski Snacks Provided
Woodstock LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 8
@ 1 PM
24 Frames per Second
Years after his father is murdered, Amleth wreaks his bloody vengeance on the killer: his uncle. Short Q&A to follow the film.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults,

50+
Sat, October 8
@ 2 PM
We'll play a movie the whole family can enjoy in our Meeting Room! Movies will be rated no higher than PG. No registration required.
Baychester Library, Community Meeting RoomChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years)
Sat, October 8
@ 2 PM
​Note: This event will be in-person at SNFL, Room 303 | Registration Required Alien (1979) The crew of a commercial spacecraft encounter a deadly lifeform after investigating an unknown transmission. Directed by Ridley Scott 1979 | R | 116 minutes About Reel to Read: The page meets the screen at Reel to Read, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by librarians, local authors, and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on t…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

Book Lovers
Sat, October 8
@ 2 PM
Why go to the movie theater when you can watch a movie at the library? Join us as we celebrate spooky season with a family-friendly movie, craft, snack, and giveaways. This program will take place in person at the Mariners Harbor Library. No registration required. Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome.
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers
Sat, October 8
@ 2 PM
Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month
Join Clason's Point library staff for a family movie day! Quality time with our family is paramount in building stronger relationships. Come and watch Encanto for National Hispanic and Latinix Heritage month. Sign up for the NYPL Kids e-newsletter to get information on upcoming author talks and events happening at the Library and online. Get updates on online programming, at-home activities, and more in your inbox!
In personChildren,

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, October 8
@ 2 PM
Saturday movies for children to enjoy.
Wakefield LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Sat, October 8
@ 2 PM
Sypnosis: Mary Lennox , a young orphan, living with her domineering uncle stumbles upon a whimsical garden tucked away on the far reaches of the estate. Mary then experiences a series of fantastical adventures in her newfound playground. Based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Directors: Marc Munden, Owen Smith Production year: 2020 Rating: PG Runtime: 99 minutes Cast: Dixie Egerickx, Richard Hansell, David Verrey, Tommy Gene Surridge, Julie Walters This event will take place in…
Morrisania LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Sat, October 8
@ 2:30 PM
This program will be held in person at Bronx Library Center. Join us for our October film series. A harrowing tale of perseverance and survival that unfolds during the great copper rush of 1845. Rating: PG-13 Runtime: 90 minutes
Bronx Library Center, Auditorium Adults
Tue, October 11
@ 2 PM
Comics & Superheroes
Come join us and watch Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home. Snacks will be provided.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, October 11
@ 2:30 PM
Open House Week
This event will take place in person at Throg’s Neck Library. Celebrate Open House Week with the Throg’s Neck branch by enjoying time coloring and a watching a fun movie! Film ratings range from G-PG. The program will be on Tuesday, October 11th at 2:30-3:30 pm. Supplies will be provided. See you then!
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years)
Tue, October 11
@ 3 PM
Synopsis Struggling to overcome his self-destructive tendencies, Stuart Long seeks a new path in the boxing ring. However, Long soon finds himself turning to a life of religion, eventually earning his priesthood on a quest to uplift others. Based on true events. Directors: Rosalind Ross, Production Year: 2022, Rating: R, Studio: Columbia Pictures Industries Inc, Runtime: 124 minutes Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, Jacki Weaver, Annet Mahendru, Faith Jefferies
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Tue, October 11
@ 5:30 PM
Join us at Countee Cullen Library as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by enjoying this popular children's film set in Columbia featuring Mirabel Madrigal, the youngest granddaughter in a family that protects their enchanted village with the magical powers they've had for two generations.
Countee Cullen Library, Children's RoomChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Wed, October 12
@ 11 AM
Join us every Wednesday at 11am as we work our way through the Marvel Cinematic Universe! This week we are watching 2008's Iron Man! Iron Man tells the story of Tony Stark, a billionaire industrialist and genius inventor who is kidnapped and forced to build a devastating weapon. Instead, using his intelligence and ingenuity, Tony builds a high-tech suit of armor and escapes captivity. When he uncovers a nefarious plot with global implications, he dons his powerful armor and vows to protect the…
St. George Library CenterAdults
Wed, October 12
@ 12 PM
Join Jerome Park staff for our midday movie this week's movie is Nightmare Alley starring Bradley Cooper and Cate Blanchett. From visionary filmmaker, Guillermo del Toro comes a suspenseful psychological thriller about a manipulative carnival man who teams with an equally deceptive psychiatrist to grift the wealthy in 1940s New York society. Del Toro co-wrote the enthralling film with Kim Morgan, based on William Lindsay Gresham's novel. You may bring a light snack with you hope to see you at t…
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
Wed, October 12
@ 2 PM
Open House Week
​Note: This event will be in-person at SNFL, Room 303 | Registration Required Ghostbusters (1984) Three parapsychologists set up shop as a unique ghost removal service in New York City, attracting frightened yet skeptical customers. Directed by Ivan Reitman 1984 | PG | 105 minutes About Reel to Read: The page meets the screen at Reel to Read, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by librarians, local authors, and film experts, include a Re…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

Book Lovers
Wed, October 12
@ 4 PM
Online
Are you a fan of anime? Come join the Francis Martin Library Anime Manga Club, where we will discuss manga and anime you will enjoy. While this is taking place at the branch, registration is recommended for those who want to attend remotely. Mask wearing and social distancing is strongly encouraged and will be observed by the librarian in charge. Ages 12-24 are welcome.
Francis Martin Library
Online via Google Hangouts Meet
College & Graduate Students,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, October 12
@ 4 PM
Comics & Superheroes
Celebrate your day off from school at the Teen Center. Watch a movie on our giant screen! Eat popcorn! Bring your friends! Wednesday, October 12, 4:00 PM: The Amazing Spider-Man (2018) Runtime: 136 minutes For teens ages 13-19.
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 12
@ 4 PM
Comics & Superheroes
This event will take place in person. Join the Children and YA staff at our Anime Club! We will watch new anime and highlight the manga connected with the show. But also talk about upcoming manga series we hope you will enjoy! Limited volumes of the manga copies will be put aside for checkout leading up to the meeting date. For ages 10-17
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, October 13
@ 11 AM
The Two Mrs. Carrolls 1947; 99 Minutes; Rated TV-G; Warner Bros. Director – Peter Godfrey Starring – Barbara Stanwyck, Humphrey Bogart, Alexis Smith, Nigel Bruce, Isobel Elsom A homicidal artist does away with a wife by lacing her milk with poison, and after remarrying and eventually falling out of love with his new spouse, tries the same manner of murder, but she begins to suspect he's up to something nefarious
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, October 13
@ 11 AM
Join us in person to watch 2022 PG-13 film, Death on the Nile based on Agatha Christie's novel by the same name. A small snack will be provided. If you have read the book, feel free to stay afterward to discuss the book and how the book and movie compare.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Thu, October 13
@ 1 PM
Come join us in celebrating 60 years of Spiderman when it was first publlished. We will be watching Spiderman Far From Home!!!
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Thu, October 13
@ 1 PM
Open House Week
As part of Open House Week stop in for a special showing of the movie Spider-Man directed by Sam Raimi.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Thu, October 13
@ 2 PM
Synopsis An unhappily married tycoon is shocked into action when his mistress tires of waiting for him to divorce and instead takes up with a younger man. Directors: Sidney Lumet, Production Year:1980, Rating: R, Studio: Warner Bros., Runtime: 112 minutes Cast: Alan King, Ali MacGraw, Myrna Loy, Keenan Wynn, Tony Roberts
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, October 13
@ 2 PM
Comics & Superheroes
Join us for classic films and blockbusters! Spider-Man: No Way Home (2022) With Spider-Man's identity now revealed, Peter asks Doctor Strange for help. When a spell goes wrong, dangerous foes from other worlds start to appear, forcing Peter to discover what it truly means to be Spider-Man. Director: Jon Watts | Writers: Chris McKenna, Erik Sommers, Stan Lee | Stars: Tom Holland, Zendaya, Benedict Cumberbatch | 2h 28m
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,

50+
Thu, October 13
@ 3 PM
Celebrate the spooky season with a spine-chilling movie in the Teen Room.
St. George Library CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 13
@ 4 PM
​ To join this online discussion, please email tschildrenlibrarian@gmail.com and we will send you the link. ​
OnlineTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 14
@ 1 PM
Synopsis Profiling legendary heavyweight-boxing champion Muhammad Ali. The filmmakers utilize audio recordings made by Ali over the years, and talk to a number of people who offer insight into his personality, as well as his cultural and historical importance. Directors: Clare Lewins, Production Year: 2014, Rating: PG, Studio: Focus Features, Runtime: 107 minutes Cast: Muhammad Ali Jnr, Hana Ali, Maryum Ali, George Foreman, Marvis Frazier
Kips Bay LibraryAdults