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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, October 18
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 11:15 a.m.
Midweek Movie: The Secret Heart
When her husband kills himself, Lee Addams devotes her life to raising her stepchildren, Penny and Chase. Later, Penny displays evidence of mental fragility that haunted her father, becoming frighteningly obsessed with her piano studies and with the handsome older man who rekindles his long-ago romance with Lee. Claudette Colbert, Walter Pidgeon, June Allyson, Lionel Barrymore, Robert Sterling, Marshall Thompson, Elizabeth Patterson, Richard Derr, Patricia Medina. 1946, 97 mins.
Riverside LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, October 18
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Preschool Storytime: Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 11:30 a.m.
Family Movie
Come and join us to watch some movies: McFarland - Rating PG, Runtime 128 minutes, Release Year 2015, October 4 The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning - Rating G, Runtime 77 minutes, Release Year 2008, October 11 Air Bud: Golden Receiver - Rating G, Runtime 88 minutes, Release Year 1998, October 18 The Iron Giant - Rating PG, Runtime 84, Release Year 1999, October 25 Wireless listening device is needed to hear the film. Please come a few minutes early to borrow one with your library ca…
53rd Street Library, TheaterChildren
Wed, October 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Akeelah & The Bee
Akeelah, an 11-year-old girl living in South Los Angeles, discovers she has a talent for spelling, which she hopes will take her to the National Spelling Bee. Despite her mother's objections, Akeelah doesn't give up on her goal. She finds help in the form of a mysterious teacher, and along with overwhelming support from her community; Akeelah might just have what it takes to make her dream come true.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
After School Movies
Discover Grand Concourse's movie theater expereince! October 4th: Smurfs- The Lost Village : A mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history. October 11: Hotel Transylvania: Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teen-aged daughter. October…
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren
Wed, October 18
@ 4 p.m.
Anime Club at Wakefield
Teens can catch up on their favorite anime shows and get introduced to new ones! Viewings will be held in the Wakefield community room.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 18
@ 4 p.m.
CANDY CORN MASON JARSTremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 18
@ 4 p.m.
Children's Short Films
Join us for some classic children's films.
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Parents/Caregivers,
Children
Wed, October 18
@ 4 p.m.
Spooky Movie Day
Prepare for Halloween with some spooky movies! Bring a snack, relax and enjoy a great movie for the whole family!
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomChildren,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers
Wed, October 18
@ 4:30 p.m.
Kanopy Classics Cinema Screening: The Blob
Come enjoy an early Halloween screening of the classic film, The Blob (1958).
Bloomingdale Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, October 18
@ 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)
Wed, October 18
@ 5 p.m.
Teen Movie Wednesdays
Take a break from homework and stop by the Teen Zone to watch a movie with your friends! This month we are watching Transformers: The Last Knight, Paper Towns, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, & Spiderman: Homecoming!
Grand Concourse Library, Young Adult RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 19
@ 11 a.m.
Columbus Library Classic Movie
Suspicion 1941; 99 Minutes; Warner Bros.; Not Rated Starring –Joan Fontaine, Cary Grant, Cedric Hardwick, Nigel Bruce & May Whitty Director – Alfred Hitchcock Alfred Hitchcock weaves a terrifying web of suspicion around a fragile young English bride and captures a classic suspense thriller. Joan Fontaine is the bride, a gently-reared heiress who fears she has married a murderer. Cary Grant is the husband, a dashing ne'er-do-well with a penchant for the high life--and a bank…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 1 p.m.
Classic Movie Thursday
Come and join us to watch some movies:​ Elizabeth - Rating NR, Runtime 106 minutes, Release Year 1939, October 5 Period of Adjustment - Rating NR, Runtime 112 minutes, Release Year 1962, October 12 Lilies of the Field - Rating NR, Runtime 94 minutes, Release Year 1963, October 19 Bye, Bye Birdie - Rating G, Runtime 112 minutes, Release Year 1963, October 26 Subjected to cancellation and change
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 1 p.m.
Learn To Stream Films and Videos from the Library
People of the Toga: Etruscans, Early Rome In this first of five episodes tracing the rise of Roman civilization, you begin with Rome's geography, its traditional origin story, and the formative scars left by the experience of being ruled by a foreign power. This series will also be an introduction to the library's new film streaming database Kanopy.
Huguenot Park LibraryAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 2 p.m.
Film - THE PALM BEACH STORY (1942)
THE PALM BEACH STORY (1942) 88 min., b&w, directed by and screenplay by PRESTON STURGES. A short film will precede the feature. Starring CLAUDETTE COLBERT, JOEL McCREA, MARY ASTOR, Rudy Vallee, Sig Arno, Robert. A young wife decides to leave her husband for a millionaire they meet in Palm Beach because her husband couldn’t afford their lavish lifestyle and didn’t believe a wealthy weinie king had given her money out of simple kindness. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 2 p.m.
Matinee Thursday: Beatriz at Dinner
Rated R, 1 hours 23 minutes A Mexican immigrant gets into an argument with a real-estate tycoon at a posh dinner party. Starring: Salma Hayek & John Lithgow
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Eyes Without a Face (French with English Subtitles) (1960)
Dr. Génessier (Pierre Brasseur) is riddled with guilt after an accident that he caused disfigures the face of his daughter, the once beautiful Christiane (Édith Scob), who outsiders believe is dead. Dr. Génessier, along with accomplice and laboratory assistant Louise (Alida Valli), kidnaps young women and brings them to the Génessier mansion. After rendering his victims unconscious, Dr. Génessier removes their faces and attempts to graft them on to Christiane's. Running time: 91 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 2 p.m.
Thursday Afternoon Film Matinee
THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE Synopsis: Tells the account of the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion. Director: Niki Caro Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Brühl, Michael McElhatton, Iddo Goldberg Rated PG-13 | 124 min | Focus Features | 2017 **Please Note: Films are subject to last minute change or cancellation. Open captioning upon request. UPCOMING FILM: -October 26: Edgar Allan Poe…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 2:45 p.m.
Movie Time For All Ages
Feature movie titles, varying in length from 90 minutes to 2 hours.
Pelham Bay LibraryFamilies
Thu, October 19
@ 3 p.m.
Fun Film Thursday
Have the time of your life in a movie theater-like environment. Bring your family to the library for an amusing movie!
Tremont LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 19
@ 3 p.m.
Double Feature Scary Movie Thursdays
Come on and spend some time with us at Countee Cullen… It’ll be a night you won’t forget. Double Feature Screenings. October 5, 2017 3pm-7pm The Omen, 1976 Approx. 111 mins. R rating Children of the Corn, 1984 Approx. 92 mins R ratin October 12, 2017 3pm-7pm The Evil Dead, 1983 Approx. 85 mins. Not Rated Poltergeist, 2015 Approx. 94 mins. PG-13 rating October 19, 2017 3pm-7pm The Bride of Frankenstein, 1935 Approx. 75 mins. Young Frankenstein, Approx. 102 mins. PG rating October 26…
Countee Cullen Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, October 19
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: Kong: Skull Island
The producers of Godzilla reimagine the origins of one the most powerful monster myths of all in Kong: Skull Island, from Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures and Tencent Pictures. This compelling, original adventure from director Jordan Vogt-Roberts (The Kings of Summer) tells the story of a diverse team of scientists, soldiers and adventurers uniting to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific, as dangerous as it is beautiful. Cut off from everything they know, the team venture…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, October 19
@ 4 p.m.
Webster @ the Movies: Smurfs: The Lost Village
Webster’s @ The Movies Presents: Smurfs: The Lost Village Thursday, October 19th at 4p.m. Best friends Smurfette, Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty use a special map that guides them through the Forbidden Forest, an enchanted wonderland that's filled with magical creatures. Their adventure leads them on a course to discover the biggest secret in Smurf history as they race against time and the evil wizard Gargamel to find a mysterious village. Columbia Pictutres Industries Inc. Directed by Kelly Asbur…
Webster Library, AuditoriumChildren
Thu, October 19
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Movie Night: Hocus Pocus (1993)
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 Hocus Pocus (1993). After centuries, three witch sisters are resurrected in Salem, Massachusetts on Halloween night, and it is up to two teenagers, a young girl, and an immortal cat to put an end to their reign of terror once and for all.
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Fri, October 20
@ 11 a.m.
Movies For Tots
Kids can enjoy a short film or cartoon on dvd. Suitable for a younger audience. For children ages 0-5 with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, October 20
@ 11 a.m.
TEEN TRIVIA
Come collect a trivia quiz every other Tuesday. The first one to get all of the questions right, wins a prize! See the Young Adult Librarian for details.
Tremont LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 20
@ 12:30 p.m.
Movies at Mulberry Street Presents - Jim Jarmusch - Early Films
Join us for our Inaugural screening of two films on NYPL's new streaming movie platform - Kanopy! This month we will feature director Jim Jarmusch. A deadpan style and focus on cultural mash-ups capture the essence of these two early films from his career. 12:30 PM - Stranger than Paradise (1984) Starring John Lurie, Eszter Balint, and Richard Edson. A self-styled New York hipster is paid a surprise visit by his younger cousin from Budapest. From initial hostility and indifference a small d…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Fri, October 20
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
Cell 2016; 98 Minutes; Lions Gate Films, Inc.; Rated R Starring – John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman, Stacy Keach & Owen Teague Director – Tod Williams An apocalyptic thriller about a mysterious signal that reprograms the minds of cellphone users around the globe.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Fri, October 20
@ 2 p.m.
Film: Imitation of Life
Lana Turner heads an outstanding cast in this emotionally charged story concerning a mother’s neglect of her daughter. Directed by Doublas Sirk. Starring Lana Turner, Jack Gavin, Juanita Moore, etc. Color. 1934. Approx. 120 mins.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, October 20
@ 2 p.m.
Movies at 53rd: Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Please come and join us to watch a movie: Saturday Night Fever (1977), on Friday October 20th at 2 PM. Movie will be screened in the Community Room on the central level. Runtime: 118 Minutes. Age 18+
53rd Street Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, October 20
@ 2 p.m.
Canceled
October Friday Films
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomAdults
Fri, October 20
@ 2 p.m.
Halloween Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! October 6, 2017 Boo! A Madea Halloween (PG-13) 103 min Take-no-prisoners matriarch Madea battles ghouls and ghosts on Halloween night, all while making sure a teenage relative doesn't sneak off to a frat party she's forbidden to attend. October 13, 2017 Sleepy Hollow (R) 106 min A detective is sent to probe a series of gruesome murders in which the victims' heads are m…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, October 20
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Program: Anime Club
Join us for Anime Club! We appreciate and celebrate anything anime and Japanese. Join us for screenings and anime related activities!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 20
@ 3 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, October 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Pre-School Film
Watch films based on picture books..
Morningside HeightsChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, October 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Do you like anime or manga? Join us for episodes of a different anime on Fridays! Take the chance to talk with your peers about some of your favorites, chill out and sketch some characters.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, October 20
@ 3:30 p.m.
Friday Films
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free movie matinee at Soundview Library!
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, October 20
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Come meet up and talk about your favorite Anime and Manga series with your fellow Otaku at Mariners Harbor Library! We will also be showing episodes of your favorite anime series that YOU can pick. Snacks are included.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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