Events

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178 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2 PM
Synopsis This Marvel Studios film sees a colossal event trigger “the emergence,” the appearance of the immortal and superpowered alien race The Eternals who have existed on earth for thousands of years. Now they will fight alongside humans against the Deviants in order to protect humankind. Directors Chloé Zhao Production year 2021, Rating PG-13, Studio Marvel, Runtime 157 minutes. Cast Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Kumail Nanjiani.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at the Allerton Library. At this meeting, we'll watch the 2010 movie Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. First, we'll watch the movie and discuss it afterwards. This is a group intended for YA (ages 13-18), but Tweens are welcome, with permission.
Allerton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Pride Month
Are you a fan of anime? Do you enjoy reading mangas like Dragon Ball, Food Wars, Naruto, and more? Please come join Washington Heights’ Anime & Manga Club for the month of June as we celebrate our favorite LGBTQIA+ characters! For ages 13-18. Masks are recommended, but not required.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
Canceled
Pride Month
Genderbender Vol. 1 IN PERSON PROGRAM For the end of Pride Month we are screening a series of shorts made by queer directors between the years of 1983-2005. These gems are not found on any modern streaming platforms! Claymation, animation, foreign shorts, drag, comedy, sex, & documentary from Frameline Distribution. Run time: 80 mins Open to Teens & Adults Limited Space - register here or by emailing LauraStein@nypl.org
Webster LibraryAdults,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 6 PM
Pride Month
This is an in-person event Paris Is Burning is a 1990 American documentary film directed by Jennie Livingston. Filmed in the mid-to-late 1980s, it chronicles the ball culture of New York City and the African-American, Latino, gay, and transgender communities involved in it. Critics consider the film to be an invaluable documentary of the end of the "Golden Age" of New York City drag balls, and a thoughtful exploration of race, class, gender, and sexuality in America Rated: R Runtime: 71 minut…
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Wed, June 29
@ 2 PM
​Note: This event will be in-person at SNFL, Room 303 | Registration Required The World, The Flesh and The Devil Two men and a woman discover they may be the only survivors of a nuclear war. Directed by Ranald MacDougall Starring: Harry Belafonte, Inger Stevens, and Mel Ferrer 1959 | 95 minutes | NRc 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…
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)Adults,

Book Lovers
Wed, June 29
@ 2:30 PM
Afternoon Movie: Disney's Encanto (2021, Rated PG, 102 min.) With all-new songs by award-winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, Encanto tells the tale of the Madrigals, an extraordinary family living in a magical house in the Colombian mountains. But when Mirabel, the only ordinary family member, discovers the magic surrounding their home is in danger, she may be her family's last hope. Cool off and enjoy a family friendly movie on Wednesdays @ 2:30pm in our 3rd floor community weekly all summer long!…
Epiphany LibraryChildren,

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Wed, June 29
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at Baychester Library in our Community Room. Join the YA staff every Wednesday at 3PM for our in person Anime & Manga Club. We will discuss all things manga/anime and every month we will highlight one of the many popular series. Limited volumes of the manga copies will be put aside for checkout leading up to the meeting date. Email amydouglas@nypl.org for more information!
Baychester LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, June 29
@ 3:30 PM
This is an in person program in the Soundview Library. Children and families are more than welcome to join us for our weekly movies! ​ June 1, 2022 The Addams Family (PG) 86 min Dark hilarity ensues after the Addams family—and their macabre traditions—relocate to suburbia, 21st century New Jersey. As they prepare for a major celebration that involves their extended family, they have to maneuver around the machinations of a devious reality-television host. June 8, 2022 Th…
Soundview LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Thu, June 30
@ 11 AM
This event will take place in person at Columbus Library. Ferris Bueller's Day Off 1986; 103 Minutes; Rated PG-13 ; Paramount Pictures Director – John Hughes Starring – Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey A charismatic high-school student convinces his repressed best friend to play hooky with him and his girlfriend and attempts to bring the young man out of his shell during a memorable day in Chicago.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, June 30
@ 12 PM
Heritage Celebration Programming
The story of a middle-aged gay couple's comic encounter with a self-righteously straight and conservative family. Armand and Albert reluctantly accept young Val's intention to marry the daughter of a conservative Senator, but when the fiancee's family comes to visit, the whole household is turned upside down.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, June 30
@ 1 PM
Ongoing
Pride Month
Tokyo Godfathers 2003 . PG-13 . 1h 32m This event will take place in person, at the Stapleton Library community Room. The event is first-come, first-served. Join us for the viewings of four subsequent LGBTQI+ films to celebrate pride month, as we introduce our Monday Matinee Series. Three unhoused friends - a young girl, a transgender woman, and a middle-aged man; find a newborn child while rummaging through trash. Tokyo Godfathers is as much a Christmas Eve story, as it is a story of…
Stapleton LibraryAdults
Thu, June 30
@ 1 PM
In-person event. Nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, “Minari” has been lauded for shining a light on the Asian American immigrant experience. The semi-autobiographical film was inspired by director Lee Isaac Chung’s own childhood as it tells the story of one family’s move from Korea to rural Arkansas in pursuit of their American dream. Runtime: 116 minutes
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Thu, June 30
@ 1 PM
This event will take place in person at the Morris Park Library. Teens, join us each week for Teen Movie Thursday and enjoy a different movie screening each week.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 30
@ 2 PM
Synopsis Young fashion student Eloise inexplicably travels through time to experience the splendor and glitz of London in the 1960s. As she explores her newfound world, she crosses paths with Sandy, an aspiring cabaret singer, in a startling way. However, the deeper Eloise plunges into this world, the more she begins to realize that something sinister lurks beneath its veneer. Directors Edgar Wright Production year 2021, Rating R, Studio Focus Features, Runtime 116 minutes. Cast Thomasin McK…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, July 1
@ 1 PM
This event is in-person only. Come kick back and enjoy a family-friendly movie with the Throgs Neck branch Children's Library staff. We will have a selection of films throughout the summer centered around the this years Summer Learning theme, Make Waves! Film ratings range from G-PG. Coloring sheets and word searches will be available for children to take home or complete during the film. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver in order to participate.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Fri, July 1
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at the 53rd Street Library Please come and join us to watch a family friendly Movie, Shrek the Third (2007) on Friday, July 1st at 2PM. The movie will be screened in the Theater area. Rating (PG) Runtime: 92 minutes. Director: Chris Miller, Raman Hui Starring: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, and Julie Andrews When the King of Far Far Away dies, Shrek sets out to find the rightful heir, while Prince Charming tries to seize the ki…
53rd Street Library, TheaterFamilies
Fri, July 1
@ 3 PM
Join us for this series of movie matinees presented by our SNFL Teen Center volunteers. Watch a movie on our giant screen at the library! Eat popcorn! Bring your friends! Fridays, July 1, 15, and 29 @ 3 PM
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL), Teen CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 1
@ 3:30 PM
This Summer, beat the heat at the Bronx Library Center and enjoy a family friendly movie every Friday at 3:30pm. Enjoy some cool activities while you watch. This week we will screen: Encanto Please Note: Masks are encouraged at all NYPL locations. No registration is required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,

Families
Tue, July 5
@ 1 PM
Ongoing
The Wizard of Oz 1939 . PG-13 . 1h 52m Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her rabble-rousing retinue, follow the yellow brick road to The Emerald City of Oz. Director: Victor Fleming (The program will take place on Tuesday July 5, 2022 as the library will be closed on Monday July 4, 2022) Programs are subject to change or cancellation.
Stapleton LibraryAdults
Tue, July 5
@ 3:30 PM
Are you a fan of anime? Do you enjoy reading mangas like Dragon Ball, Food Wars, Naruto, and more? Please come join Washington Heights’ Anime & Manga Club this summer as we explore what is new for the anime and manga summer line-up! For ages 13-18. Masks are recommended, but not required.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, July 6
@ 12 PM
There's terror in paradise when Jaelyn (Alicia Silverstone) and Kyle (James Tupper) arrive at a remote seaside villa in Vietnam for a romantic getaway. A torrential storm descends, reducing the villa to little more than a raft and sweeping the young couple out to sea. Suddenly, another danger appears a school of great white sharks. With her injured husband watching helplessly, Jaelyn must battle the deadly predators alone in this tense thriller that rides an unrelenting wave of fear. The runni…
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, July 6
@ 1 PM
In-person event. After losing his friend, an impetuous Navy pilot is accepted into Miramar's elite Fighter School. There, the pilot engages in a romance with his instructor while competing against a rival student flier for the program's coveted award. Runtime: 110 minutes
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Wed, July 6
@ 3 PM
This event will take place in person at Baychester Library in our Community Room. Join the YA staff every Wednesday at 3PM for our in person Anime & Manga Club. We will discuss all things manga/anime and every month we will highlight one of the many popular series. Limited volumes of the manga copies will be put aside for checkout leading up to the meeting date. Email amydouglas@nypl.org for more information!
Baychester LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 6
@ 3:30 PM
This is an in person program in the Soundview Library. Children and families are more than welcome to join us for our weekly movies! ​ July 6, 2022 Onward (PG) 102 min Two teenage elf brothers living in a post-magical world stumble upon a spell that can bring their father back to life. They embark on an epic, heartwarming adventure to see the spell through when it initially only brings back their father's lower half (i.e. his legs). July 13, 2022 Raya and the Last Dragon…
Soundview LibraryChildren,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Wed, July 6
@ 4 PM
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)
Wed, July 6
@ 6 PM
16mm Film
An investigation of Puerto Rico's "Operation Bootstrap," an economic development plan undertaken in the 1950's by American corporations who used the island as a source of cheap and abundant labor for their tax-free earnings. The film charts Puerto Rico's present economic crisis that has led to mass migration to the U.S., the promotion of widespread sterilization and unproductive welfare programs. A comprehensive documentary on Puerto Rican history and U.S.-Puerto Rican relations, focusing on…
Seward Park LibraryAdults,

50+
Thu, July 7
@ 1 PM
Disability Pride Month
In-person event. A couple in 1950s England is devastated when the husband is paralyzed after contracting polio. However, a new type of wheelchair allows him to live an active life, and the pair soon advocate for disability rights. Based on a true story. Runtime: 117 minutes
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults,

Persons with Disabilities
Thu, July 7
@ 1 PM
This event will take place in person at the Morris Park Library. Teens, join us each week for Teen Movie Thursday and enjoy a different movie screening each week.
Morris Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, July 8
@ 1 PM
Synopsis : Hunted by the fearsome warrior Sub-Zero, MMA fighter Cole Young finds sanctuary at the temple of Lord Raiden. Training with experienced fighters Liu Kang, Kung Lao and the rogue mercenary Kano, Cole prepares to stand with Earth's greatest champions to take on the enemies from Outworld in a high-stakes battle for the universe. Release date: April 23, 2021 (USA) Adapted from: Mortal Kombat Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures
High Bridge LibraryAdults
Fri, July 8
@ 1 PM
This event is in-person only. Come kick back and enjoy a family-friendly movie with the Throgs Neck branch Children's Library staff. We will have a selection of films throughout the summer centered around the this years Summer Learning theme, Make Waves! Film ratings range from G-PG. Coloring sheets and word searches will be available for children to take home or complete during the film. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver in order to participate.
Throg's Neck LibraryChildren,

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families
Fri, July 8
@ 2 PM
This event will take place in person at the 53rd Street Library Please come and join us to watch a family friendly Movie, A League of Their Own (1992) on Friday, July 8th at 2PM. The movie will be screened in the Theater area. Rating (PG) Runtime: 128 minutes. Director: Penny Marshall Starring: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Madonna, and Rosie O'Donnell A look at the first women's professional baseball league is set during World War II and focuses on the rivalry between sisters, one a…
53rd Street Library, TheaterFamilies
Fri, July 8
@ 3:30 PM
This Summer, beat the heat at the Bronx Library Center and enjoy a family friendly movie every Friday at 3:30pm. Enjoy some cool activities while you watch. This week we will screen: Space jam: a new legacy Please Note: Masks are encouraged at all NYPL locations. No registration is required.
Bronx Library Center, Children's RoomChildren,

Families
Sat, July 9
@ 10 AM
Come watch a family friendly movie in the library.
South Beach LibraryChildren,

Infant (0-18 months),

Toddlers (18-36 months),

Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),

School Age (5-12 years),

Families,

Parents/Caregivers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 9
@ 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, July 9
@ 1 PM
Come join us on Saturday afternoons for our Weekend Flicks at the Soundview Library! July 9, 2022 Spider-Man: No Way Home (PG-13) 150 min Peter Parker is now unmasked, his identity as Spider-Man known to the world. In a way, he likes it that his girl MJ knows his true identity, the same with his best friend Ned and Aunt May. However, problems follow this reveal. Thus, Peter approaches Doctor Strange to help him resolve the situation by performing a specific time-altering ritual. B…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Sat, July 9
@ 1 PM
In-person event. A film adaptation of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical about Evan Hansen, a high school senior with Social Anxiety disorder, and his journey of self-discovery and acceptance following the suicide of a fellow classmate. Runtime: 137 minutes
Todt Hill-Westerleigh LibraryAdults
Sat, July 9
@ 2 PM
In the wake of the Great Recession, an aging woman who lost her livelihood begins a solo expedition through the western United States. Converting a van into her living space, she styles herself a contemporary nomad and forges unexpected connections along the way. Based on the book of the same name by Jessica Bruder. Rating: R Runtime: 108 minutes All programs are subject to change and cancellations.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Mon, July 11
@ 1 PM
Canceled
Join us for an in-person film screening of Operation Finale (2018). A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust. Director: Chris Weitz Runtime: 122 minutes
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults
Mon, July 11
@ 1 PM
When a young woman is killed by a shark while skinny-dipping near the New England tourist town of Amity Island, police chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) wants to close the beaches, but mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) overrules him, fearing that the loss of tourist revenue will cripple the town. Ichthyologist Matt Hooper (Richard Dreyfuss) and grizzled ship captain Quint (Robert Shaw) offer to help Brody capture the killer beast, and the trio engage in an epic battle of man vs. nature.
Woodstock LibraryAdults,

50+