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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 12 noon
Teen Film
07/01 @ 12 pm: We are Marshall 07/08 @ 12 pm: Bring It On 07/09 @ 1 pm: Blades of Glory 07/15 @ 12 pm: Coach Carter 07/16 @ 1 pm: Moneyball 07/22 @ 12 pm: 42 07/23 @ 1 pm: Friday Night Lights 07/29 @ 12 pm: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies 07/30 @ 12 pm: Zoolander & Zoolander 2 (Teen Movie Marathon Series)
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 30
@ 12 noon
Teen Film
07/01 @ 12 pm: We are Marshall 07/08 @ 12 pm: Bring It On 07/09 @ 1 pm: Blades of Glory 07/15 @ 12 pm: Coach Carter 07/16 @ 1 pm: Moneyball 07/22 @ 12 pm: 42 07/23 @ 1 pm: Friday Night Lights 07/29 @ 12 pm: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies 07/30 @ 12 pm: Zoolander & Zoolander 2 (Teen Movie Marathon Series)
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 30
@ 1 p.m.
Magic: The Gathering TCG Club
Now you can practice for Friday Night Magic from the comfort of your neighborhood Library with Thursday Night Magic! Each Thursday these casual 3-round Swiss pairing events provide a great way for inexperienced players to try out tournaments or for veteran players to try new strategies. Bring your own Magic the Gathering Cards. For Ages 16 and up.
Westchester Square LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, July 30
@ 2 p.m.
Horror Film Club
The Cabin in the Woods 2012 95 Minutes; Lions Gate Entertainment Starring- Kristen Connolly & Chris Helmsworth Director- Drew Goddard A rambunctious group of five college friends steal away for a weekend of debauchery in an isolated country cabin, only to be attacked by horrific supernatural creatures in a night of endless terror and bloodshed. Sound familiar? Just wait. As the teens begin to exhibit standard horror movie behavior, a group of technicians in a control room are scrutiniz…
Columbus Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 2:30 p.m.
Ongoing
Teen Anime
Love to read manga? Come watch the anime based on it! View your favorite anime show or movie with friends at Parkchester! Those first to arrive will choose what we watch. Light refreshments served.
Parkchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, July 30
@ 3 p.m.
Anime Afternoons!
Joins us and watch your favorite anime shows! Tokyo Ghoul, Naruto, Black Butler, Sword Art, Attack On Titan, One Piece, Blue Exorcist, Bleach and more!
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
COMIC CULTURE: MONSTERS OF THE BRONX
Join a new series of Comics-art classes focusing on the monster-loving mythology of our multi-cultural Bronx. This Summer, we explore the myths and legends of the diverse communities of the Bronx, as well as go deeper into some of the issues affecting our communities. Kids will learn to make their own comics, create their own stories, enjoy live figure drawing, and even review great anime; all while investigating the magic and diversity of our everyday lives. All classes are taught by cartoonist…
West Farms Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 3 p.m.
Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Do you like anime or manga? Join us for episodes of a different anime every Monday! Take the chance to talk with your peers about some of your favorites, chill out and sketch some characters.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 1
@ 6 p.m.
Game Night
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our Wii games and/or the Xbox One games. Take part in our tournaments!
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 2
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Read Manga. Watch Anime. Earn and win prizes.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, August 2
@ 5:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Teen Game Night
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board and video games (PS4 & Wii U) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 3
@ 2 p.m.
Reading & Writing Club
A club for teens to get together to read, discuss books in a laid-back environment, and find some inspiration for writing. This week's theme is "It was a dark and stormy night..." We will focus on creative writing using fun writing prompts!
115th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 3
@ 2:30 p.m.
COMIC CULTURE: MONSTERS OF THE BRONX
Join a new series of Comics-art classes focusing on the monster-loving mythology of our multi-cultural Bronx. This Summer, we explore the myths and legends of the diverse communities of the Bronx, as well as go deeper into some of the issues affecting our communities. Kids will learn to make their own comics, create their own stories, enjoy live figure drawing, and even review great anime; all while investigating the magic and diversity of our everyday lives. All classes are taught by cartoonist…
West Farms Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 3
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Author Reading Night!
Come on out and meet your favorite authors of books for teens! Wednesday, June 1 at 6 pm: Tara Altebrando, The Leaving Jennifer Castle, What Happens After Gordon Korman, Slacker Lois Metzger, Change Places With Me Sarah Mlynowski, Think Twice Lindsay Ribar, Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies Wednesday, July 7 at 6 pm: Caela Carter, Tumbling Melissa Grey, The Shadow Hour Jeff Hirsch, Black River Falls Kathryn Holmes, How it Feels to Fly Ann Stampler, How to Disappear Stephanie Kate Stroh…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Thu, August 4
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Cafe
Teen Cafe is your time to hang. Discuss anime, books, gaming; do art, maybe even craft, play games, listen to music, bring a snack or drink, or even do homework. Laptops provided. Ages 12-18.
Washington Heights LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 5
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Film
08/05 @ 1 pm: Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice 08/06 @ 1 pm: Grudge Match 08/12 @ 1 pm: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 08/13 @ 1 pm: Friday Night Lights 08/19 @ 1 pm: Barbershop: The Next Cut 08/20 @ 1 pm: Robocop 08/26 @ 1 pm: Ride Along 2 08/27 @ 1 pm: Miracle
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 5
@ 3 p.m.
Anime Afternoon!
Joins us and watch your favorite anime shows! Tokyo Ghoul, Naruto, Black Butler, Sword Art, Attack On Titan, One Piece, Blue Exorcist, Bleach and more!
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 5
@ 6 p.m.
First Fridays
First Friday: House Edition
In honor of the legendary DJ Larry Levan, guests at our third annual House Edition of First Fridays will jam all night long to house music! Levan was a pioneer of house music in New York City, best known for his decade-long residency at the popular New York City nightclub Paradise Garage. Levan’s cult followers refer to his hours-long sets as “Saturday Mass,” as he experimented with drum machines and synthesizers, popularizing an electronic, post-disco sound that launched the house music moveme…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Sat, August 6
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Film
08/05 @ 1 pm: Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice 08/06 @ 1 pm: Grudge Match 08/12 @ 1 pm: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 08/13 @ 1 pm: Friday Night Lights 08/19 @ 1 pm: Barbershop: The Next Cut 08/20 @ 1 pm: Robocop 08/26 @ 1 pm: Ride Along 2 08/27 @ 1 pm: Miracle
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3 p.m.
Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Do you like anime or manga? Join us for episodes of a different anime every Monday! Take the chance to talk with your peers about some of your favorites, chill out and sketch some characters.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 6 p.m.
Game Night
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our Wii games and/or the Xbox One games. Take part in our tournaments!
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 9
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Vladimir Goes for Gold!
A Summer Reading Celebration for All Ages! A young athlete takes you on an Olympic adventure! Meet Vladimir Cashewninski: Champion Badminton player, and sole athlete from the tiny People’s Republic of Insurgistan, as he prepares to compete at the Olympic Games. The night before his big day, he has an enthralling dream that takes him to Ancient Olympia, where he meets the Olympic Herald and teams up with the audience to explore the first Olympic Games. Presented by Traveling Lantern Theatre Comp…
Webster LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 9
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Read Manga. Watch Anime. Earn and win prizes.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, August 9
@ 5:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Teen Game Night
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board and video games (PS4 & Wii U) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 10
@ 4 p.m.
Game Night
Game Night @ 125th Street Library Every Wednesday Night 4-5:30 p.m. Join us for Family Game Night. Play Wii, or Xbox games at the library. Board games of all types are available for you to play with your friends, family, and neighbors.
125th Street Library, Community RoomFamilies
Wed, August 10
@ 6 p.m.
Strategy Game Night
Exercising Your Mind with Strategy Game Night Use Your BRAIN for World Domination Melville and Frances Herskovits on board the R.M.S. Queen Mary. First Floor—Corner Room Wednesday evenings from 6:00 PM—8:00 PM June 29 July 13 July 27 August 10 August 24
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, August 11
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Creatures of the Night
A Summer Reading Program Are you ready to meet things that go bump in the night? Bats, sloths, owls, and more move around in the dark, but this is your chance to see them in the daylight! Join Rob Mies for this fun and educational program. For children ages 4 and older. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center.
125th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, August 12
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Film
08/05 @ 1 pm: Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice 08/06 @ 1 pm: Grudge Match 08/12 @ 1 pm: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 08/13 @ 1 pm: Friday Night Lights 08/19 @ 1 pm: Barbershop: The Next Cut 08/20 @ 1 pm: Robocop 08/26 @ 1 pm: Ride Along 2 08/27 @ 1 pm: Miracle
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 12
@ 3 p.m.
Anime Afternoon!
Joins us and watch your favorite anime shows! Tokyo Ghoul, Naruto, Black Butler, Sword Art, Attack On Titan, One Piece, Blue Exorcist, Bleach and more!
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 12
@ 6 p.m.
Open Book Night: World Literature
We are having a book social! We hope you’ll come and share a book you loved reading! What to expect at Open Book Night: 1. Introduce your book with its title, author, publication date and genre (mystery, memoir, play, etc.). One book per person. 2. Tell us what it’s about and why you loved it in 2 minutes or less. 3. We want to have fun, so no negative criticism please. 4. Learn about titles of books that you may enjoy and share with your friends. Our theme this month is WORLD LITERATURE!…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Sat, August 13
@ 1 p.m.
Teen Film
08/05 @ 1 pm: Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice 08/06 @ 1 pm: Grudge Match 08/12 @ 1 pm: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 08/13 @ 1 pm: Friday Night Lights 08/19 @ 1 pm: Barbershop: The Next Cut 08/20 @ 1 pm: Robocop 08/26 @ 1 pm: Ride Along 2 08/27 @ 1 pm: Miracle
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 15
@ 3 p.m.
Get the Geek Out: Anime Club!
Do you like anime or manga? Join us for episodes of a different anime every Monday! Take the chance to talk with your peers about some of your favorites, chill out and sketch some characters.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 15
@ 6 p.m.
Game Night
Got the gaming moves? Show off your skills and challenge your friends to our Wii games and/or the Xbox One games. Take part in our tournaments!
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 16
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Creatures of the Night
A Summer Reading Celebration for All Ages! Are you ready to meet things that go bump in the night? Bats, sloths, owls, and more move around in the dark, but this is your chance to see them in the daylight! Join Rob Mies for this fun and educational program. Presented by New Canaan Nature Center.
Macomb's Bridge LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 16
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: Miracles from Heaven
Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Rating PG, Runtime 109 minutes, Release Year 2016; Director Patricia Riggen Synopsis In this religious drama based on a true story, a mother (Jennifer Garner) is devastated to learn that her ten-year-old daughter Anna (Kylie Rogers) has an incurable digestive disorder that causes her chronic pain. But when Anna is mysteriously cured of the ailment following a serious accident in which she falls three stories, her mom begins to believe that her recovery i…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Tue, August 16
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Read Manga. Watch Anime. Earn and win prizes.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, August 16
@ 5:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Teen Game Night
Game on! Teens choose from a selection of board and video games (PS4 & Wii U) to play.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 17
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Vladimir Goes for Gold!
A Summer Reading Celebration for All Ages! A young athlete takes you on an Olympic adventure! Meet Vladimir Cashewninski: Champion Badminton player, and sole athlete from the tiny People’s Republic of Insurgistan, as he prepares to compete at the Olympic Games. The night before his big day, he has an enthralling dream that takes him to Ancient Olympia, where he meets the Olympic Herald and teams up with the audience to explore the first Olympic Games. Presented by Traveling Lantern Theatre Comp…
Tompkins Square LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 17
@ 4 p.m.
Game Night
Game Night @ 125th Street Library Every Wednesday Night 4-5:30 p.m. Join us for Family Game Night. Play Wii, or Xbox games at the library. Board games of all types are available for you to play with your friends, family, and neighbors.
125th Street Library, Community RoomFamilies
Wed, August 17
@ 6 p.m.
Mae West: New Yorker, Vaudevillian, Upstart, and Jailbird - a Birthday Celebration!
Wednesday, August 17th at 6 pm; doors open at 5:30 pm! Born in Brooklyn, NY on August 17, 1893, MAE WEST began performing at age 6. By 1925, the 32-year-old knew her career had capsized; she was cast only in minor roles, she had numerous negative reviews, and she’d been fired. Then a trip to Greenwich Village and an appearance at Jefferson Market Court (now Jefferson Market Library) — along with an overnight stay at Jefferson Jail — changed her life, making the controversial vaudevillian an ove…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
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