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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, August 17
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: Split
Writer/director/producer M. Night Shyamalan returns with an original thriller that delves into the mysterious recesses of one man's fractured, gifted mind. Though Kevin (James McAvoy) has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher (Betty Buckley), there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey (Anya Taylor-Joy, The Witch), Kevin reaches a war for surviva…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, August 17
@ 4 p.m.
Open Drawing/Manga Drawing Club
Learn how to draw classic anime/manga figures starting from the basic construction. Or, express yourself anyway you like with our materials in open drawing!
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, August 17
@ 4 p.m.
Bingo Night for Adults
Join us and play Bingo every Thursday from 4pm - 5pm. Meet new friends and have fun! All adults are welcomed.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, August 17
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Fri, August 18
@ 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 18
@ 3 p.m.
Manga Club
Otakus unite! A club to discuss your favorite manga and watch anime.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 18
@ 3:30 p.m.
Surprise Friday!
惊喜星期五是一个月一次的新项目,这适合所有年龄的小朋友和他们的家人一起来游玩。惊喜星期五每一次都会有一种不同的“惊喜”游戏。在第一次的惊喜星期五,本館将会举行空间主题的逃脱游戏!来试试多快你可以逃脱? Surprise Friday is a once a month program geared towards kids of all ages and their families. Every time, Surprise Friday will feature a different type of “surprise” game. Think ‘Family Fun Night’. For our first ever Surprise Friday, Chatham Square will be hosting a space-themed Escape the Room! How fast can you escape?…
Chatham Square Library, Children's Story RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Fri, August 18
@ 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)
Sat, August 19
@ 1:30 p.m.
Saturday Matinee: Night of the Iguana
Night of the Iguana (1964; 125 mins.) Dir: John Huston. A defrocked Episcopal clergyman leads a bus load of middle-aged Baptist women on a tour of the Mexican coast and come to terms with the failure haunting his life. Starring Ava Gardner, Richard Burton.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Sat, August 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
Teens can catch up on their favorite anime shows and get introduced to new ones! Viewings will be held in the community room.
Sedgwick Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 21
@ 1:30 p.m.
Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center Poets & Writers Group
Join the group on select Monday afternoons for poetry and prose, in a series of seven sessions each of which will have a different theme. Dates are : June 5, 19; July 10, 24; August 7, 21; and Sept 11. June 5 : To start this series of workshops please read the poems "Remember" by Joy Harbo, and "Instructions on Not Giving Up" by Ada Limon; choose one theme to expand upon. Please keep pieces to 750 words or less. Readings of poetry and prose will form the theme for the next meeting on :…
Riverside LibraryAdults
Mon, August 21
@ 2 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.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, August 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
LiteracyINC Pajama Night at the Morrisania Library
Kids read stories and do arts and crafts.
Morrisania LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 22
@ 4 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)
Tue, August 22
@ 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 22
@ 5 p.m.
Adult Summer Reading Party & Movie Night
Join us for a celebration of Summer Reading for Adults! Adults who completed the summer reading challenge will receive a small prize. All adults are invited to enjoy snacks and watch the movie The Book Thief (2013). "The Book Thief tells the inspirational story of a spirited and courageous young girl who transforms the lives of everyone around her when she is sent to live with a new family in World War II Germany." No Registration Required. Open to Adults 18+.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 2 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, Children's RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 23
@ 3 p.m.
Summer Reading
Kids Graphic Novel Club: Smile by Raina Telgemeier
Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth. What follows is a long and frustrating journey with on-again, off-again braces, surgery, embarrassing headgear, and even a retainer with fake teeth attached. And on top of all that, there's still more: a major earthquake, boy confusion, and friends who turn out to be not so friendly. LIMIT 12 KIDS PLEASE COME BY JULY 24-28 TO PICK UP YOUR COPY AND SIGN UP AND HEAR ABOUT WH…
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Creatures of the Night
A Summer Reading Program When the sun goes down it becomes a different world! Owls are not the only animal that is active at night – mammals, frogs, toads, and even insects – make the night time come alive. The New Canaan Nature Center will bring these live animals and their sounds to you! For ages 13-18 years old.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 4 p.m.
Pajama Night with LINC(Literacy Inc.)
Read Aloud Craft and Light Refreshments for children 4 to 11 yrs.old.
Kingsbridge LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
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 p.m.
Open Drawing/Manga Drawing Club
Learn how to draw classic anime/manga figures starting from the basic construction. Or, express yourself anyway you like with our materials in open drawing!
Port Richmond LibraryChildren,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, August 24
@ 4 p.m.
Game Night and Best Books Chat
Join us for checkers, chess, and more games! You are welcome to bring your own game to share with new friends, or to borrow one of the library’s games. First, talk about your favorite book that you read this summer! For school-age children.
Battery Park City Library, Community RoomChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 4 p.m.
Bingo Night for Adults
Join us and play Bingo every Thursday from 4pm - 5pm. Meet new friends and have fun! All adults are welcomed.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
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
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park 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
@ 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
@ 3 p.m.
Manga Club
Otakus unite! A club to discuss your favorite manga and watch anime.
53rd Street Library, Teen ZoneTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, August 26
@ 2 p.m.
From Book to Film Club
Read the book. Watch the film. Discuss it! Please join, sign-up, and grab your copies of Bestseller Dennis Lehane's "Live By Night" at 96th Street Branch Library's circulaion desk. Be prepared to converse after the film. It's the Roaring 20's and Prohibition hasn't stopped the flow of booze in an underground network of ganster-run speakeasies. The opportunity to gain power and money is there for any man with enough ambition and nerve, and Joe Coughlin, the son of the Boston Police superinte…
96th Street Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, August 26
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Big Top Science
A Summer Reading Celebration! Come one, come all and behold: the science circus is about to begin. Step into our three rings of fun as we present a series of chemistry and physics demos that explain how a bed of nails can provide a great night’s sleep or how important balance can be to a tight rope walker. You’ll be amazed as we hatch our super secret “Snooberfish” eggs and take an amazing high dive that won’t make a splash! When it comes to fun science we provide the greatest show on earth! Be…
Bronx Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, August 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teens
Teen Anime #YAatPK
Naruto Bleach 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.
Parkchester Library, Meeting RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, August 28
@ 2 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.
Bloomingdale LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 28
@ 5 p.m.
Anime & Manga Club
A space where everything anime and manga related is discussed. Otakus unite!
South Beach LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 29
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Creatures of the Night
A Summer Reading Program When the sun goes down it becomes a different world! Owls are not the only animal that is active at night – mammals, frogs, toads, and even insects – make the night time come alive. The New Canaan Nature Center will bring these live animals and their sounds to you! For ages 13-18 years old.
Seward Park LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, August 29
@ 4 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)
Tue, August 29
@ 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 29
@ 5:30 p.m.
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 30
@ 2 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, Children's RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, August 30
@ 2 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, Children's RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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