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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Graffiti Art Remix
Learn how to create traditional and futuristic graffiti art lettering and character design. Create the hottest manga and anime characrers and mash with abstract, symmetrical and geometrical artwork. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Presented by DJ SpazeCraft
Grand Central LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 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)
Today
@ 4 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, October 21
@ 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, October 23
@ 1 p.m.
Monday Matinee Movie: 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 comes to terms with the failure haunting his life. Starring Ava Gardner, Richard Burton.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 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, October 24
@ 12 noon
Tuesday Matinee
Our upcoming films are: Oct. 3: Rough Night Oct. 10: Beatriz at Dinner Oct. 17: The Big Sick Oct. 24: Wonder Woman Oct. 31: Halloween
Hamilton Fish Park Library, AuditoriumAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 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, October 24
@ 4 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, October 24
@ 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, October 24
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Anime Club
Do you love reading manga and watching anime? Come to the teen room to discuss your favorite manga and watch your favorite series. Paper and colored pencils will be provided for young adults who want to draw their favorite characters or create their own.
High Bridge LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, October 24
@ 5 p.m.
Spades Night for Adults
Adults can come and play the competitive card game Spades. All levels of skill are welcome.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Tue, October 24
@ 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, October 25
@ 11 a.m.
Adult Book Discussion: The Second Mrs. Hockaday
Join us once every month to discuss the latest book pick. For the convenience of our avid readers, we offer a day (The Day Readers) and night (The Night Readers) book discussion. Please see the attached fyler for more information. Pick up your copy today!
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, October 25
@ 4 p.m.
Back-to-School Open House
Get a new start at the Library this school year! This fall, we’re hosting back-to-school events in every branch! Learn about all the great educational resources available at your neighborhood library- from millions of books to program, computer access, online resources, and more- all for FREE. PLUS! Questions about your library card? Have books you need to return? We can help you! FEATURED PROGRAM Teen Tech/Game Night
125th Street LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 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 RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 25
@ 6 p.m.
Adult Book Discussion: The Second Mrs. Hockaday
Join us once every month to discuss the latest book pick. For the convenience of our avid readers, we offer a day (The Day Readers) and night (The Night Readers) book discussion. Please see the attached fyler for more information. Pick up your copy today!
South Beach LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, October 26
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Day of the Dead (1985)
In the third film in the saga of the undead from writer/director George A. Romero (Night of the Living Dead, Dawn of the Dead, Land of the Dead, Diary of the Dead, Survival of the Dead), a small group of scientists and soldiers have taken refuge in an underground missile silo where they struggle to control the flesh-eating horror that walks the earth above. But will the final battle for the future of the human race be fought among the living or have they forever unleashed the hunger of the dead?…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Night Out!
New York City teens and Soundview area local youth are invited to join us for another teen night out! Enjoy an afternoon of movies, video games, arts and crafts, and more! In addition, take advantage of this great opportunity to visit our information tables and pick-up useful resources, information and gift bags.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 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 26
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night:Beauty and the Beast
Synopsis Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. “Beauty and the Beast” is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Skulls, Skeletons and Spooktacular Animals!
Junior zoologists are invited to experience the wonders of nature through hands-on science activities in this exciting program. Meet LIVE animals that creep, crawl and scurry through the night including a chinchilla, lizard, frog, crab and several insects! Examine animal bones, decipher footprints made by forest creatures and use scientific tools to explore a variety of objects found in nature. Everyone will have the opportunity to make an observational drawing of their favorite animal. Best…
Morningside HeightsChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
STEAM Night: Projects for grades k-6
It’s time for Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics! We will do simple science projects and create! For grades k-6. Limited to first 20 children. First come, first served.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 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, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Pajama Night with Literacy Inc. (LINC)
Read Aloud, Craft, and Light Refreshments for children 4 to 11 yrs.old
Kingsbridge LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, October 26
@ 4 p.m.
Anime and Manga Club
At our Anime and Manga club you will get to read Manga, watch its corresponding anime and discuss! Ages 12-17
West New Brighton LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 26
@ 5 p.m.
Jigsaw Puzzle Night
Drop in for an evening of socializing and jigsaw puzzle fun!
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, October 26
@ 6 p.m.
Movie Night; ARSENIC AND OLD LACE
ARSENIC AND OLD LACE (1944). Directed by Frank Capra. Starring Cary Grant. With Peter Lorre. The Brewsters of Brooklyn seem like a nice typical American family, but they have skeletons in their closet..., and on one Halloween they all come tumbling out! A hilarious ensemble cast keep the laughs coming in this wild dark comedy.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Fri, October 27
@ 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 27
@ 1 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: The Night of The Hunter
Synopsis A psychotic preacher plots to kill a widow and her two children for money that was hidden on their farm by the kids' late father. Directors Charles Laughton. Production year 1955, Rating NR, Studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., Runtime 93 minutes. Cast Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Billy Chapin, Sally Jane Bruce, Peter Graves.
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, October 27
@ 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 27
@ 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 27
@ 4 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, October 27
@ 5 p.m.
Teen Murder Mystery Night: An Inquisition of Vampires
(Special After Hours) The Elder Vampire is dead. But who killed him, and why? You are invited to solve the case as one of the resident vampires of Grayston. Pizza will be served and prizes given to the winners. All costumes will be provided. Limited space/characters available. Please register in person or by phone.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, October 30
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Flick Night: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie
Family Flick Night presents... Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017, Rated PG, 89 minutes) Two overly imaginative pranksters, George and Harold, hypnotize their principal into thinking he's an overly enthuastic, but dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants Please note: This program is for children and their guardians. Adults may not attend unless accompanied by a child.
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
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