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Mon, September 19
@ 3:30 p.m.
Anime!
TEENS! Join us for Anime and fun.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 19
@ 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)
Mon, September 19
@ 5 p.m.
Teen Back-to-School Movie Night
It's back-to-school movie time at the library! Teens (ages 12-18) come join us for the Featured Film. Bring a friend and enjoy your favorite movie on the big screen.
Jerome Park Library, Community RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, September 20
@ 3:45 p.m.
Storytime With Literacy Inc
Come and enjoy a fun "Pajama Night" family storytime followed by an activity and treats! The storytime is presented by Literacy Inc. *For All Ages
Mariners Harbor LibraryChildren
Tue, September 20
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: Hail, Caesar
Universal Pictures Rating PG-13, Runtime 105 minutes, Release Year 2016; Directors Joel Coen Ethan Coen Synopsis Slick Hollywood fixer Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) is pressed into action when superstar actor Baird Whitlock (George Clooney) is kidnapped and held for ransom by a mysterious group. Mannix races to quietly collect the ransom money without gossip columnists Thessaly and Thora Thacker (Tilda Swinton in a dual role) catching wind of the scandal. Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Scarl…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Tue, September 20
@ 4:30 p.m.
Adult Game Night
Come have some fun and meet your neighbors in the community at our monthly game night! Games provided include chess, checkers, dominoes, Scrabble, Uno, and puzzles. All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, September 20
@ 4:30 p.m.
PJ Night
LiteracyINC presents Pajama Night!!! Come and listen to a story, and make a crfat in your comfy PJ's
Hunts Point Library, Children's RoomFamilies
Tue, September 20
@ 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, September 21
@ 7:15 p.m.
53rd Street Handel
In a concert of scenes and songs from G. F. Handel's Italian operas with voice and harpsichord, operamission presents an original pastiche of the baroque master's richly inventive harmony, discord, character, melody, and drama. Conductor and harpsichordist JENNIFER PETERSON is the director of operamission, an arts organization bringing opera, chamber music, art song, and cabaret to audiences in inventive new ways, as in its laboratory-style presentation of 'Così fan tutte: Some Assemby Requ…
53rd Street LibraryAdults
Fri, September 23
@ 11 a.m.
Movies For Tots
Kids can enjoy a short movie or cartoon suitable for a younger auidence. For children ages 0-5 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, September 23
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Matinee @ Soundview!
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! September 2, 2016 San Andreas (PG-13) 114 min In this high-octane thriller, the infamous San Andreas Fault gives way, producing a devastating earthquake across California. A highly skilled helicopter pilot (Dwayne Johnson) races to save his ex-wife (Carla Gugino) in Los Angeles before the complete destruction of the city. After one daring rescue, the pilot flies north toward San Francisco in…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, September 23
@ 7 p.m.
KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE
Young Laureate Showcase
New York City's current and former Youth Poet Laureates Crystal Valentine and Nksoi Nkululeko will join Miles Hodges for a special poetry reading at NYPL's new 53rd Street Library. Born and raised in the Bronx, Crystal Valentine has been writing poetry since she was in the fourth grade. She is a senior at NYU studying Creative Writing and Adolescent Mental Health Studies. She is the current three-time Grand Slam Champion of NYU’s…
53rd Street Library, TheaterAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Mon, September 26
@ 3:30 p.m.
Anime!
TEENS! Join us for Anime and fun.
West Farms Library, Story Hour RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, September 26
@ 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, September 27
@ 4 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night:10 Cloverfield Lane
Paramount Pictures Rating PG-13, Runtime 105 minutes, Release Year 2016; Director Dan Trachtenberg Synopsis Following a car accident, Michelle (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) awakens in the basement fallout shelter of a conspiracy-crazed man (John Goodman) who claims to have saved her from the wreckage of the crash. He also informs her that a chemical attack has devastated the surrounding area, rendering the outside world uninhabitable. Emmett (John Gallagher Jr.), who barely made it into the she…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 5 p.m.
Spades Night
We will be playing the fun but competitive game of Spades.
Westchester Square LibraryAdults
Tue, September 27
@ 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)
Thu, September 29
@ 4 p.m.
Pajama Night
Read Aloud, Craft and Light Refreshments for childen 4-11 years old.
Kingsbridge LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 29
@ 5 p.m.
COSTUME NIGHT
For ages 3 & up with caregiver. Wear your costume to the library! Enjoy hearing stories and singing songs and coloring.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, September 29
@ 6 p.m.
Movie Night; SICARIO
SICARIO (2015) (R). Starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, and Josh Brolin.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Fri, September 30
@ 11 a.m.
Movies For Tots
Kids can enjoy a short movie or cartoon suitable for a younger auidence. For children ages 0-5 years with a parent/caregiver
Kips Bay LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, September 30
@ 2 p.m.
Movie Matinee @ Soundview!
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! September 2, 2016 San Andreas (PG-13) 114 min In this high-octane thriller, the infamous San Andreas Fault gives way, producing a devastating earthquake across California. A highly skilled helicopter pilot (Dwayne Johnson) races to save his ex-wife (Carla Gugino) in Los Angeles before the complete destruction of the city. After one daring rescue, the pilot flies north toward San Francisco in…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, September 30
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Program: Anime Club
Join us for an afternoon of anime watching, fun, and Japanese-influenced activities. Bring your friends!
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 5
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Author Reading Night!
October 5 – Teen Author Reading Night, 6-7:30 Rafi Mittlefehldt, It Looks Like This Gae Polisner, The Memory of Things Judy Sheehan, I Woke Up Dead at the Mall Mary G. Thompson, Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee Suzanne Weyn, Bionic November 2 – Teen Author Reading Night, 6-7:30 Lisa Selin Davis, Lost Stars Brendan Kiely, The Last True Love Story Justine Larbalestier, My Sister Rosa David Levithan, The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily Ilana Manaster, Doreen Alecia Whitaker, The Way Back Home…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Fri, October 14
@ 6 p.m.
Open Book Night: Horrifying Tales
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 HORRIFYING TALES!…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Mon, October 17
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Night of the Hunter
1 hour 32 Minutes, 1955 (Crime,Drama,Film-Noir) Starring: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, and Lillian Gish Storyline: It's the Great Depression. In the process of robbing a bank of $10,000, Ben Harper kills two people. Before he is captured, he is able to convince his adolescent son John and his daughter Pearl not to tell anyone, including their mother Willa, where he hid the money, namely in Pearl's favorite toy, a doll that she carries everywhere with her. Ben, who is captured, tried an…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Thu, October 27
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Night Out!
St Barnabas Hospital Teen Center will be visiting the Soundview Library with an information table to answer your questions and offer their services. Additional organizations will be present with more helpful information for teens and young adults such as Operation Child Safety NYPD and VIP (Violence Intervention Program) / Mujeres. Light snacks and refreshments, games and a movie will be available.
Soundview LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, October 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
Adult Game Night
Come have some fun and meet your neighbors in the community at our monthly game night! Games provided include chess, checkers, dominoes, Scrabble, Uno, and puzzles. All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, October 27
@ 6 p.m.
Movie Night; HALLOWEEN HORROR CREATURE DOUBLE FEATURE! DRACULA and CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON
HALLOWEEN HORROR CREATURE DOUBLE FEATURE! DRACULA (1931) Starring Bela Lugosi, Directed by Todd Browning, based on the Novel by Bram Stoker. CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON (1954) Starring Julia Adams, and Richard Carlson.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Sat, October 29
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: The Visit
The Visit DVD | Color | 2015 | 94 min | Universal Pictures | Rated PG-13 October 29, 2 PM, Sixth Floor Becca and younger brother Tyler board a train to meet their maternal grandparents for the first time. Welcomed by Nana and Pop Pop, all seems well until the siblings start to notice increasingly strange behavior from the seemingly charming couple. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan Starring Kathryn Hahn, Deanna Dunagan, Peter McRobbie, Ed Oxenbould, and Olivia DeJonge All programs are free…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wed, November 2
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Author Reading Night!
October 5 – Teen Author Reading Night, 6-7:30 Rafi Mittlefehldt, It Looks Like This Gae Polisner, The Memory of Things Judy Sheehan, I Woke Up Dead at the Mall Mary G. Thompson, Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee Suzanne Weyn, Bionic November 2 – Teen Author Reading Night, 6-7:30 Lisa Selin Davis, Lost Stars Brendan Kiely, The Last True Love Story Justine Larbalestier, My Sister Rosa David Levithan, The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily Ilana Manaster, Doreen Alecia Whitaker, The Way Back Home…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Mon, November 7
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Roman Holiday
1 hour 58 Minutes, 1953 (Comedy,Romance) Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, and Eddie Albert Storyline: Joe Bradley is a reporter for the American News Service in Rome, a job he doesn't much like as he would rather work for what he considers a real news agency back in the States. He is on the verge of getting fired when he, sleeping in and getting caught in a lie by his boss Hennessy, misses an interview with HRH Princess Ann, who is on a goodwill tour of Europe, Rome only her latest…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Tue, November 15
@ 4:30 p.m.
Adult Game Night
Come have some fun and meet your neighbors in the community at our monthly game night! Games provided include chess, checkers, dominoes, Scrabble, Uno, and puzzles. All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, November 24
@ 6 p.m.
Movie Night; '71
'71 (2014) (R). Starring Jack O'Connell, Directed by Yann Demange.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Wed, December 7
@ 6 p.m.
Teen Author Reading Night!
October 5 – Teen Author Reading Night, 6-7:30 Rafi Mittlefehldt, It Looks Like This Gae Polisner, The Memory of Things Judy Sheehan, I Woke Up Dead at the Mall Mary G. Thompson, Amy Chelsea Stacie Dee Suzanne Weyn, Bionic November 2 – Teen Author Reading Night, 6-7:30 Lisa Selin Davis, Lost Stars Brendan Kiely, The Last True Love Story Justine Larbalestier, My Sister Rosa David Levithan, The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily Ilana Manaster, Doreen Alecia Whitaker, The Way Back Home…
Jefferson Market Library, First FloorAdults
Thu, December 22
@ 4:30 p.m.
Adult Game Night
Come have some fun and meet your neighbors in the community at our monthly game night! Games provided include chess, checkers, dominoes, Scrabble, Uno, and puzzles. All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, December 29
@ 6 p.m.
Movie Night; EXPENDABLES 3
EXPENDABLES 3 (2014) (PG-13). Starring Sylvester Stallon, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Wesley Snipes, Terry Crews, Dolph Lundgren, Randy Couture, Ronda Rousey, Antonio Banderas, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Harrison Ford, Mel Gibson.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Sat, January 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Club: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
In a small rural village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches from the woods as Russian soldiers abduct her father in the middle of the night and then set fire to her home. When their lifelong neighbor Akhmed finds Havaa hiding in the forest with a strange blue suitcase, he makes a decision that will forever change their lives. He will seek refuge at the abandoned hospital where the sole remaining doctor, Sonja Rabina, treats the wounded. For Sonja, the arrival of Akhmed and Havaa is an…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, January 26
@ 6 p.m.
Movie Night; ARACHNOPHOBIA
ARACHNOPHOBIA (1990) (PG-13). Starring Jeff Daniels, and John Goodman.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 6 p.m.
Movie Night; THEM!
THEM! (1954) Atomic tests in New Mexico cause ants to become gigantic and attack humans! Starring James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, and Joan Weldon. Directed by Gordon Douglas.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
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