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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, December 10
@ 2 p.m.
Friends of Dickens, NY Presenting Readings From Dickens & Other Notable Writers for the Holiday Season.
The Friends of Dickens, New York-The Dickens Fellowship will present dramatic readings from not only Dickens but also Dylan Thomas, and Others. Celebrate the holidays with us for a joyous afternoon.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Fri, December 16
@ 2 p.m.
Film: Scrooged!
A modern retelling of the Dickens’ Holiday classic. Bill Murray is a nasty TV network executive who has risen up from the depths of the mail room. He is crude, mean, uncaring and has a sadistic sense of humor. All perfect qualities for a modern update of Scrooge. Starring Bill Murray. Directed by Richard Donner. Starring Bill Murray. Color. 1988. Approx. 100 mins.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, December 17
@ 1 p.m.
Saturday Afternoon Movie: The Muppet Christmas Carol
Brian Henson, the son of Muppet founder Jim Henson, took over directing duties after the untimely death of his father for The Muppet Christmas Carol, a sluggish re-telling of the Charles Dickens tale. Michael Caine, surrounded by legions of fuzzy, felt puppets, plays it straight as the crotchety Ebenezer Scrooge, an old miser who could care less about Christmas and the joy the season brings. Working for the skinflint is his faithful employee Bob Cratchit (Kermit the Frog), who begs Scrooge for a…
Eastchester LibraryChildren
Mon, December 19
@ 2 p.m.
Classic Movie Monday: Scrooge
Scrooge 1 hour 26 minutes, 1951 Starring: Alastair Sim, Jack Wanrer & Kathleen Harrison Dickens's holiday masterpiece comes to the screen with Alastair Sim as the definitive Scrooge.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, January 7
@ 1 p.m.
Friends of Dickens
Discussing Great Expectations. For more infmormation please visit the Friends of Dickens New York website: http://www.thefriendsofdickens.org/meetings.html​
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, January 21
@ 1 p.m.
Dickens Fellowship of New York
Discussing Hard Times: Chapters 24 - 30. For more information please visit DFNY's website: http://www.dickensnewyork.com/Meetings-2016.html
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wed, March 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Book Discussion of "David Copperfield" by Charles Dickens
The Riverside Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss : David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens. A classic tale of an orphan growing up in the 1800's of England. Intimately rooted in the author's own biography and written as a first-person narrative, "David Copperfield" charts a young man's progress through a difficult childhood in Victorian England to ultimate success as a novelist, finding true love along the way.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Sat, March 4
@ 1 p.m.
Friends of Dickens
Discussing Great Expectations. For more infmormation please visit the Friends of Dickens New York website: http://www.thefriendsofdickens.org/meetings.html​
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, March 11
@ 1 p.m.
Dickens Fellowship of New York
Discussing Hard Times: Chapters 31 - 37 For more information please visit DFNY's website: http://www.dickensnewyork.com/Meetings-2016.html
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, April 1
@ 1 p.m.
Friends of Dickens
Discussing Great Expectations. For more infmormation please visit the Friends of Dickens New York website: http://www.thefriendsofdickens.org/meetings.html​
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, April 8
@ 1 p.m.
Dickens Fellowship of New York
For more information please visit DFNY's website: http://www.dickensnewyork.com/Meetings-2016.html
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Fri, April 14
@ 1 p.m.
Movies @ Kips Bay Library Presents Book to Movie Adaptations: House of Sand and Fog
Paramount Pictures Rating R, Runtime 126 minutes, Release Year 2003; Director Vadim Perelman Synopsis Russian filmmaker Vadim Perelman makes his feature-film debut with the psychological drama House of Sand and Fog, based on the novel by Andre Dubus III. Ben Kingsley plays Massoud Amir Behrani, an Iranian immigrant living the United States. Even though he was a high-ranking official in Iran, he works several menial jobs in order to provide his wife, Nadi (Shohreh Aghdashloo), and his son, E…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thu, April 20
@ 2 p.m.
Discuss Great Books in a Great Setting
Discuss Great Books in a Great Space
Monthly book discussions to explore titles you've been meaning to read, or reread, and discuss with other lovers of literature. Participants should read each title before the discussion. This month's title is Bleak House by Charles Dickens Location: Room 216 (Second floor)
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingAdults,
Book Lovers
Sat, May 6
@ 1 p.m.
Friends of Dickens
Discussing Great Expectations. For more infmormation please visit the Friends of Dickens New York website: http://www.thefriendsofdickens.org/meetings.html​
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, May 20
@ 1 p.m.
Dickens Fellowship of New York
For more information please visit DFNY's website: http://www.dickensnewyork.com/Meetings-2016.html
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, June 3
@ 1 p.m.
Friends of Dickens
Discussing Great Expectations. For more infmormation please visit the Friends of Dickens New York website: http://www.thefriendsofdickens.org/meetings.html​
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, July 8
@ 1 p.m.
Dickens Fellowship of New York
For more information please visit DFNY's website: http://www.dickensnewyork.com/Meetings-2016.html
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, August 12
@ 1 p.m.
Dickens Fellowship of New York
For more information please visit DFNY's website: http://www.dickensnewyork.com/Meetings-2016.html
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, September 9
@ 1 p.m.
Dickens Fellowship of New York
For more information please visit DFNY's website: http://www.dickensnewyork.com/Meetings-2016.html
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, October 14
@ 1 p.m.
Dickens Fellowship of New York
For more information please visit DFNY's website: http://www.dickensnewyork.com/Meetings-2016.html
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, November 4
@ 1 p.m.
Dickens Fellowship of New York
For more information please visit DFNY's website: http://www.dickensnewyork.com/Meetings-2016.html
Epiphany LibraryAdults

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