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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, February 24
@ 2 p.m.
February Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! This month we will be watching romance/comedy movies! February 3, 2017 The Notebook (PG-13) 123 min Directed by Nick Cassavetes, this adaptation of author Nicholas Sparks's bestselling novel revolves around Noah Calhoun's (James Garner) regular visits to a female patron (Gena Rowlands) of an area nursing home. Rather than bore her with the inanities of everyday life, Calhoun reads from an ol…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Sat, February 25
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Arrival (2016)
Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors. Hoping to unravel the mystery, she takes a chance that could threaten her life and quite possibly all of mankind. Running Time: 1 hour and 58 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, February 25
@ 2 p.m.
Family Films
Join us in the Soundview Library for our Family Films! Feel free to bring a snack to munch on! February 4, 2017 Enchanted (PG) 108 min Princess Giselle (Amy Adams) lives in the blissful cartoon world of Andalasia, where magical beings frolic freely and musical interludes punctuate every interaction. Though Princess Giselle is currently engaged to be married to the handsome Prince Edward (James Marsden), her fate takes a turn for the worse when the villainous Queen Narissa (Su…
Soundview LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, March 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
Tales From Dr. Seuss
A rollicking celebration of Dr. Seuss! LuAnn Adams will be using puppets, visuals, sound effects and music to bring following four amazing Dr. Seuss tales to life. "The Cat in the Hat", "Green Eggs and Ham", "Horton Hatches an Egg", and "Yertle The Turtle” to life! Best for ages 2 to 5 years old with parent/caregiver.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 3
@ 2 p.m.
March Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! March 3, 2017 Nerve (PG-13) 123 min Directed by Nick Cassavetes, this adaptation of author Nicholas Sparks's bestselling novel revolves around Noah Calhoun's (James Garner) regular visits to a female patron (Gena Rowlands) of an area nursing home. Rather than bore her with the inanities of everyday life, Calhoun reads from an old, faded notebook containing the sweeping account of a young coupl…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Thu, March 9
@ 4 p.m.
Jaws, Paws and Claws - Animal Wisdom Tales
A rollicking collection of wise, witty and timeless tales celebrating cultures around the world who created marvelous folktales about the animals that were their neighbors. Tales include: "Why Crocodile Does Not Eat Hen", "How the Parrot Got Beautiful Colors on Her Wings", and "How the Turtle Got Cracks" and more! Best for children ages 5 to 12 years old. Presented by LuAnn Adams
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 10
@ 2 p.m.
March Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! March 3, 2017 Nerve (PG-13) 123 min Directed by Nick Cassavetes, this adaptation of author Nicholas Sparks's bestselling novel revolves around Noah Calhoun's (James Garner) regular visits to a female patron (Gena Rowlands) of an area nursing home. Rather than bore her with the inanities of everyday life, Calhoun reads from an old, faded notebook containing the sweeping account of a young coupl…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Tue, March 14
@ 6:30 p.m.
Canceled
TUESDAY EVENING MOVIES: Spotlight
THIS SCREENING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. An Author @the Library Program will be hosted, please check back for updates. Mid-Manhattan Library, Sixth Floor Tuesday, March 14, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Spotlight DVD | Color | 2016 | 128 minutes | Open Road Films | R Under the direction of new editor Marty Baron (Liev Schreiber), the Boston Globe's elite investigative team, known as Spotlight, is tasked with delving into decades' worth of child-abuse claims against the Catholic Church. Dir…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Thu, March 16
@ 4 p.m.
Anansi the Spider and the Marrying Mosquito - Bugs Tales from Around the World
Delightful bugs, insects and arachnids with perplexing problems, tricks to play and plenty of unsuspecting bigger animals to outwit! A rollicking program of webs of deception with many layers of eggs and legs Other tales are:"Why Mosquitoes Bite", "How the Snake Lost His Legs- An Anansi Tale", and "The Tricky Caterpillar". Best for children ages 5 to 12 years old. Presented by LuAnn Adams
Morningside HeightsChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, March 17
@ 2 p.m.
March Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! March 3, 2017 Nerve (PG-13) 123 min Directed by Nick Cassavetes, this adaptation of author Nicholas Sparks's bestselling novel revolves around Noah Calhoun's (James Garner) regular visits to a female patron (Gena Rowlands) of an area nursing home. Rather than bore her with the inanities of everyday life, Calhoun reads from an old, faded notebook containing the sweeping account of a young coupl…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, March 24
@ 2 p.m.
March Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! March 3, 2017 Nerve (PG-13) 123 min Directed by Nick Cassavetes, this adaptation of author Nicholas Sparks's bestselling novel revolves around Noah Calhoun's (James Garner) regular visits to a female patron (Gena Rowlands) of an area nursing home. Rather than bore her with the inanities of everyday life, Calhoun reads from an old, faded notebook containing the sweeping account of a young coupl…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Fri, March 31
@ 2 p.m.
March Movie Matinee
Come join us on Friday afternoons for our free Movie Matinee at the Soundview Library! March 3, 2017 Nerve (PG-13) 123 min Directed by Nick Cassavetes, this adaptation of author Nicholas Sparks's bestselling novel revolves around Noah Calhoun's (James Garner) regular visits to a female patron (Gena Rowlands) of an area nursing home. Rather than bore her with the inanities of everyday life, Calhoun reads from an old, faded notebook containing the sweeping account of a young coupl…
Soundview LibraryAdults
Mon, April 17
@ 1 p.m.
Monday Movie Matinee presents Arrival
Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker Directed by: Denis Villaneuve Rated: PG 13 Run time: 1 hr 56 min. Plot Summary: When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.
Pelham Bay LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, April 18
@ 4 p.m.
Tales From Dr. Seuss
A rollicking celebration of Dr. Seuss! LuAnn Adams will be using puppets, visuals, sound effects and music to bring following four amazing Dr. Seuss tales to life. "The Cat in the Hat", "Green Eggs and Ham", "Horton Hatches an Egg", and "Yertle The Turtle” to life! Best for ages 2 to 5 years old with parent/caregiver.
Richmondtown LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 27
@ 2 p.m.
Kips Bay Library Presents Throwback Thursday Theater: Requiem For A Heavyweight
Columbia Pictures Industries Inc. Rating NR, Runtime 85 minutes, Release Year 1962; Director Ralph Nelson Synopsis One of the most memorable sports dramas because of its strong character development, Requiem for a Heavyweight is carried by Anthony Quinn as the washed-up boxer Mountain Rivera, and Jackie Gleason as his sleazy manager, Maish Rennick. In the opening scenes, Cassius Clay -- before he became Muhammad Ali -- knocks out Rivera in a stunning fight sequence. Rivera's career is over,…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Fri, April 28
@ 1 p.m.
Matinee Friday: Arrival
Rated PG-13, 1 hour 56 minutes After extraterrestrial spacecraft plant themselves at various locations around the globe, a linguist and a theoretical physicist must find a way to communicate with the mysterious visitors in order to learn what they want and whether they pose a threat to humanity. Starring: Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker & Jeremy Renner
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, April 29
@ 3:30 p.m.
The Elves and the Shoemaker and Other Tales
Inspired by the Brothers Grimm. LuAnn Adams will be using puppets, visuals, sound effects and music to bring folktales from around the world 'to life.' "Little Red Riding Hood”, a Native American Cinderella folktale "Little Burnt Face", "No More Room or "I Have a Wonderful Life!" and more! Best for ages 2 to 5 years old with parent/caregiver.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, June 15
@ 6:30 p.m.
Discussion Group; MEET ME IN ATLANTIS by Mark Adams
The Group will discuss MEET ME IN ATLANTIS by Mark Adams .
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