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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, January 18
@ 1:30 p.m.
Workforce1 Job Recruiting
Workforce1 will be here recruiting for the following positions on January 18, from 1:30pm-4pm. ● AHRC: Direct Support Professionals, Residential Habilitation Counselors (HSD/GED is required. Must have minimum of 6 months experience working with people with developmental disabilities or direct experience as an HHA, PCA, and CNA.) (Screening Interview) IP ● Acacia: Residential Aide (HSD/GED is required. Must have security guard experience.) (Screening Interview) IP ● Acacia: Case Managers ( Ba…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Thu, January 18
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Atomic Blonde (2017)
Sensual and savage, Lorraine Broughton is the most elite spy in MI6, an agent who's willing to use all of her lethal skills to stay alive during an impossible mission. With the Berlin Wall about to fall, she travels into the heart of the city to retrieve a priceless dossier and take down a ruthless espionage ring. Once there, she teams up with an embedded station chief to navigate her way through the deadliest game of spies. Running Time: 1 hour and 55 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, January 18
@ 6 p.m.
Davalois Fearon: Finding Her History
Davalois Fearon is a critically acclaimed dancer, teacher, and choreographer born on the island of Jamaica and raised in The Bronx, New York. She is the founder and Artistic Director of Davalois Fearon Dance. Her choreography has been presented throughout New York City, including at the Joyce Theater, E-Moves 17 dance series, The Dance Enthusiast “Moving Caribbean in NYC,” the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, Roulette, and the Inception to Exhibition Dance Festival, as well as in Berkeley (CA),…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thu, January 18
@ 6:30 p.m.
Films @ the Schomburg
Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart
Join us for an advance screening of the first feature-length documentary on playwright Lorraine Hansberry, "American Masters-Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart." Hansberry’s A Raisin In The Sun was the first work by an African American woman to be produced on Broadway. Following the screening will be a discussion with the film’s director Tracy Heather Strain moderated by Michaela Angela Davis. (2017,1h 58 min., USA) The program is presented in partnership with American Masters PBS…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Fri, January 19
@ 12 noon
Kanopy Screening:Banking on Bitcoin
Bitcoin, Bitcoin, Bitcoin! What’s it all about? Please join us for an informal documentary screening regarding the popular digital currency. Popcorn will be available for snacking.
Bloomingdale Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Fri, January 19
@ 1:30 p.m.
Teen Movie Time!
Join us for a screening of popular movies at High Bridge Branch Public Library in the teen room!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, January 19
@ 3 p.m.
Teen Movie Time!
Join us for a screening of popular movies at High Bridge Branch Public Library in the teen room!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, January 20
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Dunkirk (2017)
Acclaimed Christopher Nolan directs this World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold. Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh and Mark Rylance co-star, with longtime Nolan collaborator Hans Zimmer providing the score. Running Time: 1 hour and 46 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Sat, January 20
@ 2 p.m.
REEL TO READ Film Screening | Summertime (1955)
REEL TO READ Saturdays from 2-4 PM The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by librarians, local authors, and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie. Summertime (1955) Runtime: 101 mins Director: David Lean Language: English Rating: NR An American spinster's dream of romance finally becomes a bittersweet reality when she meets a handsome—but married—Italian man while vacati…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 78Adults,
Book Lovers
Sat, January 20
@ 2 p.m.
Racing Extinction: Film Screen and Panel
If you could see with your own eyes a secret so powerful that it’s causing species to go extinct, would you? Join Defenders of Wildlife for a free screening of the ground-breaking film Racing Extinction, followed by a panel discussion with local wildlife experts.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Sat, January 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Movie Screening: Witness for the Prosecution
Join us for the film screening of the movie Witness for the Prosecution. Based on the story and stage play by Agatha Christie. When a wealthy widow is found murdered, her married lover is accused of the crime. The lawyer defending him is in ill health and his only hope for acquittal is the testimony of the accused's wife, proving his alibi. However, she has some secrets of her own to reveal. Not Rated Running Time: 120…
Bronx Library CenterAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 12:30 p.m.
Monday Matinee
Join us for a movie screening at the library!
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Mon, January 22
@ 6 p.m.
LPA Cinema Series
Profile of a Peace Parade
Directed by David Loeb Weiss Observe the counterculture protest movement in New York City with this screening of a rarely seen 1968 documentary film. Profile of a Peace Parade captures the passionate participants, the pageantry, and the onlookers of a 1966 anti-war demonstration, marking the anniversary of Hiroshima's bombing. The film has been preserved by the Library's Reserve Film and Video Collection with funding from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. The Library for the Performing Ar…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Tue, January 23
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(NYPL Career Services) Webster Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Series
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, January 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Children's Film Screening: Leap
Eleven year old orphan Felicia has one dream- to go to Paris and become a dancer! With her best friend Victor, who has dreams of his own, they embark on a journey to fulfill their wishes in this classic underdog film. Join us every Tuesday for Children's films!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, January 23
@ 6 p.m.
Tuesday Night Films: Marshall
Join us for a screening of Reginald Hudlin’s “Marshall,” starring Chadwick Boseman as Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court justice. The film follows Marshall on one of the first cases of his career, working as a lawyer for the NAACP defending people of color who have been falsely accused of crimes due to racial bias. As Peter Travers wrote for Rolling Stone, "Charged by Boseman's dramatic lightning, Marshall gives us an electrifying glimpse of a great man in the making."…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, January 25
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Lady Macbeth (2017)
In Rural England 1865, Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, whose family is cold and unforgiving. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband's estate, a force is unleashed inside her, so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Running Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, January 25
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Movie Night: Leap! (2016)
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 Leap! (2016). An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, January 25
@ 6 p.m.
16mm Film Screening: The Rebuilding of Mascot Flats
Please join us for a special 16mm film screening from the reserve video collections of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Thursday, January 25 at 6pm. The Rebuilding of Mascot Flats [motion picture] / produced and directed by Josephine Hayes Dean. 1990. (59 min.) Story of a group of homeless New Yorkers who set out to renovate an abandoned tenement building. Overcoming bureaucracy, skepticism and lack of money, this ethnically diverse group eventually attai…
Tompkins Square Library, BasementAdults
Fri, January 26
@ 1:30 p.m.
Teen Movie Time!
Join us for a screening of popular movies at High Bridge Branch Public Library in the teen room!
High Bridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, January 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Documentary Film Screening: "Rezoning Harlem: A Community Fights Against Gentrification"
This documentary longtime members of the Harlem community as they fight a 2008 rezoning that threatens to erase the history and culture of their legendary neighborhood and replace it with luxury housing, offices, and big-box retail. A shocking expose of how a group of ordinary citizens, who are passionate about the future of one of the city's most treasured neighborhoods, are systematically shut out of the city's decision-making process, revealing New York City's broken public review system and…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Persons Without Homes,
Teachers,
Early Childhood Educators,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Children,
Teachers
Sat, January 27
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Victoria and Abdul (2017)
This movie is based on the extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria's (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen's Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favor with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household an…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Sat, January 27
@ 2 p.m.
REEL TO READ Film Screening | Bicycle Thieves (1948)
REEL TO READ Saturdays from 2-4 PM The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by librarians, local authors, and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie. Bicycle Thieves (1948) Runtime: 90 mins Director: Vittorio de Sica Language: Italian (English subtitles) Rating: NR Hailed around the world as one of the greatest movies ever made, the Academy Award-winning BICYCLE THIEVES, di…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 78Adults,
Book Lovers
Mon, January 29
@ 12:30 p.m.
Monday Matinee
Join us for a movie screening at the library!
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Tue, January 30
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Francis Martin Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, January 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Children's Film Screening: Captain Underpants the First movie
When George and Harold accidentally hypnotize their principal he comes the dimwitted hero Captain Underpants! But when the new schoolteacher turns out to be an evil mad scientist bent of ridding the world of laughter, can the combined forces of the trio defeat his nefarious plans? Join us every Tuesday for Children's films!
Hudson Park LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, January 30
@ 6:30 p.m.
FILM SCREENING: THE GENERAL
ALL ABOARD! Grand Central is inviting you to the ultimate train story: The General (1926)! Consistently ranked among the greatest films ever made, Buster Keaton's The General is so brilliantly conceived and executed that it continues to inspire awe and laughter with every viewing.
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Wed, January 31
@ 1 p.m.
The Dance Historian Is In
Gus Solomons Jr
Gus Solomons, the esteemed postmodern and experimental dancer and choreographer, will present some of his favorite work from his collection, which resides at the Dance Division. Reserve your seat HERE beginning December 31st, 2017. (If you need assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance, where volunteers will make a reservation for you, even if you do not use email. For free events, The Library gene…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
Thu, February 1
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: Royal Wedding (1951)
Fred Astaire and Jane Powell star as an American performing duo who travel to London to take part in the singing, dancing, and glamour of a Royal Wedding. Running Time: 1 hour and 33 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Mon, February 5
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Kingsbridge Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, February 8
@ 2 p.m.
Film Screening: High Fidelity (2000)
Rob Gordon (John Cusack) is the owner of a semi-failing record store located on one of the back streets of Chicago, with two wacky clerks, the hysterically funny rock snob Barry (Jack Black) and the more quietly opinionated underachiever Dick (Todd Luiso). When Rob's longtime girlfriend Laura (newcomer Iben Hjejle) walks out on him, this forces him to examine his past failed attempts at romance the only way he knows how. Running Time: 1 hour and 54 minutes
Hudson Park LibraryAdults
Thu, February 8
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Movie Night: Enchanted (2007)
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 Enchanted (2007). A young maiden in a land called Andalasia, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York City by an evil queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, February 9
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Washington Heights Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, February 9
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Edenwald Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment and Community Resources Event
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Representatives from some local community organizations will be onsite to answer any questions about their resources and services. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Asso…
Edenwald LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Mon, February 12
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Mosholu Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Mosholu LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, February 13
@ 6:30 p.m.
FILM SCREENING: HIS GIRL FIRDAY
In this undeniable gem of Hollywood's golden age, Walter, a hard-boiled newspaper editor, discovers that his ex-wife and former employee, Hildy, is set to marry a wet-blanket insurance salesman. Walter, certain that this is the wrong move for a strong-willed and ambitious woman such as Hildy, decides to sabotage her marital plans by enticing her with one last story--the execution of a convicted murderer. A classic of the Screwball Rom-Com genre, HIS GIRL FRIDAY delivers the quick wit - and quick…
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Wed, February 21
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(CEIS) Francis Martin Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Event
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Francis Martin LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Thu, February 22
@ 4:30 p.m.
Family Movie Night: The Princess Bride (1987)
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 The Princess Bride (1987). While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him a story about a farmhand named Westley who must rescue his true love Princess Buttercup from the odious Prince Humperdinck.
South Beach LibraryChildren,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, February 22
@ 6 p.m.
Dance Rewind
Dance Rewind: Jerome Robbins at 100
Dance Rewind is a new screening series featuring the Jerome Robbins Dance Division’s “Original Documentations” program. Since 1967 the Dance Division has videoed live dance performances with multiple cameras to best capture choreography and dance, often providing the only remaining evidence of unique and historic events. This Spring we will feature the work of Jerome Robbins, as part of the centennial celebrations in the Library in 2018 to mark the anniversary of his birth.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Third Floor Screening RoomAdults
Tue, February 27
@ 11 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
(NYPL Career Services) Webster Library Employer Pop-Up Recruitment Series
(CEIS) Career, Education and Information Services is pleased to announce our Pop-Up Recruitment Events, a fast, simple approach for employers to identify, screen and review credentials, as well as select potential employees for their organizations. Please join us, and meet with Recruiters who are screening candidates for: Retail - Manufacturing - Warehouse Associates - Construction Flaggers - Restaurant Workers - Airport Cabin Cleaners - Health Care Professionals - Baggage Handlers Wheelc…
Webster LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
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