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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, April 29
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games of all types, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your frinds and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Sat, April 29
@ 2 p.m.
From Book to Film Club
1) Read the Book 2) Watch the Film 3) Discuss it! Please come and join our first ever Book to Film Club, sign up and grab you copies of #1 New York Times Bestseller Paula Hawkins "The Girl on the Train" at 96th Street Branch Library's circulation desk. Be prepared to converse after the film. Commuter Rachel Watson (Emily Blunt) catches daily glimses of a seemingly perfect couple, Scott and Megan, from the window of her train. One day, Watson witnesses something shocking unfold in the backyar…
96th Street Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, May 1
@ 4 p.m.
Stories and Crafts
Messy crafts for young children. Ages 2 to 6. Smocks are provided, but wear your art clothes! Limited to 18 children.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Mon, May 1
@ 4 p.m.
Conversational Sign Language
Interested participants are encouraged to attend all 4 sessions : May 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd. Classes open to eight (8) participants only.
96th Street Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short fillms for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 3
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 3
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short fillms for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 3
@ 4 p.m.
New York City Kids Series
An interactive sing-a-long with muic for Aardvarks' songs celebrating growing up in New York City. This program includes singing songs, movements, and rhythm that the whole family can enjoy. Presented by Music for Aardvarks.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, May 4
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
COMPUTER LAB
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Word, online shopping, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, Facebook, phone apps and more! Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet device. If you can't bring yours, we will lend you one for the duration of the class. ** Space is limited and sign-up is required. Late arrivals may be turned away, so please…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, May 4
@ 2 p.m.
Film - ZIEGFELD GIRL (1941)
ZIEGFELD GIRL (1941), 132 min., b&w. Directed by ROBERT Z. LEONARD & BUSBY BERKELEY. Starring JAMES STEWART, JUDY GARLAND, HEDY LAMARR, Lana Turner, Tony Martin, Jackie Cooper, Ian Hunter, Charles Winninger, Edward Everett Horton, Philip Dorn, Paul Kelly, Eve Arden, Dan Dailey, Al Shean. Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the Broadway spectacle. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Fri, May 5
@ 2 p.m.
Popular Films
Guadians of the Galaxy Recap the first movie before seeing the second in theaters. Friday May 5, 2017 at 2 pm at the 96th Street Branch Library. Brash space adventurer Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) finds himself the quarry of relentless bounty hunters after he steals an orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villian. To evade Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with four disparate misfits: gun-toting Rocket Raccoon, treelike-humanoid Groot, enigmatic Gamora, and vengeance-driven Drax the Destroy…
96th Street Library, AuditoriumAdults
Sat, May 6
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games of all types, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your frinds and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time, ames are available throughout the day. Drop in at any time, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Mon, May 8
@ 4 p.m.
Stories and Crafts
Messy crafts for young children. Ages 2 to 6. Smocks are provided, but wear your art clothes! Limited to 18 children.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Wed, May 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short fillms for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 10
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 10
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short fillms for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, May 11
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
COMPUTER LAB
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Word, online shopping, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, Facebook, phone apps and more! Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet device. If you can't bring yours, we will lend you one for the duration of the class. ** Space is limited and sign-up is required. Late arrivals may be turned away, so please…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, May 11
@ 2 p.m.
Film - SHE DONE HIM WRONG (1933), & THE GENERAL (1926)
SHE DONE HIM WRONG (1933), 66 min., b&w. A short film will precede the feature. Directed by LOWELL SHERMAN. Starring MAE WEST, CARY GRANT, OWEN MOORE, Gilbert Roland, Noah Beery, David Landau, Rafaela Ottiano, Dewey Robinson, Rochelle Hudson, Tammany Young, Fuzzy Knight, Grace La Rue, Robert Homans, Louis Beavers. Lady Lou is a nightclub entertainer with a soft spot for men in trouble. THE GENERAL (1926), 67 min., b&w, directed by CLYDE BRUCKMAN & BUSTER KEATON. Starring BUS…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Sat, May 13
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games of all types, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your frinds and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time, ames are available throughout the day. Drop in at any time, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Mon, May 15
@ 11:30 a.m.
TechConnect
COMPUTER BASICS, a once-a-week, 4 day, 8 hour course.
The 96th Street Branch and New York Cares are presenting a FREE Computer Course for anyone who wants to learn how to use computers, the Internet, Microsoft Word, email and more! No computer experience is neccessary. After completing this course, you will know how to: Use a mouse and Keyboard Use Microsoft Word Create and save documents Create files and folders Cut/copy and paste text Insert pictures Search the Internet Fill out on-line forms Make on-line trip reservations Use e-mail…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Mon, May 15
@ 4 p.m.
Stories and Crafts
Messy crafts for young children. Ages 2 to 6. Smocks are provided, but wear your art clothes! Limited to 18 children.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Wed, May 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short fillms for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 17
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 17
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short fillms for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, May 18
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
COMPUTER LAB
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Word, online shopping, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, Facebook, phone apps and more! Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet device. If you can't bring yours, we will lend you one for the duration of the class. ** Space is limited and sign-up is required. Late arrivals may be turned away, so please…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, May 18
@ 2 p.m.
Film - BELLE OF THE NINETIES (1934)
BELLE OF THE NINETIES (1934), 73 min., b&w. A short film will precede the feature. Directed by LEO McCAREY. Starring MAE WEST, ROGER PRYOR, JOHNNY MACK BROWN, John Miljan, Katherine DeMille, Duke Ellington, James Dontan, Stuart Holmes, Harry Woods, Edward Gargan, Libby Taylor, Warren Hymer, Benny Baker. Ruby Carter a burlesque singer loves two men but one of them turns out to be a crook. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Sat, May 20
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games of all types, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your frinds and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time, ames are available throughout the day. Drop in at any time, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Mon, May 22
@ 4 p.m.
Stories and Crafts
Messy crafts for young children. Ages 2 to 6. Smocks are provided, but wear your art clothes! Limited to 18 children.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Wed, May 24
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short fillms for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 24
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 24
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short fillms for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, May 25
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
COMPUTER LAB
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Word, online shopping, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, Facebook, phone apps and more! Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet device. If you can't bring yours, we will lend you one for the duration of the class. ** Space is limited and sign-up is required. Late arrivals may be turned away, so please…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, May 25
@ 2 p.m.
Film - THE SIN OF HAROLD DIDDLEBOCK (1947)
THE SIN OF HAROLD DIDDLEBOCK(1947), 89 min., b&w. A short film will precede the feature. Directed by PRESTON STURGES. Starring HAROLD LLOYD, GRANCES RAMSDEN, JIMMY CONLIN, Raymond Walburn, Rudy Vallee, Edgar Kennedy, Arline Judge, Franklin Pangborn, Lionel Stander, Margaret Hamilton, Jack Norton, Robert Dudley, Arthur Hoyt. Twenty years after his triumphs as a freshman on the football field, Harold is a mild-mannered clerk who dreams about marrying the girl at the desk, until he loses…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Wed, May 31
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short fillms for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 31
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films.
Read aloud and short fillms for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, June 1
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
COMPUTER LAB
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Word, online shopping, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, Facebook, phone apps and more! Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet device. If you can't bring yours, we will lend you one for the duration of the class. ** Space is limited and sign-up is required. Late arrivals may be turned away, so please…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, June 1
@ 2 p.m.
Film - ACE IN THE HOLE (1951)
ACE IN THE HOLE (1951) 111 min., b&w, directed by BILLY WILDER. Starring KIRK DOUGLAS, JAN STERLING, ROBERT ARTHUR, Porter Hall, Frank Cady, Richard Benedict, Ray Teal, Lewis Martin, John Berkes, Frances Dominguez, Gene Evans, Frank Jaquet, Harry Harvey, Bob Bumpas. A reporter sick of New Mexico can’t wait to get out and when a man gets stuck in a hole in a cave, he stages a fake rescue attempt to milk the story and put the man’s life at risk. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, June 8
@ 12 noon
TechConnect
COMPUTER LAB
At the 96th Street Library Computer Lab our tech volunteers assist you with almost any computer topic you want to learn. Topics include computer basics, Microsoft Word, online shopping, email, downloading eBooks, resume assistance, Facebook, phone apps and more! Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet device. If you can't bring yours, we will lend you one for the duration of the class. ** Space is limited and sign-up is required. Late arrivals may be turned away, so please…
96th Street LibraryAdults
Thu, June 8
@ 2 p.m.
Film - BEAT THE DEVIL (1953)
BEAT THE DEVIL (1953) 89 min., b&w, dir. by JOHN HUSTON. Based on the novel by Claud Cockburn. A short film will precede the feature. Starring HUMPHREY BOGARD, JENNIFER JONES, GINA LOLLOBRIGIDA, Robert Morley, Peter Lorre, Edward Underdown, Ivor Barnard, Marco Tulli, Bernard Lee, Mario Perrone, Giulio Donnini, Saro Urzi, Juan de Landa. A potpourri of eccentrics travel on a rickety boat to North Africa to go after land with uranium. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
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