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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2 p.m.
Film -BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017)
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017) 129 min., color, directed by BILL CONDON. Based on the fairy tale by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve . Starring EMMA WATSON, DAN STEVENS, LUKE EVANS, Josh Gad, Kevin Kline, Hattie Morahan, Haydn Gwinne, Gerard Horan, Ray Fearon, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen, Emma Thompson, Nathan Mack, Audra McDonald, Stanley Tucci. An adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryChildren
Today
@ 4 p.m.
American Sign Language Workshop
This workshop focuses on intermediate through advanced development of conversational fluency in American Sign Language. (ASL)
96th Street Library, AuditoriumAdults
Tue, August 22
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Art Therapy
Looking for a new way to relax? Enjoy the sublime pleasure of coloring. Coloring sheets, crayons, coloring pencils, and also motivational and inspirational reading materials will be provided to participants by the library.
96th Street LibraryAdults
Wed, August 23
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, August 23
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, August 24
@ 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, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Film - REBECCA (1940)
REBECCA (1940) 130 min., b&w, directed by ALFRED HITCHCOCK. Based on the celebrated novel by DAPHNE DU MAURIER. Starring LAURENCE OLIVIER, JOAN FONTAINE, GEORGE SANDERS, Judith Anderson, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny, C. Aubrey Smith, Gladys Cooper, Florence Bates, Milville Cooper, Leo G. Carroll, Leonard Carey. A young woman marries a rich British man with a mansion containing some dark secrets relating to his first wife whom she knows nothing about. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Fri, August 25
@ 2 p.m.
Bingo Book Talk
*Play Bingo *Each winner must give a 1-2 min book talk about the current book they’re reading *Prizes (6 winners) *Bonus Prize for the best book talk bingo_flier2.pdf
96th Street Library, AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers
Sat, August 26
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your friends and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time on Saturday, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Sat, August 26
@ 2 p.m.
From Book to Film Club
Read the book. Watch the film. Discuss it! Please join, sign-up, and grab your copies of Bestseller Dennis Lehane's "Live By Night" at 96th Street Branch Library's circulaion desk. Be prepared to converse after the film. It's the Roaring 20's and Prohibition hasn't stopped the flow of booze in an underground network of ganster-run speakeasies. The opportunity to gain power and money is there for any man with enough ambition and nerve, and Joe Coughlin, the son of the Boston Police superinte…
96th Street Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, August 28
@ 2 p.m.
Film -LABYRINTH (1986)
LABYRINTH (1986) 88 min., color, directed by JIM HENSON. Starring DAVID BOWIE, JENNIFER CONNELLY, TOBY FROUD, Shelley Tohompson, Christopher Malcolm, Natalie Finland, Shari Weiser, Brian Henson, Ron Mueck, Rob Mills, Dave Goelz, David Alan Barclay, David Shaughnessy, Karen Prell, Timothy Bateson. Teenage Sarah is babysitting her little brother, when she wishes that goblins would take him away. She gets her wish, and to get him back, she must find her way through the labyrinth to the castle…
96th Street LibraryChildren
Mon, August 28
@ 4 p.m.
American Sign Language Workshop
This workshop focuses on intermediate through advanced development of conversational fluency in American Sign Language. (ASL)
96th Street Library, AuditoriumAdults
Tue, August 29
@ 1 p.m.
Adult Art Therapy
Looking for a new way to relax? Enjoy the sublime pleasure of coloring. Coloring sheets, crayons, coloring pencils, and also motivational and inspirational reading materials will be provided to participants by the library.
96th Street LibraryAdults
Wed, August 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, August 30
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, August 31
@ 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, August 31
@ 2 p.m.
Film - NINOTCHKA (1939)
NINOTCHKA (1939) 110 min., b&w, directed by ERNST LUBITSCH. Starring GRETA GARBO, MELVYN DOUGLAS, INA CLAIRE, Bela Lugosi, Sig Ruman, Felix Bressart, Alexander Granach, Gregory Gaye, Rolfe Sedan, Edwin Maxwell, Richard Carle. A stiff communist woman sent to Paris to sell some royal jewels is pursued by a Parisian philanderer who finds her all the more intriguing because of the incredible challenge. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Sat, September 2
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your friends and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time on Saturday, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Wed, September 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, September 6
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 7
@ 2 p.m.
Film - FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (2016)
FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS (2016) 111 min., color, directed by STEPHEN FREARS. Starring MERYL STREEP, HUGH GRANT, SIMON HELBERG, Rebecca Ferguson, Nina Arianda, Stanley Townsend, Allan Corduner, Christian McKay, David Haig, John Sessions, Brid Brennan, John Kavanagh, Pat Starr, Maggie Steed, Thelma Barlow, Liza Ross. A New York socialite who dreams of becoming a great opera singer. While the voice she hears in her head is beautiful, to everyone else it is hilariously awful. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Sat, September 9
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your friends and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time on Saturday, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Sat, September 9
@ 1 p.m.
Music - Gounod's FAUST recital by New York Opera Forum
New York Opera Forum performs the complete opera of FAUST by Charles Gounod. A live musical recital performed in concert with piano accompaniment. The musical program is cosponsored with New York Opera Forum which was founded by Richard Nechamkin in 1983 to give classically trained singers the opportunity to learn and perform standard operatic repertoire in the original languages. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Wed, September 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, September 13
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 14
@ 2 p.m.
Film - TROUBLE IN PARADISE (1932)
TROUBLE IN PARADISE (1932) 83 min., b&w, dir. by ERNST LUBITSCH. Based on the play by ALADAR LASZLO. A short film will precede the feature. Starring MIRIAM HOPKINS, KAY FRANCIS, HERBERT MARSHALL, CHARLES RUGGLES, Edward Everett Horton, C. Aubrey Smith, Robert Greig. A member of a band of jewel thieves taking up residence in the house of a Parisian society lady begins to fall in love with her, leading to all sorts of complications. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Sat, September 16
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your friends and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time on Saturday, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Wed, September 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, September 20
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 21
@ 2 p.m.
Film - THE AWFUL TRUTH (1937)
THE AWFUL TRUTH (1937) 91 min., b&w, dir. by LEO McCAREY. Based on the play by Arthur Richman. A short film will precede the feature. Starring IRENE DUNNE, CARY GRANT, RALPH BELLAMY, Alexander D’Arcy, Cecil Cunningham, Molly Lamont, Esther Dale, Joyce Compton, Robert Allen, Robert Warwick, Mary Forbes. A husband who’s divorcing his wife wreaks havoc on her new relationship, until she gets even. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Sat, September 23
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your friends and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time on Saturday, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Wed, September 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, September 27
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, September 28
@ 2 p.m.
Film - BLOSSOMS IN THE DUST (1941)
BLOSSOMS IN THE DUST (1941) 99 min., color, dir. by MERVYN LeROY. Based on a story by Ralph Wheelwright. A short film will precede the feature. Starring GREER GARSON, WALTER PIDGEON, FELIX BRESSART, Marsha Hunt, Fay Holden, Samuel S. Hinds, Kathleen Howard, George Lessey, William Henry, Henry O’Neill, John Eldredge, Clinton Rosemond, Theresa Harris, Charles Arnt, Cecil Cunningham. A woman whose child and husband die starts an orphanage. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Sat, September 30
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your friends and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time on Saturday, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
Tue, October 3
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Be a Game Builder
You buy them. You play them. Have you ever thought of creating one? Explore the world and concepts of game design with LEGO® bricks! You’ll even learn to "power up" your designs with LEGO® Power Functions. You have the experience. You have the creativity. All you need are the skills. Are you game? Each workshop is 90 minutes long. Week 1: Minecraft and Game Mechanics- Unravel the game design concept of game mechanics and the inner workings that connect them together. Reflect on your own ex…
96th Street LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, October 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 4
@ 11:15 a.m.
Preschool Stories and Films
Read aloud and short films for preschoolers.
96th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, October 5
@ 2 p.m.
Film - THE UNINVITED (1944)
THE UNINVITED (1944) 99 min., b&w, directed by LEWIS ALLEN. Based on the novel by Dorothy Macardle. A short film will precede the feature. Starring RAY MILLAND, RUTH HUSSEY, DONALD CRISP, Cornelia Otis Skinner, Dorothy Stickney, Barbara Everest, Alan Napier, Gail Russell. A young woman goes to the home of a brother and sister to find her mother’s ghost haunting the house. ADMISSION FREE
96th Street LibraryAdults
Sat, October 7
@ 10 a.m.
Family Game Time
Come play board and card games in the library. We have classic games and new games, for children ages 2 to 12. Bring your friends and family. We have: Clue, Sorry, Candyland, Connect 4, Qwirkle, Monza, Uno, and more. Drop in at any time on Saturday, games are available throughout the day.
96th Street LibraryChildren
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