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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, December 28
@ 6 p.m.
MOVIE NIGHT; RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK (PG) (1981). Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Harrison Ford. Its non-stop action set in the 1930's as Indiana Jones archeologist and adventurer atempts to track down the Ark of the Covenant, battling Nazis along the way.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tue, January 2
@ 6:30 p.m.
Science Fiction Book Discussion; The Box: Uncanny stories
A discussion of The Box: Uncanny Stories by Richard Matheson.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thu, January 25
@ 6 p.m.
MOVIE NIGHT; CLASH OF THE TITANS
CLASH OF THE TITANS (PG) (1981). Based on Greek Mythology, this rousing action adventure film appeals to all ages. Featuring legendary FX by Ray Harryhausen.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tue, January 30
@ 6:30 p.m.
Western Book Discussion; Buffalo Stampede
A discussion of Buffalo Stampede by Zane Grey.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tue, February 6
@ 6:30 p.m.
Science Fiction Book Discussion; Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser
Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser : The Cloud of Hate and other Stories by Fritz Leiber.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thu, February 22
@ 6 p.m.
MOVIE NIGHT; PLANET OF THE VAMPIRES
PLANET OF THE VAMPIRES (1965). This atmospheric Italian sci/fi-horror film directed by Mario Bava was the inspiration for Ridley Scott's Alien.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tue, March 6
@ 6:30 p.m.
Science Fiction Book Discussion; I Robot
A discussion of I Robot by Isaac Asimov.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tue, March 27
@ 6:30 p.m.
Western Book Discussion; A Dangerous Man
A discussion of A Dangerous Man by William W. Johnstone.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thu, March 29
@ 6 p.m.
MOVIE NIGHT; HARVEY
HARVEY (1950). Directed by Henry Koster. Starring James Stewart. Elwood P. Dowd is an friendly man, but his sanity is under question when he explains to anyone who will listen (often while drinking in a bar) that his best friend Harvey is a Pooka (a typeof Celtic fairy) appearing as a 6ft 3 1/2 inch tall rabbit that only Dowd sees.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tue, April 3
@ 6:30 p.m.
Science Fiction Book Discussion; The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tue, April 24
@ 6:30 p.m.
Detective Novel Discussion: Strega
A discussion of Strega by Andrew Vachss.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 6 p.m.
MOVIE NIGHT; OMEGA MAN
OMEGA MAN (1971). Robert Neville has survived an apocalypse that has killed off the majority of people and left the lone survivors ravaged by a plague that causes violent psychosis. By day he kills off them off, and by night he barricades himself from their attacks. Neville is immune to the plague, and his blood may hold the key to a cure.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tue, May 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
Science Fiction Book Dicussion; Cat's Cradle
A discussion of Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thu, May 31
@ 6 p.m.
MOVIE NIGHT; LETHAL WEAPON
LETHAL WEAPON (R) (1987). Starring Danny Glover and Mel Gibson. LAPD Detective Sgt. Roger Murtaugh is a 50 year old family man considering retirement, when he is partnered with Martin Riggs ,a cop who has a reputation as a “loose cannon”, who has been transferred in from Narcotics to Homicide. Riggs appears to be a mentally unstable danger to himself and others, and causes Murtaugh aggravation. During the course of their investigations they gain each other’s respect and become friends.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Tue, June 5
@ 6:30 p.m.
Science Fiction Book Discussion; The Avatar
A discussion of The Avatar by Poul Anderson.
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
Thu, June 28
@ 6 p.m.
MOVIE NIGHT; THEY LIVE
THEY LIVE (R) (1988)
Roosevelt Island LibraryAdults
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