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Tuesday August 22, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation Second Level  
   

Each Tuesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

During English Language Conversations, small, informal groups of people get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. The second level group is for the person who has some fluency in English and wants to learn sophisticated vocabulary and discuss assigned reading materials.

For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218. Groups are facilitated by Librarian Barbara Buckley.

All are welcome to sit in on the Beginner's class.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday August 24, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

ARRIVAL

2016, 116 minutes, PG-13

Director:  Denis Villeneuve

Cast:       Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Michael Stuhlbarg, Forest Whitaker, Mark O'Brien

Synopsis:   When mysterious spacecraft touch down around the world, a team, including linguist Louise Banks, is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers, and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday August 29, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation Second Level  
   

Each Tuesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

During English Language Conversations, small, informal groups of people get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. The second level group is for the person who has some fluency in English and wants to learn sophisticated vocabulary and discuss assigned reading materials.

For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218. Groups are facilitated by Librarian Barbara Buckley.

All are welcome to sit in on the Beginner's class.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday September 5, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation Second Level  
   

Each Tuesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

During English Language Conversations, small, informal groups of people get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. The second level group is for the person who has some fluency in English and wants to learn sophisticated vocabulary and discuss assigned reading materials.

For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218. Groups are facilitated by Librarian Barbara Buckley.

All are welcome to sit in on the Beginner's class.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM West Egg Book Group  
   

West Egg Book Group   
   
Title to be announced.  Books will be available in mid-July. Please contact Reference to  register and obtain your copy of the book. 

Registration is limited and begins Monday, August 7 at 10:00AM.  Register online, in person, or by telephone at 466-8055 ext 233
 

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday September 7, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

OUR KIND OF TRAITOR

2016, 108 minutes, R

Director:  Susanna White

Cast:       Naomie Harris, Ewan McGregor, Damian Lewis, Stellan Skarsgard

Synopsis:   While on vacation, a married couple unwittingly befriends a flamboyant and charismatic Russian named Dima, who, unbeknownst to them, is a kingpin money launderer for the mafia. When Dima confides to his new friends that he plans to escape from the mob, they're quickly swept into the dangerous world of international espionage. The unlikely companions must undertake a perilous journey through Paris, Bern and London in order to save Dima and his family.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday September 12, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation Second Level  
   

Each Tuesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

During English Language Conversations, small, informal groups of people get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. The second level group is for the person who has some fluency in English and wants to learn sophisticated vocabulary and discuss assigned reading materials.

For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218. Groups are facilitated by Librarian Barbara Buckley.

All are welcome to sit in on the Beginner's class.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday September 14, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

DOUGH

2015, 94 minutes, NR

Director:  John Goldschmidt

Cast:       Jonathan Pryce, Pauline Collins, Jerome Holder

Synopsis:   Story of the unlikely friendship of an old Jewish baker and a teenage Muslim boy. A warmhearted and gently humorous story about overcoming prejudice and finding redemption in unexpected places.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday September 19, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation Second Level  
   

Each Tuesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

During English Language Conversations, small, informal groups of people get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. The second level group is for the person who has some fluency in English and wants to learn sophisticated vocabulary and discuss assigned reading materials.

For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218. Groups are facilitated by Librarian Barbara Buckley.

All are welcome to sit in on the Beginner's class.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday September 26, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation Second Level  
   

Each Tuesday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

During English Language Conversations, small, informal groups of people get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. The second level group is for the person who has some fluency in English and wants to learn sophisticated vocabulary and discuss assigned reading materials.

For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218. Groups are facilitated by Librarian Barbara Buckley.

All are welcome to sit in on the Beginner's class.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday September 28, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THE SALESMAN

2016, 125 minutes, PG-13, Persian with English subtitles

Director:  Asghar Farhadi

Cast:       Taraneh Alidoosti, Shahab Hosseini, Babak Karimi

Synopsis:   A couple's relationship deteriorates when they relocate from a crumbling apartment building.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday October 3, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM West Egg Book Group  
   

 

 

Please contact Station Reference to get a copy of the book.

Registration begins Tuesday, September 5 at 10:00AM.  Register in person, online, or by phone at 466-8055 ext 233.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday October 5, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THE ZOOKEEPER'S WIFE

2017, 126 minutes, rated PG-13 (violence, disturbing content)

Director:  Niki Caro

Cast:       Jessica Chastain, Johan  Heldenbergh, Daniel Bruhl, Iddo Goldberg, Shira Haas, Michael McElhatton

 Synopsis:   A married couple who work at the Warsaw Zoo as caretakers covertly begin working with the resistance to help save Jews from the Holocaust.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday October 12, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

MY COUSIN RACHEL

2017, 106 minutes, rated PG-13 (some sexuality and brief strong language)

Director:  Roger Michell

Cast:  Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Iain Glen, Holliday Grainger, Poppy Lee Friar, Andrew Knott, Andrew Havill

Synopsis:   The movie is based on the 1951 novel by Daphne Du Maurier and tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday October 19, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THE LAST WORD

2017, 108 minutes, rated R (language)

Director:  Mark Pellington

Cast:  Shirley MacLaine, Amanda Seyfried, AnnJewel Lee Dixon, Thomas Sadoski, Philip Baker Hall, Gedde Watanabe, Tom Everett Scott, Joel Murray, Anne Heche

Synopsis:   Harriet is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth, resulting in a life-altering friendship.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday October 26, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

2017, 129 minutes, rated PG (some action violence, peril and frightening images)

Director:  Bill Condon

Cast:  Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Kevin Kline

Synopsis:  The fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful, and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast's hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday November 2, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

SOPHIE AND THE RISING SUN

2016, 105 minutes, rated R (some sexuality and nudity)

Director:  Maggie Greenwald

Cast:  Julianne Nicholson, Takashi Yamaguchi, Margo Martindale, Diane Ladd, Lorraine Toussaint

Synopsis:  A lonely white woman falls for a Japanese-American man in a small-town in South Carolina, but the pair must deal with the disapproval of their neighbors - which only intensifies after the events of Pearl Harbor and the onset of WW II.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday November 7, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM West Egg Book Group  
   

 

 

Please contact Station Reference to get a copy of the book.

Registration begins Monday, October 2 at 10:00AM.  Register in person, online, or by phone at 466-8055 ext 233.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday November 9, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS

2017, 93 minutes, rated TV-MA (mature audiences)

Director:  George C. Wolfe

Cast:  Rose Byrne, Oprah Winfrey

Synopsis:  It tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday November 16, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THE BEGUILED

2017, 93 minutes, rated R (some sexuality)

Director:  Sofia Coppola

Cast:  Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning, Colin Farrell

Synopsis:  At a girl's school in Virginia during the Civil War, where the young woman have been sheltered from the outside world, a wounded Union soldier is taken in. Soon, the house is taken over with sexual tensions, rivalries, and an unexpected turn of events.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday November 30, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

SING

2016, 108 minutes, rated PG (some crude humor and mild peril)

Note:  Animated

Director:  Christophe Lourdelet, Garth Jennings

Cast:  Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly

Synopsis:  A koala impresario stages a grand singing competition for the world's animals in order to save his elegant theater and bring it back to its former glory.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday December 5, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM West Egg Book Group  
   

 

 

Please contact Station Reference to get a copy of the book.

Registration begins Monday, November 6 at 10:00AM.  Register in person, online, or by phone at 466-8055 ext 233.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday December 7, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

LOVE ACTUALLY

2003, 135 minutes, rated R (sexuality, nudity, language)

Director:  Richard Curtis

Cast:  Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Bill Nighy, Alan Rickman, Keira Knightley, Emma Thompson

Synopsis:  Love knows no boundaries in this funny, charming, heartwarming romantic comedy centering on several London couples whose lives intersect during Christmastime.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Thursday December 14, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

MAME

1974, 131 minutes, rated PG (sexuality, nudity, profanity)

Director:  Gene Saks

Cast:  Lucille Ball, Beatrice Arthur, Robert Preston, Kirby Furlong, Bruce Davison

Synopsis:  She'll coax the blues right out of your heart. Madcap Auntie Mame is suddenly her nephew's guardian in this sparkling adaptation of the Broadway hit.

Priority seating given to Great Neck School District residents. Please bring your library card or driver's license. Ten (10) minutes before the film begins, no seat may be held, and non-residents will be seated if space permits.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

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