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Tuesday February 20, 2018
   12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation Group at Station  
   

The Library invites all new speakers of English to join our English Language Conversation Group. These are small, informal groups of people that get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served. No registration required. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Wednesday February 21, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Please note new day of the week and location.

    Location: Station Branch

Thursday February 22, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

BEING THERE

1979, 130 minutes, PG

Director:  Hal Ashby

Cast:       Peter Sellers, Shirley MacLaine, Melvyn Douglas, Jack Warden, Richard Basehart


Synopsis:   A secluded gardener whose entire knowledge of the world is from television goes out into the world when his employer dies, and enters the world of politics.
 

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 February 27, 2018
   12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation Group at Station  
   

The Library invites all new speakers of English to join our English Language Conversation Group. These are small, informal groups of people that get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served. No registration required. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Wednesday February 28, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Please note new day of the week and location.

    Location: Station Branch

Thursday March 1, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THE GLASS CASTLE

2017, 127 minutes, PG-13

Director:  Destin Daniel Cretton

Cast:       Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, Naomi Watts, Sarah Snook, Max Greenfield


 Synopsis:   Chronicling the adventures of an eccentric, resilient and tight-knit family. A remarkable story of unconditional love. A young woman who, influenced by the joyfully wild nature of her deeply dysfunctional father, found the fiery determination to carve out a successful life on her own terms.

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

Saturday March 3, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Performance Poets Association Readings at Station  
   
Poets Performance Association will be at the Station Branch from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays January 6, February 3, and March 3.
 
Join us for our monthly Open Mic forum hosted by George Pafitis in collaboration with the Performance Poets Association. .Open to all.  Participate in reading your own work and/or listen and support others.

Performance Poets Association is a non-profit organization that provides a forum for local artists and brings original poetry and related arts to the public.

                              

A featured poet will read for 20 minutes at each session, followed by an open-mic. 

The event is coordinated and facilitated by George Pafitis.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Tuesday March 6, 2018
   12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation Group at Station  
   

The Library invites all new speakers of English to join our English Language Conversation Group. These are small, informal groups of people that get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served. No registration required. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.

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

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

A shepherd boy named Santiago travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an alchemist. But what starts out as a journey to find worldly goods turns into a discovery of the treasure found within. 

Please contact Reference early enough to obtain your copy of the book. Books may take 10 to 14 days to reach us from outside the Library.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Wednesday March 7, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Please note new day of the week and location.

    Location: Station Branch

Thursday March 8, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

MAUDIE

2017, 116 Minutes, PG-13

Director:  Aisling Walsh

Cast:       Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Kari Matchett


Synopsis:   An arthritic Nova Scotia woman works as a housekeeper while she hones her skills as an artist and eventually becomes a beloved figure in the community.

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 March 13, 2018
   12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation Group at Station  
   

The Library invites all new speakers of English to join our English Language Conversation Group. These are small, informal groups of people that get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served. No registration required. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Wednesday March 14, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Please note new day of the week and location.

    Location: Station Branch

Thursday March 15, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

TULIP FEVER

2017, 107 minutes, R

Director:  Justin Chadwick

Cast:       Alicia Vikander, Christoph Waltz, Cara Delevingne, Judi Dench, Tom Hollander


 Synopsis:   An artist falls for a young married woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait during the Tulip mania of seventeenth century Amsterdam.

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 March 20, 2018
   12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation Group at Station  
   

The Library invites all new speakers of English to join our English Language Conversation Group. These are small, informal groups of people that get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served. No registration required. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Wednesday March 21, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Please note new day of the week and location.

    Location: Station Branch

Thursday March 22, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

HOME AGAIN

2017, 97 minutes, PG-13

Director:  Hallie Meyers-Shyer

Cast:       Reese Witherspoon, Nat Wolff, Lake Bell, Michael Sheen, Candace Bergen, Pico Alexander


 Synopsis:   Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her.

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 March 27, 2018
   12:30 PM  -  3:00 PM English Language Conversation Group at Station  
   

The Library invites all new speakers of English to join our English Language Conversation Group. These are small, informal groups of people that get together to have conversations in English. Various conversation topics may be chosen. Refreshments will be served. No registration required. For further information, please call the Reference Dept. at (516) 466-8055, ext. 218.

    Location: Station Branch Community Room

Wednesday March 28, 2018
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Scrabble at Station  
   

Enjoy a game of Scrabble, now at the Station Branch!

Wednesdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Please note new day of the week and location.

    Location: Station Branch

Thursday March 29, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

BATTLE OF THE SEXES

2017, 121 minutes, PG-13

Director:  Jonathan Dayton

Cast:       Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Elisabeth Shue, Bill Pullman


Synopsis:   In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles.

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 April 5, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

VICTORIA & ABDUL

2017, 111 minutes, PG-13

Director:  Stephen Frears

Cast:       Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Tim Pigott-Smith

Synopsis: Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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 April 12, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

ALONE IN BERLIN

2016, 103 minutes, R

Director: Vincent Perez

Cast: Emma Thompson, Daniel Bruhl, Brendan Gleeson

Synopsis:  How did an ordinary, middle-aged couple become a symbol of defiance against Nazi brutality? This tale of courage unfolds against the tumultuous backdrop of Berlin in 1940. Otto and Anna Quangel are a working class husband and wife doing their best to ride out the war. Their son is killed fighting on the frontlines. They begin pouring their rage and grief into postcards emblazoned with anti-Nazi slogans, risking everything to disseminate their messages of protest across the city.

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 April 19, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI

2017, 115 minutes, R

Director: Martin McDonagh

Cast:  Frances McDormand, Abbie Cornish, Woody Harrelson, Lucas Hedges, Sam Rockwell

Synopsis:   After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town's revered chief of police. When his second-in-command Officer Dixon, an immature mother's boy with a penchant for violence, gets involved, the battle between Mildred and Ebbing's law enforcement is only exacerbated.

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 April 26, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

PHANTOM THREAD

2017, 130 minutes, R

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Cast:  Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville

Synopsis:   Set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.

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 May 3, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THE JOURNEY

2016, 94 minutes, PG-13

Director: Nick Hamm

Cast: Timothy Spall, Colm Meaney, John Hurt

Synopsis: A fictional account of the extraordinary story of two implacable enemies in Northern Ireland. Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein politician Martin McGuinness are forced to take a short journey together in which they will take the biggest leap of faith and change the course of history.

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 May 10, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

WONDER

2017, 113 minutes, PG

Director: Stephen Chbosky

Cast: Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, Mandy Patinkin

Synopsis:  Based on the New York Times bestseller, a 10-year old boy with a facial deformity attends school for the first time when he begins the fifth grade. With the support of his parents, he learns how to make friends and adjust to his new environment.

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 May 17, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THE SHAPE OF WATER

2017, 123 minutes, R

Director: Guillermo Del Toro

Cast: Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon

Synopsis:  An otherworldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War-era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment.

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 May 24, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THE DARKEST HOUR

2017, 125 minutes, PG-13

Director: Joe Wright

Cast: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas

Synopsis:  During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds.

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 May 31, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

I, TONYA

2017, 119 minutes, R

Director: Craig Gillespie

Cast: Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney

Synopsis:  Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises up the ranks at the US Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.

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 June 7, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

DUNKIRK

2017, 106 minutes, PG-13

Director: Christopher Nolan

Cast: Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, Aneurin Barnard, Tom Hardy

Synopsis:  A World War II thriller about the evacuation of 400,000 Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk before Nazi forces can take hold.

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 June 14, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

LOVING VINCENT

2017, 95 minutes, PG-13, Animated

Director: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman

Cast: Robert Gulaczyk, Douglas Booth, Helen McCrory, Saoirse Ronan, Chris O'Dowd

Synopsis: The life and controversial death of Vincent Van Gogh told by his paintings and by the characters that inhabit them. The intrigue unfolds through dramatic reconstructions of the events leading up to his death.

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 June 21, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

THE POST

2017, 115 minutes, PG-13

Director: Steven Spielberg

Cast: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Whitford

Synopsis: A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government.

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 June 28, 2018
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Thursday Film Encore  
   

LADY BIRD

2017, 93 minutes, R

Director: Greta Gerwig

Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Odeya Rush, Kathryn Newton

Synopsis: An artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl comes of age in Sacramento, California.

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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