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Queens Library – Central Branch

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89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
(718) 990-0700

June 2019

Tuesday Afternoon Movie – “Far From Heaven” (2002, PG-13)

June 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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On Tuesday afternoons, the only place to be -- if you are a cinefile -- is the Central Branch of the Queens Library. Up next is "Far From Heaven" (2002, PG-13). In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis…

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Smooth Guitar with John Lehmann-Haupt

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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John Lehmann-Haupt has played guitar since he was five years old. As a guitarist, he has built a distinctive solo repertoire, interweaving classical selections with his own arrangements of popular and traditional songs.

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Movie Night Wednesday – “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” (2018, R)

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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If it's Wednesday evening, it's movie night at the Central Branch of the Queens Library. Tonight's feature is "Can You Ever Forgive Me?". When Lee Israel falls out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.

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Classic Movie Thursdays @ Central – “The Women” (1939)

June 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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On Thursdays at 2:00 pm, Jamaica's cinephiles are at the Central Branch of the Queens Library. This afternoon’s feature film is “The Women”. A study of the lives and romantic entanglements of various interconnected women.

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Telling the Art Deco Story of Jamaica

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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Did you know that Jamaica has a rich and exciting history told through its beautiful and special Art Deco buildings? Discover the neighborhood's fascinating Art Deco architecture and design of the 1930s and '40s with an expert from the Art…

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Tuesday Afternoon Movie – “Stonewall” (2015, R)

June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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On Tuesday afternoons, the only place to be -- if you are a cinefile -- is the Central Branch of the Queens Library. Up next is "Stonewall" (2015, R). A young man's political awakening and coming of age during the…

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Movie Night Wednesday – “Bohemian Rhapsody” (2018, PG-13)

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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If it's Wednesday evening, it's movie night at the Central Branch of the Queens Library. Tonight's feature is "Bohemian Rhapsody". The story of the legendary rock band Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury, leading up to their famous performance at…

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Classic Movie Thursdays @ Central – “Watch on the Rhine” (1943)

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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On Thursdays at 2:00 pm, Jamaica's cinephiles are at the Central Branch of the Queens Library. This afternoon’s feature film is “Watch on the Rhine”. A German-born engineer, his American wife and their children travel from Mexico to the United…

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The Great American Folk Song Revival with Caroline Doctorow

June 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Queens Library – Central Branch, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432 United States
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Ms. Doctorow concentrates on the folk music of the early ‘60s, presenting the work of important American songwriters and performers such as Bob Dylan and Joan Baez. She also performs her original compositions, discusses the songwriting process, and describes what…

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