Take the kids to the NYPL this Saturday and next for FREE screenings of two timeless and popular holiday films, Gremlins and A Christmas Carol. The free screenings are at the Mid-Manhattan branch at 2 p.m.
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On December 13th, see Gremlins, from 1984, miniature green monsters tear through the small town of Kingston Falls. Hijinks ensue as a mild-mannered bank teller releases these hideous gremlins after gaining a new pet and violating two of three simple rules: No water, no food after midnight, and no bright light.
On December 20th, see the classic 1938 version of A Christmas Carol, the ever-popular Dickens’ story about the old merchant Scrooge and how his own disappointments in life shape his view that both life and men are not worthy of his notice or concern.
There is no reserved seating, so get there in time to get a seat.
The Mid-Manhattan Library is across Fifth Avenue from the main branch guarded by those two stone lions, and a block from the fabulous holiday windows at Lord & Taylor.