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TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, December 15, 2011
10 a.m.Gallery event for Meet the Artist participants
Two groups of high school students attended the Lincoln center for the Performing arts, Inc.' "Meet the Artist" program in the Bruno Walter Auditorium. Each group also had a curatorial presentation about the exhibition in the Vincent Astor Gallery, The Birth of Promotion: Inventing Film Publicity in the Silent Film Era. Students from: Governor Mifflin HS (teacher contact Chris Allen, 484-955-0789) Smerset Hills HS (teacher contact Valerie Fomelius, 732-469-6900-226) Young Women's Leadership S…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterSchool Age (5-12 years),
K-12 Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, December 16, 2011
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 9-12.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Friday, January 6, 2012
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 9-12.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Saturday, January 7, 2012
2 p.m.The Children's Literary Salon - From Readers to Leaders: Encouraging Ethical Behavior Through Children's Books
The term “bibliotherapy” is bandied about in children’s literary circles, but to what extent can works for kids inform their ethics, morality, and behavior? Join authors Janet Wong and Stuart J. Murphy as they discuss how they see their own books informing the lives of their young readers. Stuart J. Murphy (www.stuartjmurphy.com) is a children’s book author and visual learning specialist. His new 16-book series for Pre-K and Kindergarten children, Stuart J. Murphy’s I SEE I LEARN, focuses on soc…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teachers
Friday, January 13, 2012
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 9-12.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
5:30 p.m.TeenLIVE presents Gaby Rodriguez
16 and pregnant? Well, not really! Teen activist Gaby Rodriguez faked a pregnancy to find out what her friends and teachers would say behind her back and to her face. Hear from Gaby as she talks about what she discovered and how her work made it to the national stage. TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. TeenLIVE programs spotlight current cultural trends and important mainstays that inform th…
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, January 20, 2012
10 a.m.Research/orientation for Tepper Program, Syracuse University
Every spring, Syracuse University brings 45-50 students of acting, directing and design to New York City for a semester. During the first week, they come to LPA for an orientation, research advisory and viewing of the TOFT sampler reel. Half the group each sees the sampler, or visits the Research and Circulating Collections, and exhibitions. Students were Juniors, so may be either young adults or adults. Contact: Daniel Hoyos (for Lisa Nicholas) Tepper Semester (212) 239-1113
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Vincent Astor GalleryCollege & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. This week meet Kekla Magoon, author of Camo Girl. For kids between the ages of 9-12.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Sunday, January 22, 2012
10 a.m.Family Benefit 2012 - Passport to Adventure!
[image-gallery] January 22, 2012 New York Public Library Family Benefit: Passport to Adventure! 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Astor Hall Stephen A. Schwarzman Building A fun-filled event for parents and children alike! The Family Benefit will transform the Library's historic Astor Hall into a wonderland inspired by children's books set in foreign countries. Join us for literary crafts, story readings, music, treats, and cheer. This event raises critical funds to support children’s services and progr…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Astor Hall
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Children
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
6 p.m.Richard Vine & Zhang Hongtu - An Art Book
FREE - Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Recently updated and expanded, New China New Art is an essential reference book that critically surveys 150 of the most influential contemporary Chinese artists. Richard Vine, author of New China New Art and renowned expert on contemporary Chinese art, discusses the major developments in the Chinese art world today. He presents artists and works featured in the book and discusses significant themes with fellow artist Zhang Hongtu. Selected artwork from the book are…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Friday, February 3, 2012
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 9-12.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
6 p.m.Optimizing Your Budget & Cash Flow
Learn how to analyze what you earn and spend to create and live within a budget. William Wu is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional at Kramer Financial Group. William is passionate about financial literacy and the benefits that proper financial education can bring. Sponsored by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Friday, February 10, 2012
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 9-12.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Thursday, February 16, 2012
10 a.m.Something for the Youth Film Series: The Prep School Negro
Students and teachers (K-12) are invited to celebrate black history and culture during this week-long film series that captures diverse stories of the African-American Experience. All screenings are followed by a facilitated discussion. The Prep School Negro by André Robert Lee (2009) 53 mins. This documentary explores the past experiences of André Robert Lee and present day prep school students of color. Their accounts capture the poignant and unapologetic truth about the costs of yesterday’s…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
5:30 p.m.TeenLIVE presents Tracy Brown
From Google searches to on the streets research, discover the surprising influences Essence bestselling author Tracy Brown uses to craft her gritty tales. Drill down into fiction and find out what it takes to craft the things that intrigue you into a compelling narrative. TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. TeenLIVE programs spotlight current cultural trends and important mainstays that info…
St. George Library Center, Auditorium
Array
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, February 17, 2012
10:30 a.m.Something for the Youth Film Series: The President’s Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office
Students and teachers (K-12) are invited to celebrate black history and culture during this week-long film series that captures diverse stories of the African-American Experience. All screenings are followed by a facilitated discussion. The President’s Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office by National Geographic (2010) 53 mins. National Geographic follows the President’s photographer inside the Obama White House- aboard Air Force One, backstage at the State of the Union, and into the…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumSchool Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 9-12.
Van Cortlandt LibraryChildren
Sunday, February 19, 2012
4 p.m.TeenLIVE presents Paul VolponiStephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
6 p.m.Tax Tips For Your 2011 Return
Learn tips and tactics to relieve the stress of tax season. Allan Katz is the owner of Comprehensive Wealth Management Group, LLC. He is a member of the New York Chapter of the Financial Planning Association, where he does extensive work with the Pro Bono program, the FPA's Mentoring Program and MoneyWorks Program. Sponsored by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Saturday, February 25, 2012
4 p.m.What's Race Got to do With It? A Discussion of the Impact of the Obama Administration's Economic Policy
Join Ta-Nehisi Coates, senior editor at The Atlantic, in conversation with historian William Jelani Cobb, author of The Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress, on the economic impact of the Obama administration’s policies. Franklin Roosevelt was elected US president in 1934, to great fanfare and expectations that he would solve the nation’s economic crisis. By 1935, the administration was working on multiple fronts to address the depression, but the question remained: how mu…
Baychester LibraryAdults
Friday, March 2, 2012
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 9-12.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
3:30 p.m.KidsLIVE presents Kristi Yamaguchi
Olympic Champion, for figure skating, Star of Dancing with the Stars and author Kristi Yamaguchi will present her new book "It's a Big World, Little Pig!" a follow-up from this year's huge success and New York Time's Bestseller "Dream Big, Little Pig!" KidsLIVE takes children and their families on an enriching cultural and educational journey -- including musical performances, live theatre, opportunities to meet authors and illustrators, and much more. KidsLIVE programs feature presenters who…
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
K-12 Educators
6:30 p.m.Young Lions Forum: The Expert: An Endangered Species
Do experts still matter? In the age of the Internet, can any of us be sure of the credibility of our sources? Given the dramatic failures of "intelligence" in the financial and political sectors over the last few years, how much credence can we give to experts and their expertise? Join us for a lively evening of drinks and debate with an all-star panel including Nina Munk, Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair, Alexander Saint-Amand, President and CEO of Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc; Danny Shea, sen…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumNYPL Supporters
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
5:30 p.m.The New York Genealogical & Biographical Society Lecture Series: Tracking 19th Century German and German American Families: Some Strategies and Sources for NY Research
German roots? After searching the Federal census and the obvious online sources, what¹s the next step? A look at some little-used resources and techniques that might help kick-start your search for your nineteenth century German and German-American ancestors. Meldon J. Wolfgang III, FGBS, is a member of the NYG&B¹s Education Committee and the NY Family History School Board of Advisors. The founder-owner of Jonathan Sheppard Books, Mr. Wolfgang has spoken at local and national genealogy c…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court ClassroomsAdults
Thursday, March 8, 2012
7 p.m.The Organization of Ambition or The Last Gasp, REM KOOLHAAS and HANS ULRICH OBRIST on Project Japan: Metabolism Talks
SOLD OUT! In 1958, a group of young Japanese architects gathered for a barbecue to celebrate the completion of one of their revolutionary new buildings. This run-of-the-mill act of comradery – unthinkable among today’s relentlessly competing architects – led to the formation of a movement that would play a crucial role in the rebuilding and reimagining of postwar Japan: Metabolism. Architect Rem Koolhaas – author of Delirious New York – and curator Hans Ulrich Obrist – known for his exhib…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators
Monday, March 12, 2012
2:45 p.m.Theater research tour for Ursuline Academy of Dallas
Exhibition tour, Orientation and demonstration of research at LPA for 20 HS students (with teachers and family members) in NYC for Spring term theater-going and acting workshop. Contact had requested that research demonstration focus on the grandmother of a student, Ruth Anne Fleming who had appeared on Broadway in the early 1950s. Contact: Catherine Jones, CITE, CTG, CTA, AHP The Edventives Group 6412 Bordeaux, Dallas, TX 75209 214-533-1100 (Cell) 214-357-5659 (Office) 214-357-0038 (Fax) ca…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterSchool Age (5-12 years)
Sunday, March 18, 2012
2 p.m.TeenLIVE presents KidSpirit
Join us for a conversation about how big ideas and creativity converge in KidSpirit Magazine. Find out how teens explore culture in a digital world, and how they express what it means to be a global citizen today. Join teens from the New York based KidSpirit Editorial Board as they read their poetry and essays on life’s big questions and discuss the process of putting together an award-winning publication. TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologicall…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
6 p.m.TeenLIVE : Could you survive in a YA dystopia?
Do you feel a special kinship with Katniss? Are chocolate and coffee banned substances in your world? Would you sell your youth to save your life? Get ready to be grilled in this interactive game show evening, highlighting some of the hottest titles in teen literature. Find out how well you’d fare in a post apocalyptic world! TeenLIVE reaches teens culturally, artistically, inspirationally, technologically, and more with the biggest, best, and the brightest stars. TeenLIVE programs spotl…
Fort Washington LibraryBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, March 30, 2012
2 p.m.NYC Teen Author Festival Symposium
Join us for an afternoon of literature and discussion. 2:10 pm - Being Friends with Boys Elizabeth Eulberg Jenny Han Terra Elan McVoy Stephanie Perkins moderator: Sarah Mlynowski 3:00 pm - Writer as Time Traveler: writing the past while sitting in the present Judy Blundell Matthew Cody Jennifer Donnelly Leanna Renee Hieber Suzanne Weyn moderator: David Levithan 3:50 pm - No Ordinary Love: how to create a satisfying love story and a satisfying supernatural world at the same time Andrea Creme…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 9-12.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Saturday, March 31, 2012
1 p.m.NYC Teen Author Festival Symposium
Join us for an afternoon of literature and discussion. 1:10 pm - Rising to the Challenge: YA Characters facing down what life throws them Tara Altebrando Matt Blackstone Susane Colasanti Kody Keplinger Siobhan Vivian K.M. Walton moderator: David Levithan 2:00 pm - Killer Instincts: death, murder, and the YA novel Jennifer Lynn Barnes Gina Damico Kim Harrington Barry Lyga moderator: Marie Rutkoski 2:50 pm - Moments of Truth: Characters at a crossroads Natasha Friend Margie Gelbwasser Jennifer…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumBook Lovers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
6:30 p.m.HIV Negativity as an Aspect of Fighting the AIDS Epidemic
Nearly all of HIV/AIDS services for Black gay men focus on HIV positive men. This group discussion would focus on the factors underlying the HIV/AIDS services, their origins and impact on Black gay men, and rectifying the inequities. Registration recommended: www.schomburgcenter.eventbrite.com or call (212) 491-2052.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books DivisionAdults
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
5 p.m.What Makes Good Data Visualization?
NYPL Labs and Leaders in Software and Art present: What Makes Good Data Visualization? Perspectives on the visual representation of data from the fields of art, science, computing, statistics, journalism, marketing and entertainment. Moderated by Jonathan Stray, Interactive Technology Editor for the Associated Press With panelists: Kaiser Fung, Blogger, junkcharts.typepad.com/numbersruleyourworld Andrew Gelman, Director, Applied Statistics Center, Columbia University Mark Hansen, Artist;…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumAdults
Friday, April 13, 2012
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 9-12.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
10 a.m.Playwriting research/workshop for HS students
Innovation HS has one week each term in which students can pursue intensive study of something not in their core curriculum, which is STEM-heavy. This group of HS students focused on playwriting. as wll a an orientation tour of LPA, they saw the scripts, prompt scripts, annotated lyrics, etc. in two exhibitions -- The Great American Revue and Star Quality: The World of Noel Coward. contact: Robert Grippa The Renaissance Charter High School for Innovation 410 E. 100th Street NYC, NY 10029 212…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterSchool Age (5-12 years),
K-12 Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, April 20, 2012
4:30 p.m.Bookalicious! Book Discussion Group
A regular discussion of great children's books in a fun and informal setting. For kids between the ages of 9-12.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
6 p.m.Art & Literature - Don Share and Scott Zieher
FREE - Doors open at 5:30 p.m. A free-wheeling conversation between two lively poets – Don Share the editor of Poetry magazine in Chicago, and Scott Zieher artist/poet and the co-owner of ZieherSmith, a contemporary art gallery in New York City. They explore art and poetry together by discussing critical questions about the relationship between word and image, the crafted and the found, seeing and saying. The discussion is moderated by Arézoo Moseni. Wishbone cover art What strikes a reader firs…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Saturday, April 28, 2012
10:30 a.m.Book Discussion Group: Thunderstruck by Larson, Erik
The story of love, murder, and the end of the world's "great hush"
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 5, 2012
12 noonworkshop and tour for Newark project
Research workshop on writing scripts and songs with tour of The Great American Revue and Star Quality: The World of Noel Coward for Newark, NJ, Saturday intensive project involving students at the Art High School. Group also viewed segments of Macbeth (Alex Baldwin, Angela Bassett production) at TOFT. Leader described projects as: "Our group is comprised of public school students from Newark, New Jersey. We are developing the "Live Your Life" project. Through monolgue and student created narra…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterCollege & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, May 10, 2012
6:30 p.m.Artist Career Development - NYFA Fellows and Their Strategies
1st Floor Corner Room - Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Pushing the boundaries of what it means to make a drawing is almost as challenging as finding a way to push one's way into the hectic and convoluted world of the New York Art scene. In this panel discussion, six New York Foundation for the Arts fellows talk about their experience in making their work and making a name for themselves as artists. Moderator and curator Erin Brown leads the discussion as the panelists share their strategies for succes…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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