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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
5:30 p.m.Ottendorfer Book Club: The Russian Debutante's Handbook
Our November selection is The Russian Debutante's Handbook by Gary Shteyngart. Vladimir Girshkin, a likeable Russian immigrant, searches for love, a decent job, and a credible self-identity in Gary Shteyngart's debut novel. Join us for good company and a great discussion. The Ottendorfer Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month. Ask for a copy at the circulation desk or reserve your own online.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 14, 2015
2 p.m.Stories of New York: An Afternoon of Stories about Living in the Great City of New York
Cyndi Freeman and Dawn Frazer, both veteran performers and instructors share short personal stories about living in NYC and then open up the floor to for the audience to share their own. Inspired by the people of the city- from the immigrant pursuing a lifelong dream to the veterans who couldn't imagine calling anywhere else home, this show will showcase the diversity of voices and experiences of all things New York. ‘Stories of New York’ promises not only 60-90 minutes of heartfelt entertainmen…
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 21, 2015
2 p.m.Stories of New York: An Afternoon of Stories about Living in the Great City of New York
Cyndi Freeman and Dawn Frazer, both veteran performers and instructors share short personal stories about living in NYC and then open up the floor to for the audience to share their own. Inspired by the people of the city- from the immigrant pursuing a lifelong dream to the veterans who couldn't imagine calling anywhere else home, this show will showcase the diversity of voices and experiences of all things New York. ‘Stories of New York’ promises not only 60-90 minutes of heartfelt entertainmen…
Baychester LibraryAdults
Saturday, April 11, 2015
1 p.m.Stories of New York: An Afternoon of Stories about Living in the Great City of New York
Cyndi Freeman and Dawn Frazer, both veteran performers and instructors share short personal stories about living in NYC and then open up the floor to for the audience to share their own. Inspired by the people of the city- from the immigrant pursuing a lifelong dream to the veterans who couldn't imagine calling anywhere else home, this show will showcase the diversity of voices and experiences of all things New York. ‘Stories of New York’ promises not only 60-90 minutes of heartfelt entertainmen…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults
Saturday, April 18, 2015
2 p.m.Stories of New York: An Afternoon of Stories about Living in the Great City of New York
Cyndi Freeman and Dawn Frazer, both veteran performers and instructors share short personal stories about living in NYC and then open up the floor to for the audience to share their own. Inspired by the people of the city- from the immigrant pursuing a lifelong dream to the veterans who couldn't imagine calling anywhere else home, this show will showcase the diversity of voices and experiences of all things New York. ‘Stories of New York’ promises not only 60-90 minutes of heartfelt entertainmen…
Inwood LibraryAdults
Saturday, May 16, 2015
10:30 a.m.Book Discussion: "The Jungle" (with a new afterword by Dr. Barry Sears) by Upton Sinclair
Baker & Taylor Reissued to celebrate its 100th anniversary, this timeless story captures the horrifying conditions of the Chicago stockyards through the eyes of a young immigrant named Jurgis Rudkus who struggles to find a better life in America. Reissue. See this title in the NYPL catalog.
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults

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