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TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
6 p.m.Art and Literature - Penelope's Hungry Eyes
FREE - Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Penelope's Hungry Eyes: Portraits of Famous Photographers is presented at the New York Public Library by Henry Adams, author of the introductory text, Duane Michals, one of the 101 photographers featured in the book, and Abe Frajndlich, photographer and author of the book. They engage in a three-way discussion about the genesis of the book and its content, which is filled not only with striking portraits but also with personal stories about the world-renowned phot…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumBook Lovers
Saturday, June 2, 2012
3 p.m.Thinking Big: Tales of Dreamers & Doers
Martin Luther King had one. Aliquipiso had one and ingeniously rescued her tribe. Brer Rabbit had so many that they ricocheted off every critter he met! History, legend and folklore are full of Big Thinkers with inspiring dreams. Join LuAnn Adams and travel to Africa, Asia and the Americas. Meet spunky young rainmakers and unabashed dreamers, who “pushed the envelope” and “broke the mold” with their intrepid ideas, can-do attitude and never-give-up spirit. For ages 5 and older.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years)
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
10:30 a.m.KidsLIVE presents Stories to Play With!
Come and join in the fun with LuAnn Adams as she shares a rollicking collection of folktales from around the world! Her stories feature crocodiles, hedgehogs, monkeys and more! Using puppets, music and lots of audience participation she will bring her stories of love and laughter to life! For ages 2 to 6 with parent/caregiver. All KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE programs are sponsored by the Katerina and Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.
Battery Park City LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years)
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
6 p.m.GMAD Presents: The 2012 Black Pride Heritage Awards and Opening Ceremony
Join GMAD and NYC Black Pride as they celebrate 15 years of community awareness. The program will kick-off a five-day celebration honoring the accomplishments of Tony Award-winner Hinton Battle; highly-acclaimed director and producer of Paris Is Burning Jennie Livingston; and NY State Senator Eric Adams, among others. FREE! Registration required: www.schomburgcenter.eventbrite.com or call (212) 491-2040.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, August 23, 2012
2 p.m.Program for Special Library Seminar, St. John's University
Annual program for Special Library Seminar for 1st year students at St. john's University Library School, introducing them to focused archives and librariesthroughout he city. Contact: Brian Adams, adamsb@stjohns.edu St. John's University Jamaica, New York 11439
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterAdults,
Book Lovers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
6 p.m.Ari Marcopoulos and Andrew Roth - OUT TO LUNCH - An Art Book Series Event
FREE - Berger Forum doors open at 5:30 p.m. Ari Marcopoulos, 11.29.11 and 2.8.12 from OUT TO LUNCH. Ari Marcopoulos and Andrew Roth discuss the book as exhibition space and chart the history of Marcopoulos’ output from the earliest zines to OUT TO LUNCH, his recent tour-de-force published by PPP Editions. Marcopoulos' first book Portraits from the Studio and the Street (1987) was self-published and part of a larger series on Dutch-born photographers. When he started working with skateboarders ar…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
6:30 p.m.Young Lions Screening: On the Road
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Walter Salles (Central Station, Motorcycle Diaries) and based on the iconic novel by Jack Kerouac, On the Road tells the timeless story of Sal Paradise (Sam Riley), a young writer whose life is shaken and ultimately redefined by the arrival of Dean Moriarty (Garrett Hedlund), a free-spirited, fearless, fast talking Westerner and his girl, Marylou (Kristen Stewart). Traveling cross-country, Sal and Dean venture out on a personal quest for freedom from the conformit…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterNYPL Supporters
Saturday, December 15, 2012
3 p.m.Jane South and Jeffrey Kastner - An Artist Dialogue
FREE - 1st Floor Corner Room - Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Jane South and writer Jeffrey Kastner discuss the ideas behind her Shifting Structures series and its site determined construction Stacks and Pedestal Components for Art in The Corner Room and Art in the Windows exhibition series, followed by audience Q&A. Born in Manchester, England, Jane South worked as a set designer in experimental theater before moving to the United States in 1989. She has lectured, taught, and served as artist…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, December 27, 2012
2 p.m.KidsLIVE presents 200 Years of Grimm
Three of New York City’s most popular storytellers bring tales of the Brothers Grimm to life in this bicentennial celebration of the first publication of the stories by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm in 1812. Hear LuAnn Adams, Robin Bady, and Julia Morris recount the stories of Little Red Riding Hood and other favorites in this special holiday program. For ages 6 and older.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court AuditoriumChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
6 p.m.Deborah Kass and Robert Storr - Before and Happily After - An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE - Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Deborah Kass, Double Ghost Yentl (My Elvis), 1997. Silkscreen and acrylic on canvas. 72 1/8 x 50 1/8 in, 183.2 x 127.3 cm. Courtesy the artist and Paul Kasmin Gallery. Leading curator and critic Robert Storr joins influential artist Deborah Kass for a wide ranging informal conversation on the occasion of the publication of her first monograph Deborah Kass: Before and Happily Ever After (Skira Rizzoli 2012) in conjunction with her mid-career retrospective exhibiti…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Saturday, February 2, 2013
3 p.m.The Elves and the Shoemaker & Other Tales from the Brothers Grimm
Stories presented by LuAnn Adams. For ages 6 and older.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetSchool Age (5-12 years)
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
6 p.m.Robert Burley, Alison Nordström, Arezoo Moseni - The Disappearance of Darkness - An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE - Berger Forum doors open at 5:30 p.m. Betsy in Window, Entrance, Polaroid, Enschede, The Netherlands, 2010. © Robert Burley In the brief time Robert Burley spent documenting the industrial infrastructure supporting analog photography, the world embraced a digital age. Suddenly a global population abandoned their film cameras and began to create and share photographs using data-driven devices. Companies such as Kodak and Polaroid were reduced to shadows of their former selves, or worse, a…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
6 p.m.The Polaroid Years - David Levinthal, Mary-Kay Lombino, William Wegman - An Art Book Series Event
FREE - Berger Forum doors open at 5:30 p.m. In this event, author and curator Mary-Kay Lombino discusses her fascinating new book, The Polaroid Years: Instant Photography and Experimentation. She is joined, for an in-depth discussion, by renowned artists and photographers David Levinthal and William Wegman whose unique bodies of work demonstrate the incredible influence of Polaroid. Filled with images from a trove of artists from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol, this is the first volume to explore th…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
3 p.m.Class with Special Libraries Seminar, St. John's Uiversity
Class on LPA's holdings and collection policies for session of the Special Libraries Seminar for 12 MLS students. Contact: Brian Adams Division of Library and Information Science St. John's University 8000 Utopia Parkway Jamaica, NY 11435 631-924-06400 adamsb@stjohns.edu
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
6 p.m.Paperwork - Philip Aarons, Christophe Cherix, Alex Kitnick, Leigh Ledare, Andrew Roth - An Art Book Series Event
FREE - Berger Forum doors open at 5:30 p.m. Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks (PPP Editions | Andrew Roth 2013) features works by over twenty contemporary artists. This event, moderated by Christophe Cherix, The Robert Lehman Foundation Chief Curator of Drawings and Prints at The Museum of Modern Art, is a panel discussion about how the ideas for Paperwork were developed, the artists’ scrapbooks that were selected, and the process of making the book itself. The focus is on these…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Thursday, October 24, 2013
3 p.m.Stories to Play With
Presented by LuAnn Adams for children ages 2 to 6 with parent or caregiver.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, Children's RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, December 5, 2013
6 p.m.Beyond Kovacs: The Edie Adams Television Shows
Perhaps best known as the Muriel Cigar girl ("Why don't you pick one up and smoke it sometime"?), Edie Adams was a Tony Award-winning actress (for her performance as Daisy Mae in “L’il Abner”) and appeared in classic films such as The Apartment, It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World and Love With The Proper Stranger. She was also a film preservationist, saving the Ernie Kovacs (and Edie Adams!) library from extinction. Ben Model, curator and co-producer of the new DVD set, Here's Edie: The Edie…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, December 12, 2013
6 p.m.Websites for Small Business: How to Make Your Site Work for You & Your Customers
Many small business owners wonder if their business even needs a website. Well the answer is a resounding yes! In this seminar, Sylvia Adams, web designer and consultant, will give you tools and strategies to effectively market and promote your business online. In this workshop you’ll learn: 1. How your website can help you reach large numbers of your customers quickly & inexpensively. 2. Why it’s a cost effective way to stay connected to your existing customers and prospects. 3. How you…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Businesspeople
Saturday, December 21, 2013
3 p.m.The Elves and the Shoemaker and Other Tales by the Brothers Grimm
Stories presented by award-winning storyteller LuAnn Adams. Recommended for children ages 4 and older.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, January 16, 2014
4 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: Man of Steel
Warner Bros. Rating PG-13, Runtime 148 min, Release Year 2013, Director Zack SnyderSynopsisSuperman flies back onto the big screen in this Warner Bros./Legendary Pictures production directed by Zack Snyder, produced by Christopher Nolan and featuring a screenplay by David Goyer. Born on the alien planet of Krypton, Kal-El is sent by his parents to live on planet Earth, where he is given the name Clark by kindly farmer Jonathan Kent and his wife, Martha, who raise him as if he were their own so…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
4 p.m.Teen Movie Night: Man of Steel
Staring: Henry Cavill, Any Adams, Michael Shannon, Russel Crowe, Kevin Costner and Diane LaneDirected by Guillermo del Toro PG 13; 131 minutes; 2013Born on the alien planet of Krypton, Kal-El is sent by his parents to live on planet Earth, where he is given the name Clark by kindly farmer Jonathan Kent and his wife, Martha, who raise him as if he were their own son. As a young boy, Clark displays incredible superpowers that instill him with a profound sense of personal responsibility. Later, t…
Columbus LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
10 a.m.NY State Budget Presentation
Join Kenneth Adams, commissioner of the New York State Department of Economic Development for an update on the state of the budget.
Mariners Harbor LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thursday, March 27, 2014
11 a.m. Movies @ Columbus Library Presents: Calamity Jane (1953)
Calamity Jane (1953) 105 Minutes; Warner Home Video; Not Rated Starring - Doris Day & Howard Keel Director - David Butler Calamity Jane is a calamity at love--she's too busy cracking a bullwhip to pay much mind to such girlie what-alls as dresses and perfume. " The plot gets under way when Jane promises the citizens of Deadwood that she can persuade classy Chicago stage star Adelaide Adams to perform at the local opry house. Through a case of mistaken identity, Jane brings Adel…
Columbus LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Muhlenberg Thursday Film Matinee - About Time
A young man with the ability to time travel discovers that finding true love isn't as easy as he thought it would be in this romantic comedy from writer/director Richard Curtis (Love Actually, Pirate Radio). Tim Lake (Domhnall Gleeson) is 21 and lonely. In the harsh morning light following a depressing New Year's Eve party, however, he discovers a family secret that will change his life forever. Entrusted by his father (Bill Nighy) with the knowledge that the men in their family can time travel,…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Stories about Libraries and Librarians
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! April 2014 — Stories about Libraries and Librarians Wednesday, April 2, 1:00 pm Monday, April 7, 7:00 pm Ed Gets His Mind Improved by Walter R. Brooks It was bad enough when Wilbur Pope’s horse Ed started talking, but then he learned to read. Imagine what happens when Ed decides to visit the library and meets the librarian, Miss Sigsbee. Exchange by Ray Bradbury Miss Adams had already closed the library, but the y…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Monday, April 7, 2014
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Stories about Libraries and Librarians
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! April 2014 — Stories about Libraries and Librarians Wednesday, April 2, 1:00 pm Monday, April 7, 7:00 pm Ed Gets His Mind Improved by Walter R. Brooks It was bad enough when Wilbur Pope’s horse Ed started talking, but then he learned to read. Imagine what happens when Ed decides to visit the library and meets the librarian, Miss Sigsbee. Exchange by Ray Bradbury Miss Adams had already closed the library, but the y…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Thursday, April 10, 2014
2 p.m.Matinee Thursdays Presents: American Hustle
Rated R, 138 minutes, 2013, Directed by David O. Russell Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, and Amy Adams star in director David O. Russell's fictional period crime drama about a reckless FBI agent who recruits a con man and his alluring partner into a scheme to ensnare corrupt politicians and gangsters. Smooth-talking Irving Rosenfeld (Bale) is a hustler of the highest order. No mark is off limits for Rosenfeld, especially when his crafty partner Sydney Prosser (Adams) is by his side. When renega…
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Stories about Libraries and Librarians
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! April 2014 — Stories about Libraries and Librarians Wednesday, April 16, 1:00 pm and Monday, April 21, 7:00 pm QL 696.C9 by Anthony Boucher Detective MacDonald knows that Miss Benson, the librarian, was murdered by one of the four people who were in the library at the time, but which one? And why did Miss Benson have the F.B.I. phone number on her desk? The only clue is what she was typing when she was killed— a list of…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Friday, April 18, 2014
1 p.m.Friday Film Matinee Presents: Man of Steel (2013)
Man of Steel (2013) 148 Minutes; Warner Bros; Rated PG - 13 Starring - Henry Cavill, Amy Adams & Michael Shannon Director - Zack Snyder A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Monday, April 21, 2014
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Stories about Libraries and Librarians
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! April 2014 — Stories about Libraries and Librarians Wednesday, April 16, 1:00 pm and Monday, April 21, 7:00 pm QL 696.C9 by Anthony Boucher Detective MacDonald knows that Miss Benson, the librarian, was murdered by one of the four people who were in the library at the time, but which one? And why did Miss Benson have the F.B.I. phone number on her desk? The only clue is what she was typing when she was killed— a list of…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Thursday, April 24, 2014
2 p.m.Muhlenberg Thursday Film Matinee - American Hustle
Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, and Amy Adams star in director David O. Russell's fictional period crime drama about a reckless FBI agent who recruits a con man and his alluring partner into a scheme to ensnare corrupt politicians and gangsters. Smooth-talking Irving Rosenfeld (Bale) is a hustler of the highest order. No mark is off limits for Rosenfeld, especially when his crafty partner Sydney Prosser (Adams) is by his side. When renegade FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Cooper) thrusts the deceptive…
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Saturday, April 26, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Cinema: "American Hustle"
Film: "American Hustle"--fictional period crime drama about a reckless FBI agent who recruits a con man and his alluring partner into a scheme to ensnare corrupt politicians and gangsters. Starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. Rated R, 138 minutes, 2013.
Spuyten Duyvil LibraryAdults
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
4 p.m.Movies @ Kips Bay Library presents New Releases Movie Night: About Time
Universal Pictures Rating R, Runtime 123 minutes, Release Year 2013; Director Richard Curtis Synopsis A young man with the ability to time travel discovers that finding true love isn't as easy as he thought it would be in this romantic comedy from writer/director Richard Curtis (Love Actually, Pirate Radio). Tim Lake (Domhnall Gleeson) is 21 and lonely. In the harsh morning light following a depressing New Year's Eve party, however, he discovers a family secret that will change his life…
Kips Bay LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 1, 2014
3:30 p.m.Tipingee, Brer Rabbit & the Mouse that Barked
LuAnn Adams award-winning storyteller presents folk tales for the 21st century. For ages 4 and older
Woodlawn Heights LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Friday, May 2, 2014
2 p.m.MAY FILMS - AMERICAN HUSTLE
Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, and Amy Adams star in director David O. Russell's fictional period crime drama about a reckless FBI agent who recruits a con man and his alluring partner into a scheme to ensnare corrupt politicians and gangsters. 2013, Color, 138 Minutes.
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
2 p.m.Stories to Play With
Stories presented by award-winning storyteller, LuAnn Adams for ages 3 to 6 years old with parent/caregiver.
Pelham Parkway-Van Nest LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, May 8, 2014
6 p.m.Websites for Small Business: How to Make Your Website Work for You and Your Customers
The internet is no longer just a fad, it is here to stay and small businesses are moving from Main Street to the internet superhighway. Sylvia Adams discusses tools and strategies to help small business owners effectively market & promote their businesses online. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Monday, May 12, 2014
3:30 p.m.Jaws, Paws & Claws - Animal Wisdom Tales
Stories presented by LuAnn Adams for children ages 4 to 8 years old.
Morrisania LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
3:30 p.m.Tipingee, Brer Rabbit and the Mouse that Barked
LuAnn Adams presents folk tales for the 21st century. For ages 4 and older.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
4 p.m.Dr. Seuss or Other Stories
Stories presented by LuAnn Adams. Recommended for ages 3 to 8.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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