Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

(mm/dd/yyyy)

14 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, May 30, 2015
1:30 p.m.Much Ado About Nothing - presented by the Instant Shakespeare Company
Join us for a dramatic, staged reading of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing. For Bard fans of all ages.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Children,
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults,
Children
Friday, June 5, 2015
11 a.m.Acting Shakespeare for Seniors
Engage in the joy and challenge of reading, memorizing, and acting Shakespeare! In this eight-week course, we will delve into the demands and pleasures of Shakespeare, mindful that the plays weren’t written as ‘literature’ but as texts for actors to perform. Every class session will include a brief physical and vocal warm up. No acting experience necessary! The course will culminate in a final performance of select monologues and scenes. Classes will meet Fridays from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, M…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
5 p.m.The Seated Stage: Play Reading, 5-6:30 p.m. Exploring Shakespeare's Plays
Do you love plays? Do you enjoy reading aloud? Our play reading group meets once a month and participants take turns to read aloud from the selected play . Our next play is William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Dates and time: Tuesdays, May 5, June 9, July 7, 5-6:30 p.m. Come, read with us!
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
5:30 p.m.Book Discussion Group "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou
The Hamilton Grange Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou. "Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-suffic…
Hamilton Grange Library, Community RoomBook Lovers
Friday, June 12, 2015
11 a.m.Acting Shakespeare for Seniors
Engage in the joy and challenge of reading, memorizing, and acting Shakespeare! In this eight-week course, we will delve into the demands and pleasures of Shakespeare, mindful that the plays weren’t written as ‘literature’ but as texts for actors to perform. Every class session will include a brief physical and vocal warm up. No acting experience necessary! The course will culminate in a final performance of select monologues and scenes. Classes will meet Fridays from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, M…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 13, 2015
1 p.m. 2015 The Instant Shakespeare Company presents
Upcoming Readings at St. Agnes Location: 3rd Floor Sat. May 16th ... The Second Part of Henry the Sixth Sat. June 13th .. The Merchant of Venice Sat. June 27th .. A Midsummer Night's Dream
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Thursday, June 18, 2015
2 p.m.Epiphany Matinee: Cymbeline
Rated R, 98 minutes, 2014 Starring Ethan Hawke and Ed Harris A gritty story of a take-no-prisoners war between dirty cops and an outlaw biker gang. A drug kingpin is driven to desperate measures. (Based on the Shakespeare Play)​
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Friday, June 19, 2015
11 a.m.Acting Shakespeare for Seniors
Engage in the joy and challenge of reading, memorizing, and acting Shakespeare! In this eight-week course, we will delve into the demands and pleasures of Shakespeare, mindful that the plays weren’t written as ‘literature’ but as texts for actors to perform. Every class session will include a brief physical and vocal warm up. No acting experience necessary! The course will culminate in a final performance of select monologues and scenes. Classes will meet Fridays from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, M…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 20, 2015
1 p.m.Instant Shakespeare Company
The Instant Shakespeare Company presents a reading of William Shakespeare's, "The Life & Death of King John".
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, June 25, 2015
4:30 p.m.Book Discussion!
The Jefferson Market Library's book discussion group meets the last Thursday of every month at 4:30pm. We usually meet in the Mae West community room on the library's 3rd floor. January 29: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness. Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery; so a…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Friday, June 26, 2015
6 p.m.Acting Shakespeare for Seniors
Engage in the joy and challenge of reading, memorizing, and acting Shakespeare! In this eight-week course, we will delve into the demands and pleasures of Shakespeare, mindful that the plays weren’t written as ‘literature’ but as texts for actors to perform. Every class session will include a brief physical and vocal warm up. No acting experience necessary! The course will culminate in a final performance of select monologues and scenes. Classes will meet Fridays from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, M…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Saturday, June 27, 2015
1 p.m. 2015 The Instant Shakespeare Company presents
Upcoming Readings at St. Agnes Location: 3rd Floor Sat. May 16th ... The Second Part of Henry the Sixth Sat. June 13th .. The Merchant of Venice Sat. June 27th .. A Midsummer Night's Dream
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Saturday, July 18, 2015
1 p.m.Instant Shakespeare Company
The Instant Shakespeare Company presents a reading of William Shakespeare's, "The Tragedie of Anthony & Cleopatra".
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Saturday, August 15, 2015
1 p.m.Instant Shakespeare Company
The Instant Shakespeare Company presents a reading of William Shakespeare's, "Measure for Measure".
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)

Chat with a librarian now