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Monday, January 13, 2014
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - New and Mysterious
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two!January 2014 — New and Mysterious Wednesday, January 8, 1:00 pm and Monday, January 13, 7:oo pm The Thief by Gregg HurwitzTommy didn’t mean to steal things, except some things he just had to have, like the Power Rangers pencil case he could see his reflection in. But now Momma really wanted Tommy to make a good impression on her new boyfriend Bo. Calling the Shots by Karen DionneJason knew he shouldn’t be working in the woods…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Monday, January 20, 2014
6:30 p.m.New York Writers Workshop presents: Refining Your Idea In Dramatic Writing with Neal Rowland
Refining Your Idea In Dramatic Writing with Neal Rowland A great, well-thought-out idea is the starting point of almost every great drama. Through a combination of in-class exercises and creative feedback, you will learn useful methods and tricks to maximize the dramatic potential and individuality of the premise, story, main characters and central conflict of your screenplay or play. On-line Registration opens on 1/13/2014 at 6:00 pm. Neal Rowland is a writer, script editor an…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - New and Mysterious
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two!January 2014 — New and Mysterious Wednesday, January 22, 1 p.m. and Monday, January 27, 7 p.m.The Fourteenth Juror by Twist PhelanDetective Ebanks let Martinez the rookie do most of the talking to the judge. A recent murder trial before the judge had ended in a hung jury. Then the accused died in a home accident and the jury foreman died in a car accident. Coincidence? Ebanks doesn’t think so. Other Story Times in January - Wed…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Sunday, January 26, 2014
2 p.m.Babes On Broadway DVD, Black and White; 118 minutes, 1941 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), directed by Busby Berkeley and starring Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney and Fay Bainter.
One of the famous old musicals that combines captivating music and lavish production numbers by the master, Busby Berkeley. The story is the standard tale of two struggling Broadway hopefuls, and is filled with 16 song and dance numbers. See other Mid-Manhattan programs here: January 2014 Program Calendar
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, January 27, 2014
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - New and Mysterious
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two!January 2014 — New and Mysterious Wednesday, January 22, 1 p.m. and Monday, January 27, 7 p.m.The Fourteenth Juror by Twist PhelanDetective Ebanks let Martinez the rookie do most of the talking to the judge. A recent murder trial before the judge had ended in a hung jury. Then the accused died in a home accident and the jury foreman died in a car accident. Coincidence? Ebanks doesn’t think so. Other Story Times in January - Wed…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Featuring Chester Himes
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two!February 2014 — Featuring Chester Himes Wednesday, February 5, 1:00 pm Monday, February 10, 7:00 pm Lunching at the Ritzmore (1942)It all started with a bet between a drifter from Chicago and a student from Vermont on whether a Negro could get served lunch in LA. The Negro got to choose which restaurant.He Seen It in the Stars (1944)Accidental Brown took his wife out to the movies after a hard day spent building ships for th…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Monday, February 10, 2014
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Featuring Chester Himes
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two!February 2014 — Featuring Chester Himes Wednesday, February 5, 1:00 pm Monday, February 10, 7:00 pm Lunching at the Ritzmore (1942)It all started with a bet between a drifter from Chicago and a student from Vermont on whether a Negro could get served lunch in LA. The Negro got to choose which restaurant.He Seen It in the Stars (1944)Accidental Brown took his wife out to the movies after a hard day spent building ships for th…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
6:30 p.m.The Dictionary as Data: What the Online Dictionary Tells Us About English, with Peter A. Sokolowski, Editor at Large at Merriam-Webster, Inc.
What makes a person look up a word? When do you use a dictionary? Looking up a word in the dictionary is an intimate act for each of us as individuals, but the words sought by millions of users put together tell us a surprising story about the English language. By watching trends of lookups on a heavily consulted online dictionary, lexicographers track which entries are being consulted at any given moment. Some words are perennial sources of curiosity, while others show spikes of interest tri…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
6:30 p.m.Break-A-Leg Productions presents: "Delicious Comedy Reading Series" (Love Lasts Beyond February 14) -"The Square Root Of Love," by Daniel Meltzer, an O. Henry and Pushcart Prize winning author of many stories, memoirs, essays, poems, and plays.
This stage reading portrays four preludes to love from youth to old age, from innocence to maturity.In The Square Root of Love, two genius level college students discover that Man or Woman does not live by intellectual pursuits alone. A Good Time for a Change finds a successful executive and her handsome young male secretary ready to make a change. The Battling Brinkmires are George and Marsha Brinkmire, a middle aged couple who have come to Haiti to get a "quickie" divorce. This one has a sur…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
1 p.m.Canceled
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Featuring Chester Himes
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two!February 2014 — Featuring Chester Himes Wednesday, February 19, 1 p.m. and Monday, February 24, 7 p.m.Two Soldiers (1943)No way was Private Crabtree going to let George take out the Nazi machine gunner by himself. No black guy could ever be as good a soldier as a Georgia white guy. Face in the Moonlight (1941)A convict passes a sleepless night looking at the moon shining through the bars of his cell window. There Ain’t No Justic…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Saturday, February 22, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Winchester '73
Winchester '73DVD, Black & White, 93 minutes Universal Studios, 1950 Directed by Anthony MannStarring: James Stewart, Dan Duryea, Shelley Winters, Stephen McNally, Millard Mitchell, Charles Drake An engaging frontiersman attempts to track down his father's murderer and the whereabouts of his one-of-a-kind rifle, the Winchester '73, as it passes among a rogue's gallery of owners including a crazed highwayman, an immoral gunrunner, a young Indian chief, and Stewart's own murderous brother.Base…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sunday, February 23, 2014
2 p.m."Easter Parade,"DVD, Technicolor; 107 minutes, 1948, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Directed by Charles Walters Starring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire Peter Lawford and Ann Miller
A nightclub performer hires a naive chorus girl to become his new dance partner to make his former partner jealous and to prove he can make any partner a star. Too good to watch just at Easter time.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, February 24, 2014
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Featuring Chester Himes
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two!February 2014 — Featuring Chester Himes Wednesday, February 19, 1 p.m. and Monday, February 24, 7 p.m.Two Soldiers (1943)No way was Private Crabtree going to let George take out the Nazi machine gunner by himself. No black guy could ever be as good a soldier as a Georgia white guy. Face in the Moonlight (1941)A convict passes a sleepless night looking at the moon shining through the bars of his cell window. There Ain’t No Justic…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Featuring Alice Munro
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two!March 2014 — Featuring Alice Munro Wednesday, March 5, 1:00 pm Monday, March 10, 7:00 pm Material The narrator has recently read a short story written by her ex-husband, now a well-known author, and, surprisingly, she was impressed by it. After all these years, and despite all those memories, she should be able to congratulate him and let bygones be bygones. Shouldn’t she?Other March Story Time Dates -Wednesday, March 19, 1…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Monday, March 10, 2014
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Featuring Alice Munro
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two!March 2014 — Featuring Alice Munro Wednesday, March 5, 1:00 pm Monday, March 10, 7:00 pm Material The narrator has recently read a short story written by her ex-husband, now a well-known author, and, surprisingly, she was impressed by it. After all these years, and despite all those memories, she should be able to congratulate him and let bygones be bygones. Shouldn’t she?Other March Story Time Dates -Wednesday, March 19, 1…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Featuring Alice Munro
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! March 2014 — Featuring Alice Munro Wednesday, March 19, 1:00 pm Monday, March 24, 7:00 pm Dance of the Happy Shades No one really looks forward to the party Miss Marsalles gives every June for her piano students. (Some vestige of musical integrity prevents her from calling it a recital.) Miss Marsalles is older now and there are fewer students. Yet she insists on keeping the tradition. Other March Story Time Dates…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Saturday, March 22, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Shenandoah
Shenandoah Directed by Andrew V. McLaglen Starring James Stewart, Rosemary Forsyth, Glenn Corbett, Philip Alford, Doug McClure, and Patrick Wayne DVD, Color, 106 minutes, 1965, Universal Pictures A Virginia farmer during the Civil War refuses to support either the Confederacy or the Union until his son is taken prisoner and he is forced at last to take a stand. Based on a story by Stuart N. Lake. Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 p.m. All programs are FREE and sub…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, March 24, 2014
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Featuring Alice Munro
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! March 2014 — Featuring Alice Munro Wednesday, March 19, 1:00 pm Monday, March 24, 7:00 pm Dance of the Happy Shades No one really looks forward to the party Miss Marsalles gives every June for her piano students. (Some vestige of musical integrity prevents her from calling it a recital.) Miss Marsalles is older now and there are fewer students. Yet she insists on keeping the tradition. Other March Story Time Dates…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
2:30 p.m.Affordable Care Act: Training and Information Session
Affordable Care Act Community Outreach The enrollment deadline of March 31st is fast approaching for 2014 health insurance coverage. This Affordable Care Act event will provide you with all the information you need about ObamaCare; how it works, who is eligible and how to enroll by March 31st, 2014. Website: http://www.nypl.org/help/community-outreach/affordablecare Organizing for Action is a non-profit, non-partisan organization working on behalf of Americans and the issues they voted fo…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Parents/Caregivers,
Persons Without Homes,
Adults
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
6:30 p.m."A Tribute To Judy Garland," with Mel Haber, a devoted music lover, primarily of popular music and opera.
Judy Garland was one of the finest female popular singers of the twentieth century. In this illustrated lecture, the presenter traces her career from her early days as one of the three Gumm sisters through her final decade, by which time she had become a popular concert performer. The audience sees videos of her performances in movies and television, specifically, her singing such songs as "Over the Rainbow," "The Trolley Song," "The Man That Got Away," and "Chicago."
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
6:30 p.m.Crime in Translation with moderator, Shizuka Otake and panelists, Annamaria Alfieri, Chris Pavone and Jeffrey Siger of Mystery Writers of America -- New York Chapter.
Skip the security line and the jet lag, and travel comfortably by mystery novel. Our panelists expertly combine suspense with a foreign setting. One writes crime stories set in Greece, so current they are almost ahead of the headlines. One wrote a novel about nice American families in Luxemburg, right in the heart of Europe. Only, they are keeping some dark secrets, not nice at all. And what does the author have planned for his new book? Travel in both time and space for mysteries about th…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, April 12, 2014
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: RANCHO NOTORIOUS
Rancho Notorious Directed by Fritz Lang Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Mel Ferrer, Arthur Kennedy, William Frawley, Lloyd Gough, Gloria Henry A western based on the story "Gunsight Whitman" by Silvia Richards. Vern Haskell (Kennedy), a nice rancher, seeks to avenge his fiancé's death when she is killed during a robbery. His revenge leads him to Chuck-a-luck, Altar Keane's (Dietrich) ranch set up to hide criminals, and he finds more than he bargains for. DVD, Color, 89 minutes, 1952, Warner Br…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, April 14, 2014
9:30 a.m.Daddy & Me at Rikers Island, AMKC-Family Day
Families of the fathers that participated in the previous Daddy & Me session at AMKC are invited to visit the facility to spend time with their family member. During the visit, families can talk and read the books that were recorded for the Daddy & Me program.
Mid-Manhattan Library
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
Saturday, April 19, 2014
2:30 p.m.Lermontov Bicentennial Celebration - Программa посвященнaя 200-летию М.Ю. Лермонтова
A Bicentennial Celebration of the birth of the great 19th Century Russian poet Mikhail Lermontov Программa посвященнaя 200-летию М.Ю. Лермонтова Pushkin Society in America and the Lodyjensky Immigration Archive Center of Russian and Ukrainian Culture in New York present a bicentennial celebration of Mikhail Lermontov, the great 19th century Russian poet. The program includes an illustrated lecture about Lermontov’s life, tragic death, his poetry and inspiration. Along with an illustrated talk…
Mid-Manhattan 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
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
6:30 p.m.New York Writers Workshop: Scene of the Crime: How to Write a Crime or Detective Novel or Short Story with Charles Salzberg
Scene of the Crime: How to Write a Crime or Detective Novel or Short Story with Charles Salzberg Crime fiction has always been thought of as genre fiction, but is it? Shouldn’t all good fiction contain elements of mystery and suspense, otherwise why would we bother to turn to the page to find out what’s going to happen next? Learn the elements of creating a crime novel or short story, how to begin, how to plot, how to create character, and how, perhaps most important, to create suspense. C…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
6:30 p.m.New York Writers Workshop: The Secrets of Writing Essays with Lisa Kirchner
The Secrets of Writing Essays with Lisa Kirchner To write an essay, all you need is a story. Learn the kind of stories that get published and why. We'll use that as a springboard to get you started on writing your own personal essay. Lisa L. Kirchner is the author of the forthcoming memoir, Hello, American Lady Creature: What I Learned as a Woman in Qatar (Greenpoint Press, May 2014). Between gigs with The Andy Warhol Museum, Ketchum Public Relations and her own consulting firm, her work has…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Monday, May 5, 2014
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Cowboys and Outlaws
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! May 2014 — Cowboys and Outlaws: Stories about the Old West Monday, May 5, 1:00 pm Wednesday, May 7, 7:00 pm The Outcasts of Poker Flat by Bret Harte John Oakhurst was a professional gambler. When the citizens of Poker Flat decided to clean up their small community in late November 1850 by getting rid of a few unsavory characters, they selected John Oakhurst, two soiled doves, ‘The Duchess’ and ‘Mother Shipton’, and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Cowboys and Outlaws
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! May 2014 — Cowboys and Outlaws: Stories about the Old West Monday, May 5, 1:00 pm Wednesday, May 7, 7:00 pm The Outcasts of Poker Flat by Bret Harte John Oakhurst was a professional gambler. When the citizens of Poker Flat decided to clean up their small community in late November 1850 by getting rid of a few unsavory characters, they selected John Oakhurst, two soiled doves, ‘The Duchess’ and ‘Mother Shipton’, and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Monday, May 19, 2014
7 p.m.Canceled
Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Cowboys and Outlaws
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! May 2014 — Stories about Cowboys and Outlaws Monday, May 19, 1:00 pm Wednesday, May 21, 7:00 pm Check the May schedule for Story Time for Grown-Ups. All programs are FREE and subject to last minute change or cancellation. Like Mid-Manhattan Library on Facebook. Follow Mid-Manhattan Library on Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
1 p.m.Canceled
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Cowboys and Outlaws
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! May 2014 — Stories about Cowboys and Outlaws Monday, May 19, 1:00 pm Wednesday, May 21, 7:00 pm Check the May schedule for Story Time for Grown-Ups. All programs are FREE and subject to last minute change or cancellation. Like Mid-Manhattan Library on Facebook. Follow Mid-Manhattan Library on Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Saturday, June 7, 2014
2:30 p.m.Stephanie Hightower, Dorothea Hokema and Cyriaco Lopes | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE - The Corner Room doors open at 2:30 p.m. Stephanie Hightower and Dorothea Hokema discuss with artist and moderator Cyriaco Lopes, their Art Wall on Third and Photo Walls in Picture Collection exhibitions titled Urban Arcadia: Landscapes of New York and Berlin and the existence of aesthetic harmony within even the most anti-Arcadian environments. They examine the Arcadian idyll and contemporary landscape as constructions, interpreted within the classical genres of landscape painting and ph…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
6:30 p.m."Why Does Formal Logic Start With the Classical Greeks?" with Michael Shenefelt, Ph.D., and Heidi White, Ph.D., authors of "If A, Then B: How the World Discovered Logic," and Master Teachers of Liberal Arts Studies at New York University.
In this lecture Michael Shenefelt and Heidi White tell the story of logic’s development during the days of Aristotle, and they also trace its development in later periods, including those of the Stoics, through to the medieval world of Peter Abelard, and then to a violent and fanatical world of religious warfare that was observed by René Descartes. They trace logic’s history up to its current incarnation as modern symbolic logic, which underlies modern digital computers, and they also argue tha…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
1 p.m.Canceled
Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Ah, Romance! Love Stories
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! June 2014 — Ah, Romance! Love Stories Wednesday, June 11, 1:00 pm Canceled Monday, June 16, 7:00 pm - On Schedule Excerpts from Rebecca (1938) by Daphne DuMaurier "Last night I dreamed I went to Manderley again..." This is the first sentence of one of the most well-known love stories of the 20th century. Told by the second Mrs. de Winter, whose name we never learn, the first two chapters relate her love for…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Monday, June 16, 2014
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Ah, Romance! Love Stories
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! June 2014 — Ah, Romance! Love Stories Wednesday, June 18, 1:00 pm - Rescheduled Monday, June 16, 7:00 pm - On Schedule Excerpts from Rebecca (1938) by Daphne DuMaurier "Last night I dreamed I went to Manderley again..." This is the first sentence of one of the most well-known love stories of the 20th century. Told by the second Mrs. de Winter, whose name we never learn, the first two chapters relate her love for h…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Ah, Romance! Love Stories
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! June 2014 — Ah, Romance! Love Stories Wednesday, June 18, 1:00 pm - Rescheduled Monday, June 16, 7:00 pm - On Schedule Excerpts from Rebecca (1938) by Daphne DuMaurier "Last night I dreamed I went to Manderley again..." This is the first sentence of one of the most well-known love stories of the 20th century. Told by the second Mrs. de Winter, whose name we never learn, the first two chapters relate her love for h…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Ah, Romance! Love Stories
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! June 2014 — Ah, Romance! Love Stories Wednesday, June 25, 1:00 pm Monday, June 30, 7:00 pm Excerpts from Stars in My Crown (1946) by Joe David Brown "Aunt Pim was my grandma's sister... Aunt Pim was an old maid, but she knew more about love than lots of folk who married and had big families. ...Aunt Pim's love wasn't dedicated to a man at all... She was in love with a memory - and a tree." The narrator of the story…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
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