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8 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Featured Author Edith Wharton
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! January 2016 — Featured Author Edith Wharton Wednesday, January 6, 1:00 pm Monday, January 11, 7:00 pm Mrs. Manstey’s View An elderly widow in failing health, Mrs. Manstey spends her days looking out the back window of her third-floor room, enjoying the view of her neighbors’ back yards. When she learns a new building project will destroy her view, she is devastated. (1891) Roman Fever Two middle-aged l…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Monday, January 11, 2016
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Featured Author Edith Wharton
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! January 2016 — Featured Author Edith Wharton Wednesday, January 6, 1:00 pm Monday, January 11, 7:00 pm Mrs. Manstey’s View An elderly widow in failing health, Mrs. Manstey spends her days looking out the back window of her third-floor room, enjoying the view of her neighbors’ back yards. When she learns a new building project will destroy her view, she is devastated. (1891) Roman Fever Two middle-aged l…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Featured Author Edith Wharton
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! January 2016 — Featured Author Edith Wharton Wednesday, January 20, 1:00 pm Tuesday, January 26, 7:00 pm The Other Two When Mr. Waythorn married Alice Haskett, he didn’t take into consideration how her two previous marriages (and her two ex-husbands) might intrude on his daily life. (1904) A Journey A husband and wife are returning from a “rest cure” in Colorado to their home in New York City by train. In hi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Featured Author Edith Wharton
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! January 2016 — Featured Author Edith Wharton Wednesday, January 20, 1:00 pm Tuesday, January 26, 7:00 pm The Other Two When Mr. Waythorn married Alice Haskett, he didn’t take into consideration how her two previous marriages (and her two ex-husbands) might intrude on his daily life. (1904) A Journey A husband and wife are returning from a “rest cure” in Colorado to their home in New York City by train. In hi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Favorite Stories by African-American Authors
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! February 2016 — Favorite Stories by African-American Authors Wednesday, February 3, 1:00 pm Wednesday, February 10, 7:00 pm Marigolds by Eugenia W. Collier Old Miss Lottie lived in a ramshackle shanty in rural Maryland. Times were hard in the Depression, and the only thing of beauty in her life was the bed of marigolds in her dusty yard. New Directions, Complaining, and Africa by Maya Angelou In these three e…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Favorite Stories by African-American Authors
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! February 2016 — Favorite Stories by African-American Authors Wednesday, February 3, 1:00 pm Wednesday, February 10, 7:00 pm Marigolds by Eugenia W. Collier Old Miss Lottie lived in a ramshackle shanty in rural Maryland. Times were hard in the Depression, and the only thing of beauty in her life was the bed of marigolds in her dusty yard. New Directions, Complaining, and Africa by Maya Angelou In these three e…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Favorite Stories by African-American Authors
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! February 2016 — Favorite Stories by African-American Authors Wednesday, February 17, 1:00 pm Monday, February 22, 7:00 pm Mama’s Missionary Money by Chester Himes When Lemuel “accidentally” found the old black purse in his Mama’s dresser drawer, it was filled with quarters, dimes, nickels, and even a few dollar bills. He only took a quarter the first time. He knew Mama would find out eventually. It was just a q…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Monday, February 22, 2016
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Favorite Stories by African-American Authors
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! February 2016 — Favorite Stories by African-American Authors Wednesday, February 17, 1:00 pm Monday, February 22, 7:00 pm Mama’s Missionary Money by Chester Himes When Lemuel “accidentally” found the old black purse in his Mama’s dresser drawer, it was filled with quarters, dimes, nickels, and even a few dollar bills. He only took a quarter the first time. He knew Mama would find out eventually. It was just a q…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults

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