All events are free unless otherwise noted.
4 events found.
|Monday, August 25, 2014|
|6:30 p.m.||"Women of New York," with Marty Schneit, a Licensed New York City Tour Guide.|
This illustrated lecture details the history of fourteen women, who made significant contributions to New York, and the world at large, at a time in United States history, when full equality for women was not yet recognized. Rose Schneiderman, Emma Lazarus, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Abby Aldrich Rockefeller, Bess Myerson, Alva Smith Vanderbilt and Mae West are included with the many talented and dedicated women, who made a difference then, and still affect us all today.
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|Tuesday, September 23, 2014|
|6:30 p.m.||Forgotten Queens, with Kevin Walsh, a legendary tour guide, whose blog, Forgotten New York, has twice been ranked by the Village Voice in their Best of NYC list.|
This illustrated lecture shows New York's largest borough between the years 1920 and 1950, when it was adorned with some of the finest model housing and planned communities anywhere in the country. Through vintage photographs, the five wards of Queens are highlighted for their unique character, and histories.
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|Thursday, November 6, 2014|
|6:30 p.m.||Brunch: A History, with Farha Ternikar, an associate professor of Sociology at Le Moyne College where she teaches Food and Culture, Gender and Society and the Sociology of Food.|
This illustrated lecture provides a global and social history of the meal including brunch in the United States, Western Europe, South Asia and the Middle-East and takes us on a tour of a modern meal around the world.
Use this quick list to reserve copies of our November Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog.
|Saturday, February 21, 2015|
|2:30 p.m.||Big Open Book | Patricia Dahlman, Margaret Mathews-Berenson | An Artist Dialogue Series|
FREE - The Corner Room doors open at 2:30 p.m.
Artist Patricia Dahlman begins the event with a presentation on her past and present work particularly focusing on Big Open Book, the site specific piece she made for Art Wall on Third exhibition series. The presentation is followed by a discussion between the distinguished curator Margaret Mathews-Berenson and Patricia Dahlman talking about her influences, materials and making contemporary art today.
Patricia Dahlman is a New York City area arti…First come, first served
|Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner Room||Adults|