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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, July 24
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Not A Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science, with Dave Levitan, a journalist.
This illustrated lecture features an eye-opening tour of the political tricks that subvert scientific progress. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wed, July 26
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, with James Forman Jr., professor of law at Yale Law School.
This illustrated lecture enriches our understanding of why our society became so punitive and offers important lessons to anyone concerned about the future of race and the criminal justice system in America. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thu, July 27
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider's Account of the Politics of Intelligence with Melvin A. Goodman, writer and former senior analyst and Division Chief at the CIA from 1966 to 1990.
This lecture presents a rare insider's account of the inner workings of America's intelligence community. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, July 31
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Sellout: How Washington Gave Away America's Technological Soul, and One Man's Fight to Bring It Home, with Victoria Bruce, journalist and author, in conversation with Jim Kennedy, the protagonist of "Sellout."
This conversation tells the story of one citizen's fight to preserve a US stake in the future of clean energy and the elements essential to high tech industries and national defense. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thu, August 10
@ 5:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Meet authors Leanna Renee Heiber, Jeff Soloway and Sheila York
Meet the authors at Hudson Park Library. We'll be hosting a panel discussion with mystery authors Leanna Renee Heiber, Jeff Soloway and Sheila York. Join us!! Author Leanna Renee Heiber is the author of Strangely Beautiful a mystery saga. in 2010 she won Author of the Year by the Romance Writers of America New York City Chapter. Author Jeff Soloway is now a book editor in New York CIty. In 2014 he won the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award from the Mystery Writers of America. Author Sheila York w…
Hudson Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, September 21
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Theater Talk and Reading with Cesi Davidson: Theater as Rehearsal for Life
Some consider plays as only blueprints for directors and actors to create theater. Playwright Cesi Davidson will discuss the reading and enactment of plays as a source for problem solving, insight, and healing. Cesi Davidson holds a Ph.D. in Speech Language Hearing Sciences. Playwriting emerged after years of dialogue as a therapist, mother, sister, friend, companion, and periods of spiritual seclusion. Since her first play in 2009, she's written over seventy-five plays presented in theaters…
George Bruce Library, AuditoriumAdults
Sat, October 21
@ 2:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Meet Author Valerie Auguste’-Partin for Book Reading /Q&A
Valerie is an author, entertainment writer, and poet! People who lose loved ones to terminal illnesses grieve differently than those whose loved ones just pass away. Long after our loved ones are gone we still carry the emotional baggage and invisible scars of watching them in pain and suffering. Hopefully my challenging grief journey will be inspirational and give hope to anyone who has lost someone to a terminal illness or disease. Remembering that grieving is a highly individual experience…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, December 16
@ 2:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Meet Author Valerie Auguste’-Partin for Book Reading /Q&A
Valerie is an author, entertainment writer, and poet! People who lose loved ones to terminal illnesses grieve differently than those whose loved ones just pass away. Long after our loved ones are gone we still carry the emotional baggage and invisible scars of watching them in pain and suffering. Hopefully my challenging grief journey will be inspirational and give hope to anyone who has lost someone to a terminal illness or disease. Remembering that grieving is a highly individual experience…
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults