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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, April 25
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Looking for something to do after school? Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it all together. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited - Call 212-340-0925 on weekdays, 2:30 - 8PM to register in advanc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, April 26
@ 6 p.m.
Local Artist Film Series: Reunification
In this deeply personal award-winning film that gives an insider view on the contemporary Asian American immigrant experience, divorce and family psychology, and the personal filmmaking process, filmmaker Alvin Tsang reflects on his family’s migration from Hong Kong to Los Angeles in the early 1980s - fraught with betrayal from his parents’ divorce, economic strife and communication meltdown between parents and children. This poetic exploration of many unresolved years moves moodily across diff…
Seward Park Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Looking for something to do after school? Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it all together. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited - Call 212-340-0925 on weekdays, 2:30 - 8PM to register in advanc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, April 27
@ 7 p.m.
Reunification: A film by Alvin Tsang
Synopsis: When his mother and two siblings first emigrated from Hong Kong to Los Angeles in the early 1980s, six-year-old Alvin was forced to stay behind with his working, and consequently absent, father. Spending the following three years often alone in an empty apartment, he longed for his family’s reunification. However, upon Alvin and his father’s arrival to America, that dream was utterly and permanently shattered under circumstances the filmmaker has yet to fully comprehend to this day. R…
53rd Street Library, TheaterAdults
Tue, May 2
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Looking for something to do after school? Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it all together. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited - Call 212-340-0925 on weekdays, 2:30 - 8PM to register in advanc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 4
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Looking for something to do after school? Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it all together. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited - Call 212-340-0925 on weekdays, 2:30 - 8PM to register in advanc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, May 6
@ 2 p.m.
"My Life in China" Film Screening
In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Chatham Square Library will host a film series in May which highlights the unique experiences of Chinese-Americans. On Saturday, May 6, we will screen Kenneth Eng's documentary My Life in China. Eng writes: "My father fled the Cultural Revolution in 1966. After risking his life to get to America, he started our family in Boston. But when his restaurant went bankrupt and my mom got sick, he began to feel like he’d failed at the Am…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, May 13
@ 2 p.m.
"Reunification" Film Screening and Q&A with Director Alvin Tsang
In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Chatham Square Library will host a film series in May which highlights the unique experiences of Chinese-Americans. On Saturday, May 13, we will screen Alvin Tsang's documentary Reunification. In this deeply personal award-winning film that gives an insider view on the contemporary Asian American immigrant experience, divorce and family psychology, and the personal filmmaking process, filmmaker Alvin Tsang reflects on his family’s…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Tue, May 16
@ 6:30 p.m.
Reunification: A Film Screening and Q&A with Alvin Tsang
REUNIFICATION (2015) Synopsis: In this deeply personal award-winning film that gives an insider view on the contemporary immigrant experience, divorce and family psychology, and the personal filmmaking process, filmmaker Alvin Tsang reflects on his family’s migration from Hong Kong to Los Angeles in the early 1980s - fraught with betrayal from his parents’ divorce, economic strife and communication meltdown between parents and children. This poetic exploration of many unresolved years mov…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, May 20
@ 2 p.m.
"Aviatrix: The Katherine Sui Fun Cheung Story" Film Screening
In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Chatham Square Library will host a film series in May which highlights the unique experiences of Chinese-Americans. On Saturday, May 20, we will screen Ed Moy's Aviatrix: The Katherine Sui Fun Cheung Story. Aviatrix is an award-winning documentary film that chronicles the inspiring story of Katherine Sui Fun Cheung, who defied racial and gender barriers in pursuit of her dream of flying during the Golden Age of Aviation in the 1930…
Chatham Square Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, May 24
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, May 31
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 7
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 14
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Design Your Own Video Game Controller!
Over the course of this 4-week program, you will examine how computer software and hardware interact, learn circuit basics, and explore principles of strong design as you use Makey Makeys to create your own fun game controllers, and create your own computer game to play with using Scratch! Workshop series is FREE. Space is capped at 15 teens, so please register in advance at the library.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 16
@ 6 p.m.
Mid-Sentence: Writers in Conversation | Rakesh Satyal, Grant Ginder
FREE - Doors to the Corner Room open at 5:30 PM. Rakesh Satyal, author of NO ONE CAN PRONOUNCE MY NAME, and Grant Ginder, author of THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING, discuss their recent novels. Mid-Sentence features writers in conversation on the state of literature today. All events are free and open to the public. For more upcoming events, visit http://bit.ly/midsentence ABOUT THE AUTHORS Rakesh Satyal is the author of the novel Blue Boy, which won a 2010 Lambda Literary Award and the…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults

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