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@ 12 noon
Immigrant Heritage Month: Origami 101
Origami 101 with Taro’s Origami Join us as we introduce the Japanese art of origami to the world! As each fold and crease transforms a single sheet of ordinary paper into a recognizable model, origami inspires and challenges us to tackle everyday items from flowers and animals and brings us to mythical worlds filled with wizards and dragons. Origami is not simply a hobby – it’s practical as well. As participants practice origami, they will develop care, precision, and other skills that can easi…
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
@ 1:30 p.m.
One Book One New York: Community Conversations-Immigrant Experience
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has won the city’s first One Book, One NY city-wide read. The immigrant experience is one of the major themes of the book. Join us as we gather to discuss the immigrant experience. We invite you to share your own stories as an immigrant to the U.S. or as a new New Yorker.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Wed, July 19
@ 6:30 p.m.
"Three Trembling Cities" Film Screening
Join us for a special screening of the new webseries Three Trembling Cities followed by a talkback with writer/director Arthur Vincie and members of the cast and crew. This webseries delves into the inner lives of New York City immigrants struggling with work, friends, romance, dreams, and family expectations. Overshadowing their efforts is their often uncertain status—culturally, emotionally, legally. Weaving a fictional storyline with interviews over the first season, Three Trembling Cities p…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, July 22
@ 12 noon
Li'l Miss Spitfire: The Musical!
Equity Library Theater presents: A staged reading of "Li'l Miss Spitfire: The Musical" This is the inspiring untold story of Annie Sullivan, the Irish-American immigrant and eventual teacher of blind-deaf Helen Keller. A cast of 18 brings to life young Annie’s journey of courage and perseverance. Sadly, early in her life, she endures the loss of her mother, Alice and younger brother, Jimmie to tuberculosis. Her father, Thomas becomes overwhelmed and gives the children away first to family mem…
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library, Alvin Ailey Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers,
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Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),