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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, January 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Book Discussion!
Book Dicussion meets the last Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm, except July and December, in the 3rd floor Mae West Community Room. Pick up a copy of the next book at the 2nd floor information desk! Titles for September 2016 - February 2017 are listed below. September 29: The Quiet American by Graham Greene. Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam. October 27: The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson. A modern retelling of Shakespeare's "The Winter'…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Fri, February 3
@ 6 p.m.
First Fridays
Black Power Poetry Slam/Open Mic Edition
As a prelude to our upcoming Black Power 50 exhibitions, the Schomburg Center and To Whom We May Concern present a special Black Power Poetry Slam/Open Mic edition of First Fridays. Combining DJ & open mic sets, Dj IRS will provide the soundtrack to this edition of our popular monthly social gathering, where you'll be able to groove the night away and enjoy our signature drinks. Plus, Kevin Young, the new director of the Schomburg, will give the opening remarks, so come early! Performers:…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Thu, February 23
@ 4:30 p.m.
Book Discussion!
Book Dicussion meets the last Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm, except July and December, in the 3rd floor Mae West Community Room. Pick up a copy of the next book at the 2nd floor information desk! Titles for September 2016 - February 2017 are listed below. September 29: The Quiet American by Graham Greene. Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam. October 27: The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson. A modern retelling of Shakespeare's "The Winter'…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Sat, April 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
Book Discussion: "The Tragedy of King Richard the Third" by William Shakespeare
The Tragedy of King Richard the Third, considered by some to be Shakespeare's greatest play, depicts the rise and fall of the infamous King Richard the Third of England. The Tragedy of King Richard the Third
St. George Library CenterAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, April 10
@ 6 p.m.
Shakespeare in New York: Booth and Forrest
In 1849, the actor Edwin Forrest inspired a riot at Astor place over national pride in Shakespeare interpretation. In 1864, at the Winter Garden Theater, Edwin Booth redefined American Shakespeare with his "Hundred Night Hamlet." Throughout our city’s modern history, the 16th century English playwright William Shakespeare has found a home in New York City. The Shakespeare Society partners with the Library on an evening of Shakespeare recitation, expert commentary, and archival exploration, celeb…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
Sat, May 13
@ 1 p.m.
The Instant Shakespeare Company
Come get your Shakespeare on Held in the 3rd floor community room.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Wed, July 19
@ 1 p.m.
Book Discussion Group: The Tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare
The Riverdale Branch Library meets the third Wednesday of every month @ 1:00 p.m. This month the group will be discussing The Tragedy of King Lear by William Shakespeare Book club participants must reserve copies of each title through the Library's catalog system. Reserve your copy by placing a hold online at www.nypl.org or visiting your local branch.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Sat, July 22
@ 1 p.m.
The Instant Shakespeare Company
Come get your Shakespeare on Held in the 3rd floor community room.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, September 23
@ 1 p.m.
The Instant Shakespeare Company
Come get your Shakespeare on Held in the 3rd floor community room.
Epiphany LibraryAdults
Sat, October 28
@ 1 p.m.
The Instant Shakespeare Company
Come get your Shakespeare on Held in the 3rd floor community room.
Epiphany LibraryAdults

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