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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, July 30
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare Company: As You Like It
Shakespeare for Everyone! The Instant Shakespeare readings are set up to make Shakespeare accessible. The readings are usually without rehearsal, but they are on-your-feet Instant staged readings where the readers/actors move around as much as they feel comfortable. Readers are encouraged to share with their fellow readers and the audience so that the plays can exist as words and thoughts communicated through space, not just words on the page.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
Tue, August 2
@ 5 p.m.
The Seated Stage: Play Reading @ 67th Street
Do you love plays? Do you enjoy reading aloud? Our play reading group meets once a month and participants take turns to read aloud from the selected play . Tuesdays, July 12, August 2, September 6, 2016: King Lear by William Shakespeare. Time: 5-6:30 p.m. Texts supplied, so come on in and read with us!
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, August 4
@ 2 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Thinking About A Career Change
This workshop is most appropriate for adults with at least 15 years of work experience. Pre-registration is required. Email Sherry Natkow at snatkow@job-prep.com to enroll and receive additional information. Class limit is 20. These days, workers are apt to change jobs frequently and many are taking the leap of switching careers or industries. Turn what could be a daunting ordeal into an invigorating inner journey of self-reflection. Whether you're feeling clueless about what you…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, August 6
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare - Richard the Second
The Instant Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare is for Everyone! The company organizes annual readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays using original Folio & Quarto texts. Founded and run by Paul Sugarman, we have started our 16th Season of Readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays. Shakespeare for Everyone!The Instant Shakespeare readings are set up to make Shakespeare accessible. The readings are usually without rehearsal, but they are on-your-feet Instant…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Sat, August 20
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare Company
The Instant Shakespeare Company presents a reading of Shakespeare's, The Second Part of Henry the Fourth.
Riverside LibraryAdults
Sat, August 27
@ 1 p.m.
INSTANT SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
Reading of Shakespeare's Henry V.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Sat, September 10
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare Company @ The Columbus Library
Come and hear select Shakespeare readings presented by performers from the Instant Shakespeare Company. Performance: Henry VIII This is the Instant Shakespeare's 17th Season of presenting free readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays annually. For more information on the company find them on facebook or check out their website at www. groups.yahoo.com/group/instantshakespeare. If you wish to be on their mailing list,…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, September 29
@ 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, October 1
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare — Henry V
The Instant Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare is for everyone! The company organizes annual readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays using original Folio & Quarto texts. Founded and run by Paul Sugarman, we have started our 16th Season of Readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays. Shakespeare for Everyone!The Instant Shakespeare readings are set up to make Shakespeare accessible. The readings are usually without rehearsal, but they are on-your-feet Instant st…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
Sat, October 22
@ 1 p.m.
INSTANT SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
Reading of Shakespeare's Edmund Ironside.
Muhlenberg Library, Community RoomAdults
Thu, October 27
@ 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, November 5
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare Company @ The Columbus Library
Come and hear select Shakespeare readings presented by performers from the Instant Shakespeare Company. Performance: The Tragedy of Macbeth This is the Instant Shakespeare's 17th Season of presenting free readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays annually. For more information on the company find them on facebook or check out their website at www. groups.yahoo.com/group/instantshakespeare. If you wish to be on their mailing…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, November 17
@ 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, December 3
@ 1 p.m.
Instant Shakespeare - The Winter's Tale
The Instant Shakespeare Company is dedicated to the proposition that Shakespeare is for Everyone! The company organizes annual readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays using original Folio & Quarto texts. Founded and run by Paul Sugarman, we have started our 16th Season of Readings of ALL of Shakespeare's plays. Shakespeare for Everyone!The Instant Shakespeare readings are set up to make Shakespeare accessible. The readings are usually without rehearsal, but they are on-your-feet Instant…
Mulberry Street LibraryAdults
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
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
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

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