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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, October 5
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups- Thrills & Chills
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 October 2016 — Thrills & Chills Male Lion ; Female [Lion] With Cubs. Wednesday, October 5, 1:00 pm Monday, October 17, 7:00 PM The Yellow Wallpaper byCharlotte Perkins Gilman How ugly must wallpaper be to drive this poor woman insane? The Veldt by Ray Bradbury A nursery with the ability to change landscapes based on the children’s im…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, October 17
@ 7 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups- Thrills & Chills
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 October 2016 — Thrills & Chills Male Lion ; Female [Lion] With Cubs. Wednesday, October 5, 1:00 pm Monday, October 17, 7:00 PM The Yellow Wallpaper byCharlotte Perkins Gilman How ugly must wallpaper be to drive this poor woman insane? The Veldt by Ray Bradbury A nursery with the ability to change landscapes based on the children’s im…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, October 26
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups- Thrills & Chills
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 October 2016 — Thrills & Chills Male Lion ; Female [Lion] With Cubs. Wednesday, October 5, 1:00 pm Monday, October 17, 7:00 PM The Yellow Wallpaper byCharlotte Perkins Gilman How ugly must wallpaper be to drive this poor woman insane? The Veldt by Ray Bradbury A nursery with the ability to change landscapes based on the children’s im…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, October 31
@ 7 p.m.
Canceled
Story Time for Grown-Ups- Thrills & Chills
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 October 2016 — Thrills & Chills Male Lion ; Female [Lion] With Cubs. Wednesday, October 5, 1:00 pm Monday, October 17, 7:00 PM The Yellow Wallpaper byCharlotte Perkins Gilman How ugly must wallpaper be to drive this poor woman insane? The Veldt by Ray Bradbury A nursery with the ability to change landscapes based on the children’s im…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, November 9
@ 1 p.m.
Canceled
Story Time for Grown-Ups- American Classics
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 November 2016 — American Classics Wednesday, November 9, 1:00 pm Monday, November 14, 7:00 PM Paul Revere's Ride Paul Revere's Ride & The Village Blacksmith by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Longfellow, the most popular poet in nineteenth century America, helped shape the popular image of the American character a…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, November 14
@ 7 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups- American Classics
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 November 2016 — American Classics Wednesday, November 9, 1:00 pm Monday, November 14, 7:00 PM Paul Revere's Ride Paul Revere's Ride & The Village Blacksmith by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Longfellow, the most popular poet in nineteenth century America, helped shape the popular image of the American character a…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, November 23
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups- American Classics
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 November 2016 — American Classics Wednesday, November 9, 1:00 pm Monday, November 14, 7:00 PM Paul Revere's Ride Paul Revere's Ride & The Village Blacksmith by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Longfellow, the most popular poet in nineteenth century America, helped shape the popular image of the American character a…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, November 28
@ 7 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups- American Classics
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 November 2016 — American Classics Wednesday, November 9, 1:00 pm Monday, November 14, 7:00 PM Paul Revere's Ride Paul Revere's Ride & The Village Blacksmith by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Longfellow, the most popular poet in nineteenth century America, helped shape the popular image of the American character a…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, December 7
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Holiday Cheer
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 December 2016 — Holiday Cheer Wednesday, December 7, 1:00 PM Monday, December 19, 7:00 PM The Night Before Christmas by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow This poem is largely responsible for the popular concept of today’s Santa Claus in America and around the world. Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus by Frank Ch…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, December 12
@ 7 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Holiday Cheer
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 December 2016 — Holiday Cheer Wednesday, December 7, 1:00 PM Monday, December 19, 7:00 PM The Night Before Christmas by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow This poem is largely responsible for the popular concept of today’s Santa Claus in America and around the world. Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus by Frank Ch…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, December 19
@ 7 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Holiday Cheer
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 December 2016 — Holiday Cheer Wednesday, December 7, 1:00 PM Monday, December 19, 7:00 PM The Night Before Christmas by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow This poem is largely responsible for the popular concept of today’s Santa Claus in America and around the world. Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus by Frank Ch…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, December 28
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Holiday Cheer
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 December 2016 — Holiday Cheer Wednesday, December 7, 1:00 PM Monday, December 19, 7:00 PM The Night Before Christmas by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow This poem is largely responsible for the popular concept of today’s Santa Claus in America and around the world. Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus by Frank Ch…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, January 4
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - New Year, New Beginnings
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 January 2017 — New Year, New Beginnings Wednesday, January 4, 1:00 PM Tuesday, January 17, 4:00 PM Why We Make Resolutions (And Why They Fail) by Maria Konnikova An illuminating look in to the psyche of resolutions. Night by Alice Munro A semi-autobiographical narrative based on Alice Munro's existential…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, January 11
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - New Year, New Beginnings
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 January 2017 — New Year, New Beginnings Wednesday, January 4, 1:00 PM Tuesday, January 17, 4:00 PM Why We Make Resolutions (And Why They Fail) by Maria Konnikova An illuminating look in to the psyche of resolutions. Night by Alice Munro A semi-autobiographical narrative based on Alice Munro's existential…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Today
@ 4 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - New Year, New Beginnings
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 January 2017 — New Year, New Beginnings Wednesday, January 4, 1:00 PM Tuesday, January 17, 4:00 PM Why We Make Resolutions (And Why They Fail) by Maria Konnikova An illuminating look in to the psyche of resolutions. Night by Alice Munro A semi-autobiographical narrative based on Alice Munro's existential…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, January 24
@ 4 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - New Year, New Beginnings
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 January 2017 — New Year, New Beginnings Wednesday, January 4, 1:00 PM Tuesday, January 17, 4:00 PM Why We Make Resolutions (And Why They Fail) by Maria Konnikova An illuminating look in to the psyche of resolutions. Night by Alice Munro A semi-autobiographical narrative based on Alice Munro's existential…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, February 1
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - African-American Voices
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 February 2017 — African-American Voices Wednesday, February 1, 1:00 PM Tuesday, February 14, 4:00 PM The Space Traders by Derrick Bell On January 1, 2000, a fleet of spaceships land on Earth with a bounty ofprecious resources such as gold, clean energy technology, and fossil fuel. The aliens only ask the United States delegati…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, February 8
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - African-American Voices
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 February 2017 — African-American Voices Wednesday, February 1, 1:00 PM Tuesday, February 14, 4:00 PM The Space Traders by Derrick Bell On January 1, 2000, a fleet of spaceships land on Earth with a bounty ofprecious resources such as gold, clean energy technology, and fossil fuel. The aliens only ask the United States delegati…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, February 14
@ 4 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - African-American Voices
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 February 2017 — African-American Voices Wednesday, February 1, 1:00 PM Tuesday, February 14, 4:00 PM The Space Traders by Derrick Bell On January 1, 2000, a fleet of spaceships land on Earth with a bounty ofprecious resources such as gold, clean energy technology, and fossil fuel. The aliens only ask the United States delegati…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, February 21
@ 4 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - African-American Voices
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 February 2017 — African-American Voices Wednesday, February 1, 1:00 PM Tuesday, February 14, 4:00 PM The Space Traders by Derrick Bell On January 1, 2000, a fleet of spaceships land on Earth with a bounty ofprecious resources such as gold, clean energy technology, and fossil fuel. The aliens only ask the United States delegati…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, March 1
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Women Writers
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 March 2017 — Women Writers Wednesday, March 1, 1:00 PM Tuesday, March 7, 4:00 PM Who's Irish? by Gish Jen The narrator, a Chinese grandmother, struggles to understand her half-Irish granddaughter's upbringing through the lens of her Chinese culture. My Mother, the Crazy African by Chimamanda Ngozie Adi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, March 7
@ 4 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Women Writers
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 March 2017 — Women Writers Wednesday, March 1, 1:00 PM Tuesday, March 7, 4:00 PM Who's Irish? by Gish Jen The narrator, a Chinese grandmother, struggles to understand her half-Irish granddaughter's upbringing through the lens of her Chinese culture. My Mother, the Crazy African by Chimamanda Ngozie Adi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, March 21
@ 4 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Women Writers
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 March 2017 — Women Writers Wednesday, March 1, 1:00 PM Tuesday, March 7, 4:00 PM Who's Irish? by Gish Jen The narrator, a Chinese grandmother, struggles to understand her half-Irish granddaughter's upbringing through the lens of her Chinese culture. My Mother, the Crazy African by Chimamanda Ngozie Adi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, March 29
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Women Writers
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 March 2017 — Women Writers Wednesday, March 1, 1:00 PM Tuesday, March 7, 4:00 PM Who's Irish? by Gish Jen The narrator, a Chinese grandmother, struggles to understand her half-Irish granddaughter's upbringing through the lens of her Chinese culture. My Mother, the Crazy African by Chimamanda Ngozie Adi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults

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