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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, November 20
@ 4:30 p.m.
NaNoWriMo for Teens
Do you dream of becoming a novelist? Always wanted to write a best-seller? You're full of great ideas, but you've just never gotten around to actually writing them down? Now is the time to quit making excuses and finally write that novel! November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, and Mid-Manhattan Library is here to help you meet your 50,000-word goal! This hour session is an opportunity for you to quietly work on your novel, brainstorm plot points, and workshop writing techniques…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, November 21
@ 4:30 p.m.
Create your own Villain (... or Hero) with CB Lee!
Take a writing workshop with CB Lee, author of Not Your Sidekick and Not Your Villain! Whether you’re a beginner-writer or in the middle of your full-length novel for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), get tips and tricks from CB Lee about how to create a developed and complex character for your story! CB Lee may even tell you some of her favorite books and have some swag… after all, she’s not just your sidekick. Seats are limited, so RSVP by calling The Teen Zone at (212)…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, November 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
NaNoWriMo for Teens
Do you dream of becoming a novelist? Always wanted to write a best-seller? You're full of great ideas, but you've just never gotten around to actually writing them down? Now is the time to quit making excuses and finally write that novel! November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, and Mid-Manhattan Library is here to help you meet your 50,000-word goal! This hour session is an opportunity for you to quietly work on your novel, brainstorm plot points, and workshop writing techniques…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, November 29
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author Talks
The Chickenshit Club: Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives—Jesse Eisinger
Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Jesse Eisinger shares a sobering account of corporate corruption, and the response—or lack thereof—from the Department of Justice. After the financial crisis in 2008, many asked why bank executives were not prosecuted for their involvement. CEOs of pharmaceutical companies, auto manufacturers, and other industries routinely face charges for money laundering, embezzlement, corporate fraud, and more. According to Jesse Eisinger, these corporate criminals rarely s…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 78Adults
Fri, December 15
@ 2 p.m.
Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry
Friday, December 15, 2017 2-3 PM Room 67 | Conference Room A Precocious seven-year-old Elsa and her feisty grandmother have been inseparable her whole life, bonding over stories set in the fairy-tale-influenced Land of Almost-Awake and the Kingdom of Miamas. Yet, it's when Granny passes away that the true adventures begin. Full of heart, hope, forgiveness, and the embracing of differences, Elsa's story is one that sticks with you long after you've turned the last page. My Grandmother Asked…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67ABook Lovers