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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Surviving Photojournalism: Becoming a Swiss Army Knife of Media with Todd Maisel
New York Press Photographers Association presents: Surviving Photojournalism: Becoming a Swiss Army Knife of Media with Todd Maisel, Senior Staff Photographer, New York Daily News Photojournalism is no longer about being just a good photographer, but entails being a “Swiss Army Knife,’ in the field. This means taking video, knowing geography, writing a good story and caption, taking notes, recording interviews and being active in social media including Twitter, Facebook and other mediums. By…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - New York, NY: It's a Mysterious Town
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 June 2017 Caption Wednesday, June 7, 1:00 PM Tuesday, June 13, 4:00 PM Last Stop, Ditmars by Tori Carrington The widow of Mihalos Abramopoulos, the recently deceased owner of the Acropolis Diner in Astoria, asked me, owner of the Spyros Metropolis Detective Agency, to find her husband’s…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, June 28
@ 1 p.m.
English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR, an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. We're adding a new time for English Conversation! Come practice your English at lunchtime once a week. Join us in the C…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, June 30
@ 1 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World: Read-In
Come in...Sit down...Turn off...Read in Please join us on Friday, June 30 at 1 PM for an afternoon read-in. Leave the hustle and bustle behind and stop by the library for some quiet reading time in Room 101 (on the first floor near the DVDs). Turn off your devices (unless you’re reading on one), take a break and read a book.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Fri, June 30
@ 6 p.m.
Mid-Sentence: Writers in Conversation | Hala Alyan, Hannah Lillith Assadi, Jimin Han
FREE - Doors to the Corner Room open at 5:30 PM. Debut novelists Hala Alyan, Hannah Lillith Assadi, and Jimin Han discuss writing first novels and the interplay between art and identity. Hala Alyan was born in 1986. After living in various parts of the Middle East, she completed a doctorate in psychology and is now in practice at New York University. She has been published in Guernica and other literary journals, and is the award-winning author of three poetry collections. Alyan is also a seas…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Wed, July 5
@ 1 p.m.
English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR, an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. We're adding a new time for English Conversation! Come practice your English at lunchtime once a week. Join us in the C…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, July 8
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Photoshop 2 - Photo Retouching part 2
This class continues to explore photo retouching techniques, this time focusing on those used in recoloring photographs. Topics include masks, adjustment layers, frequency separation, and skin tone blending. ***Patrons who arrive more than 10 minutes late to class will not be admitted*** Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Mon, July 10
@ 6:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Trivia Night
Come and test your knowledge in a challenging though entertaining 30-question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from music and movies to New York history, sports, literature and others in between. Individuals and teams welcome. Bring your friends and be prepared to have a good time! MONDAYS 6:30 PM–8 PM July 10, 17, 24, and 31. No registration required. First come, first served. Doors open at 6:15PM. About our trivia master Chris Vaccari:…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Wed, July 12
@ 1 p.m.
English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR, an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. We're adding a new time for English Conversation! Come practice your English at lunchtime once a week. Join us in the C…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, July 17
@ 6:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Trivia Night
Come and test your knowledge in a challenging though entertaining 30-question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from music and movies to New York history, sports, literature and others in between. Individuals and teams welcome. Bring your friends and be prepared to have a good time! MONDAYS 6:30 PM–8 PM July 10, 17, 24, and 31. No registration required. First come, first served. Doors open at 6:15PM. About our trivia master Chris Vaccari:…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Wed, July 19
@ 1 p.m.
English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR, an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. We're adding a new time for English Conversation! Come practice your English at lunchtime once a week. Join us in the C…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, July 24
@ 6:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Trivia Night
Come and test your knowledge in a challenging though entertaining 30-question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from music and movies to New York history, sports, literature and others in between. Individuals and teams welcome. Bring your friends and be prepared to have a good time! MONDAYS 6:30 PM–8 PM July 10, 17, 24, and 31. No registration required. First come, first served. Doors open at 6:15PM. About our trivia master Chris Vaccari:…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Wed, July 26
@ 1 p.m.
English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR, an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. We're adding a new time for English Conversation! Come practice your English at lunchtime once a week. Join us in the C…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, July 31
@ 6:30 p.m.
Summer Reading
Trivia Night
Come and test your knowledge in a challenging though entertaining 30-question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from music and movies to New York history, sports, literature and others in between. Individuals and teams welcome. Bring your friends and be prepared to have a good time! MONDAYS 6:30 PM–8 PM July 10, 17, 24, and 31. No registration required. First come, first served. Doors open at 6:15PM. About our trivia master Chris Vaccari:…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Mon, July 31
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Sellout: How Washington Gave Away America's Technological Soul, and One Man's Fight to Bring It Home, with Victoria Bruce, journalist and author, in conversation with Jim Kennedy, the protagonist of "Sellout."
This conversation tells the story of one citizen's fight to preserve a US stake in the future of clean energy and the elements essential to high tech industries and national defense. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults