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Fri, March 9
@ 2 p.m.
Open Book Hour: Grief and Loss
We're having a book social! We hope you’ll come and share a book you loved reading or a book you plan to read ! What to expect at an Open Book Hour book social. 1. Introduce your book with its title, author, publication date and genre (mystery, memoir, play, etc.). One book per person. 2. Tell us what it’s about and why you loved it in 2 minutes or less. 3. We want to have fun, so no negative criticism please. 4. Learn about titles of books that you may enjoy and share with your friends.…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults,
Book Lovers
Fri, March 9
@ 2 p.m.
REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL: NEW YORK - BOTTOM DOLLARS
REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL: NEW YORK BOTTOM DOLLARS FRIDAY MAR 9, 2018 | 14:00 DIRECTED BY JORDAN MELOGRANA 55 MIN | ENGLISH | USA | 2016 | DOC | BUSINESS, EMPLOYMENT, FINANCE, SOCIAL ISSUES FEATURE | CAPTIONING | AUDIO DESCRIPTION The 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act created the revolutionary workers’ rights protection: the minimum wage. Yet as the film uncovers, Section 14(c) still provides a terrible and abusive exemption that allows employers to pay “special minimum wage…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Sat, March 10
@ 2 p.m.
REEL TO READ Film Screening | Legacy
Saturdays from 2-4 PM The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by librarians, local authors, and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie. Legacy (2000) Runtime: 91 mins Director: Tod Lending Language: English Rating: NR An Oscar-nominated portrait of an African-American family that dramatically captures their successes and failures as they struggle to overcome the devastating…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Mon, March 12
@ 2 p.m.
REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL: NEW YORK - BALLAD FROM TIBET
REELABILITIES FILM FESTIVAL: NEW YORK BALLAD FROM TIBET MONDAY MAR 12, 2018 | 14:00 DIRECTED BY ZHANG WEI 86 MIN | CHINESE, TIBETAN | CHINA | 2017 | NARRATIVE | ART, EDUCATIONAL, KIDS/FAMILY, MUSIC, PERFORMANCE ARTS, POETRY, TEENS FEATURE | CAPTIONING | AUDIO DESCRIPTION Based on a true story: Four young students from a school for the blind embark on an odyssey from their remote village in Tibet to the giant city of Shenzhen in order to sing on a TV talent competition. REEL…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Mon, March 12
@ 5 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, March 13
@ 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, March 13
@ 6:30 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, March 14
@ 2 p.m.
The 1960s
Wednesday Matinee: Petulia
Petulia (1968) Runtime: 105 mins Director: Richard Lester Rating: R An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor. Starring Julie Christie.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Thu, March 15
@ 4:30 p.m.
Arts and Crafts for Teens
Come join us for creative crafting as we create fantastic art Every Thursday from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM in the Teen Zone - Room 67C March 01 March 08 March 15 March 22 March 29
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67CTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 15
@ 6:30 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, March 16
@ 1 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, March 16
@ 2 p.m.
Biblio File
Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Friday, March 16, 2018 2-3 PM Room 67 | Conference Room A Where'd You Go, Bernadette In her second novel...Semple pieces together a modern-day comic caper full of heart and ingenuity....a compelling composite of a woman's life-and the way she's viewed by the many people who share it.The plot revolves around anagoraphobic architect and mother named Bernadette Fox, who goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica. It is narrated by her 15-year-old daughter Bee Branch. It is told in a seri…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67ABook Lovers
Sat, March 17
@ 2 p.m.
REEL TO READ Film Screening | The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Saturdays from 2-4 PM The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by librarians, local authors, and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie. The Bronte Sisters (1979) Runtime: 122 mins Director: André Téchiné Language: French (with English subtitles) Rating: G In a remote English village of the 1840s, three sisters - Charlotte, Emily and Anne - live a simple life with their brot…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Mon, March 19
@ 5 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, March 20
@ 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, March 20
@ 6:30 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, March 21
@ 2 p.m.
The 1960s
Wednesday Matinee: I Love You, Alice B. Toklas!
I Love You, Alice B. Toklas! (1968) Runtime: 93 mins Director: Hy Averback Rating: R A henpecked L.A. lawyer escapes into the world of hippies and free love. Starring Peter Sellers.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Thu, March 22
@ 10 a.m.
LEAD - Workforce development program for young immigrant women - March Sessions
LEAD Free workforce development LEAD for young immigrant women - INFORMATION SESSION 8 FREE interactive workshops! Learn about: Job search process Resume writing US workplace culture Job interviews Networking Public speaking Teamwork and much more! Information Sessions: Thursday, March 1, 2018 11:30am - 1 PM Thursday, March 8, 2018 11:30am - 1 PM MID-MANHATTAN LIBRARY at 42ND STREET Stephen A. Schwarzman Building 476 Fifth Avenue,…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants
Thu, March 22
@ 4:30 p.m.
Arts and Crafts for Teens
Come join us for creative crafting as we create fantastic art Every Thursday from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM in the Teen Zone - Room 67C March 01 March 08 March 15 March 22 March 29
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67CTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 22
@ 6:30 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, March 23
@ 1 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, March 24
@ 2 p.m.
REEL TO READ Film Screening | The Women on the 6th Floor (2012)
Saturdays from 2-4 PM The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by librarians, local authors, and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie. The Women on the 6th Floor (2012) Runtime: 103 mins Director: Philippe Le Guay Language: French, Spanish (with English subtitles) Rating: NR The French tradition of comedy built around impeccable timing and flawless acting is alive and well…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Mon, March 26
@ 5 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, March 28
@ 2 p.m.
The 1960s
Wednesday Matinee: The Odd Couple
The Odd Couple (1968) Runtime: 105 mins Director: Gene Saks Rating: G A divorced neat freak moves in with his sloppy best friend. Starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Thu, March 29
@ 10 a.m.
LEAD - Workforce development program for young immigrant women - March Sessions
LEAD Free workforce development LEAD for young immigrant women - INFORMATION SESSION 8 FREE interactive workshops! Learn about: Job search process Resume writing US workplace culture Job interviews Networking Public speaking Teamwork and much more! Information Sessions: Thursday, March 1, 2018 11:30am - 1 PM Thursday, March 8, 2018 11:30am - 1 PM MID-MANHATTAN LIBRARY at 42ND STREET Stephen A. Schwarzman Building 476 Fifth Avenue,…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants
Thu, March 29
@ 4:30 p.m.
Arts and Crafts for Teens
Come join us for creative crafting as we create fantastic art Every Thursday from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM in the Teen Zone - Room 67C March 01 March 08 March 15 March 22 March 29
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67CTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, March 30
@ 1 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, March 31
@ 2 p.m.
REEL TO READ Film Screening | Antigone (1961)
Saturdays from 2-4 PM The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by librarians, local authors, and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie. Antigone (1961) Runtime: 83 mins Director: Yorgos Javellas Language: Greek (with English subtitles) Rating: PG Sophocles' immortal tragedy ANTIGONE receives a definitive cinematic interpretation in this 1961 film. In ancient Thebes, Greece,…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Mon, April 2
@ 5 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Thu, April 5
@ 4:30 p.m.
Arts and Crafts for Teens
Come join us for creative crafting as we create fantastic art Every Thursday from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM in the Teen Zone - Room 67C April 05 April 12 April 19 April 26
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67CTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, April 6
@ 1 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, April 7
@ 1 p.m.
Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop with Chloe Caldwell
In this generative three-hour bootcamp, students will take true stories from their lives and learn techniques to turn them into powerful writing. Writer Chloe Caldwell will provide a lively variety of writing prompts, readings, and feedback in an encouraging and supportive environment. Participants will leave class with motivated and inspired. Online registration is required | Class size: 18 students This workshop is sponsored by Catapult, a hub for MFA-level creative writing classes in NYC a…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults
Mon, April 9
@ 5 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, April 10
@ 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, April 10
@ 6:30 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, April 11
@ 6:30 p.m.
Chinese Book Discussion 中文书籍讨论会
曼哈顿中城图书馆(Mid-Manhattan Library)的世界语言部门 为鼓励大家借阅中文图书,每月举行一次中文书籍讨论会。 请您在讨论会中介绍自己喜欢的书籍,与别人分享您阅读的快乐。 书籍内容不拘一格,历史,传记,散文,财经,侦探,爱情小说 等等,皆在欢迎之列。请大家告诉大家,请大家踊跃参加。
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults
Thu, April 12
@ 4:30 p.m.
Arts and Crafts for Teens
Come join us for creative crafting as we create fantastic art Every Thursday from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM in the Teen Zone - Room 67C April 05 April 12 April 19 April 26
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67CTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, April 12
@ 6:30 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, April 13
@ 1 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, April 16
@ 5 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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