Events

The Library is here to help you learn and connect with your community through our wide array of free events, programs, classes, book clubs, and more. Please check listings to confirm if a program is in-person, online, or outdoors.

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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, May 22
@ 5 PM
Please joins us as the Russian American Cultural Center presents Semyon Pinkhasov, who will be showing his new documentatry "Safer than the Land" and discuss his field of work in documentary film. New documentary by Semyon Pinkhasov, "Safer than the Land" tells stories of several well-known immigrants who left their countries of birth to find themselves in other lands. They discuss reasons for their success, difficulties they had to overcome. The film takes viewers to the US, Canada, Israel an…
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

50+
Wed, May 29
@ 4 PM
Join us as we discuss Nikolai Gogol's classic short story from The Nose & Other Stories. We will use the Google Hangouts platform and on May 29th, you will be emailed a URL address to click on for video access, as well as a phone number if you prefer to join by phone. Registration is required. You can access the story here: The Nose
Yorkville LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students,

Teachers
Fri, June 7
@ 2 PM
Join us for a couple of hours and use databases such as AncestryLibrary and FamilySearch to help find records of your ancestors! Feel free to bring documents/family records to assist with your search. You will be able to print out any documents you find during your research.
Yorkville LibraryAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants,

Teachers
Mon, June 10
@ 5:30 PM
Author Talks
Join the Yorkville Library as music journalist Chris Payne discusses his book Where Are Your Boys Tonight? In Where Are Your Boys Tonight? he offers an authoritative, impassioned, and occasionally absurd account told through interviews with more than 150 people, from the scene's biggest bands, producers, and managers to the teenage fans who helped redefine American music culture.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Wed, June 12
@ 5:30 PM
Local Playwright and Author Sabeeha Rehman,author of Threading My Prayer Rug, presents her new based on a true story: She was engaged at 13 but falls in love with another and marries him in secret. The fiancés family shows up for the wedding. One bride, two men, each claiming their right to her. Come to the reading of this play presented by Sabeeha herself and six actors.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Tue, June 18
@ 5:30 PM
Author Talks
Join the Yorkville Library as journalist Julie Satow discusses her book When Women Ran Fifth Avenue. Julie Satow draws back the curtain on three visionaries who took great risks, forging new paths for the women who followed in their footsteps. This stylish account, rich with personal drama and trade secrets, captures the department store in all its glitz, decadence, and fun, and showcases the women who made that beautifully curated world go round.
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Fri, June 21
@ 2 PM
Join us for a couple of hours and use databases such as AncestryLibrary and FamilySearch to help find records of your ancestors! Feel free to bring documents/family records to assist with your search. You will be able to print out any documents you find during your research.
Yorkville LibraryAdults,

50+,

College & Graduate Students,

Immigrants,

Teachers
Sat, June 22
@ 1 PM
Biopic of Alan Turing, the brilliant mathematician and computer scientist who helped the Allies secure victory in World War II by cracking the German Enigma code, and who was later prosecuted as a homosexual by his own government. Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Allen Leech, Rory Kinnear, Mark Strong Director: Morten Tyldum Rating: PG-13 Studio: Lions Gate Films, Inc. Runtime: 114 minutes
Yorkville Library, Meeting RoomAdults,

Families,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 26
@ 4 PM
Join us as we discuss Carmen Maria Machado's short story from the acclaimed collection Her Body and Other Parties. We will use the Google Hangouts platform and on June 26th, you will be emailed a URL address to click on for video access, as well as a phone number if you prefer to join by phone. Registration is required. You can access the story here: The Husband Stitch
Yorkville LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students,

Teachers
Wed, July 31
@ 4 PM
Join us as we discuss Ray Bradbury's short story from the collection The Illustrated Man. We will use the Google Hangouts platform and on July 31st, you will be emailed a URL address to click on for video access, as well as a phone number if you prefer to join by phone. Registration is required. You can access the story here: The Veldt
Yorkville LibraryAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

College & Graduate Students,

Teachers