Celebrate World Read Aloud Day with a 12-hour read-a-thon of George Orwell's 1984. Join the staff of the Mid-Manhattan branch of the NYPL on Thursday, Feb. 16th, reading 1984 from cover to cover, 9am to 9pm, on the first floor. You can sign up to read part of the book, or listen to others read portions, and write your thoughts on a special Orwell wall during the … [Read more...] about World Read Aloud Day in NYC: 1984
How do you say hello, thank you, how much does this cost, or where is the bathroom, in Chinese? Learn basic Mandarin Chinese conversation FREE at the New York Public Library on Tuesday evenings beginning next week. There are ten sessions, each one a lesson unto itself, so if you miss one, you miss one. Thesee are walk-in classes, no registration required, and thee's no … [Read more...] about NYC free: learn to speak Chinese
See five award-winning films by the brilliant producer/writer/director Billy Wilder FREE in January, at the NYPL Mid-Manhattan Branch. There's a different Billy Wilder gem, including Sunset Boulevard, each Sunday at 2pm. Here's the schedule: Jan. 3: The Major and the Minor, 1942, starring Ginger Rogers and Ray Milland. Plot: A woman disguises herself as a young girl and … [Read more...] about Free Billy Wilder film screenings in Jan.
Meet NYC on the Cheap editor Evelyn Kanter tonight for a FREE talk about the most affordable and exciting travel destinations for summer, fall and beyond. Filling your Bucket List: Where to go Next shares top travel trends, events and festivals, the best time of year to avoid crowds and bad weather, how to save money with hotel and loyalty programs, and more, including … [Read more...] about NYC free event: Where to travel next
Meet NYC on the Cheap editor Evelyn Kanter at the Mid-Manhattan Library, and hear about Filling your Bucket List: Where to go Next. Discover the most exciting and affordable destinations for summer, fall and beyond. NYC on the Cheap editor Evelyn Kanter is a longtime travel journalist and guidebook author. She'll be sharing the top travel trends, events and festivals, the … [Read more...] about NYC free event: Filling your Bucket List