Monday, August 11, 2014

Reading Room Cliffs Notes: Week of August 11

Reading Room Cliffs Notes is the essential guide to what's going on in the Reading Room for the upcoming week. The "Flashback" section captures a highlight from last week, while "Foreshadowing" gives a full list of the upcoming week's events. Make a visit to the Bryant Park Reading Room presented by HSBC a plot point in your week!  


Flashback of the Week: Sci-Fi Writers Workshop 


Credit: Angelito Jusay
On Thursday, we hosted our last Writers Workshop for the 2014 Reading Room season. Our favorite tip for blossoming writers? Keep writing! Try to write a little bit every day, and fall into a steady habit. You may not like every piece, but one may develop into your next big story. 

Foreshadowing for the Week of August 11


TUESDAY 
10:30am: Storytime with Cali Co Cat
"Tails," "meowsic," arts and crafts, and more!

12:30pm: HSBC Sustainability: The Business of Doing Business. L.J. Rittenhouse -Investing Between the Lines. Judy Robinett - How to Be a Power Connector
L. J. Rittenhouse, Trust Expert, Financial Strategist and President of Rittenhouse Rankings Inc. - A CEO Strategic and Investor Relations Company: Investing Between the Lines: How to Make Smarter Decisions By Decoding CEO Communications

Judy Robinett, Business “Thought Leader,” Super Connector, “Woman With the Titanium Digital Rolodex”How to Be a Power Connector: The 5+50+100 Rule for Turning Your Business Network into Profits

In case of rain, events are held under a tent at the Reading Room. In case of severe weather, please check bryantpark.org for the indoor location.


7pm: Word For Word Poetry in partnership with McSweeney's
Matthea Harvey, Carl Adamshack, Dan Chelotti, and Victoria Chang read original works. Produced in partnership with McSweeneys.



WEDNESDAY
12:30pm: Word for Word Author presents Batman's 75th Anniversary Celebration
Chris DeRose, author, leads the discussion. Produced in partnership with New-York Historical Society.

SATURDAY
Tania del Rio, Diary of a Girl Next Door: Betty. Produced in partnership with Penguin Random House, LLC, and Archie Comics

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