Monday, June 15, 2015

Reading Room Cliffs Notes: Week of June 15

Reading Room Cliffs Notes is the essential guide to what's going on in the Reading Room."Flashback" 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: Power Up & Read with Ms. Frizzle & The Magic School Bus
Photo Credit: Melissa Robin

The Bryant Park Reading Room kicked-off the Word for Word Saturday kids program with everyone's favorite third grade teacher, Ms. Frizzle. After a reading lesson, Ms. Frizzle took the kids aboard The Magic School Bus, where they were able to interact with various hands-on science exhibits.

Foreshadowing: #bpreadingroom this week
Tuesday
12:30pm:
 BookClub

Book Club discussion on Ulysses by James Joyce. Facilitated by Larry Kiwarn, writer and lead singer of the Irish rock band Black 47. Stop by and pick up a free advanced copy of your book club choice while supply lasts.     
7pm: Word For Word Poetry welcomes Four Way Books 
Daniel Wolff, Gregory Pardlo, Elizabeth Gray and Andrea Cohen read their original work.
Wednesday
12:30pm
: Word for Word Author welcomes Real Characters with Andy Ross and Special Guest Authors 

Real Characters returns with another amazing lineup of New York’s best and funniest authors and storytellers.
The first person to say "Real Characters" to the Reading Room Coordinator at the event will win a free copy of the book.
Thursday
12:30pm:
 Word for Word Author welcomes Jackie Collins, The Santangelos 

Hosted by Bobby Rivers, Actor & Radio Personality.
World-renowned bestselling author Jackie Collins discusses her classic family saga filled with love, lust, and revenge.
The first person to say "The Santangelos" to the Reading Room Coordinator at the event will win a free copy of the book.
Saturday
12pm:
 Word for Word Kids presents Justin The Magician 



Stay tuned as other Reading Room programs begin later in the season. For the entire season's lineup, visit the Word for Word page

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