Monday, July 6, 2015

Reading Room Cliffs Notes: Week of July 6

Reading Room Cliffs Notes is the essential guide to what's going on in the Reading Room for the upcoming week."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 to StoryTime with Cali Co Cat 
Cali Co Cat reads some of her favorite stories. 
Forty kids joined Cali Co Cat last Tuesday to kick off the annual StoryTime in Bryant Park. Every Tuesday at 10am, until August 11, Cali Co will be here for stories, music and crafts. 

Foreshadowing for the Week of July 6

12:30am: Reel Talks- The Films of Paul Thomas Anderson 
Lively and entertaining commentary on the films of Paul Thomas Anderson. 
With resident film expert Scott Adlerberg and film critic and author Stephen Whitty.

10:30am: StoryTime
Cali Co Cat with tails, meowsic, and arts & crafts to boot!

12:30pm: HSBC Sustainability- Changing Our Ways for a Better Planet 
Bruce Lourie & Rick Smith, Canadian Environmentalists & Authors of Slow Death by Rubber Duck & Toxin Toxout: Getting Harmful Chemicals Out of Our Bodies and Our World

Tom Szaky, CEO Terracycle Global Recycling
Albe Zakes, Global VP of Communications, Terracycle Global Recycling
Make Garbage Great: The Terracycle Family Guide to a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

Hosted by Adam Sobel, Atmospheric Scientist, Professor Columbia University
Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future

7:00pm: Word for Word Poetry Humor 
Featuring the Poets:
Tony Hoagland, Twenty Poems That Could Save America and Other Essays
Jeffrey McDaniel, Chapel of Inadvertent Joy
Regie Cabico, Flicker and Spark: a Contemporary Queer Anthology of Spoken Word and Poetry

12:30pm: Word for Word Author presents Corey Taylor, You're Making Me Hate You 
Hosted by Lou Brutus, Rock Radio Host, hardDrive with Lou Brutus 

Lead singer of Slipknot and Stone Sour sounds off about the things that tick him off most – not the least of which is the sorry state of lots of music today.

The first person to say "You're Making Me Hate You" to the Reading Room Coordinator at the event will win a free copy of the book.

7:00pm: Word for Word Non-Fiction presents Harold Holzer, Lincoln and the Power of the Press
Harold Holzer, Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion

Produced in partnership with New-York Historical Society

7pm: Word for Word Writers presents Creative Writing 101
Pen your own story, poem, or screenplay, at writers workshops guaranteed to improve and perfect. Pre-registration required. Facilitated by Cullen Thomas; produced in partnership with Gotham Writers' Workshop.

12:00pm: Word for Word Kids
Kid Athletes: True Tales of Childhood from Sports Legends With Author David Stabler & Ron Greschner, New York Ranger Alum
Produced in partnership with Penguin Random House

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