HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist

Location: New York, NY 10011, United States

Little Libraries

There are 8 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

192 Books (0.1 miles)
192 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10011
Printed Matter (0.1 miles)
195 10th Avenue, New York, New York 10011
134 Tenth Avenue, New York, New York 10011
440 West 21st Street, New York, NY 10011
Specific Object (0.3 miles)
601 West 26 Street, Room M285, New York, NY 10001
75 9th Avenue, New York, NY 10011
Oaklander Books (0.4 miles)
548 West 28 Street, Suite 540, New York, New York 10001
226 West 26th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10001
209 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011
207 West 14th Street (2nd Floor), New York, NY 10011
227 West 27th Street (Binsky's A Building Basement), New York, NY 10001
320 West 31st Street, New York, NY 10001
655 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001
Left Bank Books (0.7 miles)
304 West 4th St, New York, NY 10014
Seventh Avenue at 27th Street, New York, NY 10001
146 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001
119 W. 23rd Street, Suite 401, New York, NY 10011
Bookmarc (0.8 miles)
400 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10014
144 West 14th Street, Rm 410, New York, NY 10011
132 Perry Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10014
Penn Books (0.8 miles)
1 Penn Plaza (LIRR Level, Penn Station), New York, NY 10119
The Laughing Lotus (0.8 miles)
59 W 19th St, New York, NY 10011
71 W 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010-4171
40 West 20th Street, New York, NY 10011
Partners & Crime (0.9 miles)
44 Greenwich Avenue, New York, NY 10011

Local events

Sep
16
Joseph O'Neill
Joseph O'Neill (added from Random House)
Sep
16
Ian Buruma
192 Books, Tuesday, September 16 at 7pm
Ian Buruma (René Leys, The New York Review Abroad, Theater of Cruelty) (added from Random House)
Sep
16
Echoes of Heartsounds
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - 82nd & Broadway, Tuesday, September 16 at 7pm
Echoes of Heartsounds by Martha Weinman Lear

Author Event (added from Barnes & Noble)
Sep
16
Ken Follett
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Union Square, Tuesday, September 16 at 7pm
Ken Follett, Edge of Eternity

author event. bookstore. (added from Penguin)
Sep
16
James Dashner
92nd Street Y, Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30pm
James Dashner (The MAZE RUNNER (MAZE RUNNER Series #1), The Scorch Trials (MAZE RUNNER Series #2), The Death Cure (MAZE RUNNER Series #3), The Eye of Minds (Mortality Doctrine, Book One), The Rule of Thoughts (Mortality Doctrine, Book Two), The Kill Order (MAZE RUNNER Prequel), Gunner Skale: An Eye of Minds Story (The Mortality Doctrine), The MAZE RUNNER Movie Tie-In Edition (MAZE RUNNER, Book One), The MAZE RUNNER Files (MAZE RUNNER), The MAZE RUNNER Series (MAZE RUNNER), The MAZE RUNNER Series Complete Collection (MAZE RUNNER), The MAZE RUNNER Series CD Audiobook Bundle)

James Dashner is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling MAZE RUNNER series: The MAZE RUNNER, The Scorch Trials, The Death Cure, and The Kill Order, as well as The Eye of Minds and The Rule of Thoughts, the first two books in the Mortality Doctrine series. Dashner was born and raised in Georgia, but now lives and writes in the Rocky Mountains. To learn more about James and his books, visit JamesDashner.com, follow @JamesDashner on Twitter, and find DashnerJames on Instagram. (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
16
David Mitchell (offsite)
Greenlight Bookstore, Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30pm
This event is currently SOLD OUT.

You may still request autographed copies of The bone clocks by purchasing the book and indicating your signing request in the Order Comments field at checkout. Autographed copies subject to availability.

Tuesday, September 16, 7:30 PM David Mitchell presents The bone clocks In conversation with John Freeman Tickets $30 (includes a copy of The bone clocks) David Mitchell is the internationally bestselling author of Cloud Atlas (which was made into a major motion picture) and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, which he presented to a sweaty packed house at Greenlight Bookstore in the summer of 2010. His highly anticipated new novel The bone clocks is a stunning epic spanning 60 years that will thrill and entertain its readers while asking profound questions about mortality, legacy, and the future of the world. Mitchell will discuss his book with author, critic and editor John Freeman, and sign books for all fans in attendance. Book signing guidelines: unlimited copies signed

St. Joseph’s College is located at 245 Clinton Avenue (between Dekalb and Willoughby), Brooklyn, New York. Closest subways are G to Clinton/Washington, C to Lafayette, or any train to Atlantic/Pacific station.

Location: Street: 245 Clinton Avenue (between DeKalb and Willoughby) City: Brooklyn, Province: New York Postal Code: 11217 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
… (more)
Sep
17
Untitled event
Watchung Booksellers, Wednesday, September 17 at 00am
Sep
17
Dawn WellsWhat Would Mary Ann Do?: A Guide to Life
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Tribeca, Wednesday, September 17 at 6pm
What Would Mary Ann Do? by Dawn Wells, Steve Stinson (With)

Author Event Actress Dawn Wells, known as Mary Ann on Gilligan's Island, joins us to discuss her book What Would Mary Ann Do? It's an event you won't want to miss! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Sep
17
Dawn Wells--Gilligan's Island's Mary Ann "What Would Mary Ann Do?"
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Tribeca, Wednesday, September 17 at 6pm
Please contact bookstore for information on ticketing and store policies.

So, what would Mary Ann do?

As the sweet, polite, and thoughtful Mary Ann Summers from Kansas in the hit series Gilligan’s Island, Dawn Wells created an unforgettable and beloved character that still connects with people fifty years from the show’s debut in 1964. As the “good girl” among the group of castaways on a tiny island, she was often positioned against the glamorous and exotic Ginger Grant, played by Tina Louise, prompting many to ask: Are you a Ginger or a Mary Ann?

This book not only helps readers answer that question for themselves but also sends the inspirational and heartwarming message that yes, good girls do finish first. Part self-help, part memoir, and part humor—with a little classic TV nostalgia for good measure—What Would Mary Ann Do? contains twelve chapters on everything from how Mary Ann would respond to changes in today’s culture to addressing issues confronting single women and mothers. Wells brings along her fellow characters from Gilligan’s Island to illustrate certain principles, such as incorporating the miserly Thurston Howell III (Jim Backus) in a discussion on money. Anecdotal sidebars also describe fascinating facts and compelling memories from the show, as well as some trivia questions to challenge fans and followers. Illustrated with photographs from Wells’s private collection, this book provides inspiring lessons from TV’s favorite good girl.

A native of Reno, Nevada, Dawn Wells attended Stephens College in Missouri before going on to represent Nevada in the Miss America pageant in 1959. She found success in Hollywood immediately afterward, appearing in such shows as 77 Sunset Strip, Maverick, Bonanza, and Hawaiian Eye. She was later cast in the role of a lifetime as Mary Ann in Gilligan’s Island, beating out 350 other actresses, including Raquel Welch. Since then, Wells has continued acting on the stage and screen, produced films, and been active in a number of charities.

Steve Stinson is an artist and writer in Virginia, where he lives with his patient wife in the world’s smallest five bedroom house. When he was young and limber, he was a juggler and wrote comic strips. Today, his grandchildren call him “Bebop.” His four children’s books, Grumpypants, Where Kent Went, Darien the Crustatarien, and My Favorite Nursery Rhymes, will be classics someday.

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/what-would-mary-ann-do-dawn-wells/1119847102?ean... (TaylorTrade)
… (more)
Sep
17
Luke Dempsey (offsite)
Greenlight Bookstore, Wednesday, September 17 at 6pm
Wednesday, September 17th, 6:00 - 8:00 PM Luke Dempsey presents Club Soccer 101: The Essential Guide to the Stars, Stats, and Stories of 101 of the Greatest Teams in the World Drinks, book signing, and foosball Luke Dempsey is an author and journalist who has written about soccer for a wide range of publications, including Capital New York, the New York Observer, and Howler. A native of England, he lives in New Jersey. Join Luke at Fort Greene’s DSK bar to celebrate the publication of Club Soccer 101! The book covers the history of European powerhouses like Arsenal, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Inter Milan, Manchester United, and Real Madrid; historic South American clubs like Boca Juniors, Corinthians, Penarol, and Santos; and rising clubs from Africa, Asia, and America, including such leading MLS teams as LA Galaxy, New York Red Bulls, and Seattle Sounders. With the passion and panache of a deeply knowledgeable and opinionated fan, Dempsey explains what makes each club distinctive: their origins, fans, and style of play; their greatest (and most heartbreaking) seasons and historic victories and defeats; and their most famous players—from Pelé, Eusébio, and Maradona to Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney, and Ronaldo. As Franklin Foer, bestselling author of How Soccer Explains the World , has written, “Luke Dempsey is one of the funniest, most charming narrative companions I know, and this book is one of the world's great reference books.” DSK is located at 710 Fulton Street (corner of South Oxford). All ages event.

Location: Street: 686 Fulton Street City: Brooklyn, Province: New York Postal Code: 11217 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
… (more)
Sep
17
Peter Thiel
Peter Thiel (added from Random House)
Sep
17
The Fame Lunches
McNally Jackson Booksellers (New York), Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
Meet Daphne Merkin as she reads from her new collection of essays The Fame Lunches. (added from Macmillan)
Sep
17
James Ellroy
The Mysterious Bookshop, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
James Ellroy (added from Random House)
Sep
17
Brian Francis Slattery
WORD, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
Brian Francis Slattery (added from Random House)
Sep
17
Peter Thiel, Blake Masters
The Columbia University Bookstore, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
Peter Thiel
Blake Masters (added from Random House)
Sep
17
It's Never to Late to Do Something New
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Fresh Meadows, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
Author Event, Author Signing

Local author Terrie Farley Moran began her writing career in her late 50's. Come hear her story and enjoy a reading from her mystery book Well Read, Then Dead raffles and a Q&A session, too! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Sep
17
Kate Manning
Dolphin Bookshop, Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm
Kate Manning is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Whitegirl. A former documentary television producer and winner of two Emmy Awards, she has written for the New York Times, Glamour, and More magazine, among other publications. She has taught writing in the English Department at Bard High School Early College and lives with her family in New York City. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Sep
17
John Fusco
Bryant Library, Wednesday, September 17 at 7:30pm
John Fusco is the author of Paradise Salvage, which was shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association’s Dagger Award for Best First Crime Novel. He has written ten major motion pictures, including Young Guns, Hidalgo, and the Academy Award-nominated Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron. Fusco is the creator of the upcoming Netflix Original Series Marco Polo and has also just written the long-awaited sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Most recently, he has adapted Paulo Coelho's The Alchemist for the Weinstein Company. He lives on a farm in Northern Vermont with his wife and son. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Sep
17
Farel Dalrymple & Brian Heater
Greenlight Bookstore, Wednesday, September 17 at 7:30pm
Wednesday, September 17, 7:30 PM Book Launch: Farel Dalrymple presents The Wrenchies In conversation with Brian Heater of Boing Boing

Critically acclaimed cartoonist Farel Dalrymple (creator of Pop Gun War and collaborator with Jonathan Lethem on Omega the Unknown) brings his literary and artistic powers to bear in his new book The Wrenchies, a sprawling science fiction graphic novel about regret, obsession, and the uncertainty of growing up. In Dalrymple’s demented future, humans on a destroyed Earth are oppressed by the evil Shadowsmen, and only a gang of ruthless and powerful children called The Wrenchies can hope to stand against them. When Hollis, a lonely boy from our world, is magically given access to the future world of The Wrenchies, he finally finds a place he belongs. But it is not an easy world to live in, and Hollis's quest is bigger than he ever dreamed. Dalrymple will present the book with a slideshow of images, and talk about his work with Brian Heater, who writes about comics for the technology and culture site Boing Boing.

Location: Street: 686 Fulton Street City: Brooklyn, Province: New York Postal Code: 11217 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
… (more)
Sep
17
PAGE TURNERS Book Discussion
Hillside Public Library, Wednesday, September 17 at 8pm
A RELIABLE WIFEby Robert Goolrick
Rural Wisconsin, 1907. In the bitter cold, wealthy businessman Ralph Truitt stands alone on a train platform waiting for the woman who has answered his advertisement for "a reliable wife." But when Catherine Land steps off the train from Chicago, she's not the "simple, honest woman" Ralph is expecting.  Click here for discussion questions (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Sep
17
Book Discussion Group
Mineola Memorial Library, Wednesday, September 17 at 8pm
The library's Book Club meets one Wednesday night each month at 7:00 P.M. Come enjoy our relaxed atmosphere as we discuss great books. The book for this month is Enrique's Journey, by Sonia Nazario. (added from Eventkeeper)
Sep
17
Author Visit: John Fusco, Dog Beach (HGR)
Bryant Library, Wednesday, September 17 at 8:30pm
~~John Fusco
Dog Beach
Wednesday, September 17, 7:30pm
Registration is required. Please register by clicking on the event on our Calendar at www.bryantlibrary.org.
John Fusco has written ten major motion-pictures, including the Academy Award-nominated film, Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Young Guns, Hidalgo and the martial arts fantasy film, The Forbidden Kingdom. Fusco is the creator of the forthcoming Netflix Original Series, Marco Polo.  His other upcoming projects include The Highwaymen starring Liam Neeson and Woody Harrelson, directed by John Lee Hancock and Last Train to Memphis about the early life of Elvis (in preproduction at Fox 2000). Fusco is currently in pre-production on The Shack based on the bestselling novel by William Paul Young. He has also just written the long-awaited sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon as well as an adaptation of The Alchemist for The Weinstein Company. Please visit: http://www.john-fusco.com/.
Books will be available for purchase.
  (added from Eventkeeper)
… (more)
Sep
18
Friends Mini Book Sale
New Rochelle Public Library, Thursday, September 18 at 11am
Friends Mini Book Sale

Categories: Book Sale, All ages (added from RSS Feed)
Sep
18
Read, Cook, Eat: Food by Giada de Laurentis
Rockville Centre Public Library, Thursday, September 18 at 3pm
This month we choose from Food by Giada de Laurentis. Sign up begins August 21, 2014.
Here's how it works!
• Choose a recipe from one of the cookbooks at the Reference Desk.
• That recipe will be yours, no one else can select it for the group.
A Librarian will make a copy of your recipe to take home.
• Prepare your recipe and bring it to share at the meeting.
• Make one regular size recipe, there's no need to double up.
• Beverages will be served. (added from Eventkeeper)
… (more)
Sep
18
Celebration Book Party: Shirley Lauro’s THE RADIANT
The Drama Book Shop, Thursday, September 18 at 6pm
Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Celebration Book Party: Shirley Lauro’s “THE RADIANT” Starring Angelica Page, reprising her world premiere role as Mme. Marie Curie, in scenes from the play.

THE RADIANT -- a book signing party at the Drama Book Shop with refreshments and readings from the play which tells the thrilling story of Marie Curie, the love torn woman who discovered radium over one hundred years ago. (Complimentary admission)

About the Author: Shirley’s work first came to national attention with OPEN ADMISSIONS on Broadway, where it won 1 Tony nomination, 2 Drama Desk Awards, and was a N.Y. Times pick as one of the “Ten Best Plays of the Year”. OPEN ADMISSIONS received the Dramatists Guild Hull Warriner Award, a Samuel French Festival Award, and joined the works of Eudora Welty, Walt Whitman, and Langston Hughes in WRITING THROUGH LITERATURE. Her CBS TV adaptation starred Estelle Parsons, and Jane Alexander.

A PIECE OF MY HEART’S NY premiere was at Manhattan Theater Club with a World Premiere at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Since then, it has enjoyed over 2000 productions around the world, receiving The Barbara Deming Award, The Susan Blackburn Prize(finalist), and voted 43rd among Goodreads’ “Best 150 American Plays, where it follows O’Neill’s THE EMPEROR JONES, and Williams’ SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH. Vietnam Vets, Inc., have named the play “The most enduring American play on Vietnam.”

ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT enjoyed its World Premiere in Chicago, receiving a Jeff Award nomination as “Best New Play of the Year”. Subsequently it premiered in New York at Red Fern Theatre, with a revival production at Infinity Theater and productions in Saskatoon, Phoenix, Macon, and Arts West, Seattle. In August, Syracuse University sponsored a production for advanced theater students Summer Abroad Program at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Shirley is co-editor of the anthology, POLITICAL PLAYS BY AMERICAN WOMEN, which was honoree for “The New York Coalition of Profession Women in Arts and Media”. Her Novel, THE EDGE, was a Literary Guild Choice.

Major grants include: The Guggenheim, 3 NEA’s, and NY Foundations for the Arts. Her major affiliations include: a Director of the Dramatists Guild Fund, The Actors Studio Playwrights Unit, Writers Guild East, The Author’s Guild, Pen, League of Professional Theater Women, The Ensemble Studio Theatre, and PEN.

Shirley hails from Des Moines, Iowa, holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Northwestern, a Masters Degree from the University of Wisconsin and did postgraduate study with Elizabeth Bowen, Harold Clurman and Richard Elman . She lives in the City with her husband. Their three daughters maintain homes in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Rifton, NY.

About the Book: Shirley first presented THE RADIANT in Workshop at The Actors Studio, then the play enjoyed a World Premiere at New Theatre, Florida, starring Angelica Page. Shirley received 3 Sloan Science Foundation Awards: an original commission followed by two “production enhancement” Awards. Subsequently she received a Dramatists Guild Grant for her new work. The play then won a “ TCG Edgerton Award”, naming THE RADIANT as “One of the 40 Best New American Plays of 2011”.

Set over a century ago in Paris, Normandy and Stockholm, THE RADIANT centers on the true story of the tempestuous life Marie Curie --the brilliant scientist who discovered radium – all the while caught in a scandal that rocks Paris. Widowed at 39 with two young children to raise, she

Location: Street: The Drama Book Shop Additional: 250 W. 40th St. City: New York, Province: New York Postal Code: 10018-1511 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
… (more)
Find venues
address or postal code
small | full page
New York, NY 10011, United States
BookstoreLibraryFair/FestivalLittle LibrariesMultiple

Local Settings

Location: New York, NY 10011, United States (edit)

Search radius: 25 miles

Show venues: Bookstore, Library, Fair/Festival

Get Readar

The venues and events in LibraryThing can also be found in the handy iPhone Application Readar.

» Get Readar

 
Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 92,668,720 books! | Top bar: Always visible