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Little Libraries

There are 18 "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
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, New York, New York 10001
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
655 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10018
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

Local events

Oct
1
Book Discussion: Armchair Historians
Hillside Public Library, Saturday, October 1 at 11:30am
The Wright Brothers by David MCullough (added from Eventkeeper)
Oct
1
Metamorphosis: A Reading from the work of poet Barbara Guest
Poets House, Saturday, October 1 at 2pm
Join us for a poetry reading and closing reception as we take one last look at the landmark exhibition, creative collaboration, and friendship between poet Barbara Guest and painter Fay Lansner. Contemporary poets Mel Elberg, Susan Gevirtz, Peter Gizzi, Paolo Javier, E. Tracy Grinnell, and erica kaufman, among others, will pay tribute to the life and work of the New York School poet and read from Barbara Guest's Collected Poems. (rmharris)… (more)
Oct
1
Meet Author Nancy De Rosa
Rye Free Reading Room, Saturday, October 1 at 3pm
Nancy De Rosa's Food for Thought: First Course is described as a fast-paced novel that will make you laugh out loud and remind you that drama goes down a lot better with great food and a cocktail.
Five single women are searching for love in every food establishment in the tri-state area. EMMA CRAVEN and her friends are lonely but happy to have one another and decide to meet every Saturday night hoping for fun, good food, and adventure. EMMA CRAVEN meets chef GARY PARKER in Murray's Grill and sparks fly. EMMA is overjoyed to meet such a perfect man until GARY'S ex fiancé comes back into the picture. Reed thin and sexy, Chloe is everything EMMA is not. Or so she thinks. FOOD FOR THOUGHT; First Course is a highly entertaining story about love, family, and friendship. Each chapter is a "slice of life" everyone has experienced at one time or another. Think Sex and City meets the Food Network with a little Bridget Jones's Diary thrown into the mix. FOOD FOR THOUGHT; First Course, is filled with fun, realistic and highly entertaining characters. Share in EMMA and her friend's journey's as they find love, true friendship and empowerment while dining out at every restaurant in the tri-state area.
The book is told in an upbeat, highly entertaining style with fast-paced dialog and savvy use of language. If you're feeling at all down at the end of a hard day, this book is a surefire way to lift your spirits. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Oct
13
Ellen Fitzpatrick, The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency
Roosevelt House, Thursday, October 13 at 6pm
Ellen Fitzpatrick, The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency

Speaking at Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, CUNY (added from Harvard University Press)
Oct
13
Pulling the Trigger: Colleen McElroy on the Craft of Poetry
Poets House, Thursday, October 13 at 7pm
Renowned poet Colleen J. McElroy examines the ways in which triggering operates in our poetic, personal, and racial selves. McElroy is the author of several poetry collections, including Queen of the Ebony Isles, winner of the American Book Award, and most recently Blood Memory. (rmharris)
Oct
20
Hideous: A Reading and Conversation with Sylvia Legris & Will Alexander
Poets House, Thursday, October 20 at 7pm
Canadian poet Sylvia Legris, winner of the 2006 Griffin Poetry Prize, and Los Angeles poet Will Alexander, winner of the 2016 Jackson Poetry Prize, discuss how language operates to amputate, dissect, and reveal the most intimate secrets of the human and animal body. (rmharris)
Oct
20
The Feminist Press Presents Now That We're Men
St. Francis College, Thursday, October 20 at 7pm
Inspired by the experiences of boys and young men nationwide

A groundbreaking follow-up to SLUT: The Play, critically acclaimed for depicting sexual violence in schools experienced by girls, Now That We're Men wrestles with misogyny, double standards, and harmful expectations of masculinity told by boys on the cusp of adulthood. This urgent, insightful intervention brings to light how sexist culture harms all young people.

Written & Directed by Katie Cappiello
Assistant Directed by Charlotte Arnoux
Starring members of The Howlings Theater Ensemble: Caleb Grandoit, Jordan Eliot, Fred Hechinger, Alphonso Jones and Rayshawn Richardson

Event Dates & Times
October 20, 22, 27, 29 at 7pm.

This 60 minute performance is followed by a 30 minute talkback with creator & cast. (FeministPress)
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Oct
25
50 Years of Hanging Loose: An Anniversary Celebration
Poets House, Tuesday, October 25 at 7pm
From its magazine origins of mimeographed loose pages in a cover envelope to one of the premier publishers of poetry, Hanging Loose Press celebrates 50 years. The evening will feature readings from Hanging Loose authors Jen Benka, Kimiko Hahn, Cathy Park Hong, Robert Hershon, Dick Lourie, and Mark Pawlak. (rmharris)
Oct
26
Michael Woodsworth, Battle for Bed-Stuy: The Long War on Poverty in New York City
Brooklyn Public Library - Central Library, Wednesday, October 26 at 8pm
Michael Woodsworth, Battle for Bed-Stuy: The Long War on Poverty in New York City

Speaking at the Brooklyn Public Library (added from Harvard University Press)
Oct
28
American Stanzas: A Reading
Poets House, Friday, October 28 at 7pm
In conjunction with her Poets House photography exhibit, "American Stanzas 2006-2016," poet, photographer, and Cave Canem Fellow Rachel Eliza Griffiths hosts Mahogany Browne, Aracelis Girmay, Rickey Laurentiis, Angel Nafis, Morgan Parker, and Iain Haley Pollock reading their work and celebrating their shared histories. (rmharris)
Oct
29
Halloween (Poe)treats!
Poets House, Saturday, October 29 at 12pm
Come in costume and enjoy spooky poetry mad libs, festive crafts, and more tricks and (poe)treats in the Children's Room

Ages 10 & under (rmharris)
Oct
31
Author Talk
Bluestockings, Monday, October 31 at 7pm
Join Abda Khan as she discusses her novel Stained and talks candidly about the reasons why she decided to write such a hard hitting novel which deals with rape and honour issues within the context of the British South Asian communities. (abdakhan)
Nov
7
Iowa International Writing Program Reading
Poets House, Monday, November 7 at 7pm
Explore the various cultural landscapes that poetry occupies globally, introducing U.S. audiences to contemporary international poets from the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa on the final leg of their U.S. tour. Poets Akhil Katyal (India), Ko Ko Thett (Myanmar), Chen Ko Hua (Taiwan), Henriikka Tavi (Finland), and Alice S. Yousef (Palestinian Territories) will be introduced by Christopher Merrill, Director of the International Writing Program. Work will be translated into English by students in Tom Sleigh’s Hunter College MFA class. (rmharris)… (more)
Nov
9
Jack Hamilton, Just around Midnight: Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination
Book Culture on Columbus, Wednesday, November 9 at 7pm
Jack Hamilton, Just around Midnight: Rock and Roll and the Racial Imagination

Speaking and signing, Book Culture (Columbus Ave.) (added from Harvard University Press)
Nov
10
Black Love: A Reading and Craft Talk with Joshua Bennett
Poets House, Thursday, November 10 at 7pm
Weighing the work of Thylias Moss, Frank Ocean, Robin Coste Lewis, and George Moses Horton, among others, against Thomas Jefferson’s claim in Notes on The State of Virginia that, “among the blacks is misery enough, God knows, but no poetry,” poet and scholar Joshua Bennett explores the politics of black love throughout the African diasporic literary tradition (rmharris)
Nov
15
Absolute Splendor: A Tribute to Cynthia Macdonald
Poets House, Tuesday, November 15 at 7pm
Join us as we pay tribute to the life and work of acclaimed poet, psychoanalyst, and former opera singer Cynthia Macdonald (1928-2015), known for her humor and her ability to draw poetry from the strange and grotesque. Poets Rosellen Brown, Mark Doty, Edward Hirsch, Phillip Lopate, and Jennifer Macdonald, among others read her work (rmharris)
Nov
17
Love, H: The Letters of Hettie Jones & Helene Dorn
Poets House, Thursday, November 17 at 7pm
“We’d fled the norm for women then, because to live it would have been a kind of death,” writes Hettie Jones in Love, H: The Letters of Hettie Jones & Helene Dorn, a selection from the forty-year correspondence between poet Jones and sculptor Helene Dorn. Revealing the intimacy of lifelong friends, these letters explore the battlegrounds of women’s rights, tenants’ rights, marriage, motherhood, and a shared past that kept the two irrevocably connected in the Beat bohemia of the 1960s. The evening features a presentation by Jones on their correspondence and the lost art of epistolary writing. (rmharris)… (more)
Nov
29
The Art of Awareness with Steve Zeitlin
Poets House, Tuesday, November 29 at 7pm
Steve Zeitlin, founding director of the nonprofit cultural center City Lore, presents The Poetry of Everyday Life, stories from everyday citizens who transform the streets of New York City and its daily occurrences into poetry. (rmharris)
Dec
1
Murder, Prison, Suicide, and Joy: A Craft Talk with Jericho Brown
Poets House, Thursday, December 1 at 7pm
Poet Jericho Brown, author of The New Testament, examines male beauty, immanent violence, and the necessity of sin versus the desire for redemption in a world marked and tormented by racial tensions and religious traditions. (rmharris)
Dec
6
A Celebration of Rigoberto González
Poets House, Tuesday, December 6 at 7pm
Rigoberto González continues to change the landscape of American literature through his groundbreaking poetry, prose, and scholarship, providing readers with a redocumentation of our shared cultural memory. Join us for a conversation with González followed by celebratory readings from Eduardo Corral, U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, Saeed Jones, Erika Sanchez, Elisabet Velasquez, and more. Co-hosted by Natalie Diaz and Ada LimĂłn. (rmharris)… (more)
Dec
8
Michael Woodsworth, Battle for Bed-Stuy: The Long War on Poverty in New York City
Michael Woodsworth, Battle for Bed-Stuy: The Long War on Poverty in New York City

Speaking at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University (added from Harvard University Press)
Dec
10
Bhakti: The Art of Devotion
Poets House, Saturday, December 10 at 2pm
Archana Venkatesan, Rafiq Kathwari, and Ravi Shankar engage in a discussion concerning the poetics of Bhakti, the Sanskrit word meaning “to participate in, to share in, and to have love and devotion for.” Together, they examine Indian art and spirituality, spanning the linguistic worlds of Tamil and Urdu literature, and how it manifests in their own work in translation. Join Poets House as we unpack the complex prosody, rich cultural history, and rhetorical nuance of Indian verse. (rmharris)… (more)
Dec
10
Beyond Bhakti: Contemporary Spiritual Poetics Across Europe and The Americas
Poets House, Saturday, December 10 at 4pm
Join us for a reading and discussion of devotional poetry gleaned across expanses of time and geography with Ravi Shankar, Drunken Boat’s founding editor. Claire Cavanagh reads new work and discusses the articulation of spirit in the Eastern European tradition and the role translation plays. Ellen DorĂ© Watson reads and discusses her translations of the Brazilian poet AdĂ©lia Prado. Patty Crane discusses the mysticism at the edges of poet Tomas Tranströmer’s work. The translators explore ways that their distinctive traditions overlap, diverge, and interrelate. (rmharris)… (more)
Dec
15
Steven Fine, The Menorah: From the Bible to Modern Israel
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thursday, December 15 at 3pm
Steven Fine, The Menorah: From the Bible to Modern Israel

Speaking and signing, The Metropolitan Museum of Art (added from Harvard University Press)
May
11
Branko Milanovic, Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization
Branko Milanovic, Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization

In conversation with Paul Krugman and Janet Gornick, The Graduate Center, City University of New York (added from Harvard University Press)
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