Monday, March 2, 2015

Upcoming Events At The Roosevelt Island New York Public Library - Science Fiction Book Discussion, English As Second Language Conversation Class, Navy Waves Talk, St Patrick's Day Crafts, Capital In The 21st Century Book Discussion & More

 Below are upcoming events at the Roosevelt Island NYC Public Library branch including:
Roosevelt Island Library
524 Main Street
Phone 212-308-6243

Tuesday, March 3, 6:30pm - Science Fiction Book Discussion - Adults - We will discuss "Button, Button: Uncanny Stories" by Richard Matheson. The Science Fiction Book Discussion Group meets on the first Tuesday of each month.

Fridays, March 6, 13, 20, 27, 10:30am-12:30pm - "We Are New York" Intermediate English Conversation Class - Adults - Learn and practice speaking English by watching and discussing "We Are New York" videos about everyday situations.

Tuesday, March 10, 6:30pm - Serving the Country: Women in Service During World War II - Adults - In commemoration of Women's History Month, Lincoln Hallowell will discuss Navy WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) and the duties performed by these brave women at Floyd Bennett Field, a Naval Air Station in Brooklyn, New York. Mr. Hallowell is a National Park Service Ranger at the Gateway Recreation Area, Jamaica Bay Unit. Presented in partnership with the Roosevelt Island Historical Society and its president, Judith Berdy.

Wednesdays, March 11 & March 25, 3-6pm - NY State Senator Jose M. Serrano's Offsite Services Constituent Hours - Meet with a representative from NYS Senator Jose Serrano's office to discuss your concerns.

Thursday, March 12, 3-4pm - St. Patrick's Day Craft - Ages 3-12 - Make a leprechaun with construction paper, scissors, and glue.

Tuesday, March 17, 6pm - Movie Night: The Man With the Golden Gun (1974; PG; 125 minutes) - Adults - James Bond takes on Scaramanga, the Man with the Golden Gun, who kills his victims with golden bullets. Starring Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, and Britt Ekland

Thursday, March 19, 6:30pm - Book Discussion - Adults - We will discuss "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" by Thomas Piketty.
UPDATE 3/3 - From the Roosevelt Island NY Public Library:
The March 19th title for the Book Discussion (Thursday March 19th, 6:30 PM, at the Roosevelt Island Public Library) has been changed to Vacationland by Sarah Stonich.
UPDATE 3/12 - From the Roosevelt Island Public Library:
Movie Night for next Tuesday, March 17, 6PM, has been canceled because the NYPL lost the rights to show the film "The Man With the Golden Gun."