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NYPL Now: The Library After Hours, Schomburg Center Black Comic Book Festival

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The New York Public Library Now Newsletter
January 9–January 22, 2018
In this issue: The Library After Hours: Counterculture, Schomburg Center Black Comic Book Festival, Niall Ferguson with Gillian Tett, and more. 
After Hours event at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

The Library After Hours: Counterculture

New York City celebrates the 1960s this year, and the Library is in on the act with its first Library After Hours of 2018, Counterculture, presented in connection with our brand-new exhibition You Say You Want a Revolution. Check out the exhibition, meet the curator, watch avant-garde and experimental films, make your own album-cover art, and dance to the sounds of the 60s, courtesy of Felix Hernandez.
Friday, January 19 | 7 PM
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
ATTEND

Selected Events


Attendees wearing costumes at last year's Schomburg Center Black Comic Book Festival

Schomburg Center 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival

The extravaganza will feature panels and discussions on topics including diversity, social justice in comics, black comics in digital spaces, and much more.
January 12 & 13 | 10 AM
Schomburg Center
ATTEND
Niall Ferguson and Gillian Tett

The Square and the Tower: Niall Ferguson with Gillian Tett

Niall Ferguson and Gillian Tett will examine the central question of Ferguson's new book: From the Freemasons to Facebook, how have networks been true sources of power and drivers of change throughout history?
Wednesday, January 17 | 6:30 PM
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
ATTEND

Why? What Makes Us Curious: Mario Livio with Aatish Bhatia

Astrophysicist and author Mario Livio examines the science behind human curiosity with Princeton University scientist and writer Aatish Bhatia.
Wednesday, January 17 | 6:30 PM
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street
ATTEND

Bunk: Kevin Young with Rebecca Carroll

The Director of the Schomburg Center will join Rebecca Carroll, Producer of Special Projects on Race for WNYC and Critic-at-Large for the Los Angeles Times, for a discussion on his most recent book about the rise of hoaxes, humbug, plagiarists, phonies, post-facts, and fake news.
Tuesday, January 23 | 6:30 PM
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
ATTEND
 

Business, Career & Finance


Simon Brady, Certified Financial Planner for the Financial Planning Association of New York

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

Certified Financial Planner Simon Brady will provide personal finance and investment management solutions.
Wednesday, January 17 | 3 PM 
Science, Industry and Business Library
ATTEND

Picture Yourself Online

Do you need a headshot to use on LinkedIn or other social media platforms? A professional photographer will take your photo for free and optimize it for online use.
Tuesday, January 16 | 3:30 PM 
Science, Industry and Business Library
ATTEND

The Hottest Areas in the Job Market Today

Kaiser Fung provides insights, tips, and educational recommendations to help you break into the fast-growing career areas of Data Science and Analytics.
Tuesday, January 9 | 6 PM
Science, Industry and Business Library
ATTEND

TechConnect


Techconnect workshop

Create a Website with HTML & CSS

Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own webpage.
Saturday, January 13 | 2:30 PM
Columbus Library
ATTEND

How to Use Lynda.com

The Library has partnered with Lynda.com to offer free access to over 5,000 online courses. This class will cover the basics to help you get started on your self-paced learning journey.
Wednesday, January 10 | 1 PM
Science, Industry and Business Library
ATTEND

Computer Safety and Maintenance

Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Tuesday, January 16 | 2:30 PM
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street
ATTEND

More Events


Community Conversations: Document Your Bronx Neighborhood

Wednesday, January 10 | 3 PM
Hunts Point Library

Cinematic Overtures: How to Read Opening Scenes

Wednesday, January 10 | 6:30 PM
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street

Historical Lecture: The FDNY on Blackwell's and Welfare Islands

Thursday, January 11 | 6:30 PM
Roosevelt Island Library

NYCitizenship Information Session

Tuesday, January 16 | 4:30 PM
St. George Library Center

Save the Date


Orangutans: My Cousins, My Friends—Leif Cocks

Wednesday, January 24 | 6:30 PM
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street

Cultural Reporting and Criticism in the 21st Century

Monday, January 29 | 7 PM
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

An American Marriage: Tayari Jones with Isaac Fitzgerald

Wednesday, February 7 | 6:30 PM
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

Stories from the Borders: Francisco Cantú & Lauren Markham

Tuesday, February 13 | 6:30 PM
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
 



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