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Online programs are free and open to all. Registration is required; you will receive an invitation with instructions on how to log in to the discussion.
Growing Up Smith (PG-13)
In 1979, an Indian family moves to the U.S. with hopes of living the American Dream. While their 10-year-old boy Smith falls head-over-heels for the girl next door, his desire to become a "good old boy" propels him further away from his family's ideals than ever before. Directed by Frank Lotito.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 3 PM • REGISTER
Enemies, A Love Story by Isaac Bashevis Singer
Herman Broder, refugee and survivor of World War II, has three wives: Yadwiga, the Polish peasant who hid him from the Nazis; Masha, his beautiful and neurotic true love; and Tamara, his first wife, miraculously returned from the dead. Astonished by each new complication, Herman navigates a crowded, Yiddish New York with a sense of perpetually impending doom.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 7 PM • REGISTER
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1 PM • REGISTER
Virtual Tour of NYC Tenement Museum
Take an interactive virtual visit to the Tenement Museum, located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. A museum educator leads a tour of this National Historic Site and recreated spaces of these tenement buildings and the lives of the families who lived there between the 1860s and 1930s, using videos, archival images, and oral histories.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1 PM • REGISTER
First Day in America: Our Community’s Stories
Preserve your memories of your arrival in the United States. Library staff assist you in making a recording in the Media Lab. Your recollections will be included on the library’s Coming to America website, capturing the diverse stories of our community.