Location: Schomburg Center, Langston Hughes Auditorium
515 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY 10037
Date: Friday, September 21
Summary: Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation with msnbc host, Melissa Harris-Perry, and special guests for an evening of thought-provoking conversation and performances. Join author and Professor Stephen L. Carter for a discussion of his new political thriller, The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln, that begins with a reimagining of history. Program includes performances by Harlem’s Mama Foundation for the Arts Gospel for Teens Choir.
Hosted by: msnbc host Melissa Harris-Perry and NBC 4 New York's Pat Battle
Panelists / Special Guests: Stephen Carter, The Mama Foundation for the Arts Gospel for Teens Choir, and others.
Event Registration: melissaharrisperryen2012.eventbrite.com
Location: Library for the Performing Arts, Bruno Walter Auditorium
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
Date: Monday, September 24
Summary: Join NBC News Political Director & Chief White House Correspondent and host of msnbc’s Daily Rundown, Chuck Todd, for a journey through pivotal political speeches from history through the current campaign. Get insight into the electoral politics of the 2012 election, behind-the-scenes campaign tactics and electoral trends.
Hosted by: NBC News Political Director & Chief White House Correspondent, as well as host of msnbc’s Daily Rundown, Chuck Todd, NBC 4 New York Government Affairs Reporter Melissa Russo
Event Registration: chucktodden2012.eventbrite.com
Location: Richmondtown Library
200 Clarke Avenue (at Amber St.)
Staten Island, NY 10306
Date: Monday, September 24
Summary: Bullying is a widespread problem that affects us all. Parents and students are invited to join NBC News’ Kate Snow and guests for readings and a special discussion on what we can do to help combat bullying and try to ensure that all children can learn in a safe and positive environment.
Hosted by: NBC News Correspondent Kate Snow, NBC 4 New York’s Cat Greenleaf (Talk Stoop)
Event Registration: katesnowen2012.eventbrite.com
Location: Bronx Library Center
310 East Kingsbridge Road
Bronx, NY 10458
Date: Wednesday, September 26
Summary: Explore the unique history, diverse neighborhoods and vibrant culture of the Bronx with msnbc host and Bronx-native, Chris Hayes. Witness exciting performances, hear neighborhood lore, meet special guests and see what’s on deck for the Bronx.
Hosted by: msnbc host Chris Hayes, NBC 4 New York's Darlene Rodriguez
Panelists / Special Guests: Papo Pepin Y Su Orchestre
Event Registration: chrishayesen2012.eventbrite.com
Location: Brooklyn Public Library, Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Date: Thursday, September 27
Hosted by: Chelsea Clinton, NBC News Special Correspondent
Event Registration: chelseaclintonen2012.eventbrite.com
Location: Muhlenberg Library
209 West 23rd Street
New York, NY 10011
Date: Time: 11:00-12:00pm
Summary: Join Jenna Bush Hager, TODAY correspondent and daughter of President George W. Bush, for a reading and special discussion of her young-adult book, Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope, which chronicles her experiences working with UNICEF-sponsored charities in Latin America and the true story of Ana, an HIV-positive 17-year-old who struggles to survive amid abuse and discrimination.
Hosted by: TODAY Correspondent Jenna Bush Hager, NBC 4 New York’s Lynda Baquero
Event Registration: jennabushhageren2012.eventbrite.com
Location: Queens Library, Long Island City Branch
3744 21st Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
Date: Friday, September 28
Summary: Geared towards high school and college journalism students (and news fans of all ages), TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe and special guests share their experiences, hard-earned lessons and behind-the-scenes tales cultivated over years in the news industry. Select students will have the opportunity to conduct live interviews and get feedback from the pros.
Hosted by: Sunday TODAY co-anchor, Jenna Wolfe, NBC 4 New York’s Tom Llamas
Event Registration: jennawolfeen2012.eventbrite.com