The LaGuardia Performing Arts Center at LaGuardia Community College/CUNY features a 740-seat proscenium theater, a 220-seat multipurpose theater and a lecture and reception hall.
Mon 10 am-8 pm Tues 1-6 pm Wed & Fri 10 am-6 pm Thurs 1-8 pm Sat 10 am-5:30 pm Sun closed The Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center was founded in 1969 to serve the Corona/East Elmhurst area's predominantly African-American population. The center's cultural programs range from theatrical presentations to music concerts, from literary readings to exhibitions. For more information on the branch, click here.
Situated on the 8th Floor of the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), Le Skyroom can accommodate 250 people for cocktail receptions and 120 for seated events.
Leo Baeck Institute is a research library and archive that contains the most significant collection of source material relating to the history of German-speaking Jewry, from its origins to its tragic destruction by the Nazis and continuing to the present day.
Part of New York University, the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House allows writers---established and emerging---to share their work in this townhouse setting.
In addition to classes, there is an array of other events and activities taking place throughout the year including gallery shows at Next Gallery, an urban dialogue guest-speaker series, and the MCNY Short Film Festival.
Mon - Thurs: 8 am-11 pm Fri: 8 am-8 pm Sat & Sun: 10 am-6 pm Established in 1970, the Mid-Manhattan Library houses the largest circulating collections of the New York Public Library. Its Picture Collection closes at 9 pm Monday through Thursday. The Picture Collection is not open on Sundays. For more information on the branch, click here.
Opened in 2010, the Midtown Education Center of the New York Botanical Garden brings the green-thumb smarts of the Bronx to midtown Manhattan. Adult education courses are offered throughout the day and evening in areas of study such as gardening, floral and landscape design and botanical illustration. The center is on the third floor of the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York.
The auditorium hosts events of the New School University and is used by outside groups as well.