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羊年新年愿景 Chinese New Year's Resolutions

羊年又快到. 在这个新的一年读者们又有一些什么新愿望呢? 华人普遍都希望身体健康, 财源滚滚, 小孩听教听话, 一家和睦. 纽约公立图书馆可提供各位种种题材的书籍, 帮助你实现你的新年愿景. 谨此祝大家羊年一帆风顺, 家庭平安快乐.Read More ›

Brooklyn Networks: Free Cable Installation Training Program

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations' Brooklyn Networks offers Free Cable Installation Training Program and is now accepting applications for their March class.Read More ›

5 Noteworthy Babe Ruth–World Series Moments

The Babe had a flair for the dramatic. Especially when it came to World Series play.Read More ›

Meet the Artist: Karl Lorenz

On view at the Mulberry Street Library through February 28, 2015 are the delicate drawings and cutouts on paper by artist and teacher Karl Lorenz. I spoke with the artist about his work. Read More ›

Podcast #45: Cheryl Strayed on Wild Success

Recently, the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's Wild received Oscar nods for Reese Witherspoon (Best Actress) and Laura Dern's (Best Supporting Actress) performances. Wild, the story of Strayed's journey on the Pacific Crest Trail, has become a runaway hit both onscreen and off. Strayed joined NYPL to discuss the blockbuster memoir, measuring success, and good advice. Read More ›

13 Great Quotes About the Joy of Reading

At NYPL, we love to read. Why? you ask. Let us count the ways. Here are 13 quotes about the joy of reading that sum up how we feel about our favorite activity. So get ready to begin your next bookish conversation with, "A wise person once said..." Read More ›

SAGEWorks: January Workshops

SAGEWorks will be hosting two career based workshops on January 26 and 27.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of January 25

Recruitment events for Home Health Aides, CMP, and Mini Career Fairs at three Bronx library branches.Read More ›

While You Wait For "Redeployment" Why Not Try...

Phil Klay's Redeployment is a National Book Award–winning collection of stories about soldiers grappling with the harsh realities of war. It is currently in high demand, so while you wait for your hold to arrive you might be interested in one of the following similar titles.Read More ›

NYPL Digital Collections Platform: An Introduction

Digital Collections contains more than 800,000 digitized items, and that number grows every day. While that’s a small fraction of the New York Public Library’s overall holdings, the aim of Digital Collections is to provide context for the materials we have digitized and to inspire people to use and reuse the media and data on offer there to advance knowledge and create new works. Read More ›

Juana Vargas "La Macarrona:" A Flamenco Treasure

The footage of Juana Vargas "La Macarrona" (1870-1947), filmed in 1917 by Léonide Massine and held in the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the Library for the Performing Arts, is one of the Library's most important, and little-known, flamenco treasures. As a member of the Wertheim study, I was honored to be invited to write a blog post about the Library's significant holdings related to flamenco. Read More ›

Jerome Robbins Dance Division Annual Report FY14 Available

The Dance Division has continued its work, assuring its place in the world, as a global, international archive, the world's largest of its kind dedicated to dance, by collecting, preserving and making accessible materials about the many varieties of dance in the world. Read More ›

More Nordic Noir

With the bleakest part of the winter now upon us, some readers may be craving a feast of Scandinavian noir. Here are a few more contemporary Swedes (and one Norwegian) I've enjoyed.Read More ›

A Crocheter's Delight

Frigid temperatures are upon us, and that means one thing: keeping warm. How about foregoing the costly department store prices and creating your own awesome scarves, fuzzy socks and warm mittens. All you need are two hands, a couple balls of yarn, needle(s), a comfortable chair and a bit of free time.Read More ›

Glimpses of Alice

To celebrate Lewis Carroll’s upcoming birthday—and my un-birthday!—let’s venture down the rabbit hole to explore depictions of Alice, his most famous creation, here at the library.Read More ›

Finding the Right Nonfiction Book For You

Reading nonfiction books can open your eyes to different subjects and make you see them in a new light, and I’m not just saying that because I haven’t eaten a burger from McDonald’s since I read Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser. Reading nonfiction books can change your perspective in both small and profound ways. Read More ›

Thrills, Chills and Romance: The New Gothic Genre

Do you shiver at the thought of winds whistling down the Yorkshire moors and waves crashing against the Cornish coast? Wrap yourself up in one of these cozy gothic romance titles.Read More ›

Podcast #44: Joyce Carol Oates on Inspiration and Obsession

Joyce Carol Oates has given us some of the most frightening and elegant stories in American letters. Her impressive creative output has included novels, short stories, and memoir. We were lucky to have the author deliver the Robert B. Silvers lecture, entitled "Is the Uninspired Life Worth Living?"Read More ›

Long Distance Grandparenting

My desire to stay close to my west coast granddaughter led me to the library for solutions. Read More ›

往事並不如煙 || Wang shi bing bu ru yan

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