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NYPL Celebrates National Day of Puppetry

The 13th Annual National Day of Puppetry was celebrated by The New York Public Library on Saturday, April 23, 2011. The Puppetry Guild of Greater New York participated as part of the traditional event.

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NYPL Kids Winter Break (December 27-31, 2010)

Jim West and CompanyThis winter NYPL brings a week-long festival of outstanding, exciting events for children and their families every day at the Children's Center at 42nd Street in Manhattan, the Bronx Library Center in the Bronx and the

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NYPL Presents a Holiday Treasure

Photo credit: Julia ChangChristmas and the holiday season is one of my favorite times in NYC—with the beautiful holiday window displays, ice skating in the park and the amazing crowds that the City attracts. NYC is truly energized at this time of year. As I look ahead, and plan my own activities for this holiday season, I realize that I have a holiday treasure right at my door, in the heart of midtown Manhattan—at The New York Public Library.

The Stephen A. Schwarzman 

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NYPL’s Outdoor Storytelling Festival Wraps up Another Successful Season

Each summer NYPL children's librarians gear up for an outdoor storytelling festival at Bryant Park and in Central Park at the Hans Christian Andersen Statue. Lively, interactive and funny tales are shared with audiences of all ages.

This summer Bryant Park introduced a new mascot, its pet herbivore, Pill the Caterpillar, portrayed by Stephanie Acevedo. Stephanie introduced her favorite 

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The Paper Bag Players "Great Mummy Adventure" at the NYPL

The Paper Bag Players performed to a packed house of more than 400 children at the Bartos Forum in the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building last week. For the past 50-plus years the award-winning Paper Bag Players children’s theatre group has been entertaining children with their unique blend of stories, songs and humor.

Their latest production, The Great Mummy Adventure, takes you on an 

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Chatham Square Library Celebrates Summer Reading at the Children’s Day Fair

For the second year the Chatham Square Library participated in the Children’s Day Fair sponsored by Immigrant Social Services, Inc., an organization which provides afterschool programs and summer camps for children in the Chinatown area.  More than 130 children registered for the summer reading program at this special event.

Activities featured local talent from the Chinatown area. The day included a performance of the Fu Shan southern style Lion 

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