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Последние Поступления в Коллекцию Библиотеки Mid-Manhattan Август 2014

Если вы зачитывались романами  Дена Брауна, то вас приятно удивит новый роман криминально-мистического жанра.  Автор книги "Цирк Уродов" Джек Браун профессиональный иллюзионист. Он описывает хорошо  знакомый ему мир загадок и 

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Imagination Academy 2014 - Week 4

Our last week of Imagination Academy 2014 focused on illustration and graphic novels. Read More ›

Booktalking "Shooter" by Walter Dean Myers

Why school shootings? Look through the eyes of Leonard Gray, Cameron Porter and Carla Evan, three teens who were at one, two of whom had weapons, one of whom died.Read More ›

Books Hotter Than NYC Summer Afternoons

Summer in New York City can feel like the most unbearably hot place on earth. The subway platforms seem to sizzle, and the pavement? It's laughing at our misery.Read More ›

NYPL Labs and Map Division host first library Net Artist Residency

NYPL Labs is pleased to announce the Library's first-ever Net Artist Residency, in partnership with local hardware startup Electric Objects.Read More ›

Symphony of the New World: 50th Anniversary of a Pioneering Organization

In May 1964, two months before The Civil Rights Act (outlawing discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin) became law, noted conductor Benjamin Steinberg formed a committee of 13 musicians, 12 of whom were African American, with the intention of forming a new integrated orchestra called the Symphony of the New World (SNW).Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of August 11

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of August 11 are available.Read More ›

Booktalking "Handbook for Boys: a Novel" by Walter Dean Myers

Jimmy Lynch learns about self-efficacy and choosing your own destiny at Duke's place, a barbershop. Duke Wilson even hires Jimmy to help him move a friend as an excuse, Jimmy thinks, just to get an opportunity to talk to the boy some more. Maybe the barber is bored, Jimmy surmises, after his wife died. Needs something to do.Read More ›

Get On Up: Review Of The James Brown Movie

“All musical instruments are drums,” says Chad Boseman, convincingly portraying James Brown. Words were drums, too, to “The Godfather Of Soul.”Read More ›

Read Everywhere!

Read everywhere today and every day. A lot of us love reading already, but why is it important? Read More ›

Best of New Music (August 2014 Edition)

A periodic list of some of the most exciting, newly purchased CDs for our circulating collections.Read More ›

Celebrating Julia Alvarez/Celebrando a Julia Alvarez

Distinguished author Julia Alvarez has recently received the 2013 National Medal of Arts. President Barack Obama presented the award at the White House on Monday July 28, 2014. Read More ›

Harlem Week: Careers and Education

Interested in finding information about Historically Black Colleges and Universities? Want to speak with employers about your resume? Starting up a small business? Economic Development and Education events listed below. Read More ›

YA Microtrends: Russian Historical Fiction

Earlier this year I read a young adult novel called The Boy on the Bridge by Natalie Standiford. Then more recently I read Tsarina by J. Nelle Patrick and Sekret by Lindsay Smith, and I started thinking … hang on … is Russian historical fiction a “thing” now? Read More ›

August Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan

Philosophical inquiry at the movies… a looming retirement crisis… familiar New York landmarks seen from unexpected angles… the birth of NYC’s power system… the language hoax… the hidden history of the mob in NYC… Tomorrow-Land, the 1964-1965 World’s Fair… the great Boston - New York subway race… the Kitty Genovese murder… the inventor of electric traction… the hospice movement… the makers of modern Manhattan…Read More ›

Hospitality Careers Training Program at CPC

Learn skills necessary for obtaining various positions in hotels, such as Room Attendant and Houseman.Read More ›

While You Wait For "The Vacationers," Why Not Try...

These character-driven titles portray characters dealing with family issues and relationships, friendships, long buried secrets, journeys into the past and life changing events.Read More ›

LVMH Fundamentals in Luxury Retail

Learn about luxury retail; job placement assistance provided.Read More ›

How Much is a TONY Worth to a Broadway Show?

In the week following the announcement of the TONY awards, the winner for best musical, Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, enjoyed its best week ever, bringing in more than $100,000 than the week before. The winner for best play, All The Way, seems to have been helped even more by the award, bringing in $200,000 more than the previous week. If it ever was in doubt, a TONY award is clearly good for business. At least if you win the big one.

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Job and Employment Links for the Week of August 4

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of August 4 are available.Read More ›
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