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Free and Cheap Concerts and Comedy Shows in NYC!

If you're a fan of live music and comedy, there is no better city to live in than New York City. Every day there is something exciting going on, somewhere in the city. More importantly, a lot of these events are free or very cheap. In the past year, I have seen Foster the People,

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May 2012 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of May, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's new Catalog. Highlights include big studio romantic comedies, New Years Eve, One for the Money, and

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April 2012 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

There won't be too many new DVDs coming to the Library in April, but the ones we will get are really great! Reserve titles now using the Library's new catalog, BiblioCommons. Highlights include Academy Award Best Picture winner, The Artist; Best Picture nominee, War 

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March 2012 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

Looking back, the DVDs that came to the Library in February were kind of crummy, but man, in the month of March, the DVD movies coming to the Library are great. Reserve titles now using the Library's new BiblioCommons catalog.

Highlights include the fun family movies 

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February 2012 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of February, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's new BiblioCommons catalog. Highlights include remnants of the waning teen glistening vampire craze, Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part I.

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Support Your Local #LaughLibrary

Do you like to laugh? Of course you do. That's why we at the @AwesomeLibrary have put together a #LaughLibrary. What better place to find a good, inexpensive laugh than at your local library?

The mission statement of the #LaughLibrary is "to assemble for the public a collection of the Library's funniest DVDs, CDs, and books, by the world's greatest comedians." The

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#LaughLibrary Presents: Top 12 New York Comedians to Check Out in 2012

The year 2012 has arrived. Cope with the increasing number of failed New Years resolutions throughout the year with laughter. As a New Yorker, this is pretty easy, as we have a great comedy scene. Below is the #LaughLibrary's list of must-see comics. Most of these comics have work that you can sample at The New York Public Library. Let's begin!

12) Judah Friedlander (@JudahWorldChamp)

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January 2012 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of January, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's new Catalog. Highlights include box office hits such as Moneyball, Drive and Real Steel. Indulge some of your guilty pleasures in 

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December 2011 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of December, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's new Catalog. Highlights include box office hits such as The Hangover Part II, Cowboys & Aliens, and

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The #WUSEUM

Here at Dongan Hills Library, we have formed a #WUSEUM... a collection of material relating to all things Wu-Tang Clan. The collection of CDs, DVDs, and books associated with the Staten Island rap group is curated by Dongan Hills Library staff members Imer Ardolic and Steve Herman. Many of the items in our #WUSEUM are highlighted in this list!

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November 2011 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of November, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's new Catalog. Highlights include box office hits such as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Super 8, and Conan the Barbarian. November's DVD releases will deliver a lot of laughs, with The Change-Up, Crazy Stupid Love, Our Idiot Brother, and 30 Minutes or Less. You can also have a nice night in with the family with Cars 

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October 2011 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

With recent inconvenient changes coming to a certain movies by mail provider, NYPL is the ideal place to be to get your movie fix. Reserve your copies early to insure a good spot on the wait list!

In the month of October, many great DVDs are coming to the Library. Highlights include the big Hollywood flicks Fast Five, Scream 4, Green Lantern, and the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie. For a family movie night, we've got Zookeeper, Judy Moody, and Winnie the Pooh. Get a jump start ahead of the rest, and reserve these October DVD releases now!

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September 2011 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of September, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library, that you can reserve here in our new catalog. Highlights include box office hits such as Thor, X-Men: New Class, and Bridesmaids, and quirky indie comedies Everything Must Go and Today's Special. September sees several classic movies getting the special edition treatment, such as Ben Hur, Citizen Kane, Dumbo, and Heathers. If you like catching up on TV, you'll love 

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August 2011 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of August, many great DVD movies are coming to the Library. Highlights include raunchy comedies such as Your Highness and Paul, and animated family movies such as Rio, Mars Needs Moms, Fox and the Hound, Hoodwinked Too, and Bambi II. Many TV shows are making their way to DVD at the Library as well, such as Everwood, McMillan & Wife, and Gavin & Stacey. Get a jump start ahead of the rest, and reserve these August DVD releases now!

August 2, 2011 Rio (Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway) / Coming soon to the catalog! ... Read More ›

July 2011 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of July, many great DVDs are coming to the library. Highlights include sci-fi adventures such as Limitless and Source Code, and fun comedies such as Arthur, and Take Me Home Tonight. If you're a fan of TV shows on DVD, there are too many coming to the library this month to even name in this blurb. Get a jump start ahead of the rest, and reserve these July DVD releases now!

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Children's Summer Reading List 2011... Reserve Your Copy Now!

Summer Reading is here! Sign up for Summer Reading at summerreading.org! Find and reserve all books on the NYC Summer Reading book list here:

Babies Animals Go by Emily Bolam The Baby Chicks Are Singing/ Los pollitos dicen by / por Ashley Wolff The Baby Goes Beep by ... Read More ›

June 2011 DVD Releases (Plus May DVDs You May Have Missed) ... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of June, many great DVDs are coming to the library. June is a big month for comedies, which include Just Go With It, Big Mommas, Hall Pass, Cedar Rapids, No Strings Attached and the Dilemma. Other highlights for the month include True Grit, the Adjustment Bureau, and the Mechanic. Get a jump start ahead of the rest, and reserve these June DVD releases now!

June 7, 2011

Company Men (Ben Affleck, Tommy Lee Jones)

Just Go With It 

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April 2011 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of April, many great DVDs are coming to the library. Highlights include the Oscar winning The King's Speech, a couple of comedies, such as Little Fockers, and Gulliver's Travels, and big-budget blockbusters with long titles, such as Tron: Legacy, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1. Get a jump start ahead of the rest, and reserve these April DVD releases now!

April 5, 2011

Tron: Legacy (Jeff Bridges, Garrett 

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March 2011 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the month of March, many great DVDs are coming to the library. Highlights include Oscar Nominees such as 127 Hours, and Black Swan, a few TV series, such as The Walking Dead, Hannah Montana, and Mad Men, and the family movie, Tangled. Get a jump start ahead of the rest, and reserve these March DVD releases now!

March 1, 2011

127 Hours  (James Franco, Amber Tamlyn)

Love & Other Drugs (Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal)

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February 2011 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

Get a jump start ahead of the rest, and reserve these February DVD releases now!

February 1, 2011

Never Let Me Go

Conviction

Let Me In

Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2

February 8, 2011

Paranormal Activity 2

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