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Summer Reading Kickoff 2016 at Edenwald

The kickoff event in the Bronx featured singing, dancing, and of course—reading.Read More ›

Booktalking "The Half Life of Molly Pierce" by Katrina Leno

A fascinating and realistic portrayal of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID).Read More ›

Booktalking The Prison Book Club by Ann Walmsley

A woman's discoveries while volunteering in a prison book club.Read More ›

Booktalking "If I Was Your Girl" by Meredith Russo

Andrew Hardy awakens in a hospital bed in the aftermath of his suicide attempt. If being a boy caused him to want to die, perhaps there is a different reality in store for him. Read More ›

Desfile Puertorriqueño | Puerto Rican Day Parade

Every year on the eve of the second Sunday of the month of June New York City holds the National Puerto Rican day parade. This is a celebration that takes over the entire city, fills it with beautiful events, festivals that display the beauty of the Puerto Rican culture.Read More ›

Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month 2016

Happy Immigrant Heritage Month! The Library is proud to be hosting a wide array of events throughout the month of June to celebrate. Read More ›

SIBL's April 2016 Financial Planning Day in Retrospect

Recap of the classes offered on job hunting, Social Security, asset allocation, and wills at the last event. Read More ›

Doubling Down on Angry Birds

When the Angry Birds movie hit theaters, we asked our NYPL recommendation experts to name their favorite books, movies, or TV shows that feature… well, angry birds.Read More ›

Booktalking "The Road to You" by Alecia Whitaker

Bird Barrett is the latest country music sensation. She lives and breathes words mingled with acoustics.Read More ›

Booktalking "How To Make Your Money Last" by Jane Bryant Quinn

Transitioning towards retirement can be a surprisingly difficult process. It can be inspiring and exhilarating to imagine all of the possibilities that life offers to you, but it can be strange and disconcerting to take on a new life and new activities.Read More ›

Join the Gracie Book Club

Join us for a discussion on Bright Lines at one of our local libraries. Read More ›

Booktalking "The Seven-Day Weekend" by Ricardo Semler

Semco is a Brazilian company that breaks all of the rules.Read More ›

Bronx Book Fair at the Bronx Library Center May 7-8

Calling all book lovers, literary enthusiasts, the curious and those just looking for a fun and free event.Read More ›

Booktalking "Look Both Ways in the Barrio Blanco" by Judith Robbins Rose

The race to survive and save her mama dominates Jacinta's young life.Read More ›

Booktalking "Backlash" by Sarah Darer Littman

Next door neighbors Bree and Lara used to be BFFs... until about a year ago. Read More ›

Booktalking "Leadership BS" by Jeffrey Pfeffer

Managing emotional expression may be the key to social mobility and attaining higher-paying careers. Leaders are not always modest because they must display confidence.Read More ›

Booktalking "Every You, Every Me" by David Levithan

Evan cannot escape Ariel's memory: the way she smiled, the moments that they shared together, what she meant to him. Could he have done more? Read More ›

Let's Hear it for the Boys: Teens Find Fun in Robots, Videogames

Andrew has an easy way about him that brings out the best in the boys. Around him, they're loose, focused, and enthusiastic. He's clear that he wants the kids to figure out the mechanics for themselves, but he will pitch in with a suggestion. And mid-program he's seated at a table looking like the biggest kid of all. 

This is a model of inquiry-based learning, learning through questions instead of rote memorization. And maybe that's why Andrew discovered the robots, or why they discovered him. When Stapleton bought a set of laptops in 2014, was Andrew 

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Teen Author Festival 2016: Authors in Conversation

Teen Author Festival NYC is a week-long event that occurs in March of every year. It was great to see so many authors together engaged in a discussion about their craft.Read More ›

Booktalking "My Story, My Dance" by Lesa Cline-Ransome

The boy loved karate, but he saw other people prancing through the air, and he informed his mother that he wanted to try another art form. Read More ›
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