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Summer Science Clubs!

Join the New York Public Library as we collaborate with the Children's Museum of Manhattan for the Summer Reading Challenge's Science Clubs! Educators will lead weekly workshops exploring simple machines and their unique functions.Read More ›

往事並不如焉 || Wang Shi bing bu ru yan

Chi 895.14 Zhang Li Wang Shi bing bu ru yan == 往事並不如焉: 乱世名伶的戏梦人生Read More ›

胡蘭成的 “今生今世” 与 “山河歲月” || Hu, Lancheng

胡蘭成的 “今生今世” 与 “山河歲月” || Hu, Lancheng Chi B Hu, Lancheng. Hu, Lancheng == 胡蘭成 . Jin sheng jin shi : wo de qing gan li cheng == 今生今世 : 我的情感历程Read More ›

宰相高深莫測 || Zai xiang gao shen mo ce

Chi Fic Mo Yan 宰相高深莫測 《上,下》 == Zai xiang gao shen mo ceRead More ›

旅遊指南書 == Travel guides in Chinese

春天到了,有没有想過出外旅游? 我们圖書館有關於不同地方的旅游書籍。还教你怎样预算行程。Read More ›

为什么我们这样生活,那样工作?|| Wei shen me wo men zhe yang sheng huo, na yang gong zuo?

The power of habit: why we do what we do in life and business.Read More ›

我是落花生的女儿 || Wo shi Luohuasheng de nü er

Chi B Xu, Yanji Wo shi Luohuasheng de nü er == 我是落花生的女儿Read More ›

離奇 : 李碧華鬼魅電影小說 || Li Bihua gui mei dian ying xiao shuo

Li qi : Li Bihua gui mei dian ying xiao shuoRead More ›

紅與灰 || Hong yu hui

Chi FIC Kun, Wu Hong yu hui == 紅與灰Read More ›

唐歌 || Tang Ge

Chi Fic Xiaoxiangdo Tang Ge Read More ›

I'm Sending You to the Graveyard! YuGiOh and Magic at Chatham Square

At the Chatham Square Branch, the children and teens that join together in groups send one clear message to each other when playing two certain card games: I’M SENDING YOU TO THE GRAVEYARD! Read More ›

蔡澜笑看人生 || Cai Lan Xiao Kan Ren Sheng

蔡澜. 蔡澜笑看人生. 皇冠出版社(香港)有限公司,2013年.Read More ›

十個詞彙裏的中國 Shi ge ci hui li de Zhongguo || China in ten words

好感謝大家支持我们的書評, 我们其中一位圖書館員要推薦余華 的“十個詞彙裏的中國”Read More ›

The Little Stranger, Part 4 and Wrap-up

Readers, thank you for joining this discussion of The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters. This week we discuss the significance of the title, the characters and the conclusion. Let's get started!Read More ›

The Little Stranger, Part 3

Welcome back! Thank you so much for reading the book with me and for posting your comments. I'm very glad that you are all enjoying the book! Thanks to the reader who brings up the supernatural element in The Little Stranger. We're ready to discuss this aspect of the novel, so let's get started.

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The Little Stranger, Part 2

Post-WWII Britain. Rural Warwickshire. Doctor Faraday is called to Hundreds Hall to treat Betty, the fourteen-year-old maid, for stomach cramps. He is horrified at the changes to the once grand estate and home of the Ayres family,  where his mother was once a nursery maid. He is also quick to spot Betty's nervousness and anxiety. The reader meets the characters who will play significant parts in the story as the setting and context are laid out.

What is the significance of Doctor's Faraday's memory of prising the plaster acorn? The conversation between ... Read More ›

Reader's Den in September: Unterzakhn by Leela Corman

Reader's Den continues in September with an online book discussion of Leela Corman's graphic novel Unterzakhn! The narrative follows two sisters, Esther and Fanya, living on the Lower East Side of New York City from 1909 to 1923. Though the story is a work of fiction, Ms. Corman creates a world that feel authentic—almost like a personal diary of two sisters from the early 20th century.

Ms. Corman takes us on the adventure of Fanya and Esther as they are thrust 

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ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival

New York Public Library is once again proud to partner with ReelAbilities, offering opportunities to see recent, high-quality films promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with differing abilities.

If you search for disability-themed film festivals, you can easily find several throughout the United States and the world. Each has its unique personality and 

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Creepy Carrots With a Message: Writing Well for Children

I think an overt moral lesson (such as don't take other people's things, or be yourself even if that is different from those around you) can flatten an illustrated story. Recently I saw the children's author and illustrator Peter Brown (Chowder, Creepy Carrots) speak about his creative process. One of my clever colleagues asked him about moral messages in children's books. His answer surprised me. He said each of his books 

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