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June/July 2012 DVD Releases... Reserve Your Copy Now!

In the months of June and July, we have been seeing many great DVD movies coming to the Library. Reserve titles now using the Library's new Catalog. Highlights include big comedy releases American Reunion, Casa de Mi Padre,

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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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A List of Lists: May 2012

Visit NYPL's BiblioCommons for these lists and many more. You can also create your own and share them with us in the comments! See below for some interesting staff picks from the past month, on topics both timely and timeless:

Genre Fiction While You're Waiting for Fifty Shades of Grey, Try... ... Read More ›

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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A List of Lists: March 2012

Visit NYPL's BiblioCommons for these lists and many more. You can also create your own and share them with us in the comments! See below for some interesting staff picks from the past month, on topics both timely and timeless:

Family & Home Be a Better Chef (at Home!) - Collection of popular cookbooks for new as well as "seasoned" cooks. ... Read More ›

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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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 ›

Album Review: B.o.B. - The Adventures of Bobby Ray

A few weeks ago I had no idea who B.o.B. aka Bobby Ray was. I don't listen to the radio often, and I'm not a huge fan of hip-hop. I did run into some buzz about him on the Internet, and heard about how he was collaborating with a wide variety of artists that I either like or find interesting (Rivers Cuomo from Weezer, T.I., Eminem, Hayley Williams from

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