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Everyone Achieves at NYPL

Justin, a 14-year-old with special needs, sits at a computer in the Huguenot Park Library, in Staten Island, and ponders a comprehension quiz about an article he’s just read. The multiple-choice question asks him to fill in the blank: “A packet is a kind of ____.” His choices: Bag, zone, plant, or map. Justin answers incorrectly on his first attempt, so he thinks long and hard before finally settling on “Bag,” then submits his answer. “Fantastic!” says a pop-up message on the screen. “Fantastic!” echo Justin and his teaching aide, who 

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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 ›

Who Is Captain America?

With a new blockbuster movie due out July 22, 2011, Cap’s about to be exposed to audiences around the world in a big way. But truth be told, that’s all old hat for a character that’s been around since 1940, fought through war, death, and even his own untimely demise. Captain America remains today what he was created to be, the symbol of everything good and pure that his country stands for.   In 1940, Joe Simon, along with his partner Jack Kirby, created a character they named ... Read More ›

Huguenot Park Library Presents: Best Selling Author Anne Ford

Thursday, March 24, 2011 10:30 AM Richard H. Hungerford School   Anne Ford is the best selling author of A Special Mother, a book written in recognition of the role of the mother in the life of a disabled child. She was most recently featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams in a segment called “Making a ... Read More ›

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