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50+ Fitness Fairs: Free and Low-cost Activities to Get (or Keep!) You Fit

It’s official: Spring is here! As I peer into its etymology, I see the English word "spring" comes from the Old English "springan," which means “to leap, burst forth, fly up.” I have indeed been seeing New Yorkers bursting forth from their abodes in short sleeves and sandals, ready to enjoy the (even) warmer weather. Maybe the leaping and flying up will come later. 

Three of NYPL’s branches will be hosting 50+ Fitness Fairs to share spaces and ways 

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Gourmet Library

So - we have been eating well @ 96th St. the past few weeks. Working with Ebeth Johnson and Ludie Minaya of Green Gourmet, we have made some amazing food and attracted many kids who don't always participate in library programs.

Here at the 96th Street Branch, teens come in almost every day to do homework and to pass the afternoon before their folks get home from work. Now, I know this is probably the case in a lot of libraries. The thing is that some of these kids 

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