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Feeling Healthy: A Reading List from Open Book Night

Our conversation about FEELING HEALTHY at Open Book Night in April tended toward books on eating well and understanding the industry and labeling around food in America.Read More ›

Women in Print: A Reading List from Open Book Night

At our March Open Book Night readers recommended a wide variety of books by favorite women authors, from contemporary fiction to older favorites, even questioning the authorship of a great classic of Western literature. Read More ›

Spring Into Spring: Fresh, Clean, and Green Reading

These nonfiction picks may inspire you to get into the swing of spring. Read More ›

March Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan

Join us for an Author @ the Library talk this March at Mid-Manhattan Library to hear distinguished non-fiction authors discuss their work and answer your questions.Read More ›

Free Job Training for Culinary Arts and Restaurant Industry

The Colors Hospitality and Opportunities for Workers (CHOW) Institute, a program of the Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY), a non-profit organization, offers a free 6-week Culinary Arts and Front of the House Restaurant skills training program to New York City residents.Read More ›

A Super Bowl of Snacks: Books for Making Football Food

Some people are there for the game, some people for the commercials, but the rest of us are really just there for the food. Read More ›

Around the World in 80 Cookbooks

If you are bored with cooking the same dishes or wish to challenge yourself, draw inspiration form this list of cookbooks arranged by country. Read More ›

Happy National Popcorn Day!

January 19 is National Popcorn Day! Celebrate with these recipes ranging from the basic to the advanced. Read More ›

Download Your Next Nonfiction Read: Author @ the Library in "E"

Are you looking for a good nonfiction read to download? Every month the Mid-Manhattan Library presents a series of Author @ the Library lectures featuring recent nonfiction books on a wide range of subjects, and many of these titles are available to borrow as e-books. Read More ›

Let's Toast

The holiday festivities have us wondering... what is a toast? How do you toast someone?Read More ›

Delicious Reads from December's Open Book Night

With the holidays at our doorstep, there’s one thing that’s sure to be on everyone’s mind: food! So naturally, this December we here at Mid-Manhattan decided to dedicate our monthly Open Book Night to a discussion of favorite food or cooking related books.Read More ›

Bake Like New York's Best Bakeries!

If you've ever thought about trying to replicate your favorite sweet or savory treats, check out the cookbooks from these famous NYC bakeries.Read More ›

15 Smoothie Recipe Books

Who doesn't love a refreshing smoothie? Here are some titles with smoothie recipe recommendations.Read More ›

Chocolate Lovers, Rejoice: National Brownie Day Is Here

If you were looking for an excuse to eat copious amounts of chocolate today, it’s National Brownie Day! Find books at the library that will satisfy any brownie lover.Read More ›

Check Out These Spuds! Eight 'Potatoes' for Hanukkah

What would Hanukkah be without potato pancakes? Read More ›

Mid-Manhattan Cookie Lit

What's better than curling up with a good book? Curling up with a good book and some book related cookies! In honor of National Cookie Day, the staff at Mid-Manhattan Library put together some deliciously literate cookies for your enjoyment!Read More ›

The Electric Pressure Cooker Saves the Holidays!

During the holiday season, an electric pressure cooker is like having an extra person in the kitchen. The library has books and information to help you get the most out of yours.Read More ›

The Process Behind the Produce: What's In Your Food?

Recent books on food processing and additives.Read More ›

民以食為先 - Recent Cookbooks in Chinese

中國飲食文化,博大精深. 中國食譜對營養價值,烹調技法,養生治病都面面兼顧. 感恩節快到,讀者們又有否計劃宴請親戚朋友,歡聚一堂,過一個快樂的節日呢? 紐約公立圖書館收集了許多不同種類的食譜, 一定能夠讓你在這佳節過得滿堂歡慶,溢齿留香.Read More ›

Business Plan Winner: Chocoholics of the World, Get Ready!

Today is National Chocolate Day and, to our delight, The Harlem Chocolate Factory is here to stay. Learn about this “chocolate cultural experience” and its founder Jessica Spaulding, owner and founder, who has been living, breathing and eating chocolate for as long as she can remember.Read More ›
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