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Dysfunctional Family Functions

Ah, Thanksgiving. Turkey dinners, football games, and lots and lots of family time—so check out some books and plays that feature families coming together for group meals or celebrations that ends in disaster. 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 ›

NACC: Free Job Training for Paralegals

The Paralegal Certificate Course is a non-accredited course and is available on weekdays and weekends to suit your schedule. Successful graduates will receive a NACC certificate. Read More ›

Podcast #88: Mary-Louise Parker on Relationships, Motherhood, and Religion

Mary-Louise Parker is an actress best known for her role on the television show Weeds, for which she won the Golden Globe for Best Actress is 2006. With her new memoir Dr. Mr. You, she adds author to her list of accomplishments.Read More ›

Scribe: Toward a General Framework for Community Transcription

Emigrant City is a bit different from the other projects we’ve released in one very important way: this one is built on top of a totally new framework called Scribe.Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: November 22, 2015

Los Angeles crime dominates the top five this week, follwed by some small town crime and survival on Mars. Read More ›

A Guide for Those Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Life doesn't stop after diagnosis. Tips on collecting and organizing your medical information, and books and websites to help you on your path to recovery.Read More ›

Booktalking "Becoming Maria" by Sonia Manzano

The real life story of one of the stars of Sesame Street.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 22

Job training and hiring opportunities for the week.Read More ›

Let’s Start at the Very Beginning

Make the coming winter a little warmer with the first books in romance series that have promising new installments coming out in the next few months. Read More ›

Free Job Training at Year Up New York

Did you know that there is a free job training program that provides urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their protential through professional careers and higher education?Read More ›

10 Worldview-Expanding TV Series for World Television Day

World Television Day isn't just another made up pseudo-holiday. To honor the intended spirit of World Television Day, why not turn on your tube and tune into some worldview-expanding programming? Read More ›

Lost in Place: Middle School Novels Set in NYC

Here are a few contemporary titles that capture that sense of young, daring adventure in NYC.Read More ›

The Hunger Games Is Over, Now What? 10 Books to Take Its Place

    The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa: Alison Sekemento, a vampire, must pass as a human in order to stay with a group of rebels who are in search for a legend, a possible cure that for the disease that killed off most of human civilization. If you're not sick of vampires, a great readalike book for dystopian readers.
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Celebrating Transgender Jews

In honor of Transgender Awareness Week, the Dorot Jewish Division celebrates transgender Jews with these inspiring stories and recommended reading.Read More ›

Remembering Manhattan's Little Syria

Centered on Washington Street and Rector Street on the west side of Lower Manhattan, was once a neighborhood known as Little Syria. Located near the now-gone Washington Market and just south of the current location of the World Trade Center, it was a vibrant neighborhood characterized by store signs in Arabic, men and women in cultural clothing including veils and fezzes, and food such as Baklava in the cafes.Read More ›

NaNoWriMo @ MML: the Dreaded Week 2

After the optimistic glow of the first full week of National Novel Writing Month fades away, writers are met with a mammoth challenge: staying on task! Read More ›

31 Bookish, Brainy, Beautiful Blogs for Readers

November is National Blog Posting Month, so we're celebrating with some of our favorite blogs for the bibliophile.Read More ›

What are you Reading: Carlos Alazraqui

Find out what the Rocko's Modern Life and Reno 911 star likes to read.Read More ›

Coming Spring 2016: Greenwich Village Ephemera Project!

Jefferson Market Library is looking for volunteers to loan us small, personal objects that tell a story.Read More ›
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