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Mystery Without End... Literally

Raymond Chandler famously said, “The ideal mystery is one you would read even if the end is missing.” In honor of his birthday this week, we asked our librarian experts to name mysteries they’d read even if there were no endings—books so compelling, with such great characters or such an evocative setting, that the story itself is just a bonus.Read More ›

Podcast #70: Alan Rusbridger on Whistleblowers and Wikileaks

As then-editor-in-chief of The Guardian, Alan Rusbridger published NSA documents leaked by Edward Snowden and made reporting on Wikileaks a cornerstone of the newspaper's coverage. On this week's episode of the podcast, we're proud to present Alan Rusbridger discussing whistleblowers and Wikileaks.Read More ›

Middle School, Multiple Perspectives

Books composed of multiple narrators may help tweens grow empathy as they learn to navigate the complex social structure that is middle school.Read More ›

The Digital Villager: Bargain Hunting at Hearn's

Picture it: The year is 1933, and you need a new coat! Chances are, you'd be headed to Hearn's. This department store, located on 14th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues from 1879 until 1955, was a New York shopping mecca. Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: July 26, 2015

If you are among the many who read and enjoyed one of these titles and are looking to repeat that headlong rush to the end or feeling of falling in love with a character, here are a few read alikes to keep you going. Enjoy!Read More ›

Letterbooks, Indexes, and Learning about Early American Business

Letterbooks were the hard drives of their day. Businessmen and merchants used letterbooks to keep records of their business transactions. To learn about how everyday life worked in a given period, there really is no substitute for these and other manuscript sources.Read More ›

My Favorite Dr. Seuss Quotes

I love all books by Dr. Seuss. Here are a few of my favorite quotes: Read More ›

Booktalking "Rethinking Normal" by Katie Rain Hill

Katie Rain Hill was born as Luke. However, she never felt like a boy.Read More ›

Gazpacho: A Soup For All Seasons

Hot days call for cold soup. ¿Puedes decir gazpacho?Read More ›

Running Away With the Circus

Have you ever wondered why no one ever calmly joins the circus?Read More ›

Essential Hunter S. Thompson Reads

In honor of the Gonzo journalist dressed in sleeves full of tricks and outlandishly trumpeting prose, we're looking back at some of Thompson's finest nonfiction.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of July 19

Apprenticeships, workshops and recruitment events for the upcoming week.Read More ›

Baudelaire, a Skeptic, Shares His Photo

Why does a man, who believed that photography contributed to the “impoverishment of the French genius” let himself be photographed and therefore share his image with the world?Read More ›

Gamer Books to Read While You Wait for Armada

Put Armada on hold, and then come back and check out five other gamer books.Read More ›

Lincoln Center Local comes to Morningside Heights

Lincoln Center Local film screenings are happening uptown: One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch and Unsung Carolyn Leigh.Read More ›

An Ode to New Children's Poetry

Roses are red / violets are blue / Here's some new poetry for kids / That adults might like too.Read More ›

Imagination Academy Returns to 67th Street Library

We are thrilled to bring Imagination Academy back to the 67th Street Library! This year, our two wonderful high school interns/aspiring authors, Emily Imbarrato and Rosie Shewnarain, will be summarizing the events.Read More ›

Essential J.D. Salinger Reads

On July 16, 1951, The Catcher in the Rye was published for the first time. Today we're reading some of the best writing on its author, J.D. Salinger.Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: July 19, 2015

Here are the bestselling fiction titles from the New York Times for the week of July 19, 2015. If you are among the thousands who read and enjoyed these books, and you want to repeat that feeling of suspense or romance, here are a few read alikes to keep you going. Enjoy!Read More ›

Unit Testing AngularJS Modules

The front-end team in the Digital Experience department encourages testing the code we write so we can deploy quality applications. This post will focus on setting up any AngularJS module's environment for unit testing, adding mocked data, setting up coverage for the source code, and using ES6 for the source and unit tests.Read More ›
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