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妾本惊华 《上,下》 == Qie Ben Jing Hua

Chinese fiction recommendation from Chatham Square.Read More ›

Podcast #64: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Bitcoin

This week on The New York Public Library Podcast, we're pleased to share this conversation between New York Times financial columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin, Bitcoin Chief Scientist Gavin Andresen, New York Times reporter Nathaniel Popper, and venture capitalist Fred Wilson. The four discuss all things Bitcoin.Read More ›

Лекарство от Скуки Summer 2015

Cure for Boredom: Russian mystery and detective fiction.Read More ›

Escape the Ordinary with Summer Reading

Don't let the routine get you bored or down! Sign up for Adult Summer Reading at the Bronx Library Center.Read More ›

SBA & AARP invitation: Starting a Business at 50+ Resources Day

This is for you—if you have a dream, a business idea, a hobby, a unique skill, don't know how to start a business, look for free assistance, need money, need a mentor, need training, need information, want to sell products/services to the government.Read More ›

My Library, English Conversation Edition: Meet Gani!

Every time Gani enters the room during Mid-Mahattan Library's English Conversation Hour, his positivity is immediately felt by everyone.Read More ›

BookExpo America 2015 Recap

I was excited to attend my fourth BookExpo this May. The exhibits, as always, were fantastic. Read More ›

Librarians on ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Personal reflections on Harper Lee's first (and until now, only) novel.Read More ›

Tiny Heroes: Beyond Ant-Man

Whether you are familiar with the storyline of Hank Pym and his notorious Pym Particles, you’ve probably come across some rather smaller than average characters in your life. Here are just some you may or may not have heard of that are worth checking out.Read More ›

Booktalking "Priceless" by Robert Wittman

Wittman's first assignment landed him in Philadelphia, a mecca of art. He loves art, so fighting art theft and crime was second nature to him.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of June 7

Openings and recruitment events for United States Tennis Association, ASPCA, and more.Read More ›

We Need Diverse Books at BookCon 2015

The goal of We Need Diverse Books is for diversity to become the norm by promoting "literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people." During the BookCon panel it was noted that the literary world should reflect the diversity in the world.Read More ›

Summer Shorts

Twelve staff members here at the library selected a short story. We recorded them each reading the story and talking about the reason behind their selections. We will release one story per week for the entire summer.Read More ›

A Summer of "Rogues" and Romance

If you’re Regency romance fan and have yet to read a Company of Rogues novel by Jo Beverley, then boy do I have a summer challenge/project for you! Read More ›

Mad Men Fashion

The series finale of Mad Men that aired on AMC on May 17 roughly coincided with NYPL's digitization of over one-thousand fashion illustrations produced in the 1950s and '60s by New York City-based firm Creators Studios. See if you can spot the traces of the show's female protagonists in these ready-to-wear design drawings.Read More ›

Weird Southern Fiction to Read While You Wait for Mislaid by Nell Zink

One really special thing about Mislaid is that despite how unconventional it is, it fits pretty squarely in with other works of Southern Gothic fiction. Whether you’re waiting to get your hands on your copy of Mislaid, or looking for some more weird Southern fiction to keep your mind busy after devouring this title in one sitting, here is a list of some titles that you might enjoy.Read More ›

Booktalking "The League" by Thatcher Heldring

Wyatt wants to play football. His father wants him to enjoy golf, as he and his daughter, Kate, do. Brother Aaron extols the virtues of football with Wyatt. Their mother does not want the injuries that come with tackle football. Read More ›

Anticipation: YA Summer Releases

Can't wait for the new young-adult titles coming out this summer? Put the summer's most popular releases on hold right now and get them the moment they arrive.Read More ›

Neighborhood Nostalgia: Bushwick, Brooklyn Photos

Remember how the neighborhood used to look? Well, for a very happy #TBT, we're indulging in some neighborhood nostalgia for Bushwick, Brooklyn.Read More ›

Новые Поступления в Библиотеку Mid-Manhattan - Весна 2015

New Russian books at Mid-Manhattan Library.Read More ›
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