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中国古代世名剧故事 || Zhongguo gu dai chuan shi ming ju gu shi

最近看了一系例的《中国古代世名剧故事》,作者 刘炎平, 解艾玲 编著 - 是写成通俗易读的故事,内容生动感人,文字清新,深而不奥,容易阅读和理解, 引人入胜。Read More ›

Fairy Tales With a Twist

These titles give the back story of our favorite fairy tale characters, tell what happens after "happily ever after," or when people from our world are tossed into the fairy tale world. Read More ›

Booktalking "Daisy to the Rescue" by Jeff Campbell

The stories go on and on about animals that go out of their way to rescue sick and injured people. This book is inspirational.Read More ›

Ask the Author: T.C. Boyle

T.C. Boyle comes to Books at Noon next Wednesday, April 1 to discuss his latest work, The Harder They Come. We asked him six questions about what he likes to read.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of March 29

Recruitment and job training events from Sage Boot Camp, FDNY, BWI, CMP, NEW and more.Read More ›

Schomburg Treasures: The Green Book

The full text of the Schomburg Center's collection of The Green Book is now available on NYPL's Digital Collections site.Read More ›

Podcast #53: RuPaul on Fantasy, Identity, and Diana Ross

RuPaul was crowned the “Queen of Manhattan” in 1989 and has since published two books and released hit songs over the course of eleven studio albums. We were lucky to hear our LIVE from the NYPL guest discuss the dualistic nature of identity, the great Diana Ross, and fantasy.Read More ›

Some of Our Favorite Authors

It's Women's History month so we asked our staff to name some of their favorite female writers and tell us which (of hers) is their favorite work.Read More ›

Francis Martin Library College Fair March 30

Francis Martin Library will present a College Fair on Monday, March 30, 2015, 11 am–3 pm.Read More ›

Booktalking "Rotten" by Michael Northrop

Jimmer Dobbs (JD) returns home at the end of the summer only to discover that his mother has acquired a new housemate, a rescued Rottweiler. Read More ›

Booktalking "Buddy" by M. H. Herlong

Twelve-year-old Lil'T, aka Tyrone, meets his best friend, a dog whom he christens Buddy, on his way home from church one day. Read More ›

Reader's Den: The Secret History of Wonder Woman, Part 4

Critical reception and further reading from the author, Jill Lepore.Read More ›

Black Life Matters Feature of the Week: Telling the Stories of the Black Experience to Children

In our final exhibition feature, Maira Liriano, Curator of our Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, discusses the importance of diverse literature, especially for young readers of color.Read More ›

Skateboarding at the Library

Here are some tunes to thrash around to, some books to read up on and some movies to feel inspired by.Read More ›

Learn How NYC Women Continue to Make History with the Community Oral History Project

March is Women’s History Month, a time when we pay special tribute to women whose contributions to society have proved invaluable. Find out how four extraordinary New York City women are currently making history in their local neighborhoods in these oral histories recently compiled and collected as part of our Community Oral History Project.Read More ›

16 Powerful Quotes About What It Means to Be a Woman

Women are some of our favorite writers, most intelligent voices, and incredible innovators. Women have helped us think more deeply through issues about which we're passionate, and women have made our world a better place to be human. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of March 22

Recruitment and information sessions from the NYPD, FDNY, 3rd Yachad/JUF, BWI, CMP, NEW, and more.Read More ›

African Dance Interview Project Videos Now Available

The Jerome Robbins Dance Division is pleased to announce that the five interviews documented with the Mertz Gilmore Foundation grant to record African choreographers and teachers are now online at The New York Public Library’s website.Read More ›

The Harry Potter Series: Books and Films

You can find the Harry Potter book series by acclaimed author J.K. Rowling at the library.Read More ›

Free Green Jobs Training Program

This Green Jobs Training Program is a FREE program that prepares workers for careers in Green Cleaning and Waste Management and Building Operations and Maintenance. The Green Jobs Training Program is a program of LaGuardia Community College offered in collaboration with Queens Botanical Garden.Read More ›
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