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Between 1986 to 1988, Kisseloff traversed the city with a cassette recorder to interview former longshoreman, bootleggers, pickle makers, butchers, community activists, housewives, and writers in an attempt to capture stories of old Manhattan.
Wednesday, March 4 through Friday, September 4, 2015

In March 2015, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts will unveil a new free multimedia exhibition exploring the life and career of Frank Sinatra. Curated by the GRAMMY Museum of Los Angeles in collaboration with The Library for the Performing Arts and the Sinatra Family, Sinatra: An American Icon, which is the official exhibition of the 2015 Frank Sinatra Centennial, tells the story of a master singer, performer, recording artist, and actor.

Zany haircuts, facial hair, and afros ran rampant during 1970s baseball, as did iconic moments and historic changes to the game that still stand today.
Now through Saturday, January 31, 2015

Bronx Library Center Latino & Puerto Rican Cultural Center Puerto Rican Heritage Gallery Invites you to Collages & Hand-made Books by Yarisa Colón Torres Exhibit will be on view from December 5, 2014 - January 31, 2015 Opening Tour: Thursday December 11, 2014, at 7pm; Closing Tour:  Saturday January 24, 2015 at 4pm. For information regarding other tours, please call or check with staff at the 4th floor Reference desk. RSVP requested: 718-579-4257.​

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The books listed below were chosen as winners of the 2014 Goodreads Choice Awards, "the major book award decided by readers." There is something for everyone! Children, teens, and adults.
Now through Friday, January 30, 2015
Photographer and longtime Upper West Sider Ner Beck, who has over the years captured window reflections and found faces exclusively in NYC, recently spent some time in the magical city of Prague. The similarities and contrasts existing between Gotham and Praha, both centuries and miles apart, should be of interest to anyone who enjoys their own visual street strolling with their camera or eyes. In a recent interview he described his process.
Now through Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Photo: Bronx Terminal Market - Courtesy  of  NYC Municipal Archives

The Bronx in Black and White: Places and People

Photographs from The Last County: The Bronx 1914-2014

a Bronx County Centennial exhibit by

Iain Banks's debut novel is a terrific space opera to while away the cold hours with. It's the kind of meaty science fiction the mind will digest for days or weeks after reading.
November 1 through November 30, 2014

Art Exhibit

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