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    A Reading List for Pisces Season

    By Victoria Reis, Communications | February 21, 2024
    Are you in your feelings? Escape reality in a book this Pisces season. 
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    Library Talks: Álvaro Enrigue with Marie Arana, 'You Dreamed of Empires'

    By NYPL Staff | February 21, 2024
    Álvaro Enrigue and Marie Arana discuss the real and imagined forces behind the fateful meeting of Hernán Cortés and Moctezuma.
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    PUMA North America and Schomburg Center Announce Multi-Year Collaboration to Enrich Communities

    By Schomburg Center | February 20, 2024
    Learn about the multi-year collaboration between PUMA North America and the Schomburg Center.
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    Celebrating AANHPI Voices and Stories

    By Jeanie Pai and Cecelia Fiering | February 14, 2024
    In celebration of the Lunar New Year, AANHPI librarians pick out their favorite books for all ages highlighting AANHPI heritage. 
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    20 Recent & Upcoming Book-to-Screen Adaptations To Have on Your Radar

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | February 13, 2024
    Once again, Hollywood has been hanging out at the library and finding plenty of stories to adapt to the screen.
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    The Social Choreography of Dancemobile

    By Kim Miller, Professor at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design | February 12, 2024
    Professor Kim Miller researches the organization Dancemobile, which made dance accessible to neighborhoods and communities around New York.
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    NYPL Researcher Spotlight: Liliya Dashevski

    By Bogdan Horbal, Curator, Slavic and East European Collections | February 12, 2024
    Liliya Dashevski is a Ph.D. candidate at the department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Yale University.
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    NYPL Researcher Spotlight: Alexandra Quantrill

    By Jeanne-Marie Musto, Librarian II | February 12, 2024
    Liberation through electricity! Alexandra Quantrill on Britain's Electrical Association for Women (1920s-40s) and its relevance for today.
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    Writers Born in the Year of the Dragon

    By NYPL Staff | February 9, 2024
    Personality traits associated with people born in a dragon year include intelligence, confidence, charisma, and enthusiasm.
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    Become One of Our NYPL VIPs (Very Impressive Patrons) at the Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library

    By Eliza O'Connor, Adult Librarian | February 9, 2024
    The NYPL VIPs (Very Impressive Patrons) program is a chance for patrons to participate in local, civic-oriented activities and win prizes!