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  • Young Creative Writers’ Favorite Books

    By Hal Schrieve, Children's Librarian | October 29, 2021
    Grand Central Library

    Participants in our virtual creative writing club for kids took a break from writing original pieces to discuss our favorite books and writ…

  • 5 World Series Home Runs You May Have Forgotten: 2021 Edition

    By Joe Pascullo, Young Adult Librarian | October 26, 2021

    To celebrate the World Series' arrival, lets take a look back at some home runs that took place during Fall Classics of old, that you may h…

  • More Memorable Moments from the MLB All-Star Game: 2021 Edition

    By Joe Pascullo, Young Adult Librarian | July 12, 2021

    Some of baseball's most memorable moments happen on this night. Let's revisit some Midsummer Classics of eld, and look back upon All-Star G…

  • Notable Professional Wrestling Books

    By Joe Pascullo, Young Adult Librarian | July 8, 2021

    Whether you're a fan of wrestling, wrasslin', lucha libre, or プロレス, there's something here for everybody. Let's go!

  • 5 Great Moments In Major League Baseball Opening Day History: 2021 Edition

    By Joe Pascullo, Young Adult Librarian | April 1, 2021

    Before we check out the full slate of games that await us, let's first perform our other favorite pastime: stepping inside our NYPL time ma…

  • Interview with Cartoonist Gabrielle Bell

    By Margo Moore, Children's Libarian | February 18, 2021
    Bell, a New York City-based cartoonist, is frequently included in the 'Best American Comics' anthologies and several of her books are avail…
  • Interview with Artist William Augel

    By Margo Moore, Children's Libarian | February 18, 2021
    French draftsman and illustrator, Augel is the author of several books for children including the comic book 'Young Mozart.'
  • A Voter’s Dictionary of Important Terms

    By Laura Stein, Adult Librarian | February 9, 2021

    Be an informed citizen and learn these 30 commonly used words and phrases that pertain to the election process—then join us on February 24t…

  • Notable Baseball Books of 2020

    By Joe Pascullo, Young Adult Librarian | January 5, 2021

    As we head into a new year (with hopefully a more traditional baseball season ahead of us), let's take a look back at some of the baseball…

  • Interview with Artist Amy Kurzweil

    By Margo Moore, Children's Libarian | November 23, 2020

    A cartoonist and writer, she talks about her influences, her work and her career (she submitted over 100 cartoons to the New Yorker before…