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Recommendations on Grief and Loss: Patron and Staff Picks from Open Book Hour

What books have you read to help you through a difficult time in your life? Memoir, fiction, poetry, psychology? Find recommendations here.Read More ›

Community Conversations Recap: Literary Life in New York, Then & Now at Mid-Manhattan Library

On January 31, Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street hosted its second Community Conversation. Here is an overview of the talk from our guest lecturer, Kevin C. Fitzpatrick. We invite you to join our continuing conversation on the changing media environment ("From Telegrams to Tweets") on February 21.Read More ›

February Reel to Read: Free Saturday Movies at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street

The page meets the screen with Reel to Read, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by local authors and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list inspired by the movies.Read More ›

January Reel to Read: Free Saturday Movies at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street

The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by local authors and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie.Read More ›

December Reel to Read: Free Saturday Movies at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street

The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by local authors and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie.Read More ›

November Reel to Read: Free Saturday Movies at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street

The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by local authors and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie.Read More ›

October Reel to Read: Gothic Movies on Saturdays at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street

The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by local authors and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie.Read More ›

#NPS100: Celebrating the National Park Service Centennial

The library is full of resources for you to plan your visit to or learn about the history of the National Parks.Read More ›

Election 2016: Register, Research, and Vote

Resources to help you get ready to vote.Read More ›

E-Book Recommendations to Read in SimplyE

Now that SimplyE is here, if you have a smart phone there's no excuse not to be reading everywhere you go! If you're not sure what to pick from the 300,000 titles available, let our staff offer some suggestions.Read More ›

Recipes from the Reluctant Camper

Summer would not be complete without a night spent with only a thin layer of nylon separating you from the starry sky and the cool night air... am I right?Read More ›

Women’s History in Digital Collections

We bring Women’s History Month to a close with this roundup of representations of and works by women in our Digital Collections. Explore and be inspired. Read More ›

TASC Resources: Find Free Classes and Test Prep for the High School Equivalency Exam (Formerly GED)

There are many organizations across New York State that provide assistance with test preparation. On this page are websites with information about this important test and free classes that can help you prepare for it. Read More ›

A Super Bowl of Snacks: Books for Making Football Food

Some people are there for the game, some people for the commercials, but the rest of us are really just there for the food. Read More ›

#ColorOurCollections with a Downloadable Coloring Book

Download our coloring sheets and share your creations using #ColorOurCollections.Read More ›

#nyplremix: Get Creative With the Public Domain

What can I use to make things with public domain images? What collections should I know about if I am interested in making things?Read More ›

Let's Toast

The holiday festivities have us wondering... what is a toast? How do you toast someone?Read More ›

Readings for New Year's Resolutions

The Library is a great place to find information to help you start off the New Year on the right foot.Read More ›

The Process Behind the Produce: What's In Your Food?

Recent books on food processing and additives.Read More ›

Coffee Talk

Learn all about coffee's history and cultural influence with your library card.Read More ›
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