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#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 ›

Color Our Collections February 1-5

Download our coloring sheets and share your creations using #colorourcollections this week.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 ›

How to Draw, Color, Sketch, Doodle and Tangle

Coloring books are all the rage… for the kindergarten set and for grown ups too. You could say it's a fad, but there's nothing quite like putting pencil or crayon to paper and seeing pure creativity flow out, no matter your age.Read More ›

The Ticketless Traveler: Food and Cooking Edition

Whether your desire is to visit a faraway locale for a taste of the local delicacies, or just to shake up your weeknight cooking with some new, unfamiliar spices, there is so much inspiration to be found at the library.Read More ›

We All Scream for Ice Cream: Books and Resources for Making Your Own

The sun is out, the temps are up... it's time for ice cream.Read More ›

Library Guide to Binge-Watching

Libraries are known as centers for books and learning, but sometimes you just want to vegetate on the couch for a few hours with some escapist television. Read More ›

Black Life Matters Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: How You Can Help

The Schomburg Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will give patrons the tools to edit the popular online encyclopedia, with the goal of making black life more visible within its pages. If you can't attend in person there are still ways that you can participate wherever you are.Read More ›

What We're Reading: October 2014

This month I asked colleagues what they are reading and learning about in their spare time.Read More ›

What's Your Costume? Halloween How-To

There are a few weeks left before Halloween festivities... maybe you'll find a costume idea at the library.Read More ›
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