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Ep. 54 "Going in the Right Direction" | Library Stories

Relationships are a big part of reason that NYPL's BridgeUp after-school program works for Matthew. When he gets to the Bronx Library Center, he gets a snack, checks in with his mentors and friends, does homework, and gets to spend time on personal projects, including his electric skateboard. He says the program has a "great positive vibe" and is motivating him to greater academic success.Read More ›

Booktalking "Be a Changemaker" by Laurie Ann Thompson

tart changing the world by becoming a social entrepreneur. All you need is passion, drive, time, and commitment to your cause.Read More ›

Booktalking "The Behavior Gap" by Carl Richards

Exploring the intersection of using money as a tool for goods and services and happiness. Read More ›

Booktalking "Every Vote Matters" by Tom and Natalie Jacobs

Think one voice doesn't matter? Think again. Read More ›

Booktalking "One Perfect Pitch" by Marie Perruchet

Ever want to knock someone off his or her feet with your brilliant idea? Trying to get a job, woo investors, or simply persuade someone about a venture that you have in mind? Read More ›

Booktalking "Riding Chance" by Christine Kendall

Foster and Troy are best buds, and they hang together always. Then, someone has the idea that they would like to work with horses in exchange for the chance to ride. Read More ›

Booktalking "50 Ways to Protect Your Identity and Credit" by Steve Weisman

Common-sense steps that individuals can take to avoid becoming victims of identity theft. Read More ›

Booktalking "Inexcusable" by Chris Lynch

According to Keir, Gigi misunderstood what happened, did not speak up, or both, and everything was fine.Read More ›

Booktalking "Girl Online" by Zoe Sugg

Penny shares her thoughts in her blog under the alias Girl Online. Anytime something momentous happens in her life, she chronicles the events in public to her fans.Read More ›

Indie Author Fair @ the Bronx Library Center: Calling All Writers and Readers!

On October 8, 2016, the Bronx Library Center will be joining libraries across North America in the Inaugural Indie Author Day—an event designed to bring the local writing community together. Read More ›

Booktalking "Being Jazz" by Jazz Jennings

Ever since she was little, Jazz knew she was a girl, despite being designated male at birth.Read More ›

Bronx Library Center's 6th Annual Job Expo

This is an opportunity to meet with over 40 employers. There will also be several workshops providing valuable information and insight on Interviewing Skills, IT Training and Employment, Re-Entering The Workforce, Financial Security, Resume Writing and Dressing for Success.Read More ›

Booktalking "Your Evil Twin" by Bob Sullivan

Identity theft proliferates and is rarely ever prosecuted. Learn how to keep your information out of the wrong hands.Read More ›

Booktalking "The Mentor Myth" by Debby Carreau

Mentors can assist you with charting your career path, but you must remain at the helm of your life and career.Read More ›

Booktalking "Dangerous Instincts" by Mary Ellen O'Toole

Individuals with antisocial personality disorder lack empathy for others, and they are concerned solely with their own desires and needs. Read More ›

Nice Companies Finish First by Peter Shankman

Being nice may actually help companies get ahead: happy customers are good for business.Read More ›

Ep. 40 "I Am Her Most Important Teacher" | Library Stories

When Alina Baez became a mother, she signed up for the Family Literacy Workshop at the Bronx Library Center and started discovering tips for building a strong platform for language and learning.Read More ›

Elisa's Favorite Quotes From Recent Reads

Thinking about the power of words, characters, and their impact on reading.Read More ›

Booktalking "A Fractured Mind" by Robert Oxnam

This is the true story of someone with Dissociative Identity Disorder.Read More ›

Booktalking "The Running Dream" by Wendelin Van Draanen

Jessica dreams of running, and the track team of raising enough money for her prosthetic leg.Read More ›
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