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Move over, Binge-Watching...

... because it's time for some binge-reading. Start 2016 with some series that you might want to race through the same way you raced through Master of None and Making a Murderer.Read More ›

Booktalking "And We Stay" by Jenny Hubbard

Emily Beam is obsessed with the poet, Emily Dickinson. Beam loves to write poetry, and the words for them dance through her head. Read More ›

The Smart Cookies' Guide to Making More Dough

Andrea, Angela, Katie, Robyn and Sandra were inspired by an Oprah Winfrey show on personal finance to not only take a look at their desperate financial straits, but to do something about it. They found each other, formed a money group, and they helped each other learn about financial foibles and develop better financial habits.Read More ›

Ep. 6 "All You Need In Life" | Library Stories

Bigelow Society Member Nancy Wight shares her Library Story and why she's giving back to the New York Public Library. As a teacher of English as a Second Language, she always brought her students to the Library to get them a library card. Today, she still believes in the power of the Library so much she’s included it in her estate plan, in memory of her daughter.Read More ›

Elisa's Favorite Books of 2015

Eleven books on one librarian's rollercoaster of reading.Read More ›

Children's Literary Salon in Retrospect: Alice in Wonderland on December 13, 2015

A panel discussion about how Alice has influenced librarians, teachers, authors and illustrators in their crafts. Read More ›

Booktalking "The Secret Side of Empty" by Maria Andreu

Monserrat Thalia's gaze on life is losing focus. An undocumented immigrant from Argentina, she is a senior in high school. She cannot see a way into college, considering her status.Read More ›

Adam Silvera Visits the Bronx Library Center

A few teens asked about his writing as well as his literary influences. From his writing process to his tattoos, the questions varied greatly, and they allowed for the teens to get to know Adam better. Read More ›

ACRL/NY Conference on December 4, 2015

A recap of the recent Association of College and Research Libraries, Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter Conference.Read More ›

Booktalking "The Heart-Led Leader" by Tommy Spaulding

Tommy Spaulding has a simple message: caring for employees not only creates a more beneficial work environment, but it drives superior sales and products, as well. Read More ›

Booktalking "Creating Magic" by Lee Cockerell

Lee Cockerell has some interesting anecdotes and bits of advice for business leaders, straight from Disney HQ.Read More ›

Booktalking "Becoming Maria" by Sonia Manzano

The real life story of one of the stars of Sesame Street.Read More ›

Children's Literary Salon in Retrospect: Latino Literature on October 31, 2015

I was excited to learn about Latino literature for youth on October 31 at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. We had some very interesting panelists, including Daniel Jose Older, Adam Silvera, Sonia Manzano, Torrey Maldonado, and Crystal Velasquez. Read More ›

Take Career Cruising Out For a Spin

Learn more about a database that is the next best thing to a career counselor, and free with your library card.Read More ›

Soldiers’ Stories

This Veterans’ Day, when we honor the contributions of the men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces, we’re thinking about books told from the perspective of soldiers, pilots, medical personnel, and everyone who’s served in combat.Read More ›

Booktalking "After" by Francine Prose

Following a shooting at a neighboring school, things begin to change at Central High.Read More ›

Booktalking "Another Day" by David Levithan

A inhabits a different body every day of his/her life. A gets the opportunity to experience vastly different people's lives and to forever alter them for better or worse.Read More ›

Booktalking "Why Kids Kill" by Peter Langman

The book covers the psychological causes of school shootings and offers unprecedented insight into why certain teens exhibit the potential to kill. The author shows how to identify early signs of possible violence and offers preventative measures that parents and educators can take to protect their communities.Read More ›

Books We Know by Heart

Reading a book aloud to a child is one of life’s sweetest pleasures, and children sometimes ask to repeat the experience with the same book over and over. And over. And over.Read More ›

Booktalking "Belles" by Jen Calonita

Things are a bit different in Emerald Cove than they were in Izzie's home town. Read More ›
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