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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Chatham Square Library

Chatham Square Library once again invites you to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with us every Saturday in May.* The program kicks off on May 5 with a screening of the iconic film, Chan is Missing (1982), directed by Wayne Wang. Then, on May 12, we'll screen the documentary, Breathin': The Eddy Zheng Story, which delves into the fascinating story and life of an immigrant arrested at age 16 and tried as an adult for kidnapping and robbery. Finally, on May 19, author Lauren Hilgers will discuss her new book, 

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Random Acts of Kindness at the Library

From the Bronx through Manhattan to Staten Island, staff members at The New York Public Library regularly witness random acts of kindness. Here, we've collected just a few of these heartwarming interactions.Read More ›

Happy Lunar New Year: Books and Events to Honor the Year of the Dog | 新年快樂 | 새해 복 많이 받으세요 | Chúc Mừng Năm Mới

Begin celebrating The Year of the Dog with a selection of books, recordings, and Library events to suit all ages. Read More ›

Chinese Book Discussion 9/20/2017 中文书籍讨论会

Learn about last month's Chinese book discussion at Chatham Square Library.Read More ›

中文书籍讨论会 | Chinese Book Discussion 11/16/2016

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中文书籍讨论会 || Chinese Book Discussion

为了鼓励大家借阅中文书籍,中城图书馆(Mid-Manhattan Library)成立了中文书籍讨论会(Chinese Book Discussion), 每个月聚会一次,大家分享阅读的乐趣。十月二十六号的晚上, 举行了第一次的聚会,共有8个人参加,在会中讨论了下列书籍.Read More ›

Interviewers Needed: LES, Chinatown and Kips Bay!

Collect NYC stories and make history. Volunteers needed in the LES, Chinatown, and Kips Bay.Read More ›

"Chinese in America" Film Series Comes to Chatham Square Library

Chatham Square Library, located in the heart of Chinatown, celebrates the diverse stories and experiences of those with Chinese heritage with our new Chinese in America Film Series. This series has two distinct goals: to give a voice to emerging independent filmmakers, and to rediscover lesser known films (with the help of the Library for Performing Arts archive) that deal with the experience of being Chinese in America in a variety of unique situations.Read More ›

IDNYC Pop-up at Chatham Square Library!

Chatham Square Library will be the site of an IDNYC pop-up from August 30 through September 17. Walk-ins are welcome but an appointment is recommended!Read More ›

Literary Bad Boys

In honor of Heathcliff, we asked our book experts here at The New York Public Library: Who’s your favorite literary bad boy and why?Read More ›

图书馆员推荐书单:非小说类书籍 | Recommended Chinese Nonfiction

炎热的八月天,如果您想读点有意思的书,这几本书可以增进阁下的知识:Read More ›

Doubling Down on Angry Birds

When the Angry Birds movie hit theaters, we asked our NYPL recommendation experts to name their favorite books, movies, or TV shows that feature… well, angry birds.Read More ›

LOL-brary Books

Eliot may claim that April is the cruelest month, but we’re pretty sure it’s February.Read More ›

武媚娘 : 一代女皇武則天的傳奇人生 || The Empress of China

武媚娘 : 一代女皇武則天的傳奇人生 || Wu Meiniang : yi dai nü huang Wuzetian de chuan qi ren sheng = The empress of ChinaRead More ›

動動脖子, 頸椎不痛 || Chinese Book for Neck Pain

動動脖子, 頸椎不痛 || Dong dong bo zi, jing zhui bu tong.Read More ›

Rock 'n' Read: Caspar Babypants

Formerly a President of the United States of America, Chris Ballew became Caspar Babypants in 2009, and has performed at libraries, schools, and other family friendly events. His music makes it easier than ever for humans of all ages to rock 'n' read forever!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 ›

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 ›

What’s Making Us Happy, Part 2

What’s making us happy in the realms of TV, cooking, art and design, libraries, and online thingamabobs, and then happinesses that defy categorization.Read More ›

What’s Making Us Happy, Part 1

We asked our library staff members to tell us what’s turning their pages. Here’s the first installment, covering podcasts, music, and—of course—books.Read More ›
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