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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 ›

6 Ways to Learn Without Leaving Home

Use resources on The New York Public Library website to learn from home.Read More ›

Exploring Citizenship Day: Programs, Books & Films

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is observed each year on September 17 to commemorate the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, and to “recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens.”Read More ›

Ep. 51 "This Is a Place for Growth" | Library Stories

When vocal artist Russell Saint John was preparing for a concert of the music of greats Paul Robeson and Hall Johnson, he turned to his nearby Hamilton Grange Library to conduct his research. "To have all of this information at your fingertips is phenomenal," he says. "This is a place for growth, and that's what The New York Public Library is for me."Read More ›

Hamilton Grange Library Hosts Graphic Novelist Joel Christian Gill

On September 16, Hamilton Grange had the exceptional honor of hosting an author visit with graphic novelist Joel Christian Gill at the New Heights Academy Charter School.Read More ›

The Vampire Diaries Books and DVDs

The Vampire Diaries series was first published by L.J. Smith in 1991. In recent years the series has been republished and become extremely popular.Read More ›

6 Graphic Novels to Read if You Loved Batgirl Volume 1, Batgirl of Burnside

Batgirl of Burnside by Brenden Fletcher is a fun cybertech reincarnation of Batgirl. If you enjoy action, strong female heroes, and bold illustration, these graphic novels are for you.Read More ›

10 Strong Female Characters in Fantasy Television Shows

A leading female character stands out because of her beauty, boldness, and bravery in the face of adversity. A strong leading lady can be a hero or a villain with a lot of depth.Here are some recommendations for TV shows with strong female characters. Read More ›

12 YA Series We Hope Are Made Into Movies

Books that, like The 5th Wave and Allegiant, I think will make great films because they are full of plot twists, action scenes, characters you will love, and characters you will love to hate.Read More ›

Put Your Best Face Forward with Makeup Tutorial Books

Book recommendations for those interested in learning some tips from the pros.Read More ›

Lilian's Favorite Graphic Novels #MsMarvel #WicDiv #Batgirl #BlackCanary #Starfire

I recently began reading graphic novels and my current favorites are Ms. Marvel, The Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 1: The Faust Act, Batgirl Volume 1, Batgirl of Burnside, Black Canary and Starfire.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 ›

9 TV Shows To Binge Watch This Summer

Here are some recommendations of great shows to watch this coming season and on DVD.Read More ›

Sailor Moon at the Library

Where to find Sailor Moon manga and DVDs at the library.Read More ›

Cinco de Mayo Books for Children

Commemorating a Mexican victory over French forces in 1862 with a celebration of Mexican cuisine, culture, and music.Read More ›

LOL-brary Books

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

Find the 2016 Grammy Winners at the Library #GrammyAwards

Taylor Swift, Hamilton, Ed Sheeran and more available with your library card.Read More ›

Lilian's Favorite Books and DVDs of 2015

Fantasy tops the list for this information assistant.Read More ›

11 Quotes from The Rose Society by Marie Lu

The Rose Society is the dark and fascinating sequel to The Young Elites. Here are my favorite quotes from the book.Read More ›

Barack and Michelle Obama's Favorite Books, Movies, and TV of 2015

People Magazine got the scoop, but you can always check out these presidential favorites from your local library.Read More ›
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