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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 ›

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 ›

The Legacy of Charlotte's Web

Books in which creepy-crawlies (arachnids, insects, and anything in between) play a starring role and teach readers a meaningful lesson, just like Charlotte.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 ›

10 Comic Book Series to Get You Excited for New York Comic Con

Here are ten new and ongoing comic book series to get you excited for this year's convention.Read More ›

10 Quotes from Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas

In Queen of Shadows Celaena embraces her true identity Aelin Galathynius the Queen of Terrasen. Here are some highlights from the book.Read More ›
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