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Food, Family, Feuds: A Patron Picks Reading List

Delicious recipes, dysfunctional families, high stakes feuds... Check out these patron picks!Read More ›

Cookie Lit 2017

What's better than curling up in bed with a good book on a cold winter's night? Curling up with a good book and matching cookies on a cold winter's night! Happy #NationalCookieDay everybody!Read More ›

December Reel to Read: Free Saturday Movies at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street

The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by local authors and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie.Read More ›

What Are You Reading? Bill Plympton Edition

I caught up with artist and animator Bill Plympton at this year's New York Comic Con and asked him what he was reading. Read More ›

Is #TakeaKnee New? Teens Research Celebrity Activism

This is a guest blog post by De La Salle Academy's Social Justice / Community Service eighth grade class. The students held weekly meetings in the library to discuss social justice issues important to them.Read More ›

November Reel to Read: Free Saturday Movies at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street

The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by local authors and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie.Read More ›

What Are You Reading? Comic Con 2017 Edition

Amid the mass of cosplayers, vendors, and artists at NYCC, I wandered the floor finding out what some of the notable attendees were reading.Read More ›

Are You a True Francophile? Quiz & Book Recommendations

Take a Library Francophile quiz to find out if you are truly enamored with French culture, customs, and cuisine. Read More ›

"The Woman in the Window" : What to Watch Before You Read

I’m going to let you in on a little tip. There’s a book coming out in January 2018 that everyone will be talking about. It’s called The Woman in the Window, by A.J. Finn.Read More ›

October Reel to Read: Gothic Movies on Saturdays at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street

The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by local authors and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie.Read More ›

Liberty and Happiness: A Reading List from Open Book Night

Classic self-help books, engaging fiction, 18th-century American history, and Jane Austen were some of the topics we discussed at our last Open Book Night, when the theme was “liberty and happiness.” Read More ›

What are you Reading? ALA Edition

A book list from librarians and library workers themselves. What are the people who work with books every day reading? Read More ›

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: A Reading List from Open Book Night

Epic journeys by ship and by train, stories of survival in wartime, and elephants were some of the topics we discussed at last month’s Open Book Night. We asked readers to share a reading journey with us, including books about travel and transportation, favorite armchair adventures, or virtual voyages.Read More ›

What Are You Reading? Politicians Edition

A few short interviews with the Librarian of Congress and Congressman John Lewis, as well as Hillary Clinton's book list. Read More ›

Mid-Manhattan Library to Close for Renovation August 1

The long-awaited and much-needed full renovation of Mid-Manhattan Library is moving forward as expected, with the building scheduled to close to the public on August 1, 2017. Work will begin immediately, and the building is expected to reopen in early 2020.Read More ›

July Author @ the Library Program at Mid-Manhattan Library

Come join us for the final installment of our program before renovation begins. Read More ›

Share Your Mid-Manhattan Memories

We are looking for volunteers to share memories of their time spent at the Mid-Manhattan Library. These memories will then be displayed in a curated gallery dedicated to the largest circulating library in Manhattan.Read More ›

Oddballs, Screwballs, and Other Eccentrics: A Reading List from Open Book Night

May’s Open Book Night was one filled with tales of truly wacky families, plays and novels that have been adapted into films, and many, many questions. Read More ›

June Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan Library

Come join us this June at the Mid-Manhattan Library for the continuation of our Author @ the Library Programs. This month, we'll be delving into the history of Manhattan, a popular Greenwich village restaurant, and Jane Austen, among other topics. Read More ›

A Manhattanhenge Reading List

Manhattanhenge is coming next week, and we’ve made a reading list to celebrate! Read More ›
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