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Food and Celebration: A Reading List from Open Book Night

Last month when we gathered for Open Book Night, our theme was food and celebration. Oysters came up several times as well as some fictional meals that were far from celebratory. We heard about favorite cookbooks and food memoirs and a few titles readers really enjoyed that had little to do with food but fit the mood.Read More ›

December Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan Library

Come listen to scholars and other experts discuss their recent nonfiction books on a variety of subjects, and ask them questions. Read More ›

Happy National Cookie (Lit) Day!

We're celebrating National Cookie Day with a list of literary-related cookie recipes.Read More ›

What Are You Reading? Powerpuff Girls Edition

I attended the Powerpuff Girls Panel at this year's New York Comic Con, and scored an interview with two of the show's writers: Jake Goldman and Haley Mancini.Read More ›

November 2016 International Fiction Bestsellers

This month, we took a close look at the bestseller lists in Canada, Dominican Republic, Israel, Portugal, and Turkey to see what fiction titles are popular with readers there.Read More ›

Horrifying Tales: A Reading List from Open Book Night

October’s Open Book Night took place on one of the most bone-chilling days we have had this year.Read More ›

Shakespeare Around the Globe: Films and Books in the World Languages Collection

Discover world cinema inspired by Shakespeare’s plays.Read More ›

November Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan Library

Come listen to scholars and other experts discuss their recent nonfiction books on a variety of subjects and ask them questions.Read More ›

Muse: Using the Library’s Picture Collection for Source Material

How do artists and designers find the images they use to spark their creativity? Source material, or the physical things that become elements of inspiration for artists, designers, writers, filmmakers, students, teachers, etc., is one of the happy reasons people visit the Picture Collection.Read More ›

What Are You Reading? Jeannine Otis Edition

Otis is a recording artist, actress, author, teaching artist, and more. There's not a lot in the entertainment industry she hasn't done, and done well. She shares which books have most influenced her life, and as a survivor of domestic violence, what books she'd recommend to someone struggling to overcome trauma.Read More ›

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 ›

Election Happenings @ Mid-Manhattan Library!

On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, millions of Americans will head to the polls to elect the next President. Whether this is the first time you’ll cast your ballot, this Presidential election has piqued your interest, The New York Public Library has a robust collection of books, feature films, documentaries, music, and spoken arts just for you. Read More ›

Game Changers: A Reading List from Open Book Night

This list of game changers focuses on anything and everything that made readers think differently about the book they were read or the books they may read in the future.Read More ›

September 2016 International Fiction Bestsellers: China, Nigeria, Poland, Spain, UAE

Do you ever wonder what books are popular with readers in other countries? We do, so we’ve been taking a look at some bestseller lists from around the world to see what people are reading.Read More ›

October Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan Library

We've got a selection of engaging author talks coming up this month at the Mid-Manhattan Library. Come listen to scholars and other experts discuss their recent non-fiction books on a variety of subjects and ask them questions. Read More ›

New Russian Books, October 2016 | Новые поступления в библиотеку

New Russian books available at Mid-Manhattan Library.Read More ›

Sharing Stories with Regina Ress

Two upcoming programs at Mid-Manhattan featuring master storyteller Regina Ress: Compassion, Generosity and Grace: Stories from 9/11 and Healing Voices-Personal Stories: Films and A Panel Discussion on Domestic Violence.Read More ›

It's Positively Medieval!

If you enjoy watching the Game of Thrones or reading historical fiction, or simply wish to know more about the tumultuous events of the period, check out these medieval titles.Read More ›

Books for Railroad Travel

If you can tear yourself away from the scenery, read one of these nonfiction selections on train travel.Read More ›

September Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan Library

We've got a selection of engaging author talks coming up this month at the Mid-Manhattan Library. Come listen to scholars and other experts discuss their recent non-fiction books on a variety of subjects and ask them questions. Read More ›
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