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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 ›

What Are You Reading? Paula Poundstone Edition

A master of crowd-work, Poundstone’s shows are different every night. Her improvisational style works well for her, not only onstage but as a regular on the NPR show “Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!” She has been a major supporter of libraries throughout the years and is a national spokesperson for the American Library Association’s United for Libraries division. We asked her a few questions about her reading habits.Read More ›

World Literature: A Reading List from Open Book Night

Readers recommended books from Norway to Egypt, and Japan to the Dominican Republic. Please share your favorite international reading with us in the comments section below.Read More ›

Olympic Reading: 192 Authors from around the World

As the 2016 Olympic Games draw to a close in Rio, don’t let that feeling of international fellowship and connection fade away. Read More ›

Lost and Found in Translation: Selected Novels Translated from Other Languages

Only 3% of the books published in the United States are works in translation. Here’s a list to help you challenge yourself, read something out of your comfort zone, and discover new literature from around the world.Read More ›

President Obama's 2016 Summer Playlist

Get music from the official @POTUS playlist at the library.Read More ›

President Obama's Summer 2016 Reading List

Find the titles on this summer's presidential reading list.Read More ›

Summer in the City: A Reading List from Open Book Night

At our last Open Book Night at Mid-Manhattan Library, we asked readers to share a quintessential summer in the city book, a book that evokes summer in New York or another city or a book that helps them survive summer in the city. Read More ›

New Russian Books, August 2016 | Новые поступления в библиотеку Mid-Manhattan

New Russian books for August.Read More ›

What Are You Reading? Lemony Snicket Edition

Handler attends the American Library Association Conference each year, promoting literacy and library excellence through his Lemony Snicket Prize for Noble Librarians Faced with Adversity award. The book signing gave me the opportunity to ask him a few questions.Read More ›

Celebrating the 2016 Olympics in Rio

Mid-Manhattan is celebrating the Olympics with book displays and a reading list that includes titles on the history and politics of the Olympic Games, as well as Brazilian cultural heritage. Read More ›

August 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 ›

July 2016 International Fiction Bestsellers: France, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, and Sweden

What are people reading around the world?Read More ›

July Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan Library

True-crime in New York...cheating Hitler...healthy Jewish cooking...the tainted lives of the children of dictators...the power of imagery...a trip through Provence....the logic and aesthetics behind the Internet...America’s World War II secret...a sequential information memory workshop...the first travel journalist of the '20s and '30s...the life of Lafayette...making good habits matter....the future of LGBT rights.Read More ›

Escapism: A Reading List from Open Book Night

In the corner room at Mid-Manhattan, appropriately surrounded by the travel guide collection, we spent our June Open Book Night sharing books that help us escape. Read More ›

A Manhattanhenge Reading List

Happy first day of summer! Manhattanhenge is coming soon, and we’ve made a reading list! Read More ›

Citizenship Fair / Feria de la ciudadanía / Un séminaire sur la Citoyenneté Américaine/ Информационная ярмарка по получению гражданства США

On July 25, Mid-Manhattan Library will be hosting an all-day Citizenship Fair, which will feature local and government agencies, ready to assist new Americans with their citizenship applications. Read More ›

New Russian Arrivals June 2016 | Новые Книги: Июнь 2016

Предлагаем нашим читателям новые поступления в библиотеку Mid-Manhattan. Read More ›
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