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Brave Enough to Take the Next Step: A Tale of Mentoring at the Library

When Gesille began her career 17 years ago, she thought it would be great to have someone to talk to about work challenges. She found that and more at the Library.Read More ›

From Good to Great: A Tale of Mentoring at the Library

After weeks of brooding over the curriculum for Mentoring at the Library, I’ve finally landed on the theme for the first month of the program: “What does it mean to tell a great story?” This theme is perfect! After all, the Library is full of great stories and people who have great stories to tell.Read More ›

96th Street Library Celebrates 110 Years!

Last month, the 96th Street Library celebrated its 110th birthday. In that spirit, the staff at the 96th Street Branch would like to thank our community for supporting the Library throughout its history. Read More ›

50+ Fitness Fairs: Free and Low-cost Activities to Get (or Keep!) You Fit

It’s official: Spring is here! As I peer into its etymology, I see the English word "spring" comes from the Old English "springan," which means “to leap, burst forth, fly up.” I have indeed been seeing New Yorkers bursting forth from their abodes in short sleeves and sandals, ready to enjoy the (even) warmer weather. Maybe the leaping and flying up will come later. 

Three of NYPL’s branches will be hosting 50+ Fitness Fairs to share spaces and ways 

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Gourmet Library

So - we have been eating well @ 96th St. the past few weeks. Working with Ebeth Johnson and Ludie Minaya of Green Gourmet, we have made some amazing food and attracted many kids who don't always participate in library programs.Read More ›