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Michael Meyer Recalls His Year as a Cullman Center Fellow

Michael Meyer, an Assistant Professor with the University of Pittsburgh Department of English is the author of In Manchuria: A Village Called Wasteland the Transformation of Rural China, written after his year as a Cullman Center Scholar. The book discusses his time in the childhood village of his wife, Frances, in the northeastern China region and explores its history of foreign presence.Read More ›

Salon Éire 100 Celebrates 100 Years of Irish Culture

Salon Éire 100 is a three-week series of events highlighting Irish poetry, music and literature at the New York Public Library for Performing Arts beginning Friday, May 13.Read More ›

Instant Shakespeare

In keeping with its motto of “Shakespeare for Everyone,” the Instant Shakespeare Company will be organizing readings at library branches this spring.Read More ›

Shall We Dance? Entertaining and Instructional DVDs

If you’d like to brush up your technique or just enjoy the beauty of dance, here are some DVDs you can explore. Read More ›

Dachshunds in Fiction

For dog and dachshund lovers alike, here are some children's and adult books that celebrate this spunky little dog with the big personality.Read More ›

Reflections on Irish and Italian Immigration, Animosity, and Eventual Understanding

In his book, An Unlikely Union: The Love-Hate Story of New York’s Irish and Italians, Paul Moses recounts the history of two long-established immigrant groups that were so often in conflict.Read More ›

DIY: How to Make a Papier Mâché Elephant

A step-by-step guide for creating your own elephant, courtesy of the staff at the Throg's Neck Library!Read More ›

A Bronx Week Reading List: May 8-18

One of the unique features of the Bronx is that is has a week dedicated to showcasing and celebrating all its wonderful attributes: history, literature, culture, etc. The Borough President each year has the honor of designating when the 11-day week will occur. Bronx Week 2014 begins May 8 and concludes on May 18. At the Bronx Library Center, we have a wonderful array of programs to highlight the Bronx. Additionally, here is a reading list which is sure to spark your interests in all things Bronx!Read More ›

Need Help Starting or Running a Business?

NYPL's small business website, smallbiz.nypl.org, can link you to hundreds of free and low-cost assistance programs through its Services Directory. New York City is one of the best places to start a business, and a wealth of small business services is available to entrepreneurs through local & state government, non-profit organizations, economic development corporations and neighborhood community groups. There are hundreds of programs, funded separately, not connected to each other, so 

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The Book vs. the Movie: Eclipse

The next book in the Twilight series to be made into a movie... your predictions, please!

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