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Library Stories: "Destined to be a Librarian"

"Other kids played school and house and all of those things. I played library." - Dawn Collins (Zimmerer)Read More ›

Ep. 1 "Born to Be a Librarian" | Library Stories

Dawn Collins (Zimmerer) has always wanted to be a librarian. After a long career in retail, finally she gained the confidence follow her dream and went back to school to get her master’s degree in Library Science. Today, she’s a librarian at the West Farms branch and has never loved her job more.Read More ›

'All American Boys' Authors Visit West Farms

It was all over a bag of chips. Rashad found himself on the floor of the bodega being beaten by a cop. Quinn, a high school classmate, saw it all from outside the window. Read More ›

Summer Science Clubs!

Join the New York Public Library as we collaborate with the Children's Museum of Manhattan for the Summer Reading Challenge's Science Clubs! Educators will lead weekly workshops exploring simple machines and their unique functions.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. Here is a reading list which is sure to spark your interests in all things Bronx!Read More ›

Mini Job Fairs in January

Career, Education and Information Services (CEIS) of The New York Public Library has scheduled a series of Mini-Career Fairs at several branches throughout the Bronx.Read More ›

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