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Get a Hobby! 5 Suggestions from Grand Central Library

Just because you vowed never to write another term paper again does not mean you are done learning. This back-to-school season, try picking up a new hobby rather than a new textbook. Some of our well-rounded librarians are here to give you ideas!Read More ›

Hitchcock-ian Reads

It's the birthday of Alfred Hitchcock. To honor the Master of Suspense, our crackerjack team of book experts came up with a list of books that would do him proud: psychological suspense novels that give readers the same creepy, think-y thrill as watching his movies... and feature twists that no one saw coming.Read More ›

5 Hall of Famers Who Were Moved Mid-Season

Let's take a stroll down memory lane and see some of baseball's best players change uniforms mid-season and make an impact.Read More ›

Literary Bad Boys

In honor of Heathcliff, we asked our book experts here at The New York Public Library: Who’s your favorite literary bad boy and why?Read More ›

Pet Safety Tips

Enjoy the summer with your four-legged friends, and make sure they stay happy and healthy.Read More ›

When 'The Man' Wins

Inspired by a reader’s comment on our Angry Birds post, we’re thinking about books where the non-underdogs—a.k.a., those little round pigs with the helmets—wind up on top.Read More ›

Recent Hip Hop You May Have Missed

Six suggestions for your summer.Read More ›

Doubling Down on Angry Birds

When the Angry Birds movie hit theaters, we asked our NYPL recommendation experts to name their favorite books, movies, or TV shows that feature… well, angry birds.Read More ›

All About Historic Building Preservation

May is Historic Preservation Month! Here are some recommended reads to get you into the building preservation mood no matter where your interests lie.Read More ›

Spring Cleaning in 5 Steps

Get inspired to freshen up your space this spring with the help of these free books from the library.Read More ›

Baseball Fiction To Get You Ready For Opening Day

Now I don't want you guys to neglect your library cards just because the baseball season is about to be in full swing, so I've decided to give you guys a helping hand, and give you some baseball fiction titles to check out. Read More ›

Ep. 21 "Fulfilling My Own Destiny" | Library Stories

As an immigrant who successfully climbed her way to the top of the corporate ladder, Lucy Chan is using her retirement as an opportunity to help younger immigrant women navigate their new lives in the city. Read More ›

The Journey from Blog to Book

Learn a thing or two from Jenny, Julie, Allie, and Perez. Here’s a guide to some popular blogs that were turned into even more popular books! Read More ›

Upcoming NYC Rashomon Performance! Spotlight on the Kurosawa Classic

Rashomon on screen and on the stage.Read More ›

LOL-brary Books

Eliot may claim that April is the cruelest month, but we’re pretty sure it’s February.Read More ›

More Costly Errors! Championship Series Edition

Some of the more costly errors in League Championship Series history.Read More ›

Artist Q&A: Bobbi Beck’s Exhibition at the Grand Central Library

BOBBI BECK: FACING MYSELF is on view now through March 28.Read More ›

5 of the Costliest Errors In World Series History

The good thing about the upcoming calendar flip is that we're getting a whole new season of baseball come April 3rd! Slate's wiped entirely clean, and everyone starts in the exact same position, tied for first! Read More ›

5 Baseball Executives You Really Should Know!

As we relax and warm our hands on the "hot stove", let's take a gander at the past and read up on some successful baseball executives from yesteryear who left their fingerprints on winning ballclubs.Read More ›

What’s Making Us Happy, Part 1

We asked our library staff members to tell us what’s turning their pages. Here’s the first installment, covering podcasts, music, and—of course—books.Read More ›
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