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New York Times Read Alikes: May 23, 2016

Here are some read alikes for the top five bestselling fiction titles this week. Read More ›

Readathon 2016: Business, Entrepreneurship and Leadership Books

May 21 is National Readathon Day (#Readathon2016). If you love reading and are interested in business, entrepreneurship and leadership books, here are a few suggestions. Happy reading!Read More ›

Barnacles, Bugs, and Big Scary Teeth: Funny New Picture Books

This spring's newly published crop of picture books includes some laugh-out-loud funny installments.Read More ›

Ask the Author: Leanne Shapton

Leanne Shapton comes to Books at Noon this week to discuss her latest work, Swimming Studies.Read More ›

Booktalking "How To Make Your Money Last" by Jane Bryant Quinn

Transitioning towards retirement can be a surprisingly difficult process. It can be inspiring and exhilarating to imagine all of the possibilities that life offers to you, but it can be strange and disconcerting to take on a new life and new activities.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of May 22

Recruitment and job opportunities in the week ahead.Read More ›

The Many Characters of Lupino Lane

Photos of Lupino Lane in Only Me, now on display on the third floor of the Library for the Performing Arts.Read More ›

#FridayReads Roundup: Superheroes and Silicon Valley

What we're reading this week.Read More ›

Remembering Malcolm X Through the Women Who Knew Him

Our annual celebration of the birthday of Malcolm X will be held on May 19 in collaboration with the Malcolm X Museum. The all-women panel, Women Speak About Malcolm X, is sold out, but you may still join the discussion via LiveStream.Read More ›

Celebrating the Stamp Act's Repeal, May 19, 1766

One Philadelphian's account of the celebrations accompanying the repeal of the Stamp Act in 1766, and what it tells us about the coming of the American Revolution.Read More ›

Quiet Panels: 5 (Mostly) Graphic Novel Picks

Graphic novels that have a certain quietness to them. These aren't wordless selections—the images, text and tone help to pump the brakes on a frantic world. Read More ›

Trail Blazers is Hiring Summer Staff to Work with Youth

A summer job opportunity working outdoors with kids.Read More ›

Ep. 30 "Trying to Reach the Next Generation" | Library Stories

Myles Dawson, a Junior Scholar at NYPL’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, has a dream: to change the world through comic books.Read More ›

Women Made Women Superheroes

Superheroes are all over the media these days. There is the Marvel series on Netflix. Captain America: Civil War, Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and X-Men Apocalypse are all competing for ticket sales in movie theaters across America. On TV, viewers can followThe Flash (CW), The Arrow (CW), and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (ABC).Read More ›

NYC Parks: 500 Temporary Park Worker Openings

The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation has 500 City Park Worker positions in need of immediate hire.Read More ›

For Fans of HBO's Silicon Valley

For fans of HBO’s Silicon Valley, here are a few books that will satisfy the urge for social commentary and satire aimed at start-ups, social media, and tech culture in general.Read More ›

Podcast #112: Larissa MacFarquhar on the Bad Rap of Do-Gooders

New Yorker staff writer Larissa MacFarquhar is the author of Strangers Drowning, a book about extreme do-gooders, the psychological origins of grand ethical commitments, and the existential contests embedded in a life of trying to do the right thing.Read More ›

Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: May 2016

The following titles on our Recent Acquisitions Display are just a few of our new books, which are available at the reference desk in the Dorot Jewish Division.Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: May 22, 2016

Several titles from the thriller, suspense, and mystery categories are in the top five this week.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of May 15

Employment opportunities for the week ahead.Read More ›
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