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Jamaica »

Library Cards Are Connecting Queens Residents to Wi-Fi

Cardholders can now check out Wi-Fi devices at several branches, including Jamaica and Forest Hills.

Bed-Stuy »

Brooklyn Libraries Loan Out Free Wi-Fi Hot Spots

Cardholders can get Internet access at home for up to one year with the library's mobile hot spots.

Midtown »

Where to Watch Classic and Favorite Films in NYC this Week

We show you where to catch movies every day of the week.

East Harlem »

East Harlem's Aguilar Library to Close for Six Months

The library on 174 East 110th Street will close on November 3, while its HVAC system is upgraded.

Ditmas Park »

Who Used to Live in Your Apartment? Here's How to Check

New York's librarians share tips on how to research your home's past.

Flushing »

Get Out and Do This: Smorgasburg and a Talk by Malcolm Gladwell

The week's most interesting events are here for you in one handy guide.

Midtown »

Stop Building Towers That Darken Central Park, Locals and Officials Say

Attendees of a packed public forum called for new zoning regulations and a moratorium on skyscrapers.

Midtown »

Open Forum Welcomes Debate on Skyscrapers Rising Near Central Park

The Wednesday night panel will address infrastructure, landmarks and shadows cast by the giant towers.

Upper West Side »

Get Out and Do This: Beer Week, Johnny Cash's Guitar and the Real Pooh Bear

The week's most exciting events are here for you in one handy guide.

Jamaica »

Stringer Plans to Audit All of City's Public Libraries

The comptroller announced the audit Wednesday, amid a controversy over the Queens Library's spending.

Midtown »

Get Out And Do This: Holiday Trivia, Gainsbourg and Group Guitar

The week's most exciting events are here for you in one handy guide.

Midtown »

NYPL Hosts 'Scary Stories' for Grown-Ups at Fifth Ave. Branch

Listen to readings of Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery" and Stephen King's "The Boogeyman" at 7 p.m.

Midtown »

Judy Blume Helps Unveil NYPL's 100 Great Children's Books

The famed authors spoke on a panel at the Fifth Avenue library Monday.

Prospect Heights »

When Books Go Missing and Borrowers Go Bad, NYC Libraries Go to Collections

Tens of thousands of NYC library patrons end up in collections agencies every year for overdue materials.

Upper West Side »

New York Public Library Selling 22,000 Archived Records

The library is selling the records until Saturday evening to make room for newly archived LPs.