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NY Public Library's List of the Best Books Based in Your Neighborhood

Want to get to know your neighborhood without breaking a sweat? Give these NYC-based books a try.

Midtown »

15 Places Where You Can Keep Your Kids Cool and Entertained

Skip the heat and save the fun with these cool, kid-oriented destinations throughout the city.

Upper East Side »

Upper East Side Schools Top Councilman Garodnick's Budget Plan

Hunter College and P.S. 6 are among the schools to receive city funding.

Upper East Side »

Millions Earmarked for East River Esplanade and Roosevelt Island Library

The East River waterfront and the Roosevelt Island Public Library will receive funding.

Midtown »

4 Things for You to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Week

African literature, Cinco De Mayo and Scottish actor Alan Cumming are on our radar this week.

Jamaica »

Queens Library Fills Void After Closure of City's Last Sheet Music Store

The library features the largest circulating collection of sheet music in the city.  

Midtown »

6 Things For You to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

Revisit a classic Depeche Mode album, visit the New Museum's Triennial and explore Tom Wolfe's archives.

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.