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Washington Heights »

MAP: 9 Books Set in Inwood and Washington Heights

DNAinfo made a list of novels, memoirs and children's books set Uptown.

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.

East Harlem »

Aguilar Library Reopens After Being Closed For 7 Months

The library was closed to undergo renovations including a new HVAC system, a library spokeswoman said.

Midtown »

See Old Photos of Your Neighborhood With This Interactive Map

What did your place look like in the 20s or 30s?

Central Harlem »

Two Harlem Libraries Close for Floor Repairs

Macomb's Bridge Library and George Bruce Library are closed while they get new floors. 

Clinton Hill »

See Inside Basquiat's Childhood Home and Other Houses in 1970s Brooklyn

Dinanda Nooney shot more than 150 homes in areas like Park Slope, Gravesend and Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Washington Heights »

Locals to Interview Each Other for Uptown Libraries' Oral History Project

The libraries are seeking residents to share their stories about Washington Heights and Inwood. 

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Longtime Provider of ESL Classes to Immigrants May Shut Over Funding Cuts

The Riverside Language Program will likely close by September if it can't get emergency funding.

Greenwich Village »

Police Commissioner to Read to Kids at Village Library

Commissioner Bill Bratton will participate in World Read Aloud Day at the Jefferson Market Library.

Washington Heights »

Long-Closed Washington Heights Library to Reopen After $12.4M Makeover

The century-old library was fully renovated and has new computers and oversized touch screens.

Upper West Side »

New UWS Librarian Tidies Up Children's Section, Adds New Programs

The St. Agnes branch has its first full-time librarian in five years.

Gramercy »

Gramercy Library Reopens After 4 Months of Repairs

Epiphany Library reopened on Friday after closing in August for repairs.

Mariners Harbor »

Oyster-Shaped Mariners Harbor Library Opens on Staten Island

Officials cut the ribbon on Mariners Harbor's long-awaited library branch on Monday.

Long Island City »

NYPL Takes on West Coast Library in Book-Sorting Competition

The New York Public Library competed Monday in a battle of the book-sorters against a library in Seattle.

Upper East Side »

East 96th Street Library Reopens After Eight Months of Renovations

The library was originally scheduled to reopen in July 2013.