Libraries

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Tri-State Area Libraries, Other Venues Host Events For Banned Books Week

Readings, discussions and other activities were under way this week for Banned Books Week, an annual series of events intended to highlight what organizers call the freedom to read.

09/23/2014

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5 Ways To While Away A Rainy Afternoon In NYC

Let it rain! Here are five great ways to pass the time during a rainy day.

07/15/2014

Several libraries in Brooklyn were shut down on due to broken air conditioners on Wednesday. (Credit CBS 2)

Brooklyn Libraries Can’t Beat The Heat, Shut Down Over AC Problems

To help beat the heat many New Yorkers are rushing to local libraries, but the severe heat has actually shut down several libraries in Brooklyn.

07/17/2013

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Volunteers Head To NYC Libraries For ‘Love A Library Day’

Volunteers were gathering at New York City libraries Saturday to enroll people of all ages in the 2013 Summer Reading Program and register them for library cards.

06/08/2013

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Big Apple Heat Wave Packs Steamy Punch; Another Scorcher On Tap For Thursday

It’s so hot, we could shatter records set more than seven decades ago. The blazing sun made it feel like 100 degrees on Wednesday and it’s not over yet.

06/08/2011

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NY Libraries To Get Sex Predator Awareness Video

A new video coming to libraries statewide shows the faces of four sex predators, men who became nightmares for parents after winning their trust and access to their children.

12/29/2010