In the early and mid-1800s, the Irish and Chinese lived side-by-side in the rough and tumble Five Points. Today, there is a coming together for two cultures that might still seem foreign to one another.
Do you think you’re too old to learn? You might think differently after reading this story.
Storytime is wildly popular at the Greenburgh Public Library. Unfortunately, this year, there will be no new books to read because of New York State’s new 2 percent tax cap.
The town librarians in Fairfield have chosen a free verse novel, call it a compelling read, and expect thousands of residents to be turning the pages.
If you’re under 18-years-old and have an overdue or missing book borrowed from a branch of the New York Public Library, there is some good news for you.
Ditch your e-reader and curl up with a good book. Here are the five best independent book stores in New York City.
There are 140,000 kids who owe fines and the New York Public Library has found a way to help them pay it off and keep reading.
For a moment, close your eyes and enter the world of someone who is blind.
Pam Allyn is busy packing up books and lessons before her plane to Kenya leaves on Friday.
Elvin Freytes knows he missed out on a lot as a kid.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – A state education commission is set to release recommendations on how to close the achievement gap between low-income Connecticut students and their peers. The Connecticut Commission on Educational Achievement says that […]
Did you hear Carl Hiaasen talk about his new book “Star Island” ?
Sure, sure, we don’t actually need bookstores anymore. The advent of e-readers like the Kindle, Nook, and iPad have sort of made cutting down trees a necessity of the past.
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