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  • Here's a sampling of our new nonfiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. The Family: Three Journeys Into the Heart of the Twentieth Century by David Laskin With cinematic power and beauty, bestselling author David Laskin brings to life the upheavals of the twentieth ...

    By Cristella

  • Thursday, November 7 ● 6:00-7:30pm (Cardinal Room) It’s the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who this month, and the TeenScene is celebrating by having trivia and costume contests. You can also make your own River Song journal and other crafts, decorate some Tardis cookies, and play a version of ...

    By Staci T.

  • Thursday, October 31 ● 6:00-7:30pm (Cardinal Room) A tormented zombie experiences a profound transformation after entering into an unusual relationship with the daughter of a military leader charged with eradicating the walking dead. As the unlikely pair builds a tenuous bridge between the living ...

    By Staci T.

  • Tuesday, October 29 ● 6:00-7:00pm (Cardinal Room) At this special Teen Read Month themed Open Mic Night, teens are asked to bring stories, songs, poems, etc. that are self-reflective in nature.

    By Staci T.

  • Bring a lunch and enjoy lively discussion, friendship, and fun at APL's Brown Bag Programs! David Gillaspy will share good stories, good ideas, and samples of good food at these delightful lunch-time programs held on select Thursdays at noon in the Cardinal Room on the third floor of the library. We ...

    By Liz O.

  • All ages are invited to APL's fifth annual International Games Day events! Join us on the third floor of the Main Library on Saturday, November 16 between 1:00pm and 4:00pm for a variety of fun and games! Staff from The Danger Room (833 E. 53rd St) will be on the third floor landing demonstrating some ...

    By Danielle A.