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  • Floor Space Becomes Wall Space for Schomburg Center Junior Scholars Exhibition

    By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | June 28, 2022
    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    Students in the Schomburg Center's Junior Scholars Program held a one-day exhibition of paintings related to the theme of "invasion."
  • Where There is Love, There is Life: LGBTQ YA Reads

    By Samantha Simoes, Specialist II, School Outreach | June 9, 2022
    These young adult novels embrace stories of queer joy as friends, rivals, co-workers, and teammates find love.
  • Five YA Novels Set in the Bronx

    By Cierra Bland, Social Media Manager | May 4, 2022
    Head uptown for these stories of young people learning and growing in the Bronx. 
  • Endearing YA Romances for Fans of Heartstopper

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | May 3, 2022
    Smitten by Heartstopper? Here are more heartfelt and affirming reads that highlight the sweetness of young love.
  • Books & Resources To Help Teens Learn Good Money Habits

    By Dhariyah Luqman, Specialist II, School Outreach | April 28, 2022
    Financial education should begin at a young age to establish good money habits that will flow smoothly into adulthood.
  • Twisty Young Adult Mysteries and Thrillers

    By Ruth Guerrier-Pierre, Children's Librarian | March 2, 2022
    Sometimes you find a mystery and sometimes it finds you.
  • 40 Mental Health Books for Young Adults

    By Caitlyn Colman-McGaw, Manager, Young Adult Education | February 15, 2022
    These books for teens share moments of inspiration and sorrow as well as offer tips for how you can keep moving forward.
  • 10 Craft and Cookbooks to Ring in the Lunar New Year & Celebrate the Year of the Tiger

    By Michelle Lee | January 11, 2022
    From paper decorations to sugary treats, these books will help make your at-home or digital Lunar New Year gatherings more festive.
  • Introducing Pixton—Accessible for Free Using Your Library Card!

    By Ruth Isserman, Youth Technology Coordinator | November 22, 2021
    Pixton is a fun digital comics creation website for kids and teens with preset characters and backgrounds to use to build your story.
  • Introduciendo Pixton: ¡accesible de forma gratuita con tu tarjeta de la Biblioteca!

    By Camila Franco Diaz, Editor, Language Access & Outreach | November 22, 2021
    Pixton es un divertido sitio web de creación de cómics digitales infantiles y juveniles con personajes y fondos preestablecidos que se pued…