Haunted New York

Submitted by NYSL Staff on Fri, 09/22/2023 - 10:04

Do you know of a place where the past refuses to remain buried or maybe gives you a fun fright for the fall season? Tell us about a place that spooks or haunts you!

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Get Carded

Submitted by NYSL Staff on Mon, 08/21/2023 - 12:32

September is Library Card Signup Month, a time when libraries across the nation spread the word about the benefits of signing up for a library card. Do you use yours to start a new hobby? Learn a new language? Develop a skill? Tell us what you use your library card for!

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Submitted by NYSL Staff on Wed, 07/26/2023 - 15:55

How do you get around where you live? Do you have a favorite train, rideshare, or a good old fashioned bike to get you where you need to go? Is your mode of transportation a bit more unique like a unicycle, a pair of skates, or an electric skateboard? Tell us what moves you!

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Splish Splash!

Submitted by NYSL Staff on Thu, 06/22/2023 - 09:25

Do you have a favorite swimming spot, waterpark, or activity for when the temperature rises? Maybe it’s just a kiddie pool in the backyard or an open fire hydrant. Splash us with your favorite ways to keep cool this summer!

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Ice Scream Social

Submitted by NYSL Staff on Thu, 05/18/2023 - 14:34

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Start summer off right with a visit to your favorite ice cream shop and give them a shout out. Tell us what makes them the best and how they make summer great.

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Book It!

Submitted by NYSL Staff on Thu, 04/20/2023 - 10:38

Kindles, iPads, phone apps, there’s no correct way to read your favorite stories; but there’s nothing quite like turning the pages of a physical book. What are you reading now? How are you reading it? Where do you like to be when getting lost in a story? Share a picture of your favorite book and tell us why it’s the best!

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Signs of Spring

Submitted by NYSL Staff on Mon, 03/27/2023 - 09:39

Tulips rising from the flowerbeds, the sound of ducks returning to their ponds, and longer days stretching into warmer evenings. Signs of spring are all around! What tells you it’s spring in New York?

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Maple Syrup

Submitted by NYSL Staff on Tue, 02/28/2023 - 09:11

The Sugar Maple is New York’s iconic tree, and from it oozes the most delicious sweet stuff to grace your breakfast plate. Do you collect maple syrup from your own trees, or is there a store brand you love most? Homemade or store bought, let us ‘leaf’ you with this question: Where do you drizzle it?

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Show and Tell

Submitted by NYSL Staff on Mon, 01/23/2023 - 10:28

Do you have a treasured object in your life? A family heirloom, keepsake, or special token that brings you joy? No matter how big or small, share your special object with us and tell us why it is important to you!

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Submitted by NYSL Staff on Wed, 12/21/2022 - 14:16

There’s nothing better than New York style pizza, but not all pizzas in New York can be the best. Do you like it floppy or crispy, cheesy or saucy? Does the best pizza have a cornucopia of toppings or is simplicity king? Are pizza shops the best way to eat it, or do you prefer to make your own at home? Tell us all about New York’s most iconic dish and where you think the best slice can be found!

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