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All Yonkers Public Library (YPL) locations will be closed Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.


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Born Today: Frank L. Baum

On May 15, 1856, Frank L. Baum was born in Chittenango, New York. Baum is most famous for the children’s books he wrote about the land of Oz and has delighted generations of readers. 

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day to honor American servicemembers that gave their lives for this country. The holiday was originally known as Decoration Day and celebrated in the years following the American Civil War.

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Cinco de Mayo Trivia

Happy Cinco de Mayo! In honor of Cinco de Mayo, we want to challenge you with a fun game of trivia. Try your best to answer these ten questions, then see how many you got right below. 

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AAPI Heritage Month Reading List

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. During this month, we celebrate the cultures and traditions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. I created a recommended reading list for this monthly celebration.

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Get Organized Day 2024

Do you find yourself feeling like you have too much clutter? Maybe there’s a junk drawer that you haven’t looked through or a closet that you need to clean out. Maybe you just haven’t gotten to that spring cleaning yet.

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Passover 2024

Passover is a Jewish holiday celebrating Jewish people's freedom from slavery in Egypt. This year, Passover is celebrated from Monday, April 22 to Tuesday, April 30.

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RIP Terry Anderson

Terry Anderson was an Associated Press correspondent who was kidnapped in Lebanon by Hezbollah militants. He was captured in 1985 and was not released until 1991.

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