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Entries by The New York Public Library from 08/2010

Harry Potter: The Boy Who Lives On

| Posted 08.06.2010 | New York

Harry Potter -- who just celebrated his birthday last week -- has left an impact on non-magic kids that is "still growing," according to Julia Chang, supervising librarian for children's programs at the New York Public Library.

Do's and Don'ts of Summer Wedding Season (Slideshow)

| Posted 08.12.2010 | New York

Still waiting to receive an invite to Prince William and Katie Middleton's supposed impending nuptials? Improve your chances on receiving an invite of your own by taking a moment to learn the Do's and Don'ts of wedding etiquette.

Happy Birthday, Old Ironsides!

| Posted 08.19.2010 | New York

Old Ironsides, we know that you were born the USS Constitution and that you were first launched in 1797. But it was today, August 19, in 1812, that you got your name.

Ninety Years of Women's Suffrage and Counting (Photos)

| Posted 08.26.2010 | New York

The images from the New York Public Library's Digital Gallery represent important holdings from the early women's movement in the United States and abroad.

The Gutenberg Bible: A Question of Biblical Proportion

| Posted 08.30.2010 | New York

Every year on Aug. 24, a spotlight is shone on the famous, world-changing Gutenberg Bible. Email inboxes flash the seemingly credible information that on this date in 1456, the Bible was completed.