Joey Cabrera stands for part of most evenings on the doorstep of the Clason’s Point Library, near 172nd Street and Morrison Avenue in the Bronx.
There, he taps into the Wi-Fi that seeps out of the library after it closes. He checks in on Tumblr, Snapchat, Facebook — “the usual stuff,” he said — and plays Lost Saga, a video game developed in Korea. “Formerly, I played Minecraft, but this is less mainstream, an inside thing with my friends,” Joey said.
Then there is a basic maneuver in skateboarding that he is mastering,…
While the need for warm coats has never been greater, it has also never been easier to meet this vital need in our community. The Combined Book Exhibit invites the literary and library community to join them in an effort to ensure that no one goes without a warm coat this winter.
According to One Warm Coat, “Health experts report that even a 2-degree drop in body temperature results in reduced heart rate, loss of coordination, and confusion. Adults cannot work effectively and children find it difficult to learn. For most, a warm coat solves the problem. But for or…