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Staten Island History Collection at the St. George Library Center

The Staten Island History Collection is an outstanding source of information for researchers and the curious. Comprised of bound periodicals, the Staten Island Advance on microfilm, as well as an extensive array of books and photographs, the collection is the go-to source for those interested in Staten Island, past and present.Read More ›

好看的傳記 - Chinese Biographies

傳記,是描述有名或無名人物的生平,和他們的精神世界.以下十三本書,囊括政治,社會,和歷史上的大大小小人物.有驚心動魄的經歷,也有哀怨感人的情節.都說真實故事比起電影情節跟本是不遑多讓.這十數本傳記只是紐約公立圖書館中文傳記館藏的冰山一角.只要走到任何一個圖書館,試試你的運氣,相信 你一定可以找得到你喜歡閱讀的傳記.透過一頁頁文字, 讓你傲遊在主角們的內心世界裏. Read More ›

Alice Live! on Television

In the 1954 and 1955 seasons, two lavish productions of Alice in Wonderland were premiered on television. In each case, they were developed to attract families to the presenting series and their sponsors. Read More ›

All Aboard! Cathedral Library is a Commuter's Best Friend

Cathedral Library reopened in October after a year-long renovation, and the result is happy and bright. The green paint, glass door, and books are new. The shelves are festooned with poinsettias that have pages instead of leaves, and the open floor plan invites you in. Books are arranged “like a bookstore,” and a subway map is front and center. But not all of the patrons have returned.Read More ›

#GivingTuesday: Dedicate a NYPL Bookplate

Want to give back for #GivingTuesday and honor someone in your life who loves books and learning? We’ve got the perfect thing for you: until December 4, we’re offering custom bookplates that will put your loved one’s name into a library book!Read More ›

Podcast #89: Gloria Steinem on Sex, Justice, and Magazines

Gloria Steinem is a writer, political activist, and the creator of the magazine Ms., and a founder of the Women's Media Center. In 2013, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and this year, she was named a Library Lion. For this week's episode of the New York Public Library podcast, we're proud to present Gloria Steinem discussing sex, justice, and magazines. Read More ›

Printing Women: Julie Buffalohead

Please click the image to view Julie Buffalohead's statement about her 'Revisionist History Lesson' and its "reexamination of settler mythology." The exhibition, 'Printing Women' focuses on Henrietta Louisa Koenen’s (1830–1881) collection and signals women’s continuing participation in printmaking as well as the Library’s longstanding commitment to acquiring and exhibiting prints made by women from around the world. Read More ›

Meet the Schomburg's Newest Archivists!

Our newest archivists, Tiana Taliep and Alexsandra Mitchell, tell us what it’s like to research and preserve some of the finest materials across the African Diaspora, and their journey to the Schomburg Center.Read More ›

Top 9 Documents from the Boston Committee of Correspondence Records

The BCC records is an important resource for understanding the American Revolution. But it is also a massive and unwieldy one. To make things easier, I've put together a list of nine important and representative documents from the BCC records, which, taken together, offer a rough outline of the BCC's activities and functions during the 1770s and 1780s, as well as a sense of the Committee's place in the larger story of the American Revolution.Read More ›

Rock 'n' Read: Cloud Nothings

f you're looking for alternative rock that channels the angst of your favorite '90s bands without being unabashedly derivative, Cloud Nothings fits the bill. Is Dylan Baldi intensely bookish, as well? Read on to find out, and rock 'n' read forever!Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of November 29

Training and recruitment events for the week.Read More ›

Booktalking "Creating Magic" by Lee Cockerell

Lee Cockerell has some interesting anecdotes and bits of advice for business leaders, straight from Disney HQ.Read More ›

Back in the U.S.S.R.: The Color Red in Early Advertising

How and why does red make us want to buy?Read More ›

December Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan

This month, come hear authors discuss their recent nonfiction books on a wide variety of subjects that promise to engage and inspire you!Read More ›

Five Authors. Six Books.

Recent literary press titles in translation.Read More › Exhibitions: Connect With The Box

Over the last year, NYPL has been experimenting with ways to think not outside the exhibition box, but in connection with it. Read More ›

The Ultimate E-Alike Gift Guide

During the holiday shopping season, the weather outside may be frightful — not to mention the crowds and the credit card statements — but your NYPL library card is so delightful!Read More ›

Write On! Great YA Books To Inspire Teens To Write

Got writers block? Some creative inspiration from the library.Read More ›

Book Notes From The Underground: November 2015

Here are some recently published titles that may appeal to you if you are a fan of reading short stories:Read More ›

Exhibit Checklist - Celebrating The Little Magazine in Contemporary America

View the exhibition checklist for Celebrating The Little Magazine in Contemporary America.Read More ›
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