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NYPLarcade: Spring 2016

NYPLarcade is an opportunity to play, watch, and discuss independent, experimental, and thought-provoking games in a library setting. Think of it as a book club, but for video games.Read More ›

Live from the Reading Room: Aaron Douglas to Alta Sawyer Douglas

Today’s episode features a memorable love note from leading Harlem Renaissance painter, illustrator, and graphic artist Aaron Douglas to his wife and life partner Alta Sawyer Douglas, an esteemed educator and Harlemite. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of February 14

Recruitment events and career workshops in the week ahead.Read More ›

Who's the King of Ohio?

Stephen King asked Twitter to come up with great novels about Ohio, and we rose to the challenge.Read More ›

Celebrating African American Jews

In honor of African American History Month, the Dorot Jewish Division celebrates African American Jewish authors and achievements.Read More ›

Political Intent Through the Narrative

Five recent works of philosophy, criticism and architecture.Read More ›

Department of Education Summer Internships

Are you interested in public service? Have you thought of pursuing a federal career? Would you like to gain valuable work experience in the U.S. Department of Education this summer?Read More ›

Spotlight On: Meshell Ndegeocello

Singer Me'shell Ndegeocello has been in the music industry for over 20 years. Come take a peek into her world and discover the artist behind the music.Read More ›

The Moviegoer: Bad Love, An Anti-Valentine's Day Movie List

Just in time for Valentine's Day: a list of movies where love goes south, or where one (or more) of the participants ends up in a bad way.Read More ›

Reading Wesleyan Press

The works of four poets and writers from Wesleyan University Press.Read More ›

Ep. 16 "We Want Them To Feel Cared About" | Library Stories

Mona Gambardella leads her own group of knitters and crocheters at Mariners Harbor Library, where they have made over 150 scarves for the homeless so far.Read More ›

Finding Love in NYC, Literally

The city that never sleeps is the backdrop for some of literature’s best love stories. Here are our favorite romantic scenes that take place in the city, plus a map with their locations. Read More ›

Tales of Twin Sisters

Twins—a pair of aces, two of a kind, double trouble, peas in a pod, whatever you want to call them—have a companion for life, even if they bicker or banter or spend stretches of time apart. Here are a few favorite books about twins from our children's collection.Read More ›

Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program: BuildingWorks

Looking for a career in the construction trade? BuildingWorks Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program can get you there.Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: February 14, 2016

This week's top five brings us new novels from popular series: NYPD Red, Ghostwalker, and the Mistborn.Read More ›

Research 101: Primary Sources

What is a Primary Source? A primary source is an original document or object that was created at the time of your study.Read More ›

A Trivial Blog Post for Serious People

An unassuming black notebook contains the earliest draft of Oscar Wilde’s play The Importance of Being Earnest, written by hand and with the author’s frequent emendations.Read More ›

Presidential Biographies for Presidents' Day

Here is a list of biographies that will take the reader well beyond high school history and National Gallery portraits to understand these men as anything but clear-cut themselves. Read More ›

Growing Up With Judy Blume

When I was a kid, Judy Blume was one of the most important people I had never met. I enjoyed many books she’d written, but it was Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret that I read more times than any other book. By the time I got a little older and started reading Deenie, she’d become my unofficial guide for what I should expect in the milestones of my life. Read More ›

Expand Your Search for Love with Columbia Granger's

The trouble with a narrowly defined search for love is you might not find exactly what you are looking for. This Valentine's Day, fall hopelessly in love with Columbia Granger's World of Poetry. Read More ›
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