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NYPL Staff Picks (Available in "E")

Recent ebooks in several genres available to check out.Read More ›

Food Studies 101 Reading List

With the holidays upon us, food is a topic at the front of our minds. The centerpiece of our tables, cultures, and familial traditions, food is nourishment for both body and mind. What we eat, however, is also at the center of a growing discipline that marries science and the humanities. Read More ›

A Birthday Huzzah for Mr. Ford Madox Ford

December 17 marks British author, editor, and all-around literary icon Ford Madox Ford’s 141st birthday. To celebrate the occasion, I explored his writings in the Rare Book Division—and found some fascinating glimpses into his life and work.Read More ›

NYC Web Development Fellowship Offering Tech Training, Internships and Jobs

Department of Small Business Services announces launch of NYC Web Development Fellowship offering tech training, internships and Jobs to 18- to 26- year olds.Read More ›

A Decade for People of African Descent

On December 9, ambassadors, UN dignitaries, students, and others, gathered in the Langston Hughes atrium for a pre-event to Human Rights Day and to the official takeoff of the International Decade for People of African Descent, both happening the following day. Read More ›

SBA: 8 Steps to Becoming a Consultant at 50 Plus

A Small Business Administration blog post authored by Caron Beesley. Caron is a small business owner, a writer, and marketing communications consultant.Read More ›

Find Christmas Albums at the Library

Now that Christmas is approaching get in the holiday spirit with one of these wonderful Christmas albums from the circulating collection: Read More ›

Association of College and Research Libraries, New York Chapter

The ACRL/NY chapter puts on an annual symposium and has a mentoring program as well.Read More ›

SBA: 5 Ways to Build Trust in a Business

A U.S. Small Business Administration blog post authored by Marco Carbajo. Marco is a business credit expert, author, speaker, and founder of the Business Credit Insiders Circle.Read More ›

A Sucker for Romance: 2014 YA Books Guaranteed to Make You Swoon!

Romance titles that didn't make our Top 25, but that will still make your heart go pitter-pat.Read More ›

Time Machine: Victor Jessen, Time’s Surreptitious Splicer

Dressed in black with his homemade blackened blimp, his pockets are stuffed with exposed and unexposed film; he is in constant fear of discovery.Read More ›

Doorways to Romance

How do you like your romance? Driven by story, character, setting or language? (Passion is a given.)Read More ›

Noteworthy Debut Novels 2014

Home run, first time at bat! Here are a few debut novels published this year (2014) that are also worth a look.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of December 14

Please note this blog post will be revised when more recruitment events for the week of December 14 are available.Read More ›

How to Say "Merry Christmas" in 8 Languages

Have a flair for foreign languages? Then this year, learn how to say "Merry Christmas" in eight different languages: French, Polish, Icelandic, Swedish, German, Spanish, Czech, and Norwegian. Read More ›

Meet the Artist: Evan Chamberlain

On view at the Mulberry Street Library are two glass works by Brooklyn-based artist Evan Chamberlain.Read More ›

My Favorite Quotes From YA Books I Read In 2014

“Libraries were full of ideas—perhaps the most dangerous and powerful of all weapons.” Read More ›

Podcast #40: Maira Kalman on Her Favorite Things

At a recent Books at Noon event, she spoke with us about her favorite things, including, Kantian walks, Pippi Longstocking, and Monet.Read More ›

December Reader's Den: Consider Phlebas Part 2

This week I'd like to delve into the character of Horza, why he is nearly fanatical in his pursuit of the missing Mind and what you think makes him tick. Read More ›

You Must Remember This: The Jeff Kisseloff Oral History Interviews

Between 1986 to 1988, Kisseloff traversed the city with a cassette recorder to interview former longshoreman, bootleggers, pickle makers, butchers, community activists, housewives, and writers in an attempt to capture stories of old Manhattan. Read More ›
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