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Essential James Joyce Reads

To read James Joyce is to encounter a radical idiom in service of indiscriminate observation.Read More ›

Quiz: Do You Know Your Groundhogs?

Show us your Punxsutawney genius by identifying the groundhogs in the following pictures.Read More ›

A Super Bowl of Snacks: Books for Making Football Food

Some people are there for the game, some people for the commercials, but the rest of us are really just there for the food. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of January 31

Apprenticeships and other job opportunities this week.Read More ›

"The Year of the Rat" by Clare Furniss

Pearl had a good life until childbirth unexpectedly stole her mother from her. Read More ›

Color Our Collections February 1-5

Download our coloring sheets and share your creations using #colorourcollections this week.Read More ›

Presenting... The Schomburg Mixtape

"I have a voice. My voice is powerful. My voice can change the world." Listen to 15 audio conversations from the Schomburg Center's extended family.Read More ›

Coming Soon: The Hunt-Lenox Globe, in 3D!

The New York Public Library received a generous grant from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation to scan the globe using 3D imaging technology. The project was undertaken in conjunction with the Lazarus Project, an organization that provides historical researchers access to advanced imaging technology.Read More ›

Dance Broadside Collection on Exhibit in LPA Reading Room

The Dance Broadside Collection was recently processed and made available to the public. A new exhibit showcasing a few pieces from this collection is now located in the Library for Performing Arts third floor reading room. Read More ›

The Best Tools for Informed Election Voting

This year you may be prepared to vote but not yet prepared to vote for any candidate in particular. If you find yourself unsure of where to direct your support, there are plenty of resources to help you find your footing.Read More ›

Per Scholas: Free Job Training for IT Network Specialists

Per Scholas prepares smart, dedicated people to work in key technical roles and is building a more diverse technical workforce by creating on-ramps for women and people of color.Read More ›

The Best Indie Press of the Past Week

A random, though not so odd, assortment of books I have been reading lately.Read More ›

The Journalist’s Journey

Long-form nonfiction can be a great way to get a behind-the-scenes look at not just the "what" and the "why," but also the "how."Read More ›

Inside the Conservation Lab: Three-Dimensional "Seal-Print"

Treating and re-housing Coronation of the Virgin by the Trinity.Read More ›

Nomadic Classification: Classmark History and New Browsing Tool

Classification, the basic process of categorization, is simple in theory but becomes complex in practice. At their core these various systems of categorization are simply based on good faith judgments. Whoever organized your local grocery thought: “Cookies seem pretty similar to crackers, I will put them together in the same aisle.”Read More ›

Learn About Brain Exercise for Hyper-Productivity on February 2 at SIBL

One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to exercise. But what about exercising our brains to get more things done?Read More ›

爱的讯息 - Messages of Love in Chinese Books

Books in Chinese for Valentine's Day.Read More ›

A Tribute to David Bowie

As a tribute to David Bowie's life, his music and his acting, here is a list of works by him as well as about him.Read More ›

Ep. 14 "I Touched That Book" | Library Stories

The sense of pride that David Peters feels about his job moving the Library’s materials throughout the city is palpable. He not only delivers books, but also special collections and high valued items. But it’s seeing a child with a library book in hand that really makes his day.

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12 YA Novels To Look For in 2016

New year, new books!Read More ›
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