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The BFG: Steven Spielberg Meets Roald Dahl

Steven Spielberg, creator of many beloved movies for children brings one of the most beloved children’s stories, The BFG by Roald Dahl, to the big screen. The BFG opens in theaters July 1, 2016 the year that marks the 100th anniversary of Dahl’s birth. To celebrate this collaboration, here are five of our favorite Dahl books, and five equally imaginative and magical Spielberg kids movies. Read More ›

Podcast #117: Bruce Davidson and Matt Dillon on Lasting Impressions

Bruce Davidson's photography has captured American life for over fifty years, from the Civil Rights Movement to life in Harlem during the 1990s. One of his greatest fans, actor Matt Dillon, joined Davidson for a recent event at the Library. For this week's episode of the New York Public Library, we're proud to present Davidson and Dillon discussing New York, subverted expectations, and photographs that have remained influential.Read More ›

Citizenship Fair / Feria de la ciudadanía / Un séminaire sur la Citoyenneté Américaine/ Информационная ярмарка по получению гражданства США

On July 25, Mid-Manhattan Library will be hosting an all-day Citizenship Fair, which will feature local and government agencies, ready to assist new Americans with their citizenship applications. Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: June 26, 2016

Readers are going cuckoo for Jojo this week, as the British romance author takes over two of the top five spots while the King of Horror once again debuts at No. 1.Read More ›

Finding the Right Meditation Practice for You

A list of book to help you find the right meditation practice for you.Read More ›

Introducing Genoveve Stowell at 53rd Street Library

At 53rd Street Library, it’s all hustle and bustle as the final details are being hammered out—literally. Read More ›

The Other Secret Garden

The success of the Library's Anti-Prom, based on Frances Hodgson Burnett’s novel, The Secret Garden.Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New Kids Poetry

Our Best Books for Kids committee has been busy reading and reviewing 2016 titles. Here are a few of their favorite new poetry books for kids.Read More ›

On Black Fatherhood and Muhammad Ali

Remembering Ali as a champion father figure in the black community—exemplifying strength, confidence, and a love for people around the world.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of June 19

SAGEWorks, Census Bureau, resume workshops, and more employment events happening this week.Read More ›

10 Books To Make You Think About the Way You Think

Reflecting on our beliefs and motives, decisions and reactions, helps us grow. Here are a few titles from the arenas of Human and Social Behavior that offer insight into our psyches. Read More ›

Predicting the Future

Many books from Science and Science Fiction genres foretell the future and serve as cautionary tales that demand we think about our actions and the way we live today. Read More ›

#FridayReads Roundup: A Kid-tastic Week

Our Readers Services team focused on the little ones this week, with lists just for kids' books and recommended reading for Family Day.Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New Graphic Novels for Kids

Our Best Books for Kids committee's favorite new comics and graphic novels.Read More ›

New Russian Arrivals June 2016 | Новые Книги: Июнь 2016

Предлагаем нашим читателям новые поступления в библиотеку Mid-Manhattan. Read More ›

NYPL Makes Music with Make Music NY!

On Tuesday, June 21—the Summer Solstice—the library will be hosting 30+ free music performances!Read More ›

Learn a New Language at Your Local Library

How to learn Italian online with Mango Languages or in person this fall at 67th Street Library.Read More ›

Books to Help Kids Cope

Books for kids that address scary events—big and small—and how to cope with the anxiety, fear, anger, and other feelings they bring up.Read More ›

Library Community Comes Together to Offer Support Following Orlando Tragedy

We have been deeply touched as we've seen librarians and libraries across the country come together to provide information and support to their communities following the Orlando tragedy. Read More ›

12 Hour Fashion Show: An Event to Remember!

On Friday, June 3, Jefferson Market Library hosted its first 12 Hour Fashion Show competition. Out of dozens of applicants, eight up-and-coming New York designers were chosen to create looks inspired by Greenwich Village and compete for a $1,000 grand prize.Read More ›
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