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Live From the Reading Room: Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller to Phil Ponce

Live from the Reading Room: Correspondence is a podcast series that aims to share interesting and engaging letters written by or to key historical figures from the African Diaspora. Read More ›

Around the World in 80 Episodes: International TV Series

Ever wonder what the rest of the world is watching on TV? You are missing out if you're not familiar with at least a few of these international series.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of June 12

Job postings and recruitment events for the week ahead.Read More ›

A Very Experimental Father's Day

Victor receives a mysterious note on a dark and stormy night.Read More ›

Gracie Book Club at St. George: The R(evolution) of Evelyn Serrano

Join us on July 13 at 3 PM at the St. George Library Center for the second installment of the Gracie Book Club, hosted by First Lady Chirlane McCray.Read More ›

10 Years of LGBT Prize-Winning Reads

From short erotic fiction to a trans picture book and from LGBT graphic novels to a deeply reported book on Lawrence v. Texas, we're looking back at the incredible Lammy winners of the last ten years.Read More ›

#FridayReads Roundup: Children's Books for Pride Month & Artful Science Writing

Wondering what our Readers Services librarians did this week? Wonder no longer.Read More ›

Summer Staff Picks Are Here!

Every few months, our NYPL book experts bring you 100 books we love—culled from the millions upon millions out in the world—via our interactive Staff Picks browse tool. For this month's highlight, we picked Kwame Alexander's Booked.Read More ›

Keeping #TonysSoDiverse Beyond the 2015-2016 Season

It is too soon to tell if the next Broadway season will boast the same number of projects that star Asian-Americans, Latinos, African-Americans, deaf and disabled artists that it did this year, but it looks promising. Here’s a look at upcoming projects that are scheduled to open soon.Read More ›

The Right Stuff: Finding the Best Biography Database for Your Research

Find the best biography database for your subject, whether it is Alan Turing or Beyoncé.Read More ›

Take Me Back to Manhattan: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 14

Frank and Gwen keep it local this week, from a fashion show at Jefferson Market and Open Book Night with Mid-Manhattan's Elizabeth Waters, to a great read about the city's Chintz Age and a karaoke trip around Broadway.Read More ›

For fans of The Gene: An Intimate History

For fans of The Gene, discover seven more recent examples of artful science writing.Read More ›

Things to Do in New York City with Kids: Time Travel Edition

A look at forgotten pastimes as well as classic activities that children can enjoy today with guidebooks for families, past and present.Read More ›

NYC Buildings: Inspector Job Fair June 17

New York City Department of Buildings is hiring construction, plumbing, electrical, boiler, elevator and hoist and rigging inspectors.Read More ›

Recent Hip Hop You May Have Missed

Six suggestions for your summer.Read More ›

9 TV Shows To Binge Watch This Summer

Here are some recommendations of great shows to watch this coming season and on DVD.Read More ›

Department of Education Fall Internships

The Department of Education (ED) offers internships for students interested in seeking valuable work experience in government and federal education policy and administration. Read More ›

LGBTQ Books for the Youngest Readers

It’s never too early to read children books that speak to equality.Read More ›

Ep. 33 "A Little Glimpse Behind the Scenes" | Library Stories

Ben West, founder and director of UnsungMusicalsCo., is on a mission to give new life to the lesser-known authors and works of American musical theater.Read More ›

Election Confections: Harrison Cake and Other Historical Political Treats

The presidential election of 1840 was a fascinating moment in American political—and confectionary—history. While Harrison's status as a well-known war hero almost certainly contributed to his victory, I like to believe that his popularity was further bolstered by the cake created in his honor.Read More ›
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