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This is a multimedia showroom for librarians, curators, event speakers, scholars, and writers working and creating at The New York Public Library. Explore staff blogs, view original videos, download podcasts, browse print publications, interact with digital exhibitions, and connect with NYPL on Facebook, Twitter, and beyond. Explore and get inspired!

The Ultimate E-Alike Gift Guide

During the holiday shopping season, the weather outside may be frightful — not to mention the crowds and the credit card statements — but your NYPL library card is so delightful! In addition to borrowing books, CDs, and DVDs, your library card gives you access to hundreds of online databases. These databases contain so many different resources, you may not need to leave your house to stuff your stocking. All of the “e-alikes” suggested 

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Africa and the African Diaspora

Schomburg Treasures: The StoryCorps Black LGBTQ Archive

The StoryCorps Black LGBTQ Archive is now available at the Schomburg Center.Read More ›

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Featured Blogger:
Andy Wagstaff

Cubicle Vacations: New Music, Vol 1

Take a little audio mini-vacation from your cubicle. Here is your list of some of the most exciting, newly purchased CDs from our circulating collections for your listening pleasure. Read More ›

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Featured Library:
New Dorp Library

Hear and Share Your Hurricane Sandy Stories with Sandy Storyline's Exhibit

In recognition of the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, The New York Public Library is partnering with Sandy Storyline to present an opportunity to hear and share first person stories of recovery and remembrance.Read More ›

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