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NYPL's World Literature Festival: April 15–30

Celebrate the languages of NYC's diverse communities—plus, discover free NYPL events and resources in world languages, available all year long! 

Spotlight

  • Teal text-based graphic reads: Arab American Heritage Month.
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  • Author Talks & Conversations

  • Exhibitions

  • Kids & Teens

  • Other Events

  • Ross Perlin with Suketu Mehta: Language City

    Thurs, Apr 18 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    2 side-by-side headshots: Ross Perlin, Suketu Mehta
  • Stephen Kotkin: Six Futures of Russia—Why We Need History (and Libraries)

    Wed, Apr 24 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    LIVE from NYPL logo, Stephen Kotkin headshot
  • Emily Wilson: Reading The Iliad ft. Ben Shenkman & Morgan Spector

    Tues, Apr 30 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    Emily Wilson headshot, book cover of The Iliad
  • The Schomburg Center's Black Comic Book Festival

    Apr 26–27

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

    SchomCom art features an illustrator drawing comic book characters.
  • Ross Perlin with Suketu Mehta: Language City

    Thurs, Apr 18 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    2 side-by-side headshots: Ross Perlin, Suketu Mehta
  • Stephen Kotkin: Six Futures of Russia—Why We Need History (and Libraries)

    Wed, Apr 24 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    LIVE from NYPL logo, Stephen Kotkin headshot
  • Emily Wilson: Reading The Iliad ft. Ben Shenkman & Morgan Spector

    Tues, Apr 30 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    Emily Wilson headshot, book cover of The Iliad

Staff Picks

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  • There's Always This Year

    Hanif Abdurraqib

    AdultNonfiction
    There's Always This Year: On Basketball and Ascension
  • The Last Tale of the Flower Bride

    Roshani Choksi

    AdultFiction
    the last tale of the flower brude by roshani chokshi
  • The Brightest Star

    Gail Tsukiyama

    AdultFiction
    the brightest star by gail tsukiyama
  • Who Owns This Sentence?

    David Bellos

    AdultNonfiction
    who owns this sentence? by david bellos
  • Day

    Michael Cunningham

    AdultFiction
    day by michael cunningham
  • Dearborn

    Ghassan Zeineddine

    AdultFiction
    Dearborn: Stories
  • The Spy and I

    Tiana Smith

    AdultFiction
    The Spy and I
  • Theophanies

    Sarah Ghazal Ali

    AdultPoetry
    Theophanies: Poems
  • Our Favorite Poetry Books of 2024, So Far...

    Fifteen superb new poetry collections for Poetry Month. 

     


     

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  • 25 Books About Libraries and Library Workers

    Are libraries your happy place? Check out one of these library-themed reads.

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