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Summer at the Library

Celebrate summer with free events, programs for kids and teens, reading recommendations, and much more!

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  • Author Talks & Conversations

  • Exhibitions

  • Kids & Teens

  • Other Events

  • Corey Brettschneider with Emily Zackin: The Presidents and the People

    Mon, Jul 22 | 6:30 PM

    Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)

    Corey Brettschneider and Emily Zackin with the cover of The Presidents and the People.
  • Reading Rhythms at Morningside Heights Library

    Tues, Jul 23 | 6 PM

    Morningside Heights Library

    People read on the floor and seated at tables in a dim, cozy space.
  • NYPL's Teen Voices Festival

    Wed, Aug 7 | 12 Noon–4 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

    Teens walking, writing, and painting on a colorful backdrop featuring flying books and stars.
  • Corey Brettschneider with Emily Zackin: The Presidents and the People

    Mon, Jul 22 | 6:30 PM

    Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)

    Corey Brettschneider and Emily Zackin with the cover of The Presidents and the People.
  • Reading Rhythms at Morningside Heights Library

    Tues, Jul 23 | 6 PM

    Morningside Heights Library

    People read on the floor and seated at tables in a dim, cozy space.
  • NYPL's Teen Voices Festival

    Wed, Aug 7 | 12 Noon–4 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

    Teens walking, writing, and painting on a colorful backdrop featuring flying books and stars.

Staff Picks

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In the Collection

  • Sound and Silence

    Matt Hay

    AdultNonfiction
  • Prairie, Dresses, Art, Other

    Danielle Dutton

    AdultNonfiction
  • God Bless You, Otis Spunkmeyer

    Joseph Earl Thomas

    AdultFiction
  • A Walk in the Park

    Kevin Fedarko

    AdultNonfiction
  • One Of Our Kind

    Nicola Yoon

    AdultFiction
  • Boys Weekend

    Mattie Lubchansky

    AdultFiction
  • Teller of Secrets

    Bisi Adjapon

    AdultFiction
  • The Resting Place

    Camilla Sten

    AdultFiction
  • How To Be Old

    Lyn Slater

    AdultNon-Fiction
  • Tired Ladies Take a Stand

    Gretchen Anthony

    AdultFiction
  • Celebrate Differences with Ability-Diverse Picture Books

    Discover new picture books that celebrate mental and physical disabilities.

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  • 10 Sports Documentaries You Can Stream At Home With Your Library Card

    Get inspired by these compelling stories of persistence and resiliency.

     


     

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