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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

  • Michael Stipe: Portraits of Now

    Tues, Jun 25 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    Michael Stipe headshot; book cover of Even the birds gave pause
  • Taffy Brodesser-Akner: Long Island Compromise

    Tues, Jul 9 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    Taffy Brodesser-Akner headshot; Book cover of Long Island Compromise
  • Celebrate Pride Month with NYPL

    Through Jun 30

    Various Locations

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  • Michael Stipe: Portraits of Now

    Tues, Jun 25 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    Michael Stipe headshot; book cover of Even the birds gave pause
  • Taffy Brodesser-Akner: Long Island Compromise

    Tues, Jul 9 | 7 PM

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & Online

    Taffy Brodesser-Akner headshot; Book cover of Long Island Compromise

Staff Picks

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In the Collection

  • Brown Neon

    Raquel Gutierrez

    AdultNonfiction
    brown neon by raquel gutierrez
  • Castle Rock Kitchen

    Theresa Carle-Sanders

    AdultNonfiction
    castle rock kitchen by theresa carle-sanders
  • The Mystery Writer

    Sulari Gentill

    AdultFiction
    the mystery writer by sulari gentill
  • Raiders of the Lost Heart

    Jo Segura

    AdultRomance
    raiders of the lost heart by jo segura
  • Anita de Monte Laughs Last

    Xochitl Gonzalez

    AdultFiction
    anita de monte laughs last by xochitl gonzalez
  • Rebel Girl: My Life as a Feminist Punk

    Kathleen Hanna

    AdultNonfiction
    Rebel Girl: My Life as a Feminist Punk
  • My Beloved Monster

    Caleb Carr

    AdultNonfiction
    My Beloved Monster
  • Hunted

    Abir Mukherjee

    AdultFiction
    Hunted by Abir Mukherjee
  • City of Laughter

    Temim Fruchter

    AdultFiction
    City of Laughter
  • Ten Bridges I've Burnt

    Brontez Purnell

    AdultNonfiction
    Ten Bridges I've Burnt
  • 20 New Books To Celebrate Pride Month

    From nonfiction on the importance of queer spaces to fiction exploring knotty relationships, this list will keep you busy all summer long.

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  • New Kids Books to Celebrate Pride Month

    These inclusive stories showcase diverse family structures and a spectrum of identity and self-expression

     


     

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