by Aidan Flax-Clark, Manager of Public Programs March 28, 2017
The New York Public Library Podcast features your favorite writers, artists, and thinkers in smart talks and provocative conversations. Listen to some of our most engaging programs, discover new ideas, and celebrate the best of today’s culture.
by Andrea Lipinski, Senior Young Adult Librarian, Kingsbridge Library March 28, 2017
Many people who’ve known me for years don’t know that I had several big turning points and life-changing moments when I was young that started me on the path to becoming a librarian. But if you’ve ever seen one of my Career Day presentations, you know all about those turning points, because I always start by sharing those stories.Read More ›
by Jenny Baum, Jefferson Market Library March 24, 2017
I was inspired by the movie Xanadu in which Olivia Newton-John is a Greek muse incarnated as a girl named Kira who inspires others to achieve. I got to thinking about books that were inspired by great works of art or by the lives of artists and created this list. Read More ›
by Tracy O'Neill, Social Media Curator March 24, 2017
During the week, it can be tough to stay on top of everything. On Fridays, though, we suggest kicking back to catch up on all the delightful literary reading the internet has to offer. Don’t have the time to hunt for good reads? Never fear. We've rounded up the best bookish reading of the week for you.
We're pleased to announce the finalists for the seventeenth annual Young Lions Fiction Award, honoring the works of five commanding, diverse, young authors. From high-concept premises, to the exploration of heartbreaking family dynamics, each of these debut novels exemplifies the power of the written word. Read More ›
by Gwen Glazer, Librarian, Readers Services March 22, 2017
Wait, Super Model? Absolutely, but also: Super Librarian! Gwen and Frank talk to Outreach Services Librarian Shauntee Burns about her work with schools, her long and varied career at NYPL and her attendance at one very famous NYC high school!Read More ›
by Aidan Flax-Clark, Manager of Public Programs March 21, 2017
Dr. Danielle Ofri speaks with WNYC host Mary Harris about her new book, What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear, which proves that medicine doesn’t have to work that way, and how better communication can lead to better health for all of us.Read More ›