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    Mayor Adams Proclaims October 4 #FreedomToRead Day

    By NYPL Staff | October 3, 2023
    Stand with your fellow New Yorkers against book bans and support the freedom to read!
  • Text: Message from Judy Blume alongside photo of author Judy Blume, an older, smiling woman with short hair wearing a green cardigan sweater and a beaded turquoise necklace

    It's Me, Judy. Let's Talk About Book Bans.

    By Judy Blume, Author | October 2, 2023
    The freedom to read is under attack in this country. It sounds like I'm being overdramatic, and I wish I was, but the numbers don't lie.
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    Banned Books Reading List: Stand for the Right to Read Freely

    By NYPL Staff | September 25, 2023
    A book list for all ages, selected by our expert librarians, to highlight titles past and present that are targets of bans and challenges.
  • collage of three book covers

    10 September Fiction Releases To Get Your Hands On

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | September 21, 2023
    New September books are the equivalent of freshly sharpened pencils and uncreased folders.
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    Head Back to the Quad with These 15 Campus Novels

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | August 31, 2023
    As college campuses spring back to life and fill with backpack-clad students, it's the perfect time to sink into a campus novel.
  • cover of graphic novel for Shortcomings alongside promo shot from the film showing an Asian man and woman on a city street

    10 Page-to-Screen Graphic Novels & Comics To Enjoy

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | August 24, 2023
    What series are you rooting for to be adapted next?

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