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Inside the NYPL Blog Redesign

The redesign highlights all the great blog posts from NYPL, as well as the series, channels, and authors on their own landing pages. We’ll go through some issues we encountered as well as workflow improvements we got out of redesigning NYPL Blogs in React. Read More ›

October Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan Library

We've got a selection of engaging author talks coming up this month at the Mid-Manhattan Library. Come listen to scholars and other experts discuss their recent non-fiction books on a variety of subjects and ask them questions. Read More ›

Recent Acquisitions in the Jewish Division: September 2016

The following titles on our Recent Acquisitions Display are just a few of our new books, which are available at the reference desk in the Dorot Jewish Division. Read More ›

Sixteen, Going on Seventeen: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 22

Manga madness overtakes the podcast when Frank and Gwen are joined by YA librarian Chantalle Uzan. Plus: Love for Liesel... not so much for Lionel Shriver.

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Our 7 Favorite Literary Coffee Shops

Writers and coffee go together like espresso and steamed milk. Everywhere you look, there's a writer plugging away on their laptop in a cafe, usually with a steaming cup of joe by their side. Here are seven of our favorite literary cafes from around the globe.Read More ›

New Russian Books, October 2016 | Новые поступления в библиотеку

New Russian books available at Mid-Manhattan Library.Read More ›

Ep. 47 "The Library is a Safe Haven" | Library Stories

Working in the New York City public schools, Terri created a partnership with Aguilar Library to let 8th graders sample library careers. But it wasn't just to provide job skills. Read More ›

Podcast #131: Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky on Money and The Sickest Joke in the History of Humankind

Yanis Varoufakis is the former finance minister of Greece, an economist, and the author of the book And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe's Crisis and America's Economic Future. Recently, he was joined at LIVE from the NYPL by Noam Chomsky, the prolific linguist, social critic, and political activist. Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: October 2, 2016

Pirates and sheriffs make their way onto the bestseller list this week, with three newcomers in the top five.Read More ›

NACC: Free Job Training for Paralegals

The New American Chamber of Commerce free Paralegal Certificate Course is the cornerstone of NACC, CARE, IJLEF and Figeroux & Associates, and is an educational empowerment project to help members of their community attain job training in legal services.Read More ›

Booktalking "Inexcusable" by Chris Lynch

According to Keir, Gigi misunderstood what happened, did not speak up, or both, and everything was fine.Read More ›

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage!

Discover facts, stories, events, activities, and reading resources.Read More ›

Black Lives Black Motorists

Within our contemporary climate of #BlackLivesMatter, The Green Book guides deserve continued discussion of their value as not only a practical travel resource for their time, but also as a survival guide. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of September 25

Career fairs and recruitment events for the week ahead.Read More ›

Resource and Career Fair for Entrepreneurial Performing Artists at SIBL September 30

Hear about the latest programs and services from a cross section of NY metro area entrepreneurial resources to help you with your small business, production, career or artistic endeavor.Read More ›

Found Staten Island Stories 3: Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Mariners' Harbor, 1886 and 1888

This is the third in a series of of posts highlighting some of the fascinating stories from the historical Staten Island newspapers now being digitized and uploaded to the web.  Find out more about this project at 

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NYPL #FridayReads: The Before Game of Thrones Edition September 23, 2016

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.Read More ›

Sharing Stories with Regina Ress

Two upcoming programs at Mid-Manhattan featuring master storyteller Regina Ress: Compassion, Generosity and Grace: Stories from 9/11 and Healing Voices-Personal Stories: Films and A Panel Discussion on Domestic Violence.Read More ›

J. Rosamond Johnson and "Lift Every Voice"

The National Museum of African American History & Culture opens on September 24, 2016. The Smithsonian has decided to name the celebration “Lift Every Voice,” borrowing the phrase from the song known as America’s Black National Anthem.Read More ›

10 Great Picture Books about Diverse Children and Families

Here are some picture books that can help children appreciate and understand how people and families can be different, and, at the same time, share the same universal value: love. Read More ›
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