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6 Last-Minute Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Still need that perfect something? Check out our list of recommendations for last-minute gift ideas!Read More ›

BLC's Favorite YA Reads of 2017

After reading nearly 150 young adult books in 2017, two Bronx Library Center librarians share their favorites.Read More ›

Looking for Peak Coziness? Look No Further.

It’s a cold and rainy December day in New York, and we’re here to answer the burning question on everyone’s mind: How can I achieve peak coziness today?Read More ›

Muhammad Yunus & Jeffrey Sachs: The NYPL Podcast Ep. 194

Is self-interest the only force motivating business? Or can altruism be an equally powerful driver of innovation? Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Prize–winning father of microcredit, discussed these questions—the subject of his latest book—with fellow economist Jeffrey Sachs.Read More ›

Sharing Dance Digitally: Understanding Issues of Copyright & Access

Intern Lexa Armstrong shares what she learned while working in the Jerome Robbins Dance Division.Read More ›

Libraries Build Communities

This post is part of a series where we review what has happened at The New York Public Library in 2017. Today we discuss how we meet the growing and ever-changing need for the Library's services.Read More ›

Cozy Chanukah Picture Books

Many readers might know a few old standbys, but more recently published books about the Festival of Lights go beyond the standard dreidel-based fare. We have stories about Yiddish-speaking chickens, Braille dreidels, immigrants stranded at sea, families who fry up dosas instead of latkes, and more.Read More ›

NYPL Events: What's Happening 12/11-12/25

Welcome to our bi-weekly update on events happening during the next two weeks at The New York Public Library. With 92 locations across New York City, a lot is happening at the Library. Read More ›

The 12 Days of Bookness

No matter what you celebrate during this time of year, the time is right for curling up with a special beverage of your choice and a really great new book. We've compiled a list of suggestions, hand-selected by our Readers Services team, to brighten your December. Check back every day until December 22 for a new category.Read More ›

Novedades de Diciembre 2017: ¡Felices Fiestas de Fin de Año!

Una lista selectiva de libros recientes sobre historias de romance, acción y otros temas de ficción para celebrar los días festivos del último mes del año.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of December 10

Browse helpful job and employment resources for this week.Read More ›

We Need a Little Christmas: Cozy Holiday Reads

Here's a list of books filled with Christmas miracles, opposites attracting, lovers reuniting, families reconciling, happily ever afters, mysteries being solved and villains being vanquished—plus lots of snow and holiday merriment! Read More ›

Booktalking "Anatomy of Innocence" by Laura Caldwell and Leslie S. Klinger

Exculpatory DNA evidence, false witness identification, and law enforcement and legal misconduct lead to an alarming number of innocent people being put into prison for decades.Read More ›

Quiz: How well do you know the Dewey Decimal System?

The Dewey Decimal System is a library classification system that organizes library materials and helps patrons find what they're looking for. So go on; show us your stuff. Take our quiz to find out just how Dewey-savvy you are!Read More ›

The Five-Borough Map: A Nonvisual Design Challenge for New Yorkers

New arrivals, students, and professionals are united in their quest for tactile maps of New York City. Read More ›

We Believe in Literacy for All

This post is part of a series where we review what has happened at The New York Public Library in 2017. Today we discuss the steps we've taken to increase literacy: getting more people reading more and fine forgiveness.Read More ›

A Sotto-Voce Proposal in the Library's Rose Main Reading Room

New York Times bestselling author, Catherynne Valente, gets engaged in the Library's Rose Main Reading Room. Read More ›

NYPL #FridayReads: The Mixed Feelings Edition - December 8, 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.Read More ›

On the Front Page: A Look Back at Pearl Harbor

Take a look at front pages covering the attack on Pearl Harbor from across the United States and from around the world. Read More ›

NYPL's 10 Best Books of 2017

NYPL staff votes for their favorite books published in 2017.Read More ›
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