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Ep. 80 "I Am Going To Excel" | Library Stories

It's easy for Amy to get help with her homework—and learn new computer skills—at Westchester Square Library, thanks to the Innovation Labs program.Read More ›

中文好书 –七月2017| New Chinese Language Books

A brief, selective list of recent Chinese language titles. Read More ›

#SharkWeek: Take a Bite Out of a Book!

The Library has dozens of children's books about sharks. Here is a short list to get you started.Read More ›

NYPL Events: What's Happening 7/24-8/7

Welcome to our biweekly 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 ›

Children's Books about Death, Loss, and Grieving

Many children must face the terminal illness and death of pets, grandparents, other friends and family members, and more. Even children who aren’t directly dealing with loss or grieving often still have questions about the concepts.Read More ›

What are you Reading?: ALA Edition

A book list from librarians and library workers themselves. What are the people who work with books every day reading? Read More ›

Schomburg Teen Curators Visit the Lenfest Center for the Arts

This month, Schomburg Teen Curators visited the Uptown exhibition at the Lenfest Center for the Arts in Harlem, New York. Read More ›

Very British (& Scottish) Romances

Romance is the only genre where you essentially know the ending: two people will end up together. The who, what, where, and how of the story, however, are all up for grabs.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of July 23

Find DOL blogs, free job training programs, job listings and more.Read More ›

NYPL #FridayReads: The Don't Call Me That Edition July 21, 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 ›

Booktalking "Star-Crossed" by Barbara Dee

Gemma is the apple of Mathilda's eye. Yet, she is shocked when one of her buddies opines that Mattie has a crush on Gemma. What could this mean?!?! Read More ›

Edith Magonigle and the Art War Relief

Called Art War Relief, members from a group of art societies formed a coalition under the auspices of the American Red Cross.Read More ›

Where to Start with Cormac McCarthy

If you haven't gotten a chance to read McCarthy's works, here are our suggestions for where to start.Read More ›

#SubwayLibrary Suggestions: New & Noteworthy

There's so much available to read on the #SubwayLibrary — a service that delivers free e-books brought to you by MTA, Transit Wireless, and NYC's libraries— it can be hard to choose which books to peruse on your commute. Lucky for you, we're going to put together a list of our favorite titles in a given category every week, so you can get the best recommendations for what to read from our NYPL experts.Read More ›

Remembering the Future: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 49

This week, it's all in how you look at it. Feminism, space, time, language, aliens, and a whole lot more.Read More ›

Новые русские названия не пропустите - июль 2017- Новинки | New Russian Language Books

A brief selective list of recent Russian language titles. Read More ›

"Get Out" Reading and Viewing List

As Get Out was recently released on DVD, what better time than now to unpack the many layers and images in the film with NYPL’s resources: some of which are available at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and others may be found at NYPL’s research and branch libraries. Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: New YA for July

No such thing as summer vacation for great new YA fiction, nonfiction, comics, and graphic novels! Here are the titles for teens that we're most excited about putting on our shelves.Read More ›

Nelson Mandela Resource Guide

In celebration of Mandela Day, and what would have been his 99th birthday, we honor the South African activist and former President Nelson Mandela with this resource guide.Read More ›

Podcast #173: Phillip Glass, Words Without Music

The giant of twentieth-century American music took to the LIVE from the NYPL stage in June. He spoke with Paul Holdengräber.Read More ›
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