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Llama-Famous! Poetry Extravaganza: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 57

Podcasts are red/Podcasts are blue/This episode's all poetry/We hope you like it too!Read More ›

Brave Enough to Take the Next Step: A Tale of Mentoring at the Library

When Gesille began her career 17 years ago, she thought it would be great to have someone to talk to about work challenges. She found that and more at the Library.Read More ›

6 Ways to Research Without Leaving Home

Learn how to use The New York Public Library website to research from home, as well as about popular databases.Read More ›

Podcast #182: Atul Gawande & Elizabeth Alexander

Two writers, two beautiful books, both on the subject of death. Atul Gawande's Being Mortal examines the lengths modern medicine must go to better humanize the final stages of our lives. Elizabeth Alexander's The Light of the World is the memoir of her husband Ficre's sudden and unexpected death, and Alexander's process of grieving and rebuilding that followed it.Read More ›

NYPL Events: What's Happening 9/18-10/2

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 ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of September 17

Find job fairs, free job training programs, job listings, recruitment events, career development programs, and more.Read More ›

Novedades de Septiembre 2017: ¡Celebrando la Herencia Hispana!

Festejando con orgullo el mes de la Herencia Hispana (desde Septiembre 15 a Octubre 15) con el lema de este año: Formando el futuro brillante de América.Read More ›

Exploring Citizenship Day: Programs, Books & Films

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is observed each year on September 17 to commemorate the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, and to “recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens.”Read More ›

Quiz: Whodunnit? Marple vs. Poirot

In honor of Christie’s birthday on Sept. 15, 1890, we created a quiz to see if you can tell her two most memorable creations apart.Read More ›

Booktalking "Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor"

Tim Gunn has much to say about education, life, and much more—including personal finance!Read More ›

J.D. Salinger, Whaaaaaat? The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 56

What happens when you get My Brother's Husband, A Lost Lady, and Frog and Toad Together in the same room? Find out as Gwen and Frank discuss gay manga, Willa Cather, J.D. Salinger, and Arnold Lobel's classic books for children!Read More ›

New & Noteworthy: Superhero Stories

Here are a few exceptional new superhero stories. May justice prevail!Read More ›

Get It Together! The Shop’s 5 Picks for Organizing Your Fall

The Library Shop has everything you need to get organized for back-to-school, back-to-work, and back-to-life.Read More ›

Philosophy As a Way of Life

Philosophy, as it is practiced today, is abstract, theoretical, and detached from life. In the Greco-Roman world, it was something quite different. Philosophy was a way of life.Read More ›

Quiz: Which Oversized Kid-Lit Animal Are You?

Find out which beloved kid-lit beast matches your personality!Read More ›

Podcast #181: Kurt Andersen, Fantasyland

The host and co-creator of Studio 360 discusses his new book, Fantasyland: How American Went Haywire, with NYU professor Kwame Anthony Appiah.Read More ›

Inaugural Class: Fordham-NYPL Research Fellows in Jewish Studies

Congratulations to the inaugural class of Fordham-NYPL Research Fellows in Jewish Studies! This joint pilot fellowship program is for scholars in all fields of Jewish Studies from outside the New York City metropolitan area. Read More ›

Jesse Owens & Athletes Who Protest (or Don't)

He solidified his name as one of the most important athletic figures in history—not only for his record breaking speed, but for where and when he won his Olympic medals. However, an incredibly similar situation threw him into the midst of controversy thirty-two years later.Read More ›

New York and the American Revolution: Resources at NYPL

Interested in learning more about New York's role, and the early battles of the American Revolution? Inspired by Hamilton? Here are some of the resources I consulted for @NYPLHistory.Read More ›

The Show That Got Away: Lucky in the Rain

Sherman Yellen writes about "the one that everyone assured [me] was destined for great success" but "eluded [my] grasp and got away."Read More ›
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