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    20 New Books To Celebrate Pride Month

    By NYPL Staff | June 21, 2024

    From nonfiction on the importance of queer spaces to fiction exploring knotty relationships, this list will keep you busy all summer long.

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    Announcing the Winner of the 2024 Young Lions Fiction Award

    By NYPL Staff | June 13, 2024

    The New York Public Library is proud to announce that E.J. Koh has won the 24th annual Young Lions Fiction Award.

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    New Kids Books to Celebrate Pride Month

    By NYPL Staff | June 7, 2024

    These inclusive stories showcase diverse family structures and a spectrum of identity and self-expression.

  • Douglass Emhoff, Tony Marx, Matt Nosanchuk, Siva Ramakrishnan and seven teens smile at the camera in a library setting

    Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff Joins NYC Teens In Support of the Freedom To Read

    By NYPL Staff | May 23, 2024

    Emhoff spoke about efforts to protect the freedom to read and listened to teens talk about their experiences and thoughts on book bans. 

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    Book Recommendations For Kids & Teens About Protecting the Freedom to Read

    By NYPL Staff | May 23, 2024

    These titles explore the importance of protecting the freedom to read and celebrate the imaginations of young readers.

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