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  • a group of people, mostly wearing orange t-shirts, stand on the front steps of Library's main branch

    You Did It, NYC! Library Budgets Have Been Saved

    By NYPL Staff | July 1, 2024

    When we needed you, you answered the call!

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    10 Sports Documentaries You Can Stream At Home With Your Library Card

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | June 28, 2024

    Get inspired by these compelling stories of persistence and resiliency.

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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.

  • Cover of The Liberators alongside headshot of author E.J. Koh

    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.

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    Book Lists

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    For Teens

    Discover NYPL resources and the best books for teens across genres including fantasy, adventure, sci-fi, romance, graphic novels, and more.