Back to School 2023 with NYPL

By NYPL Staff
August 17, 2023
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Get a Library Card!

Unlock the power of the Library’s physical and digital resources with a library card! Get a free card today to access hundreds of thousands of books, e-books, audiobooks, and more. NYPL is celebrating the 50th anniversary of hip-hop with a special-edition library card: learn more and apply to get one.


Need a Book?

Take a look at our recommendations—whether you’re a student or an educator, there’s something for every age! The Library also has expert staff who can provide you with book recommendations at one of our locations

If you know which book you’re looking for, search the catalog to find a list of locations that have the book available now—or simply place the book on hold to pick up at your local branch.