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- By Carrie McBride, Communications | September 21, 2023New September books are the equivalent of freshly sharpened pencils and uncreased folders.
- By Amanda Hamp, Associate Professor of Dance, University of New Mexico | September 19, 2023Amanda Hamp wrote about her research on dance performances and papers of selected “downtown” dance artists working in the 1980s.
- By NYPL Staff | September 19, 2023The new novel by award-winning author Luis Alberto Urrea, Good Night, Irene, tells an overlooked story of women’s heroism in World War II.
- By Jeanne-Marie Musto, Librarian II | September 19, 2023What does it mean to be an artist who doesn’t make art? Hunter Augeri explores hoarding and the role it plays in the artistic process.
- By Carrie McBride, Communications | September 18, 2023History, biography, literary fiction, and political thrillers for all the classics lovers out there.
- By Ruth Rodriguez, Manager, Bilingual Children's Services | September 15, 2023Fun flag activities for kids available to download in multiple languages.
- By Carrie McBride, Communications | September 15, 2023Ken is in the running to be inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame. Will he be Kenough or will he be always number two?
- By Alex Teplitzky, Senior Communications Manager, Library for the Performing Arts Communications | September 15, 2023We speak to researcher, performer, and musician Rocky Duval about her new performance on Hildegard von Bingen.
Celebrate Latin & Hispanic Culture Through Food | Celebre la tradición culinaria de la cultura latina e hispanaBy Kirsten Grunberg, Children's Librarian | September 14, 2023Exquisite recipes bring to life the Latin & Hispanic cultures. Las recetas exquisitas revelan las culturas latina e hispana.
- By Alex Teplitzky, Senior Communications Manager, Library for the Performing Arts Communications | September 13, 2023We speak to theatre curator Doug Reside about his new book, Fixing the Musical: How Technology Shaped the Broadway Repertory.