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Online Resources for Researching the CaribbeanBy NYPL Staff | June 7, 2023Research Caribbean history, culture, and more with these digital research books and online databases.
Introducing Hiveclass: NYPL's Newest Online Resource for Kids & TeensBy Kevin Kelley, Associate Director, School-Age Programs and Services | June 6, 2023Discover Hiveclass, a digital sports encyclopedia of training videos for kids and teens.
Struggle in the Stacks! Researching NYPL's Labor HistoryBy Nora Dolliver, Dorot Jewish Division & Mia Bruner, General Research Division | June 6, 2023NYPL's labor history thrusts readers into a heated debate about library workers' rights and the union's role in the American library.
Warmhearted Stories of Connection for Fans of "Somebody Somewhere"By Carrie McBride, Communications | June 2, 2023While you wait for season three, these books offer similar themes of friendship, chosen family, a sense of place, and staying open to life.
Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, First-Known Composer of African DescentBy Lisa Herndon, Manager, Schomburg Communications and Publications | June 1, 2023Materials in the Schomburg Center's collections highlight the activism, bravery, genius, and magnificence of this multi-talented man.
NYPL Researcher Spotlight Interview: Christina DumetzBy Jeanne-Marie Musto, Librarian II | May 31, 2023Christina Dumetz discusses her research on "homeland" and home as understood by first-generation German immigrants to the US and France.
Online Chinese Book Discussion May 2023 網上中文書籍討論By Qi Wu, Adult Librarian | May 31, 2023每月一次中文書籍研討會。 無論線上或館內的討論會，都是大家講，大家聽，大家都能暢所欲言，講出各自獨特的見解。
Work/Cited Episode 26: "How to Think Like a Woman" by Regan PenalunaBy Ian Fowler, Curator of Maps, History and Government Information | May 31, 2023Regan Penaluna discusses influential early feminist philosophers who have been written out of history.
An Album of Korean Palaces at The New York Public LibraryBy Hee-Gwone Yoo, Librarian II, General Research Division | May 31, 2023There are a number of rare Korean prints, manuscripts, and photographs in NYPL that date from the 14th century to the early 20th century.
NYPL Researcher Spotlight Interview: Miriam SchwartzBy Jeanne-Marie Musto, Librarian II | May 31, 2023A scholar of Yiddish and Hebrew literature tells us about "dubbed literature" and the Yiddish writer Rivke Rus (1912-1983).