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  • No Wait, No Holds: Read the Book That Inspired the New Musical 'Between the Lines'

    By NYPL Staff | June 29, 2022
    It's a story about finding your own voice and writing your own narrative.
  • Read It, See It: 'The Kite Runner' on Broadway

    By NYPL Staff | June 29, 2022
    A rich story of friendship, fathers and sons, and finding your way in the world, it has become a modern classic.
  • Beach Reads To Immerse Yourself In Someone Else's Story

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | June 29, 2022
    Whether you read these with sand between your toes or on a rumbling subway, we hope you enjoy these books set at the beach.
  • NYPL Researcher Spotlight: Anoushka Alexander-Rose

    By Julie Carlsen, Assistant Curator, Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | June 29, 2022
    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
    Read about one researcher's deep-dive into the Vladimir Nabokov papers inNYPL's  Berg Collection. 
  • Intimate Abstraction: New York School Coterie and Hybrid Form

    By Frances Lazare, NYPL Short-Term Fellow | June 29, 2022
    Short-Term Fellow Frances Lazare discusses her research in the Berg Collection.
  • Celebrating Disability Pride Month With Books for All Ages

    By NYPL Staff | June 29, 2022
    Fiction and nonfiction selections that celebrate people with disabilities and reflect the diversity of their experiences.
  • Disability Pride Month 2022: Explore NYPL's Treasures with Accesible Tours & Hours

    By NYPL Staff | June 29, 2022
    Explore our world-renowned research collections with accessible tours of the Polonsky Exhibition of The New York Public Library's Treasures.
  • Floor Space Becomes Wall Space for Schomburg Center Junior Scholars Exhibition

    By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | June 28, 2022
    Students in the Schomburg Center's Junior Scholars Program held a one-day exhibition of paintings related to the theme of "invasion."
  • Tribute to an Afrofuturist Deity: Schomburg Center Artist & Educator M. Scott Johnson Exhibits at 59th Venice Biennale

    By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | June 28, 2022
    Schomburg Center educator M. Scott Johnson created a triptych inspired by the Center's collections for the 59th Venice Biennale.
  • Encapsulation: A Useful and Versatile Tool for Book and Paper Conservation

    By Shaoyi Qian, 2021-2022 Final Year Intern in Book Conservation (Supervisor: Ursula Mitra, Senior Book Conservator) | June 27, 2022
    Encapsulation is a useful and versatile tool, and sometimes the only solution, for book and paper conservation.