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  • Afro Latinx Materials to Explore at the Schomburg Center

    By Lisa Herndon, Manager of Communications and Publications at the Schomburg Center, and Cayla Torres, Schomburg Center Summer Associate | September 13, 2022
    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    Discover Schomburg Center in person and digital materials to explore during Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month. 
  • Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month: Researching with NYPL's E-Resources and Other Databases

    By NYPL Staff | September 2, 2022
    Free online resources to help you delve into the many aspects of Latinx and Hispanic history and culture.
  • Back to School Picture Books for Social and Emotional Learning in the Elementary Classroom

    By Kaitlin Rotella, Manager, School Outreach | August 31, 2022
    These titles will get young readers engaged in social and emotional concepts that will help create an empathetic class.
  • Teaching Community with the Photos of Rómulo Lachatañeré

    By Alex Tronolone, Manager, Curriculum Development | August 29, 2022
    Strategies for using the photographs of Afro-Cuban Photographer Rómulo Lachatañeré to teach students about community in NYC.
  • Culturally Responsive Back-to-School Titles for Students and Educators

    By Center for Education and Schools | July 29, 2022
    Engaging school-related titles for every age as well as reads for teachers heading back to the classroom.
  • Back to School with The New York Public Library

    By NYPL Staff | July 29, 2022
    Go back to school with The New York Public Library with these online learning resources, book lists, crafts to do at home, and more.
  • Activities for Students and Families To Use at the Polonsky Exhibition of The New York Public Library’s Treasures

    By Sofia Cisneros, Coordinator, Center for Educators and Schools | July 26, 2022
    These downloadable activities for families, teachers, and students will make your visit even more fun and approachable. 
  • Classroom Connections: The Black Cowboy Experience

    By Amber Certain, Educators and Schools Outreach Specialist | July 11, 2022
    Explore resources showing how Black cowboys played an integral role in the expansion and development of the American West.
  • Inspire Young Inventors: Books & Resources For Elementary Educators

    By Dhariyah Luqman, Specialist II, School Outreach and Samantha Simoes, Specialist II, School Outreach | June 8, 2022
    These books and resources will help children with problem solving, patience, and perseverance as they begin to think like future inventors!
  • Engaging Books to Commemorate Juneteenth in the Classroom

    By Center for Education and Schools | June 2, 2022
    Titles for all ages to support educators in teaching the history of this significant holiday.