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  • Celebrating Disability Pride Month With Books for All Ages

    By NYPL Staff | July 1, 2022
    Fiction and nonfiction selections that celebrate people with disabilities and reflect the diversity of their experiences.
  • Nine New Short Story Collections That Leave You Wanting More

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | June 30, 2022
    A well-crafted short story distills an idea to its essence and leaves a lasting impression.
  • 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.
  • A Reading List for the 50th Anniversary of Title IX

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | June 20, 2022
    From admissions to athletics to sexual harassment protections, the law has had a tremendous effect on expanding access to women and girls. 
  • Women in Sport: Kids Books to Celebrate Title IX

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | June 20, 2022
    These women and girls have broken barriers and achieved greatness in sports.
  • A Sexual Assault Awareness Reading List

    By Victoria James | June 16, 2022
    Exploring some of the many topics surrounding sexual violence and assault.
  • New Picture Books to Celebrate Dads

    By Vibrant Voices Reading Committee | June 16, 2022
    Check out these new gems from diverse writers for young children that celebrate Dads and Granddads.
  • Mixed Emotions: Memoirs About Fathers

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | June 16, 2022
    These authors have written about their fathers with a mix of sentimentality, love, longing, and defiance.
  • Where There is Love, There is Life: LGBTQ YA Reads

    By Samantha Simoes, Specialist II, School Outreach | June 9, 2022
    These young adult novels embrace stories of queer joy as friends, rivals, co-workers, and teammates find love.
  • Summer Staff Picks: Titles Available in Accessible Formats

    By NYPL Staff | June 9, 2022
    Discover a wide array of fun, thought-provoking, and inspiring books for all ages to read this summer in accessible formats!