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Spooky Halloween Reads

Decorate your bookshelves this Halloween with spooky novels. Read More ›

New York Comic Con at the New York Public Library

The New York Public Library in partnership with First Second and New York Comic Con (NYCC) present two #NYCC2016 events October 7 and 8—a comics panel for adults and one all-ages..Read More ›

NYPLarcade: Fall 2016

NYPLarcade is an opportunity to play and discuss independent, experimental, and thought-provoking games at the Library. Think of it as a book club, but for video games.Read More ›

Hitchcock-ian Reads

It's the birthday of Alfred Hitchcock. To honor the Master of Suspense, our crackerjack team of book experts came up with a list of books that would do him proud: psychological suspense novels that give readers the same creepy, think-y thrill as watching his movies... and feature twists that no one saw coming.Read More ›

Literary Bad Boys

In honor of Heathcliff, we asked our book experts here at The New York Public Library: Who’s your favorite literary bad boy and why?Read More ›

Where to Find U.S. Environmental Data

Here are some links to online environmental resources.Read More ›

When 'The Man' Wins

Inspired by a reader’s comment on our Angry Birds post, we’re thinking about books where the non-underdogs—a.k.a., those little round pigs with the helmets—wind up on top.Read More ›

12 Hour Fashion Show: An Event to Remember!

On Friday, June 3, Jefferson Market Library hosted its first 12 Hour Fashion Show competition. Out of dozens of applicants, eight up-and-coming New York designers were chosen to create looks inspired by Greenwich Village and compete for a $1,000 grand prize.Read More ›

Doubling Down on Angry Birds

When the Angry Birds movie hit theaters, we asked our NYPL recommendation experts to name their favorite books, movies, or TV shows that feature… well, angry birds.Read More ›

Twelve Hour Fashion Show on June 3: Seeking Contestants!

At Jefferson Market Library, we are looking for eight contestants for an all-day fashion design extravaganza.Read More ›

Queuing Up

Waiting in line is a great equalizer, and it's usually inevitable. Most everyone, if asked, would say they hate waiting in line, but there can also be a few rare moments of camaraderie.Read More ›

LOL-brary Books

Eliot may claim that April is the cruelest month, but we’re pretty sure it’s February.Read More ›

Librarians on ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Personal reflections on Harper Lee's first (and until now, only) novel.Read More ›

NYPLarcade: Spring 2016

NYPLarcade is an opportunity to play, watch, and discuss independent, experimental, and thought-provoking games in a library setting. Think of it as a book club, but for video games.Read More ›

Our YA Movie Wishlist

Hollywood has officially gone YA, and blockbusters that started as young-adult fiction abound. So, we asked our team of expert librarians for their wishlists: What’s a YA book you’d like to see turned into a movie, and whom would you cast in the leading role?Read More ›

Following in Winnie's Pawprints

Kids cannot live by Winnie-the-Pooh alone, so we asked our picture-book experts here at NYPL to tell us about their favorite stories that feature bears as the protagonists.Read More ›

Ep. 7 "Serious Readers" | Library Stories

Dorothy Carey used Jefferson Market Library often when she and her husband were raising their two daughters in the West Village. Years later, after her husband passed away, she returned to the Library and found a group of like-minded people to help her in this new phase of life.Read More ›

Introducing Ourselves: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 1

On the very first episode of NYPL's brand-new podcast, Frank and Gwen talk about book shame, their reading origin stories, the glory of Jefferson Market, and why some young people are saying "swell" without irony.Read More ›

Time After Time

We predict that in the year 2016 we will read several books about time travel.Read More ›

Ep. 2 "We'll Make It Work" | Library Stories

John Tomlinson started a small gay men’s book club out of his apartment, but as it started to grow he realized there was a real demand and began looking for a new space. When he approached Frank Collerius of the Jefferson Market Library about possibly hosting the growing group, Frank accepted without hesitation, simply saying “we’ll make it work.”Read More ›
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