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15 Books and Films To Mend a Broken Heart

Check out this list of books and films that remind readers and viewers that love can be complicated, and they are not alone in experiencing relationship frustrations. Read More ›

Black Scientists Who Changed the World

In honor of Black History Month — and riding high on the box office success of Hidden Figures — we wanted to learn more about the lives of black scientists, many of whom were long overlooked by historians.Read More ›

Alternative Valentine's Reading

If you are in need of some literary angst on this typically romantic holiday, here are some ideas to get you started.Read More ›

Новые русские названия, чтобы не упустить, февраль 2017| New Russian Language Books

A selective list of new Russian language titles.Read More ›

Open Book Night: Looking Forward, Looking Back

An informal, devoted group of readers discuss books we have read or are reading—based on a loose theme—each month. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of February 12

Find free job training programs, job postings, workshops and more.Read More ›

METRO Conference 2017 In Retrospect

On January 11, 2017, I was happy to attend the annual METRO conference for librarian professionals.Read More ›

The Ultimate Thriller Guide

All thrillers are suspenseful, compelling, and intensifying, but the genre runs both broad and deep.Read More ›

Ep. 63 "The Library Card Is Like a Passport" | Library Stories

Meet Jinglu, a super user of the NYPL who funnels many of her selections through a tiny branch library on Roosevelt Island. Read More ›

Where to Get Started with Kate Chopin's Short Stories

If you're curious about where to start with Kate Chopin's short fiction -- which is available at the Library in this collection -- let us point you in the right direction.Read More ›

中文好书 -二月 2017| New Chinese Language Books

A brief selective list of recent Chinese language titles. Read More ›

Podcast #150: Emmett Till: True Stories of An American Tragedy

For this episode of the New York Public Library Podcast, we're proud to present historian Timothy Tyson and PEN Award–winning author John Edgar Wideman discussing their new books, The Blood of Emmett Till and Writing to Save a Life, with historian Nell Irvin Painter, author of the New York Times bestseller The History of White People.Read More ›

NYPL Events: What's Happening 2/6-2/20

Welcome to our biweekly update on events happening during the next two weeks at The New York Public Library. With 92 locations across New York City, a lot is happening at the Library. We're highlighting some of our events here—including author talks, free classes, community art shows, performances, concerts, and exhibitions. We look forward to seeing you at the Library.Read More ›

Booktalking "The Bronx" by Lloyd Ultan

The Bronx: the Ultimate Guide to New York City's Beautiful Borough unearths the gems of the Bronx.Read More ›

5 Films Noir Inspired by Novels

A review of 5 mystery novels and the films noir that they inspired.Read More ›

Novedades de Febrero 2017: Romance y mucho más para celebrar el amor y la amistad

Una lista selectiva de libros recientes con historias y temas del corazon para celebrar el Día de San Valentín y todo el mes del amor.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of February 5

This page will be revised when more recruitment events become available.Read More ›

Is Online College Right for You?

Is online college right for you? It all depends on you particular needs, lifestyle, and learning style.Read More ›

Waiting for a Copy of 1984? Try One of These.

Orwell's classic isn't the only dystopian game in town. While you're waiting, check out some of these other serious, thought-provoking novels on our shelves—physical and virtual—right now.Read More ›

Listen In: LES Oral History Montage

This is a guest blog post by NYPL Community Oral History Project volunteer and audio producer, Walter Petrichyn. You can listen to Walter's podcast Mission Island, where he shares true and fictional stories that happen in cities.Read More ›
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