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NYPL #FridayReads: The With Your Sister Edition October 14, 2016

During the week, it can be tough to stay on top of everything. On Fridays, though, we suggest kicking back to catch up on all the delightful literary reading the internet has to offer. Don’t have the time to hunt for good reads? Never fear. We've rounded up the best bookish reading of the week for you.Read More ›

Live from the Reading Room: Claudia Jones to Eslanda Robeson

This podcast episode recited by Carole Boyce Davies features a lively letter between friends and colleagues: Claudia Jones and Eslanda Robeson. Read More ›

Game Changers: A Reading List from Open Book Night

This list of game changers focuses on anything and everything that made readers think differently about the book they were read or the books they may read in the future.Read More ›

My Favorite Quotes from A Torch Against the Night

Quotes from A Torch Against the Night, the sequel to An ember in the ashes.Read More ›

Ep. 49 "I Really Want To Help People" | Library Stories

Who better to coach young readers than an enthusiastic high school student with some training? That's the idea behind NYPL's Literacy Leaders, and Zippy captures the spirit well in her 

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Medicare Counseling at SIBL

Medicare Counseling is here at the Library: We invite you to visit a Medicare counselor at the Science, Industry and Business Library.Read More ›

Introducing Flipster: Free Access to More Than 100 Popular Magazines

The New York Public Library now offers free access to Flipster, a digital magazine platform that allows users to read more than 100 popular titles.Read More ›

Halloween Comes Early: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 23

As fall sets in and Halloween approaches, things get a little creeeeeeepy in the studio as Frank and Gwen bravely welcome horror expert and YA librarian Brian Stokes.Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: October 16, 2016

If you read and enjoyed any of these bestselling titles, or you are waiting in queue, here are a few read alikes. There is never a reason to leave a library empty handed. Read More ›

"Brother, Can You Spare a Dime"

A look at the White Studio photograph from the 1932 edition of the revue Americana. Read More ›

Yummy: The Last Days of A Southside Shorty Read-a-Likes

This list offers many materials that deal with intense, serious and contemporary real world issues.Read More ›

6 Books to Check Out on National Coming Out Day

Happy National Coming Out Day! Much like my experience being out has evolved in the 12 years since I first came out, LGBT literature has also shifted to tell more than just coming out stories. In the spirit of this, here are some great books with LGBTQIA characters that show many different out realities.Read More ›

Podcast #133: Mona Eltahawy and Yasmine El Rashidi on White Feminism and the Privilege to Protest

Mona Eltahawy is the author of Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution. Recently, she joined Yasmine El Rashidi, the author of Chronicle of a Last Summer: A Novel of Egypt and a

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NYPL #FridayReads: The Worth Its Salt Edition October 7, 2016

During the week, it can be tough to stay on top of everything. On Fridays, though, we suggest kicking back to catch up on all the delightful literary reading the internet has to offer. Read More ›

Elizabeth De Hart Bleecker Diary: October 8, 1800

A story of financial fraud, failure, and a tragic suicide in early New York City, told from the diary of Elizabeth De Hart Bleecker.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of October 9

Find workshops, fairs, and more.Read More ›

In Search of Nat Turner

From Frederick Douglass, Malcolm X, and Ossie Davis to Alice Walker, Kanye West, and Nate Parker, Nat Turner has captured many people’s imagination. Yet 185 years after his death, the 31-year-old General Nat or Old Prophet Nat, as he was known to the enslaved community, remains as mysterious as ever.Read More ›

The Hunts Point Library 2nd Annual College & Career Fair Oct.14

The Hunts Point Branch of The  New York Public Library will host its 2nd Annual College and Career Fair on Friday, October 14, 2016, 11AM–4 PM, at the Hunt's Point Library, 877 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 

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Your October Playlist : 8 Recommendations

In the weeks leading up to Halloween we watch scary movies and we read scary stories but are we listening to enough scary music? No, probably not! Here are some suggestions to get you in the spooky spirit.Read More ›

Hamilton Grange Library Hosts Graphic Novelist Joel Christian Gill

On September 16, Hamilton Grange had the exceptional honor of hosting an author visit with graphic novelist Joel Christian Gill at the New Heights Academy Charter School.Read More ›
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