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New York Times Read Alikes: July 24, 2016

If you are among the many readers who read one of The New York Times top five fiction titles and want more of the same adventure or romance or thrills, we have some suggestions for you.Read More ›

Elisa's Favorite Quotes From Recent Reads

Thinking about the power of words, characters, and their impact on reading.Read More ›

Booktalking "A Fractured Mind" by Robert Oxnam

This is the true story of someone with Dissociative Identity Disorder.Read More ›

Staying Safe and Having Fun With Pokémon GO

I sprayed myself with sunblock, dressed comfortably for walking, and packed water, an iPod for listening to podcasts, and an extra battery for my iPhone. Then I headed to Inwood Hill Park to see if I could catch ‘em all. Or, at least, I’d see if I could catch more than usual …Read More ›

Stonewall in Pictures

The White House designation of Stonewall as a national monument prominently featured LGBT historical materials from our Manuscripts & Archives Division, available online in our Digital Collections. Read More ›

On Black Aesthetics: The Black Arts Movement

BAM had its roots in the northeastern United States, but spread quickly to the south and the west coast with the transnational movements and communal exchange of artists like Amiri Baraka, Sonia Sanchez, Askia Touré, and Ntozake Shange. Literary groups such as Umbra Workshop of Manhattan and

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Martin Duberman Visiting Scholar: Hugh Ryan

We are pleased to announce that Hugh Ryan has been selected as the New York Public Library's Martin Duberman Visiting Scholar for 2016-2017. Hugh Ryan is a curator and journalist based in Brooklyn, whose work primarily explores queer culture and history. He is the Founder of the Pop-Up Museum of Queer History, and sits on the Board of QED: A Journal in LGBTQ Worldmaking. During his fellowship at the Library, he will 

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NYPL Recommends: New Nonfiction for Kids

Our staff have been busy reading and reviewing 2016 titles. Here are a few of their favorite new nonfiction books for children.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of July 17

Recruitment and training events for the week ahead.Read More ›

PokeBooks for Pokémon GO

As freely available public spaces, libraries hold a special position in the game. This list features books for readers of all ages that capture the experience of finding new things in your familiar surroundings.Read More ›

#FridayReads Roundup: A Reading Exchange and Tiny Topics with Tiny Titles

Our recent reading posts.Read More ›

Where to Find U.S. Environmental Data

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

Young Adult Beach Reads

Coney Island, Rockaway Beach, Jersey Shore… summer is all about the beach! And no beach bag is complete without an immersive beach read.Read More ›

58th Street Library Reaches its Tiniest Patrons

Situated in the business district of Midtown Manhattan, 58th Street is typically known as a library for adults—but not anymore.Read More ›

It's Holden Caulfield's New York, We Just Live in It

Holden Caulfield is our favorite misfit, the hero of every adolescent even 65 years later. In honor of his mad-cap adventure (har, har) we put togther this interactive map of places mentioned in J.D. Salinger's seminal work.Read More ›

Ep. 38 "It's Not Just For Kids" | Library Stories

For hip hop dancer Maria Fraguas Jover, researching at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is a transformative experience.Read More ›

Podcast #120: John Lithgow and James Shapiro on Guy Fawkes and Falling for Shakespeare

For this week's episode of the New York Public Library Podcast, we're proud to present John Lithgow and James Shapiro discussing Guy Fawkes, the Gunpowder Plot, and Getting Hooked on Shakespeare.Read More ›

A Reading List for America

A reading list in response to recent events and to help foster literacy of the American Black experience. Read More ›

Recommandations de lecture pour l'été 2016

Que lire cet été sous le soleil ou sous la pluie? Veuillez trouver ci-dessous une liste de livres que l'on propose aux adultes et une liste de titres pour enfants. Joyeuse lecture!Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: July 17, 2016

If you are among the many readers who read one of The New York Times top five fiction titles and want more of the same adventure or romance or thrills, here are some suggestions for you.Read More ›
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