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Booktalking "Girl Online" by Zoe Sugg

Penny shares her thoughts in her blog under the alias Girl Online. Anytime something momentous happens in her life, she chronicles the events in public to her fans.Read More ›

中文好书 -一六年九月 - 九月 2016 | New Chinese Books

New Chinese books this fall.Read More ›

Banned Books Week 2016 Events September 25-October 1

Highlighting the value of free and open access to information, Banned Books Week brings together librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types in shared support of the freedom to seek, to publish, to read, and to express ideas. The Library is hosting a series of events celebrating the freedom to read with some of your favorite children's authors! Read More ›

Interviewers Needed: LES, Chinatown and Kips Bay!

Collect NYC stories and make history. Volunteers needed in the LES, Chinatown, and Kips Bay.Read More ›

Ep. 45 "It's Almost Like a Temple" | Library Stories

Fiber artist, designer, and cultural activist Xenobia Bailey has a favorite institution where she goes for inspiration: the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Read More ›

Celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month with NYPL

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! It couldn't be easier to get your free NYPL library card and take advantage of all the amazing resources it provides.Read More ›

Indie Author Fair @ the Bronx Library Center: Calling All Writers and Readers!

On October 8, 2016, the Bronx Library Center will be joining libraries across North America in the Inaugural Indie Author Day—an event designed to bring the local writing community together. Read More ›

Want to Read More Diverse Books? Start Here.

A shortcut to finding more books by authors of color. Read More ›

The Great Competition to Design Central Park and How It Was Won

The initial public proposal for “Plans for the Central Park” is reflected in a small classified advertisement in The New York Times: “The Board of Commissioners of Central Park offer the following premiums for laying out the Park … For the first … $2000.” Topographical sketches and certain “particulars” could be obtained at the Board and “must be presented by the First Day of March, 1858.”Read More ›

New York Times Read Alikes: September 18, 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 ›

Podcast #129: Edwidge Danticat on Silence, Bridging Audiences, and Participating in Stories

Edwidge Danticat is a MacArthur Fellow "Genius Grant" recipient and author, best known for her book Brother, I'm Dying. In 2010, she visited the Library to talk about her essay collection Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work. Read More ›

Searching for Art Resources from Home

Are you looking for art resources from home and don’t know where to begin? Try using one of these six recommended resources accessible outside the Library with your NYPL card.Read More ›

New American Chamber of Commerce: Notary Public Training Course

This 3-hour New York Notary Public Training course is designed to educate individuals with the legal terminology, concepts and clauses contained in the framework of the New York State Notary booklet.Read More ›

Frida Frenzy: Art Projects and Kids' Books Inspired by Frida Kahlo

This summer we went through a mini Frida obsession in Francis Martin Library. After reading some books about her, we created paintings, collages, and small poems inspired by her work in our Art in the Library program.Read More ›

How to Make Friends With Standardized Tests

Standardized tests, like SAT/ACT/PSAT/SHSAT, don't have to be terrible as you imagine. Use these tips for painless test taking and your best possible score.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of September 12

Recruitment opportunities from the Census Bureau, Children's Community Services, Century 21, and more.Read More ›

Now I Know How She Does It: An Interview with Laura Vanderkam

CEO Series: Laura Vanderkam will speak at the Business Library on September 13.Read More ›

NYPL #FridayReads: The Spock and Whiskey Edition September 9, 2016

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 ›

Remembering 9/11 for Parents and Kids

Two new fictional accounts about September 11 for younger readers.Read More ›
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