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This Just In: New Picture Books

Check out some of the latest picture books to hit children's room shelves at a branch near you.Read More ›

When We Rise: Books about LGBTQ Movement History

This week was the premiere of Dustin Lance Black's new historical miniseries When We Rise. If you want to learn more about LGBTQ activism from the 1970’s and beyond, check out these histories, biographies, and databases from collections.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of March 5

Find DOL top blogs, job listings, career development workshops and more.Read More ›

NYPL #FridayReads: The Seuss Had Politics Too Edition March 3, 2017

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 ›

16 Books about Refugees for Kids & Adults

you have to understand, that no one puts their children in a boat unless the water is safer than the land —“Home” by Warsan ShireRead More ›

Author Talk: "Before the Fires" by Mark Naison and Bob Gumbs

On February 18, 2016, the Bronx Library Center invited Bob Gumbs to discuss his book about Bronx history. Read More ›

10 Great Books on Lou Reed, The Velvet Underground, and 1960s Counterculture

The Library has just announced the acquisition of the Lou Reed Archive, and we're celebrating the life and legacy of this rock icon with a series of displays, programs, and performances. Read More ›

Quiz: What Political Issue Inspired These Dr. Seuss Books?

Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, is famous all over the world for his iconic children's books and illustrations. But what most people don't know is that a lot of his stories are inspired by complex political issues.Read More ›

A Librarian’s Path to Citizenship: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 32

How do libraries help immigrants and underserved communities? Find out with NYPL's very own Adriana Blancarte-Hayward. Plus: major love for great journalism, time travel, ghosts, Frank's hair, frozen yogurt, and Salt 'n Pepa.Read More ›

Ain't Nothin' but a Book Love Thang: A Reading List from Open Book Night

Our theme this month was “Ain’t Nothin’ but a Love Thang”, and we asked readers to share books they love, books about love, and books about things they love. Read More ›

March Author @ the Library Programs

Each month, The New York Public Library is proud to offer a curated selection of non-fiction authors discussing their work and answering questions from the public at Mid-Manhattan Library. This March, we are presenting talks on topics ranging from Pearl Harbor to gentrification to telling jokes across cultures.Read More ›

NYPL Podcast #153: Civil Rights Journeys Across Generations

For this week's episode of The New York Public Library Podcast, we highlight discussions presented by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture on two documentaries about icons Maya Angelou and John Lewis. Read More ›

From Boston's Resistance to an American Revolution

Fake news, radical resistance, and the coming of the American Revolution.Read More ›

Booktalking " All We Have Left" by Wendy Mills

All We Have Left is a fictive contemplation on 9/11 and its effect on a family 15 years later.Read More ›

Digital Stylist: Oscars Edition

In advance of Oscar Sunday, we dove into our Digital Collections to play fashion consultant for some of the nominees for the 89th Academy Awards. Using the Creators Studio images from our Art and Picture Collection, we’ve chosen a specific look for each of the amazing Best and Supporting Actress nominees.Read More ›

More of West Side Story

Enjoy more animated GIFS created from digitized images, made possible through a generous grant for the Theatre Division.Read More ›

Where to Start with John Steinbeck

Feburary 27 just so happens to be the birthday of John Steinbeck, the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning author whose vivid, imaginative writing brought tales of California to life in several novels and short stories.Read More ›

Booktalking "Killing It!" by Sheryl O'Loughlin

The author gives a unique, more personal look at the world of starting and running a business. She does a fantastic job of addressing the topic in a personable way.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of February 26

Find DOL top blogs, job listings, free job training programs and more.Read More ›

NYPL #FridayReads: The When You're a Jet Edition February 24, 2017

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 ›
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