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Unlocking the Record of American Creativity—with Your Help

NYPL is embarking on a project to extract data contained in the Catalog of Copyright Entries in order to create a database for copyright research.Read More ›

Joke's On You! Top 7 Comedy Manga and Anime!

If you like pranks, jokes, and hijinks in your reading and viewing, these manga and anime titles are just for you. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of April 1

Check out the week's free job training programs, career development workshops, and career fairs.Read More ›

Business Plan Research Tips: Finding Industry and Competitive Information

Creating a business plan? Get step-by-step search tips to better understand your industry, via business databases now available at the Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL).Read More ›

Visiting the City of Librarianly Love: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 84

Frank and Gwen headed to Philadelphia and brought home the sights, sounds, and book recommendations of the Public Library Association's 2018 conference. Plus, hard-hitting journalism: Is breakfast the most important meal of a librarian's day? Read More ›

The Bi YA We're Reading after Watching Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae’s latest video has us in a bi state of mind here at The New York Public Library. To celebrate, here are some of our favorite YA books featuring bisexual characters. Read More ›

Young Adult Fiction Set in the 1960s

Here are 14 YA books that take readers back to the 1960s, and the era's major upheavals in pop culture, race relations, and attitudes towards war and government.Read More ›

Reforming America's Prisons: The NYPL Podcast Ep. 208

New York Public Library President Anthony Marx brings together criminal-justice-reform advocates from the right and left to discuss the complex issues of incarceration.Read More ›

Celebrating World Theatre Day with NYPL E-Resources

Here is a quick list of online resources provided by the New York Public Library for theatre lovers old and new!Read More ›

Booktalking: "You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone" by Rachel Solomon

Jewish twin sisters navigate their respective aspirations while dealing with the possibility of Huntington's disease, in this latest edition of Booktalking. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of March 25

Review this week's employment opportunities, as well as job workshops being held at NYC Career Centers. Read More ›

Fierce Females in YA Literature

From Harry Potter to "Pride and Prejudice", here are ten strong women from the Young Adult category, and the recommended books in which they shine. Read More ›

Bedtime Stories: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 83

Gwen and Frank share books recs for bedtime—good reads for kids of all ages, and one that's definitely for grown-ups only. Plus, if you're at the Public Library Association conference in Philadelphia (March 22-23), come find Frank and Gwen for even more talk about reading recs, pick up some podcast swag, and share what books are stacked on your bedside table!Read More ›

Новинки - март 2018 Новые русские названия не пропустите - New Russian Language Books

The Library's latest Russian books for March are now available. Read More ›

新书 - 3月 2018 - 本月推薦好書 - New Chinese Books

The latest Chinese entries for March are now available. Read More ›

Dr. John Carlos Has No Regrets: The NYPL Podcast Ep. 207

Civil Rights leader and legendary athlete, Dr. John Carlos spoke with Dave Zirin, sports editor at The Nation and co-author of Carlos's memoir. Dr. Carlos shares his story of meeting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the hardships he faced after the '68 Olympics, and the message he has for athletes continuing the movement for racial justice today.Read More ›

New & Noteworthy: E-Audiobooks

When the old becomes new again listeners can win the prize. These works of literary fiction are nods to some past familiar tales, but with twists placing them firmly in the present. Check out these new adaptations.Read More ›

Yup, Reading Makes Us Happy

We asked the bookworms of Twitter to name the stories that bring them happiness. After all, everyone knows that reading improves your health, sharpens your mind, helps you embrace ambiguity, and makes you more empathetic—but let's not forget that most of us just do it because we love it.Read More ›

Finding Your Own Four-Leaf Clover: Book Recommendations to Reach Your Dreams

There's no need to rely on luck when you can make your own success! Here are seven book recommendations with teens in mind, to drive motivation and inspiration. Read More ›

Looking for Leaders: Teen Council at 53rd Street Library

If you're a New York City teen interested in developing programs at NYPL, and seeing how the library operates, Teen Council is looking for you. Read More ›
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