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Supermodel of the World: Sashay, Shauntee! The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 33

Wait, Super Model? Absolutely, but also: Super Librarian! Gwen and Frank talk to Outreach Services Librarian Shauntee Burns about her work with schools, her long and varied career at NYPL and her attendance at one very famous NYC high school!Read More ›

Honoring Robert B. Silvers

The New York Public Library remembers the life of Robert B. Silvers, editor of The New York Review of Books and member of the Library's Board of Trustees. Read More ›

Podcast #156: What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear with Dr. Ofri and Mary Harris

Dr. Danielle Ofri speaks with WNYC host Mary Harris about her new book, What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear, which proves that medicine doesn’t have to work that way, and how better communication can lead to better health for all of us.Read More ›

14 New Poetry Picks for World Poetry Day

Happy World Poetry Day! There has been a lot of good stuff since Yeats. Get current with these contemporary poetry recommendations.Read More ›

The Low-Carb Lowdown

I’ve compiled a list of diet and nutrition books, as well as cookbooks for those who are interested in learning more about this low-carb lifestyle, the Ketogenic diet, or recipe ideas.Read More ›

NYPL Events: What's Happening 3/20-4/3

Welcome to our biweekly update on events happening during the next two weeks at The New York Public Library. With 92 locations across New York City, a lot is happening at the Library. Read More ›

Christopher Gray: an Appreciation

Architectural historian and New York Times columnist Christopher Gray died last week. He was 66. Milstein Division librarians took a moment to reflect on Gray's work, and his impact on the written history of New York City and research of its built environment. Read More ›

Life in All Its Granite Hardness: A Selection of Irish Noir

Bleak, dark, grimly realistic, morally and psychologically complex with a dash of gallows humor. Scandinavian Noir has some serious competition from its Irish cousin. Check out some Irish crime writers this St. Patrick’s Day weekend.Read More ›

Disney Classics in the Digital Collections

While the illustrators each gave the stories their own artistic spin, we spotted some traces of the Disney characters we know and love in the past.Read More ›

NYPL #FridayReads: The Amazing Women Binders Edition March 17, 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 ›

Best Translated French Fiction: Announcing the Albertine Prize Finalists

Aiming to celebrate the best of contemporary French-language literature, Albertine, the bookshop of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, has revealed the shortlist for the inaugural Albertine Prize, an annual award honoring the author and the translator of one Francophone novel published in the U.S. over the past year.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of March 19

Find job listings, job fairs, free job training programs and more.Read More ›

Podcast #155: Etgar Keret, the Rock and the Hard Place

For this week's episode of the New York Public Library Podcast, we're proud to present Israeli writer Etgar Keret in conversation with LIVE from the NYPL's own Paul Holdengraber.Read More ›

'Easy A' Translated To 'The Scarlet Letter' Era English

To commemorate the long life and legacy of The Scarlet Letter, we're matching moments from Easy A to their counterparts in The Scarlet Letter.Read More ›

#LiteraryMarchMadness 2017: Which Book Will Win?

Welcome to our Fourth Annual Literary March Madness (#LiteraryMarchMadness)! This is a bracket-style tournament like the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament, but with a literary twist: our competition pits beloved books against each other and the winner is decided by you!Read More ›

Novedades de Marzo 2017: Celebrando el mes de la historia de la mujer

Una breve selección de historias y temas recientes que enaltecen la calidad humana, esfuerzos y valores de la mujer.Read More ›

One Book, One New York Winner Announced

One Book, One New York is a program in which residents of all five boroughs are encouraged to read the same book at the same time. But there can only be one winner.Read More ›

Current Feminist Writers

There are many diverse feminist voices writing right now. This list—from books to TEDTalks—will help direct you toward some of these voices. Read More ›

Remembering Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Master of Wordplay

On the cover of Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s unconventional 2005 memoir, four sentences are written above the title: “I have not survived against all odds. I have not lived to tell. I have not witnessed the extraordinary. This is my story.” Read More ›

Pi(e) Day in the Map Division

Taking inspiration from the delightful National Cookie Day post, the Map Division is using Pi(e) Day as cause to celebrate not only our love for pie (the eating kind), but also, the wonderful variety of pictorial maps in the collections of the Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division.Read More ›
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