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Interview: Inside NYPL Sings! and "Greetings From NYC"

Writer-musician Joe Picciotto talks about how the NYPL Sings! team created a children's song featuring multiple languages and music styles. Read More ›

Debut novelist Akwaeke Emezi Recenters Reality: The NYPL Podcast Ep. 206

Akwaeke Emezi discusses her debut novel, Freshwater, with Glory Edim, founder of the book club and digital platform Well-Read Black Girl.Read More ›

Novedades de Marzo 2018: Celebrando el Mes de la Historia de la Mujer

Una lista selectiva de voces femeninas y temas recientes sobre la mujer para celebrar sus vidas y logros a través de la historia.Read More ›

Booktalking: "I Am a Secret Service Agent" by Dan Emmett

Dan Emmett fulfilled a life's ambition protecting three U.S. presidents. This edition of Booktalking discusses Emmett's autobiographical look at the Secret Service, and his role within it. Read More ›

Read Slavic Newspapers Online with Your Library Card

Slavic newspapers are available through the Library’s database, Press Reader, which provides access to current newspapers from around the world in full-color and full-page format.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of March 11

Learn more about free job training programs, apprenticeship opportunities and career development workshops.Read More ›

A Wrinkle in Time Read-a-Likes

If you liked A Wrinkle in Time, try a few more children's books with bold protagonists, exciting adventures, and a touch of the fantastical.Read More ›

A Wrinkle in Time Throughout Time

In celebration of A Wrinkle in Time 's theatrical film premiere, The New York Public Library is taking a look at the visual evolution of the science-fantasy classic. Read More ›

Fond Reminiscences of Jerome Robbins by William James Earle

A good friend and frequent dinner guest of Jerome Robbins shares his thoughts on the world-famous choreographer's friends and good times (and love of the NYPL), in this guest post. Read More ›

The LibROCKian Is In: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 81

Fred and Barney... er, Frank and Gwen are reading books with different approaches to the same question: Who are you and what do you want out of life? (This episode has nothing to do with The Flintstones after the first 30 seconds, but the puns cannot be denied.) Read More ›

From the Heart and Out of This World: Patron Picks from Open Book Hour

At the beginning of this year, our Open Book Hour readers here at the Mid-Manhattan Library were engrossed in some serious nonfiction. Then, at our most recent Open Book Hour meeting, when we asked for reading recommendations "straight from the heart," our patrons shared mostly fiction favorites instead, from cozy animal tales to speculative fiction, ranging in style from whimsical to chilling. Notable recommendations are below, in this month's Patron Picks Reading 

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The Bernstein Awards 2018: Meet the Finalists

This year’s books address insider trading, the threatened Great Lakes, and the Trump presidency, as well as the current state of affairs in Russia.Read More ›

Guide to Business Resources For Creatives

If you're looking to turn creative abilities into cash flow, here are lists of resources to provide some helpful expertise. Read More ›

Reflections from the Pratt Digital Preservation & Archives Fellow at NYPL: Part 1

What goes into being an archivist? Here's a look at current projects from a student working across NYPL departments and locations. Read More ›

Michelle McNamara and Patton Oswalt's search for the Golden State Killer: The NYPL Podcast Ep. 205

Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt shares the posthumous true-crime masterpiece written by his wife Michelle McNamara, who died suddenly at the age of 46 in 2016. McNamara, a true-crime reporter and creator of, spent years tracking the serial killer she dubbed the Golden State Killer. Read More ›

NYPL Events: What's Happening 3/5-3/19

With 92 locations across New York City, a lot is happening at the Library. We're highlighting some of our events here, including author talks, free classes, community art shows, performances, concerts, and exhibitions.Read More ›

Booktalking "Sharpen Your Heels" by Mrs. Moneypenny

Maverick Financial Times columnist Mrs. Moneypenny has plenty to say about being a woman in the workplace. But her advice can be helpful far beyond the professional world. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of March 4

Here is this week's review of local employment programs and career center events. Read More ›

Reading Across America: A Book for Every State (and D.C. Too)

We put together a list of 51 books, one for each state in the United States and the District of Columbia. In each book, the action primarily takes place in the state it was chosen for, and we've blended each state's classics with some outside-the-box choices.Read More ›

Recommendations on Grief and Loss: Patron and Staff Picks from Open Book Hour

What books have you read to help you through a difficult time in your life? Memoir, fiction, poetry, psychology? Find recommendations here.Read More ›
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