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AI, Climate Change & More: Navigating Scientific Resources at the Library

Allow the Library to help you sift through the world of artificial intelligence, climate change, and even the phone in your pocket.Read More ›

Ep. 61 "Something the Neighborhood Really Wants" | Library Stories

Check out one of Manhattan's silent oases, a library space devoted to total quiet. Volunteer Roberto-Cristoforo describes how he came to monitor the room and garden at 67th Street Library. Read More ›

Evangelical Gotham: An Interview with Kyle Roberts

An interview with Kyle Roberts about his new book, Evangelical Gotham, which was Made at NYPL.Read More ›

Binge Watch & Read: DC Comics Edition

Looking for your next comic book binge? From Arrow to Supergirl, this list of DC Comics superheroes and their TV shows will help get you through the season.Read More ›

Booktalking "The Spender's Guide To Debt-Free Living" by Anna Jones

In this book, Jones advocates re-thinking how we spend money in order to be more in control of our finances and be happier and more well-adjusted.Read More ›

In Defense of Edith Wharton

Wharton is best known by the adaptations of her work — and there have been many. Read More ›

Podcast #148: New York Never Built

For this week's episode of the New York Public Library Podcast, internationally acclaimed architects Daniel Libeskind, Steven Holl, and Elizabeth Diller come together with author Sam Lubell to envision this alternate city. Read More ›

中文好书月 | 2017 New Chinese Language Books

A brief selective list of recent Chinese language titles.Read More ›

Novedades de Enero 2017: Nuevo Año, Nuevo Comienzo

Historias y temas de autoayuda, autorrealización y superación personal para ayudar a desarrollar la fortaleza interior y obtener los resultados deseados en este nuevo año.Read More ›

NYPL Events: What's Happening 1/23-2/6

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 ›

ALA Announces Newbery, Caldecott, King, Printz Winners 2017

The American Library Association announced the winners of their many Youth Media Awards this weekend at the Midwinter meeting in Atlanta. Read More ›

Hack the Holds Queue: January 2017

Hack the Holds Queue is a new series from Readers Services in which we alert librarians—on the frontlines in libraries across the city—to books getting a lot of attention.Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of January 22

Find career development workshops, job listings, apprenticeship opportunities, and more. Read More ›

Booktalking "Elena Kagan: A Biography" by Meg Greene

Elena Kagan was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Obama in 2010. Since then, she has written opinions that are known for their clarity. At present, she is one of three female Supreme Court justices.Read More ›

12 Podcast Episodes from 2016 That Will Get You Hooked

Whether you're new to the NYPL podcast or already a subscriber, we hope you enjoy some of our favorite podcast episodes from 2016.Read More ›

NYPL #FridayReads: The Read Like a 4-Year-Old Edition January 20, 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 ›

The Best 10 Edgar Allan Poe Deaths

Typically, we honor the birthdays of our favorite authors with a tribute to our favorite works, but for Poe, we wanted to do something a bit more... gruesome.Read More ›

Wonderful Winter Staff Picks

Our first round of 2017 Staff Picks have arrived! 

Every few months, our NYPL book experts bring you 100 books we love—culled from the millions upon millions out in the world—via our interactive Staff Picks browse tool.

For this season, we're featuring a recommendation from Andrew Fairweather, librarian at Seward Park: Jane Mayer's

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Curing the Winter Blues: Graphic Novels and Cookies

Whether your interest is only to read stand-alone books or to finish a series once you’ve started, here is a collaborative list of books and treats to get you through the season.Read More ›

Ep. 60 "We're Both Gonna Fly Kites Today" | Library Stories

There's an exciting installation at Hudson Park Library, in the children's room. Check out what happens when you put kites, scarves, or parachutes into the wind tunnel, as Jen Casado and her sons do. Read More ›
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