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NYPL Events: What's Happening 10/31-11/14

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

Ep. 52 "A Better Experience of the World" | Library Stories

Sometimes, it takes a little help to raise your game. Jeremy has worked with his NYPL tutors after school for two years. With more confidence and knowledge, he enjoys doing his homework, and his 

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November Author @ the Library Programs at Mid-Manhattan Library

Come listen to scholars and other experts discuss their recent nonfiction books on a variety of subjects and ask them questions.Read More ›

Carve Your Own NYPL Pumpkin for Halloween

Happy Halloween! We carved a pumpkin worthy of the Library - and you can, too.Read More ›

Spooky Halloween Reads

Decorate your bookshelves this Halloween with spooky novels. Read More ›

Latin American Cultural Week Uptown at the Library

The New York Public Library will sponsor Latin American Cultural Week Uptown, which begins November 3 and will feature a range of music, song, and dance events at the Inwood, Washington Heights and Fort Washington libraries. Read More ›

Job and Employment Links for the Week of October 30

Find workshops, trainings, and more.Read More ›

Booktalking "Riding Chance" by Christine Kendall

Foster and Troy are best buds, and they hang together always. Then, someone has the idea that they would like to work with horses in exchange for the chance to ride. Read More ›

Macabre Imagery: Visual Representations of the Dance of Death

A new case exhibit on the third floor of the Library for the Performing Arts presents a small historical survey of the characteristic imagery and common features of visual representations of the dance of death.Read More ›

Muse: Using the Library’s Picture Collection for Source Material

How do artists and designers find the images they use to spark their creativity? Source material, or the physical things that become elements of inspiration for artists, designers, writers, filmmakers, students, teachers, etc., is one of the happy reasons people visit the Picture Collection.Read More ›

Free Job Training: Certified Recovery Peer Advocate

Queensborough Community College (QCC, CUNY) in partnership with the New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare is recruiting participants for the Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) training program. This free training program will prepare participants to take the IC&RC CRPA certification exam, apply to one of New York's two certification boards, and work as a CRPA.Read More ›

What Are You Reading? Jeannine Otis Edition

Otis is a recording artist, actress, author, teaching artist, and more. There's not a lot in the entertainment industry she hasn't done, and done well. She shares which books have most influenced her life, and as a survivor of domestic violence, what books she'd recommend to someone struggling to overcome trauma.Read More ›

President Obama's Sci-Fi Film Selections

President Barack Obama, as guest editor of the November 2016 issue of WIRED magazine, released a list of his favorite sci-fi films. There's some great stuff and it's all available at NYPL. Read More ›

NYPL #FridayReads: The Cozy Style Edition October 28, 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.Read More ›

中文书籍讨论会 || Chinese Book Discussion

为了鼓励大家借阅中文书籍,中城图书馆(Mid-Manhattan Library)成立了中文书籍讨论会(Chinese Book Discussion), 每个月聚会一次,大家分享阅读的乐趣。十月二十六号的晚上, 举行了第一次的聚会,共有8个人参加,在会中讨论了下列书籍.Read More ›

Live from the Reading Room: Cheryl Boyce-Taylor to Friends and Poets

This episode of 'Live From the Reading Room: Correspondence', recited by Trinidadian costume historian Natalya Mills-Mayrena, features a letter from Trinidadian Poet Cheryl Boyce-Taylor to a group of friends and poets. In the letter, Boyce-Taylor discusses writing, family, and publishing. Read More ›

October 27 in Science, Industry and Business History

October 27 is a day remembered for a number of reasons throughout history: It is the 300th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; famous people were born on this day (Niccolò Paganini, in 1782 and

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The 50th Anniversary of 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering and Experiments in Art and Technology, Incorporated (E.A.T.)

In celebration of its anniversary, a current case exhibit on the third floor of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts highlights materials related to 9 Evenings.Read More ›

NYPL Recommends: Book Club Books

We asked our book expert staff what books have worked well in the book clubs they host in library branches across the city. Read More ›

The Woman Behind the Curtain: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 24

Come hang out with Readers ServicOz! (See what we did there?) Lynn Lobash, manager of Readers Services, peels back the veil of mystery surrounding readers' advisory—and puts Gwen and Frank to the recommendations test.Read More ›
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