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    Shelf Help: Personalized Book Picks

    Tell us your reading interests and we’ll handpick five books just for you.
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    Tweet us @NYPLRecommends with a book that you like and we'll tweet you back suggestions. Envíanos un tweet a @NYPLRecommends con un libro que te guste y te daremos algunas sugerencias.

Podcast: The Librarian Is In

  • The Librarian Is In

    Calling All Book-Lovers

    Join hosts Crystal Chen and Frank Collerius for a biweekly discussion about books, culture, and what to read next. They interview guests from the world of libraries and beyond, discuss the books they’re reading, and recommend their favorite titles with equal parts humor, passion, and knowledge.