From the immigrant experience to the history of CBGB, our latest Open Book Hour revealed a diverse set of recommendations.
In honor of Mother's Day, the Library wants to salute books for kids that address the best things motherhood can stand for: love, generosity, a sense of safety in a tumultuous world... and, yes, giving.
Friends, New Yorkers, countrymen, lend me your ears… New & Noteworthy e-audiobooks.
Here are some recently published titles that are getting praise from our YA specialists here at NYPL. Pick them up for your teen or yourself!
The second annual Albertine Prize, a reader’s choice award for best French fiction, is calling all fiction enthusiasts to vote in support of their favorite work of contemporary French fiction in English translation before May 1st!
When the old becomes new again listeners can win the prize. These works of literary fiction are nods to some past familiar tales, but with twists placing them firmly in the present. Check out these new adaptations.
This year has a lot to offer YA readers so far. Here are a few books our staff here at NYPL are calling out as special.
This spring, read along with the LIVE from the NYPL, a series of conversations with notable thinkers, writers, activists, and artists.
Looking for something good to read? Here are the 2017 books librarians from across the country recommend.
What are some NYPL patrons currently reading? Here's the latest list from patrons at the Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street.
Here are some great titles to explore on the commute home, in the gym, or during your next ride out of town.
We asked our adult specialists which books due out in 2018 they are most looking forward to reading, and here is what they said.
A memoir is a collection of memories. The author may focus on a particular period in their life, or an event, or a relationship, but they are always reflective and often very candid. Beyond that, anything goes, and they are wide-ranging in style and tone. Here are a few you may enjoy.
Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of 1968, the Library is hosting events exploring the many cultural changes that emerged from 1960–74. You can also travel back to the sixties in the magic time machine that is literature.
Have you been called to serve your civic duty? Here's a list of books you'll want to check out.
Ready to expand your reading horizons in 2018? Embrace the challenge with our newest round of Staff Picks!
Every year, NYPL librarians come together to create the Best Books for Kids list. This post gathers every title available at Heiskell from that list and provides links to the titles in our digital book (DB) collection or on Bookshare.
Kwanzaa brings many African-American families together to enjoy the "first fruits of the harvest," the Swahili phrase from which its name is derived. Its traditions, like lighting the seven candles on the kinara and feasting at a party on the last night of the holiday, center around family and community.