Learn more about books on NYPL's 2020 Election Reading List that are available in accessible formats.
Election Day 2020: Get Informed & Vote
Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, and The New York Public Library is here to help you find all of the resources you need to be an informed voter. Register to vote in New York State by Friday, October 9.
Voting for New Americans
Discover our short guide to voting for newly naturalized U.S. citizens. Around 10% of eligible voters this year are immigrants. Find out how to vote, when to vote, and where to find information on the candidates.
Find Election Reads on NYPL’s SimplyE App
Find out which books on the 2020 Election Reading List are available in languages other than English.
Download the List
Download the list for quick and easy access, and use it as a tracker to check off the books you’ve read.
For Teens: Election 2020, Voting, and More
Voting in federal, state, and local elections is an important act. You’re never too young to get involved and do your part—check out ways below you can get #VoteReady this fall.
Power to the Youth
Wednesday, October 7 | 4:30 PM
Register now for this town hall conversation about societal changes with community leaders, moderated by library staff.
NYPL Recommends: Election Edition
Wednesday, October 7 | 12:30 PM
Tune in as our expert librarians take questions from readers about what to read next. Plus, help them welcome a special guest from our research division who will talk about the books featured on our 2020 Election Reading List!
Explore the History of Voting through the Library's Digital Collections
Shop the Library, Support the Library
Show your commitment to voting with our newest accessory line celebrating the power of civic engagement. Find totes, pins, socks, and more urging voters to make their voices heard. Each purchase supports the Library, and select purchases also support PEN America's Free Speech 2020 campaign.
125 Years of The New York Public Library
The Library's 125th anniversary is a moment to honor and reaffirm the enduring power of libraries.
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Donate to help cover the cost of new books, e-books, and audiobooks.
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