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This is a multimedia showroom for librarians, curators, event speakers, scholars, and writers working and creating at The New York Public Library. Explore staff blogs, view original videos, download podcasts, browse print publications, interact with digital exhibitions, and connect with NYPL on Facebook, Twitter, and beyond. Explore and get inspired!

Hack the Holds Queue: January 2017

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

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Featured Channel:
Africa and the African Diaspora

Schomburg Treasures: WPA Photographs

The Schomburg Center's collection of WPA photographs is now available on the NYPL's Digital Collections site.Read More ›

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Featured Blogger:
Andy Wagstaff

Cubicle Vacations: New Music, Vol 4

This batch of new music will not only take you around the globe; but it will take you places back in time as well. Oh, and it will make you dance.Read More ›

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Featured Library:
New Dorp Library

Staten Island Historical Newspapers Update

We are excited to announce that a new set of Island papers have been scanned and launched. The largest run is the Staten Island World, about 3,000 pages of it, from our partner the Staten Island Museum. Read More ›

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