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ALA Announces Newbery, Caldecott, King, Printz Winners 2017

The American Library Association announced the winners of their many Youth Media Awards this weekend at the Midwinter meeting in Atlanta. Read More ›

Hack the Holds Queue: January 2017

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

NYPL #FridayReads: The Read Like a 4-Year-Old Edition January 20, 2017

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. Don’t have the time to hunt for good reads? Never fear. We've rounded up the best bookish reading of the week for you.Read More ›

Wonderful Winter Staff Picks

Our first round of 2017 Staff Picks have arrived! 

Every few months, our NYPL book experts bring you 100 books we love—culled from the millions upon millions out in the world—via our interactive Staff Picks browse tool.

For this season, we're featuring a recommendation from Andrew Fairweather, librarian at Seward Park: Jane Mayer's

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Newbery Winners We Love

Every January, the American Library Association’s Midwinter conference makes headlines with its announcement of the newest Newbery Medal and Honor winners. The coveted awards, which mark the best children’s books of the year, began in 1922.

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Lord of the Guys: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 29

Frank and Gwen welcome Andrew and Craig of the Overdue podcast for a deep dive into William Golding's 1954 classic, Lord of the Flies. Every reader for him/her/reallyjustHIMself...Read More ›

Cheesy Books for Literary Cheese-Lovers

In honor of National Cheese Lover’s Day, we asked our book experts to recommend their favorite cheesy books — romance of all stripes, coming-of-age stories, sappy cozy mysteries, anything they wanted — and tell us their favorite kinds of actual cheese, too.Read More ›

Where to Start with Susan Sontag

On January 16, we're celebrating the birthday of Susan Sontag (1933-2004), one of the most influential American essayists, and critics of the 20th century. Read More ›

NYPL #FridayReads: The Dickinson Workout Edition January 13, 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. Don’t have the time to hunt for good reads? Never fear. We’ve rounded up the best bookish reading of the week for you.Read More ›

Calling All Writers! Get Published in NYPL!Zine

Are you writer, poet, or artist? Would you like to see your works published? The New York Public Library has an opportunity for you!Read More ›

Exercise Like Your Favorite Author

It's a new year, and just like every January, millions of people across the world are pledging to get in shape. If you're looking to stay fit, clear the mind, or just have some fun, here's some inspiration from the workouts of your favorite writers.Read More ›

NYPL #FridayReads: The Seconded and Thirded Edition January 6, 2017

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. Don’t have the time to hunt for good reads? Never fear. We've rounded up the best bookish reading of the week for you.Read More ›

#ReadersUnite to Share the Books They're Reading

This week, readers and writers are celebrating reading by posting the books they're reading to social media, joined together with the hashtag #ReadersUnite.Read More ›

#ReadersUnite! The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 28

Happy new year! Christopher Platt joins Gwen and Frank to talk about hate crimes, privacy and transparency, and how to start a revolution from your local library. Plus: Project Gutenberg reads, our technological future, and our crush on Carla Hayden. Read More ›

13 Romance Novels Set in Cornwall

Cornwall is a never-ending feast for the eyes: here are 13 romance novels guaranteed to transport you to those dream-laden shores.Read More ›

January Author Talks at Mid-Manhattan Library

We've got a selection of engaging author talks coming up this month at Mid-Manhattan Library.Read More ›

Join NYPL for #ReadersUnite

Whatever you're reading, we can all agree on one thing: the need to read.Read More ›

Winter Reads: A Reading List from Open Book Night

Open Book Night at Mid-Manhattan Library meets on the second Friday of the month, and you’re invited!Read More ›

NYPL #FridayReads: The Almost 2017 Edition December 30, 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. Don’t have the time to hunt for good reads? Never fear. We've rounded up the best bookish reading of the week for you.Read More ›

Beginnings in Endings: Books for the New Year

As we approach the closing of one year and the opening of another, here are a few books whose ends (to paraphrase T. S. Eliot) contain their beginnings.Read More ›
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