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Novedades de Diciembre 2019: Suspenso y acción en Navidad y otras historias más!

Celebrate the holidays with suspense! Check out Spanish language recommendations from Mary Higgins Clark, Estefania Yepes, and Patricia Cornwell.

Barnard Summer Interships: Junior Amelia Haynes Clears the Copyright for A Photo Collection to be Digitized

Barnard rising junior, Amelia Haynes, a political science major, diligently investigated the photo collection of Lisa Miller to clear the copyright for digitization. Through this process, she learned about the larger relationship between the Dance Division and rightsholders.

Barnard Summer Interships: Junior Maya Weiss Learns about Informal Education Practices in the Jerome Robbins Dance Division

Barnard rising Junior, Maya Weiss, an architecture and dance double major, learned informal education theory to create a fixed education curriculum to be shared with students in the New York City public school system.

Cookie Lit 2019: 10 More Literate Cookie Recipes

December 4 is National Cookie Day, the perfect time to enjoy this year's selection of literary cookie recipes!

Stories of Courage: March Forward, Girl

Discover the autobiography of Melba Pattillo Beals, who withstood hatred as a child and participated in the landmark integration of Arkansas schools as a member of The Little Rock Nine.

Grand Central Library Events and News: December 2019

This month's events include a book discussion, a Q&A with legendary critic Robert Christgau, and holiday crafts for kids!

Frozen Solid: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 154

Frank is feeling all the feelings about a book of experimental prose poetry, Gwen is charmed by a semi-autobiographical YA story, and everyone has "Let It Go" stuck in their heads now. You're welcome!

Joseph Bruchac's Legacy: Picture Books for Thanksgiving and Beyond

Bruchac has been writing for over 40 years, and he’s authored dozens of picture books for children about indigenous peoples' folklore and traditional stories, as well as nonfiction, plays, mysteries, and novels for older kids, teens, and adults.

Introducing NYPL's Best Books of 2019

The New York Public Library is thrilled to announce our Best Books of 2019, a curated selection of recommended reads for kids, teens, and adults, selected by our expert librarians!

NYPL Events: What's Happening 11/25–12/9

With 92 locations across New York City, there's a lot going on at the Library!

Nom-Nom November: Food-Related Manga

Food is such an integral part of any society, so it's no wonder many stories revolve around food prep, design, and enjoyment. With our favorite food-related manga, you'll get all the drama, recipes, and limitless food possibilities. Douzo meshiagare!

Bengali-language Popular Titles -জনপ্রিয় গ্রন্থসমূ

Discover five recommended Bengali-language books, now available at NYPL.

NYPL Researcher Spotlight: Q&A with Marcy Whitebook

Meet this 2017 NYPL Short-Term Research Fellow: how she uses the Library for research, her favorite places at NYPL, and valuable advice to budding researchers.

A Graduate Class Discovers Archival Collections

Recently, students from the graduate music program at Brooklyn College/City University of New York visited NYPL for a special, hands-on class on how to research and work with archival collections. They were amazed at what they found.

Interview with Artist Bobbi Beck

Meet this longtime Upper West Sider and frequent NYPL exhibitor, currently displaying her "Art Explorations" show at St. Agnes Library.

Artist Frank Pellot's "Borikén Presente" at Bronx Library Center

Now showing at the BLC's Latino and Puerto Rican Cultural Center through December 2, paintings that capture the vibrant culture and people of "la isla del encanto".

Planning Your Own Poetry Teatime

Select your poetry books, set your table, serve some snacks, and have your very own special poetry teatime. Our recommendations, especially engaging for younger readers, can help.

Where to Start with Margaret Atwood

Her work is so varied and diverse that we’ve organized this where-to-start post by reader types.

Novedades de Noviembre 2019: Personajes llenos de audacia... para celebrar el Día de Acción de Gracias!

Una breve lista selectiva de nuevas obras, incluyendo autobiografia, suspenso, y acción.

Новинки - Ноябрь 2019 - Новые русские названия - New Russian Language Titles

Mystery, short stories, and the memoir of an artist are among the NYPL's latest Russian selections.