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A Selection of YA and Juvenile Fiction Booktalks

Can we convince you to give one a try?

A Selection of Non-Fiction Booktalks

If you love to read non-fiction, perhaps one of these booktalks will grab your attention.

Level Up With Some Video Game Reads!

Play on in 2020...

A Burns Night Celebration: Robert Burns in the Margins

Redactions, asterisks and intrigue...

How To Get Encyclopedias and E-Reference Books from Home

Where have encyclopedias and reference books gone? To our library databases!

Books for Unicorn Lovers of All Ages

Do you know someone who has Unicorn Fever?

Beginner's Guide to Manga 2: Manga Less than Ten Volumes

New to manga? Don’t know where to start? Don’t worry—we’re here to help!

Meet the Artist: Yuko K.

Her all white-on-white exhibition is on view at the Mulberry Street Library.

Books and Library Events to Ring in the Year of the Mouse/Rat | 新年快樂 | 새해 복 많이 받으세요 | Chúc Mừng Năm Mới

It's almost time to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

Novedades de Enero 2020: Salud y superación personal para un año con buena salud física y emocional

This month's Spanish-language recommendations are all non-fiction and focused on health and well-being.

Celebrate the 7th Annual #LibraryShelfie Day with Us!

"We're ready for our close-up!" say library shelves all over the world today.

NYPL Events: What's Happening 1/21–2/3

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

Новинки - Январь 2020 - Новые русские названия - New Russian Language Titles

Fiction, short stories and a memoir are included in our recommendations for new Russian-language books at NYPL this month.

Nouveautés de Janvier 2020 - Suggestions de lecture - New French Language Titles

What to read at the start of the year? Check out our suggestions for must-read books you can find in your neighborhood library.

新书 - 一月2020 - 本月推荐好书 - New Chinese Language Titles

Discover the latest Chinese-language books available at NYPL.

Can You Ace Our Synonym Quiz?

We're celebrating National Thesaurus Day with a test of your synonym skills...

Ben Franklin: The Ultimate Bibliophile

Benjamin Franklin's contributions to science, politics, and diplomacy are immense, but his passion for and support of books and libraries is what has endeared him to us most here at the Library.

Researcher Spotlight: Sarah Krasnostein

Writer Sarah Krasnostein on how she's using the Library to research her next two books, staying on track and following the advice to "write dirty" (it's not what you think)..

San Juan Hill and the Black Nurses of the Stillman Settlement

In the first post of a series exploring lesser-known areas of New York City that black people have lived in and impacted, we learn about black nurses who brought health care to the people of the San Juan Hill neighborhood.

Some of Your Favorite Books are Hitting the Small Screen

We're living in an age of great television. Is it a coincidence that so many hit shows are based on hit books? Maybe, maybe not. A slew of new shows are hitting the waves which had their start as books and we can't wait to watch and read them all.