The exhibition, on view for the next 75 years, features 250 rare items from the library’s collection.
Hayal Pozanti created a set of 31 unique shapes years ago through a combination of intuition and research into ancient writing systems.
A bright pink silicon menorah in the Jewish Museum, a pair of Hanukkah hymns from a medieval prayer book in the New York Public Library, and other gems.
To mark its 95th anniversary, the center’s staff and curators chose 95 books by Black authors, including titles by James Baldwin, Saidiya Hartman, Jesmyn Ward, Deborah Willis, and Colson Whitehead.
Jemisin will join comedian W. Kamau Bell for a discussion of sci-fi, Afrofuturism, and her most recent novel, which brings her unique brand of speculative fiction a little closer to earth.
The New York Public Library has released a playlist of sounds that take us back to pre-pandemic days in the city that never sleeps.
As part of its 125th anniversary celebrations, NYPL has outfitted the marble lions that flank its main branch entrance with their very own copies of two books chosen from librarians’ 125 favorite titles.
The Snowy Day, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and 1984 are among the most popular books in the library’s 125-year history.
Patience and Fortitude, the 108-year-old lions that have guarded the Library’s Main Branch since 1911, will be covered for cleanup and repair beginning September 2.
The original document, one of only four surviving “fair copies” of the Declaration handwritten by Thomas Jefferson, will be on display on July 1 and 2, ahead of Independence Day.
The Library After Hours: Pride event is happening on Friday, June 21, 2019 at 7pm.
Next week at the New York Public Library, founding members of the Gay Liberation Front will discuss the rise of the queer press in the 1960s and ’70s and how it continues to make an impact today.