The library is offering Morrison’s Beloved and The Bluest Eye for unlimited checkouts through October 31, accessible at in-person locations with a library card as well as online.
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.
The library released its anticipated lists of the year’s best titles, including books for teens, kids, adults, and poetry.
The New York Public Library’s reading lists acknowledge the shortcomings of the feminist movement and celebrates those who contributed to its diversity.
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.
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.
NYPL has made several of its most popular research databases, previously only available for use at its 92 locations, accessible to all library cardholders remotely during its closure.
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.
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.
A librarian at the Riverside NYPL branch, Michelle Lee, spearheaded a program to loan ties, briefcases, and handbags after teaching seminars about job-hunting to NYC teenagers.