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.
Three NYC Institutions Come Together to Examine Three Intertwined Religions
This week, a workshop and ongoing exhibition — described as “a contemporary pilgrimage” — examine physical spaces with interfaith meanings.
Listening to Archived Sounds Amid the Stacks at the New York Public Library
Up on the second floor of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, you might hear the rising notes of opera faintly ringing from a card catalogue, or see people wearing headphones at the ends of the sheet music aisles.
What People Asked the New York Public Library Before Google
“Why do 18th century English paintings have so many squirrels in them, and how did they tame them so that they wouldn’t bite the painter?” It’s easy to find answers to such perplexing questions today.