Guest star and super star librarian Shauntee talks about her work with schools and her many years at NYPL: [ Link ]

Supermodel of the World: Sashay, Shauntee! The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 33
We're pleased to announce our 17th annual #NYPLYoungLions Fiction Award finalists! From high-concept premises, to the exploration of heartbreaking family dynamics, each of these debut novels exemplifies the power of the written word: [ Link ]

Announcing the 2017 Young Lions Fiction Award Finalists
For Women's History Month, learn about the woman who printed the first complete copy of the Declaration of Independence: [ Link ]

Mary Katherine Goddard's Declaration of Independence
Grab these colorful new picture books for your littlest readers to enjoy: [ Link ]

NYPL Recommends: New Picture Books
"Life honestly moved rapidly, it moves incredibly fast, and I don't want to miss a moment..." - Pratik Shah, Father
We honor the life of Robert B. Silvers, editor of The New York Review of Books and member of NYPL The New York Public Library's Board of Trustees. [ Link ]
For World Poetry Day, check out the poetry of some beloved fiction writers whose poetry is often overlooked: [ Link ]

Great Poetry by Your Favorite Fiction Writers
Happy World Poetry Day! We asked our librarians to name some of their favorite poets from the last 5 years - did your favorite make the list? [ Link ]

14 New Poetry Picks for World Poetry Day
We're live at our annual City-Wide Staff Spelling Bee! Staff from NYPL The New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Library are competing to determine which library system has the best speller. NYPL took the title last year - will we keep it in 2017?
Our Milstein Division librarians reflect on the life and work of architectural historian and New York Times columnist Christopher Gray: [ Link ]

Christopher Gray: an Appreciation
Happy first day of spring! If you're planning to do some spring cleaning, these books will help you tackle more than just your home: [ Link ]

Spring Cleaning in 5 Steps
These are the voices making waves in feminism right now: [ Link ]

Current Feminist Writers
Listen in on Etgar Keret's recent conversation at NYPL, which took many twists and turns through stories of lost luggage, Kafka, technophobia, the ethics of writing fiction, and more: [ Link ]

Podcast #155: Etgar Keret, the Rock and the Hard Place
Check out some Irish crime writers this St. Patrick’s Day weekend: [ Link ]

Life in All Its Granite Hardness: A Selection of Irish Noir
In celebration of the newest version of a tale as old as time, Beauty and the Beast, we took a look at some of the 19th and early 20th century versions of Disney classics in our Digital Collections: [ Link ]

Disney Classics in the Digital Collections
In memory of Nobel Prize winning poet Derek Walcott, we're listening to his amazing 2010 lecture at NYPL: [ Link ]

Podcast #121: Derek Walcott on Hemingway, Travel, and First Love
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Share some vintage cards from our Digital Collections to celebrate: [ Link ]

Vintage St. Patrick's Day Cards
Check out these fantastic French books in English translation, and vote for your favorite by April 30: [ Link ]

Best Translated French Fiction: Announcing the Albertine Prize Finalists
On this day in 1850 The Scarlet Letter was published! Since then it's seen many adaptations, including the 2010 teen comedy Easy A. We did a book vs. movie adaptation comparison: [ Link ]

'Easy A' Translated To 'The Scarlet Letter' Era English
Not sure what to read next? We're live with two of NYPL's expert librarians to give you book recommendations! Comment with a genre or a few books or authors you love, and they'll work their magic to find your next great read. If you miss the live broadcast, check out all the ways you can get personal book recommendations here: [ Link ]