Are you watching the Oscars red carpet tonight? We picked out some divine dresses for the Best and Supporting Actress nominees from our Digital Collections: [ Link ]

Digital Stylist: Oscars Edition
It's Tell A Fairy Tale Day today, so we're revisiting Neil Gaiman talking about revisiting fairy tales on our podcast: [ Link ]

Podcast #35: Neil Gaiman on Fairy Tales Revisited
Black dance pioneer, anthropologist, and choreographer Katherine Dunham continues to inspire work in all of the fields she conquered: [ Link ]

Schomburg Research Guide: Katherine Dunham
Hear stories from New York City's Lower East Side, straight from the people who live there: [ Link ]

Listen In: LES Oral History Montage
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Discover the story of the real Casanova with Dr. Ruth on our latest NYPL Podcast: [ Link ]

Podcast #152: Casanova: Seduction and Genius in Venice
Make your membership gift TODAY to receive a $10 discount and tote bag. Your membership supports NYPL and all the books, collections, programs, events, and more that we offer to ALL New Yorkers: [ Link ]

2017 Membership Drive Deadline: Midnight!
In honor of W. E. B. Du Bois' birthday today, a few important quotes from his work and images from our Digital Collections and Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library: [ Link ]

The Quotable W. E. B. Du Bois
In honor of Black History Month, The New York Public Library Shop highlights a few important books available at the Shop: [ Link ]

6 Gifts for Black History Month
We're thrilled to present our five nonfiction finalists in the Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, which celebrates its 30th anniversary this year: [ Link ] #Bernstein30

Best Nonfiction of the Year: Announcing The 30th Annual Helen Bernstein Book Award Finalists
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It's George Washington's birthday! We recently discussed his farewell address on our podcast: [ Link ]

Podcast #149: George Washington and the Hyper-Partisan Now
"My niece is young, but she didn't know that we'd descended from slaves, and so I feel that some of the family history is already being lost with the next generation and I want to make sure that doesn't happen." - Jennifer Maston, Family Genealogist
What's happening at the Library? We highlighted some of our favorite picks over the next two weeks: [ Link ]

NYPL Events: What's Happening 2/20-3/6
On this day in 1925, the first issue of The New Yorker was published! You can read that issue - and every issue since then - for free with your NYPL library card: [ Link ]

Now Screening: New Yorker Digital Archive
Happy Presidents' Day! If you have the day off, why not spend it brushing up on your presidential history with one of these fascinating biographies: [ Link ]

Presidential Biographies for Presidents' Day
It's Amy Tan's birthday today! If you've never read her work or want to read more, try out these recommendations: [ Link ]

Where to Start with Amy Tan
The Green Book was a travel guide published between 1936 and 1966 that listed hotels, restaurants, bars, gas stations, etc. where black travelers would be welcome: [ Link ]

Navigating The Green Book
It's Toni Morrison's birthday today! If you've never read her work, or you'd like to read more, we put together a guide for you: [ Link ]

Where to Start with Toni Morrison