Did you know that Memorial Day goes as far back as the American Civil War in the 1860s?
Did you know that Memorial Day goes as far back as the American Civil War in the 1860s

Memorial Day: Commemorating and Remembering Our Veterans and Those Who Serve

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Victoria Fox-Miller
It's time again for Manhattanhenge: the two times a year when the sunset lines up perfectly with New York City's grid! Catch it on May 30, and read some of these books on astronomy, city planning, and more to get in the mood.
Its time again for Manhattanhenge the two times a year when the

A Manhattanhenge Reading List

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Kelly Dee Barndt
Migdelia Sposito
Pat Breen
Here's what everyone was reading around the world in May.
Here's what everyone was reading around the world in May

May 2017 International Fiction Bestsellers

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Shqip Music
May is Preservation Month! From the old neighborhood record store to famous skyscrapers, from parks and glorious landscapes to important cemeteries, discover the history of preservation with free resources from the Library. #ThisPlaceMatters
May is Preservation Month From the old neighborhood record store to famous

#ThisPlaceMatters: Preservation Month Resources

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Elisabeth Castiglione Setzler
Kristina Y. ILulu
We've recently added some extraordinary works from ordinary women of the 19th century to our Pforzheimer Collection.
Weve recently added some extraordinary works from ordinary women of the 19th

Romantic Interests: The Ordinary Women

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Our librarians swing from heavy nonfiction to fluffy YA and memes on this episode of The Librarian Is In.
Our librarians swing from heavy nonfiction to fluffy YA and memes on

Dark, Light, & In Between: The Librarian Is In Podcast, Ep. 41

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Lucille Huffman
Aditi Slimakova
Driving somewhere for the long weekend? Don't forget to download an audiobook from the Library before you hit the road!
Driving somewhere for the long weekend Dont forget to download an audiobook

Audiobooks for Your Roadtrip, Commute, and Earbuds

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Happy birthday, Raymond Carver! His friend, fellow writer Richard Ford, discussed their friendship on our podcast: "And when he met me, it was kind of love at first sight between him and me because I wasn't a drunk and I owned a house."
Happy birthday Raymond Carver His friend fellow writer Richard Ford discussed their

Podcast #37: Richard Ford on Becoming a Reader and Finding a Voice

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"The public library is the truest democratic institution we have." – Susan, Battery Park City. Why do you love your public library? Share a note on our virtual sticky note wall. #InvestInLibraries
The public library is the truest democratic institution we have Susan Battery

Post a Note in Support of Public Libraries - #InvestInLibraries

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Susan Hansen
Judi Gay
This month is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, but you can celebrate year-round with these literary journals that showcase emerging and well-known Asian/Pacific American writers.
This month is AsianPacific American Heritage Month but you can celebrate yearround

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month All Year With These Magazines

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Let City leaders know why the Library matters to you - join us on Twitter today and tweet to your New York City Council representatives! We've made it easy to click and tweet directly to your representative in just a few seconds: [ On.nypl.org Link ]
Let City leaders know why the Library matters to you join us

Tweet to City Leaders Now, Urge Them to #InvestInLibraries!

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"I always, always wanted to be someone," says Chantal, a mentor helping young students to learn to read at NYPL's Washington Heights branch library. Libraries change lives for the better for providing after-school programming. Add your support NOW by asking the Mayor and City Council to invest in libraries: [ On.nypl.org Link ]
Jane Mayer is this year's Bernstein Award winner and the only person to win the award twice! On the latest NYPL Podcast, she discusses her winning book, Dark Money: the the Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.
Jane Mayer is this years Bernstein Award winner and the only person

Podcast #165: Jane Mayer, Winner of the Bernstein Award

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Take 30 seconds to show your support for the Library: sign a letter urging New York City leaders to #InvestInLibraries!
Take 30 seconds to show your support for the Library sign a

Tell City Hall: An Investment in Libraries Is an Investment in ALL New Yorkers

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Dolores Mcnelis
We're live at our Barbara Goldsmith Conservation Lab with photo conservator Jessica Keister as she treats photographs of Australia and New Zealand from a 19th century album! Learn what goes into preparing photographs for our archives. [ On.nypl.org Link ]
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Andre Previn
Samuel Gompers
Congratulations to Jane Mayer, the winner of our 30th annual Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism! She won for her book Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right. Learn more about the award, which honors journalists whose books have brought clarity and public attention to important issues, events, or policies: [ On.nypl.org Link...
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Congratulations to Jane Mayer the winner of our 30th annual Helen Bernstein

The Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism Celebrates 30th Anniversary

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Winning a journalism prize from The New York Public Library evokes something extra because libraries enable people to discern fact from fiction, says Dan Fagin, a past winner of the Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism. Learn more about the prize and this year's finalists - the winner will be announced this evening at a special ceremony: [ On.nypl.org Link ] #Bernstein30
Happy birthday, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle! Be like Sherlock Holmes and investigate some of the 19th century crime stories in our archives that happened around the time Doyle created his iconic character.
Happy birthday Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Be like Sherlock Holmes and investigate

Arthur Conan Doyle: Researching Crimes and Detectives with NYPL's E-Resources

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Have you seen our virtual sticky note wall? We love reading about all the ways public libraries have helped people, from providing books to quiet study spaces to citizenship and job search resources and more. Add your own note to our wall and tell City leaders why it's important to #InvestInLibraries: [ On.nypl.org Link ]