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Winnie-The-Pooh And His Friends Just Got A Glorious Makeover

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.18.2016 | Arts

Once upon a time, nearly 100 years ago, a real boy named Christopher Robin sat in his room and played with five dolls: a toy bear, donkey, kangaroo, p...

NY Public Library Spotlights Latino Writers For National Library Week

NBC Latino | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 04.13.2016 | Latino Voices

For the first time during National Library Week, the New York Public Library will specifically focus on Latino authors at their sixth annual Poetry of...

How The New York Public Library Is Bridging The Digital Divide

The Huffington Post | James Thilman | Posted 07.21.2015 | Arts

The 11th annual Aspen Ideas Festival drew impressive crowds to the picturesque Colorado mountain town in late June, inspiring audiences to “indulge ...

The New New York Public Library

Deborah Fallows | Posted 07.01.2016 | New York
Deborah Fallows

The NYPL, like many other libraries around the country, has already begun to seize the day in an effort to answer the needs and wants of its community.

Drama at b michael NYFW Fall 2015

Yvonna Russell | Posted 04.26.2015 | Style
Yvonna Russell

The mannequins could have walked right into the storyline of the latest Shondra Rhimes dramas.

New York's Most Famous Library Will No Longer Be Gutted From The Inside

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 05.07.2014 | Home

The New York Public Library has officially withdrawn from plans to renovate its flagship building on Fifth Avenue. The New York Times reports the d...

The Central Library Plan Deserves an Educated Public Debate

Seth Baum | Posted 05.05.2014 | New York
Seth Baum

The controversy surrounding the New York Public Library's Central Library Plan has recently gained steam. What is most important is that the plan receives the educated public debate it deserves -- debate that has scarcely yet occurred.

A Tour of the NYPL Stacks

Susan Bernofsky | Posted 04.04.2014 | New York
Susan Bernofsky

Yesterday I was invited to tour the stacks at the 42nd Street Library as part of a delegation from the PEN American Center, which the NYPL is hoping t...

Invisible Children 404: Russia's LGBT Youth Are Making a Stand

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

Today, UN AIDS says the number of people living with HIV in Russia (990K) is larger than in the higher-populated Brazil, China, or Indonesia.

How George Saunders Helped Me Find My Intellectual Life

Larissa Zimberoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Larissa Zimberoff

But for some, for many just a bit older than I, there was really real programming in the form of The Dick Cavett Show: live television that featured the great literary and cultural personalities of the time.

Anti-Prom, The New Prom

The New York Public Library | Posted 09.15.2013 | New York
The New York Public Library

BY ALISON PEKNAY On a warm evening in June, teenagers representing all five boroughs of New York City walked between the lions and entered The New Yo...

A Reprieve for the Stacks

Susan Bernofsky | Posted 09.14.2013 | New York
Susan Bernofsky

Photo @Eric Walton This was an eventful day in the struggle to preserve the Research Division of the New York Public Library at 42nd Street fro...

NYC Mayoral Candidates on the Central Library Plan

Susan Bernofsky | Posted 07.15.2013 | New York
Susan Bernofsky

The branch libraries that have been deaccessioned in recent years have been sold below market value, leaving room for speculation that their sale had more to do with real estate deals and construction contracts than with the public good.

Second Lawsuit Filed Against NYPL

Susan Bernofsky | Posted 09.10.2013 | New York
Susan Bernofsky

As has been pointed out repeatedly over the last two weeks, it's hard to imagine how service for scholars can be improved by shipping the research materials they depend on for their work across state lines.

Lawsuit Filed to Save NYPL From Demolition

Susan Bernofsky | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York
Susan Bernofsky

In the aftermath of last week's NY State Assembly hearing about the future of public libraries in Manhattan and Brooklyn, a group of concerned scholars has just filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing what many see as the destruction of the research library.

Saving the New York Public Library

Susan Bernofsky | Posted 07.02.2013 | New York
Susan Bernofsky

It's no wonder that the NY State Assembly's Committee on Libraries and Education Technology convened for more than seven hours for the "The Sale of Public Libraries in New York City" hearing.

A Library for the People

Susan Bernofsky | Posted 08.26.2013 | New York
Susan Bernofsky

All of New York's major university libraries are currently closed to the public. This applies even to the City University of New York, NYC's public university.

24-Hour Read In To Support Libraries

Christian Zabriskie | Posted 08.05.2013 | Home
Christian Zabriskie

This event has a hypnotic quality to it. After being there for 72 hours now there are patterns which are emerging.

Malcolm Gladwell Attacks New York Public Library

Posted 05.29.2013 | Home

Malcolm Gladwell launched an extraordinary attack on the New York Public Library (NYPL) today at the International Digital Publishing Forum as part of...

The Big Story That Happened In His Backyard

The New York Public Library | Posted 07.20.2013 | New York
The New York Public Library

Journalist Renowned for his Coverage of Fracking Discusses His Book, Which Is Nominated For Prestigious NYPL Award. By ANGELA MONTEFINISE When veter...

NYPL Unveils Design Of Donnell Branch In Midtown

DNAinfo | Posted 05.07.2013 | New York

MIDTOWN — The sun would shine underground in a newly released design of a newer, smaller Donnell Library. The library branch, closed since 2009,...

PHOTOS: New York Public Library In 2018

Posted 02.18.2013 | Home

The New York Public Library's flagship building on Fifth Avenue is undergoing a $300 million renovation, courtesy of the London-based architect Foster...

The Macaroni and Cheese Challenge: A Little Patience, a Dash of Fortitude and a LOT of Cheddar

The New York Public Library | Posted 02.06.2013 | New York
The New York Public Library

In preparation for Marcus Samuelsson discussing his memoir on Monday, and Danny Meyer joining writers Ian Frazier, Karen Russell and Molly O'Neill to discuss lunch on Tuesday, we hosted a Macaroni and Cheese cook-off!

Damien Echols, West Memphis Three 'Survivor,' Tells Henry Rollins About Life On Death Row

Mike Hogan | Posted 01.08.2013 | Arts
Mike Hogan

On Wednesday night at the New York Public Library in Midtown Manhattan, Henry Rollins and Damien Echols had a 90-minute conversation about life in hell.

New York's Literary Jewel Box

Posted 11.07.2012 | Huffington

The New York Public Library's Schwarzman Building, sandwiched between the lions on 5th Avenue and Bryant Park, sits on a deep pit of knowledge. The st...