1. Remember, the best beer in the world is the one you brewed.

    — 

    CHARLIE PAPAZIAN; The Complete Joy of Homebrewing (via theartofhomebrewing)

    Charlie will be joining Steve Hindy (Brooklyn Brewery) and Kim Jordan (New Belgium) to talk about craft beers on April 25th!  Pick up your tickets here.

    (via livefromthenypl)

  2. There is untold wealth in library collections, and, like every good librarian, NYPL’s own Jessica Pigza loves to share. In her book BiblioCraft, Jessica hones her literary hunting-and-gathering skills to help creatives of all types, from DIY hobbyists to fine artists, develop projects based on library resources. Check it out yourself at one of NYPL’s branches!

    There is untold wealth in library collections, and, like every good librarian, NYPL’s own Jessica Pigza loves to share. In her book BiblioCraft, Jessica hones her literary hunting-and-gathering skills to help creatives of all types, from DIY hobbyists to fine artists, develop projects based on library resources. Check it out yourself at one of NYPL’s branches!

  3. Read Alikes for Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch →

    Read alikes we a-love! Suggestions from the lovely librarians at NYPL for those pondering what to read after the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt.

  4. Top Circulating Books: March 2014 →

    Which one will be the next book on your nightstand?

  5. Live All You Can: Henry James in the Village →

    Happy Birthday Henry James! 

  6. 5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To The Library →

    Is it obvious to say that we agree? We’re saying it anyway.

  7. Today is the Fort Washington Library’s 100th birthday! NYPL and friends had a great day on Saturday celebrating the centennial of the Fort Washington Library. We look forward to the next 100 years!

    Today is the Fort Washington Library’s 100th birthday! NYPL and friends had a great day on Saturday celebrating the centennial of the Fort Washington Library. We look forward to the next 100 years!

  8. A Lunchtime Recital in Astor Hall: Music From the Dreaming Spires →

    Join us tomorrow in the Schwarzman Building’s Astor Hall when the Chapel Choir of Exeter College performs Music From the Dreaming Spires, a collection of works from J.S. Bach, Maurice Duruflé and Sir Hubert Parry, directed by George de Voil. 

    It will be a beautiful day for some beautiful music!

  9. Today marks 89 years since the literary classic, The Great Gatsby was first published.
Let’s celebrate this anniversary and make F. Scott-Fitzgerald proud by stepping into a New York Public Library branch and borrowing a copy of his great work of American literature.

    Today marks 89 years since the literary classic, The Great Gatsby was first published.

    Let’s celebrate this anniversary and make F. Scott-Fitzgerald proud by stepping into a New York Public Library branch and borrowing a copy of his great work of American literature.

  10. The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.

    — Steve Jobs