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Apr 20

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Apr 19

It’s Caturday! You know what that means? Time to play a game of croquet without rules with a sweet young kitty, according to this 1885 print from Harpers Young People from the Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection.  

It’s Caturday! You know what that means? Time to play a game of croquet without rules with a sweet young kitty, according to this 1885 print from Harpers Young People from the Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection.  

Apr 18

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“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)

(via livefromthenypl)

Apr 17

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!

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.

Apr 16

Top Circulating Books: March 2014 -

Which one will be the next book on your nightstand?

Apr 15

Live All You Can: Henry James in the Village -

Happy Birthday Henry James! 

5 Reasons Why You Need Take Your Kids To The Library -

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

Apr 14

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!