1. flavorpill:

    These books are all perfectly suited for your shortened spring-time attention span, and will leave you plenty of time for sunny adventures.

    50 Incredible Novels Under 200 Pages

    If you’re looking for an easy read this weekend, might we suggest these books courtesy of our friends at Flavorpill?

  2. Today we celebrate the legacy of a remarkable author - Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Although he left us too soon, his words remain. So visit your local library today and check out your favorite book - whether it’s 100 Years of Solitude, Love in the Time of Cholera or The Autumn of the Patriarch - and love the words of the exceptional Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

  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. 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.

  7. The NYPL wishes you a Happy Opening Day! For those of you unaware, today marks Major League Baseball’s Opening Day! No matter who you root for, the NYPL wishes you and your team the best of luck in 2014! And for all you baseball lovers who can’t get enough of just watching the games throughout the season you can check out the many books about baseball that can be found at branches throughout the entire NYPL system. You should also check out the large amount of awesome vintage baseball photographs (including the one above from Yankees Opening Day in 1923) found on the NYPL’s Digital Gallery!
PLAY BALL!

    The NYPL wishes you a Happy Opening Day! For those of you unaware, today marks Major League Baseball’s Opening Day! No matter who you root for, the NYPL wishes you and your team the best of luck in 2014! And for all you baseball lovers who can’t get enough of just watching the games throughout the season you can check out the many books about baseball that can be found at branches throughout the entire NYPL system. You should also check out the large amount of awesome vintage baseball photographs (including the one above from Yankees Opening Day in 1923) found on the NYPL’s Digital Gallery!

    PLAY BALL!

  8. schomburgcenter:

    Watch last week’s engaging and powerful conversation at the Schomburg Center: Between the Lines: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Zadie Smith.

  9. Happy 80th Birthday to the iconic author and activist Gloria Steinem! You can of course check out many of Ms. Steinem’s books - as well as books ABOUT Ms. Steinem - at branches throughout the NYPL system.

    Happy 80th Birthday to the iconic author and activist Gloria Steinem! You can of course check out many of Ms. Steinem’s books - as well as books ABOUT Ms. Steinem - at branches throughout the NYPL system.

  10. Paul Auster at NYPL Books at Noon →

    Paul Auster was at NYPL last week and now you get to hear what he had to say! If you need a lunchtime pick-me-up this week visit us this Wednesday when Michael Cunningham sits down with us in Astor Hall to discuss his latest book.