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  • NYC Banned Books Challenge: Fight Book Banning By Reading Banned Books

    By NYPL Staff | May 23, 2022
    We're challenging New Yorkers to read books that represent voices, identities, and perspectives that book banning threatens to erase.
  • Views from the Digital Collections: The 42nd Street Library

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | May 23, 2022
    Images of the beloved building that has hosted researchers, readers, and tourists from around the world.
  • 12 Gripping (And New-ish) True Crime Reads

    By Emily Pullen, Reader Services Coordinator | May 16, 2022
    Looking for unfamiliar true crime? These riveting stories have all been published in the past few years, many just in the past few months.
  • The 2022 Tony-Nominated Musicals at the Library

    By Douglas Reside, Curator, Theatre Collection | May 13, 2022
    The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
    Learn about Library materials related to the six musical nominations as well as a similar "Applaud-Alike" show for each.
  • Nine New Inspiring (And Tea-Spilling) Celebrity Memoirs

    By Carrie McBride, Communications | May 12, 2022
    Filled with vulnerability and personal truths, these memoirs highlight the authors' struggles as they've faced loss, change, and doubt.
  • AAPI Picture Book Recommendations from the Teen Reading Ambassadors

    By Rachel Roseberry, Manager, Young Adult Literacy Programs | May 11, 2022
    These books from AAPI authors and illustrators showcase multiple identities, experiences, and traditions.

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