Discover oceans of possibility at The New York Public Library this summer with free events and programs for all ages, book giveaways, our all-new Make Waves program for kids and teens, reading recommendations, and much more!
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The New York Public Library is celebrating Pride Month throughout June. Discover book recommendations, join us for free online events, explore illuminating resources, and much more—for all ages. Happy Pride!
Join us for The New York Public Library's first-ever permanent exhibition highlighting our world-renowned research collections.
The New York Public Library is proud to announce a major policy shift: on October 5, 2021, all late fines were eliminated going forward—and all existing fines and fees in patron accounts have been cleared. Learn more about this policy change and how everyone is getting a clean slate this fall.
The New York Public Library welcomes people from all backgrounds and celebrates the rich multicultural diversity that defines New York City. The Library is committed to helping recent immigrants and bilingual and multilingual communities navigate our array of free services and resources for all ages.
The New York Public Library is here to support kids and teens of all ages—plus educators, parents, and caregivers—with an array of programs and resources, both in person and online. Explore everything the Library has to offer kids and teens all year round—from storytimes and free homework help to special programs for teens, learning tools, and fun, engaging activities to help you develop your skills.
Find out which books were checked out most since The New York Public Library opened its doors over 125 years ago.
Discover The New York Public Library’s new personalized book selection service! While browsing is limited, we offer a friendly, adventurous alternative. Tell us your reading interests and we’ll pick five books for you!
Get the power of The New York Public Library, anytime, anywhere. With the NYPL app, you can access everything the Library has to offer from home or while you’re on the go.