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New York City is one of the most inspiring places in the world, and it's been home to countless authors! When you want to hang out like your favorite writers, just make a tour of these NYC literary haunts. http://on.nypl.org/18v80SB
Bars, hotels, library branches, and other, more unexpected haunts.
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My mother,80, loved her childhood until 21 loving the library. What a great time she had getting lost in the books. Thank you
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The New York Public Library is teaming up with Brightly, a new resource to help parents raise lifelong readers. When you sign up for the Brightly newsletter by March, the Brightly team will make a $1 donation to NYPL for new subscribers. You'll get book recommendations and reading tips delivered to your inbox while supporting the Library at the same time. It's a win-win for book lovers! http://on.nypl.org/1DW39Xz
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Like pairing fine wine with a good meal, Billy Collins picks three songs for you to enjoy with his poetry. Do you listen to music when you read? http://soundcheck.wnyc.org/story/pick-three-billy-collins
Former U.S. ;and New York poet laureate ;Billy Collins shares ;three poems from his new book Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems, and chooses ;three songs to go with them. ;
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Mr. Bill Collins, hi.
Interesting fellow u are. Nice to meet you.
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Looking to learn new skills, design your resume, or prepare for an interview? Lynda.com, an incredible resource for online learning, can now be accessed on your home computer. With 3,000 courses and video tutorials in fields like web design, media production, and career development, see how Lynda can help your career! http://www.nypl.org/blog/2015/01/13/lynda-online-video-tutorials-training
Access to lynda.com is now available for free with your library card. Find out what this resource can do for your career development.
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Educate yourself on how to be your own boss. Never look for another job.
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"Who said children's literature was all gumdrops and rainbows?" Betsy Bird, NYPL's Youth Materials Specialist, shares her thoughts on some startling acts of mischief in children's literature. http://on.nypl.org/1EUuTJs
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My view of Madeleine has been ruined by this 😵
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Explore our guide to algebra and math help for homeschool education: http://on.nypl.org/1E5fwwT
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Zadie Smith on writing and belief, plus tips from seven other great authors. http://on.nypl.org/1Bi2Mog
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If you're looking to get a jump start on films coming out in 2015, start with these books. All eight will become movies this year. http://on.nypl.org/1Dq9h7u
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Fun fact: in 1950, when John Updike enrolled at Harvard, he wanted to become a cartoonist! If your favorite author didn't write, what do you think her career would be? http://on.nypl.org/15f7q9N
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Whether you're a penny pincher or a big spender, tycoons offer a wealth of fascinating stories. From captains of industry to investment bankers, these money bags have stories worth their weight in gold. http://on.nypl.org/1tG82A9
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Some books are so good they make us cry. These children's books bring tears to the eyes of adults. http://on.nypl.org/1B3n5Xn
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Researchers in our Rare Book Division handle each new book like a detective handles a new case: they look for clues, investigate secondary sources, and try to put together a timeline. Join these researchers as they walk us through their process, and help us understand a book's unique history. http://on.nypl.org/1y6YgaW
Columbus’s voyage made me think of the voyages our books take before arriving on the shelves of the New York Public Library. Who printed it? Who owned it previously? From whom did we buy it? Researchers are often interested in these questions, which all attempt to uncover a book’s provenance. In the Rare Book Division we look for clues, both within the book and in secondary sources, to answer questions of provenance and understand a book’s c...
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The New York Public Library, NYPL for short, is comprised of 4 research libraries and 88 branch libraries, scattered throughout Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island. Stop by one of our branches for exciting programming, visit one of our captivating exhibitions, or check out our website to get instant, free access to books, e-books, music, DVDs, and much more!