Dish poetry editor Alice Quinn writes: Last night, the Poetry Society of America partnered with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center to present e.e.cummings and Edna St. Vincent Millay: Two Mid-20th Century Stars, featuring the authors of biographies of the poets, Nancy Milford, whose Savage Beauty: The Life of […]
http://www.ohio.com/news/library-s-shelfies-put-witty-twist-on-social-media-photos-1.471428 What do you get when bookshelves pose for a picture? A group shelfie, of course. Go ahead and groan, but give the Akron-Summit County Public Library credit for a pretty good visual pun.
I'm thrilled to host another guest post from two scholars at Loyola University working at the intersection of religious history, public history, and digital history. Kyle Roberts, Assistant Professor of Public History and New Media at...Show More Summary
Streaming-music service Beats Music is opening up some of its programming to outsiders, with the goal of proliferating the new $120-a-year subscription player in the broader online universe. “If you’re willing to pay $100 a year for music, which in my experience for all the world’s music is a tremendous bargain, you should have access... Read More
Beats Music wants to take on Spotify, Rdio, Deezer and the dozens of other music streaming services that are constantly vying for new listeners. To succeed though, it needs to be available everywhere – and that’s why its API is now available to developers. Show More Summary
If you were in a corner of the West Hollywood Public Library parking garage one weekend in June 2013, you may have encountered artist Zach Blas. He wore a neon pink, amorphous mask, his face totally invisible save for two tiny eyeholes poked through the plastic If you talked to him, Blas would speak to you about biometrics. Show More Summary
Larchmont Library To Host State Chess Champion Saturdayby Nathan BruttellLARCHMONT, N.Y. -- The Larchmont Public Library will host state chess champion Joshua Colas on Saturday, March 8. Colas is a White Plains native and sophomore at White Plains High School. Show More Summary
\I know of no safe repository of the ultimate power of society but the people. And if we think them not enlightened enough, the remedy is not to take power from them, but to inform them by education. -- Thomas Jefferson The controversy...Show More Summary
Today’s post is the first from our newest blogger, Kelly, who works in the Customer Services department of Main Library. You’ll be reading Kelly’s take on life, the universe and everything at least once a month going forward. To learn … Continue reading ?
On Friday, Ellen Weinstein, an award-winning illustrator based in New York, found herself in unusual company. She was in one of the reading rooms at the New York Public Library, working with the members of NYPL Labs, who are trying to "re-imagine the library for the digital age." Six other similarly incongruous pairs were at work throughout the city, from...
The library's series will include readings by P.J. O’Rourke, Joyce Carol Oates, Colm Toibin and Michael Cunningham.
We don't think we have to sell you too hard on why the New York Public Library is such an important and beloved NYC institution—if you read physical books and/or are interested in ectoplasmic anomalies, you know how indispensable it is. Show More Summary
I surely hope that Mayor De Blasio puts an end to architect Lord Norman Foster's plan to reconfigure the main Bryant Park branch of the New York Public Library, set in motion by the Bloomberg administration. (Nothing will ever get me to call it the Stephen A. Show More Summary
Thousands of pages of documents from former President Bill Clinton’s time in office that had been previously withheld from the public were released Friday afternoon. The documents are part of a larger trove of 33,000 pages that haveShow More Summary
Every year around Christmastime, some cousins, friends, and I partake in a bar crawl around our hometown. The first year, this included the local strip club (located behind the own's public library, because we're classy like that). But when we ried to return the following year, the elderly barmaid/bouncer refused to let me in. Show More Summary
The Library of Parliament recently published a legislative summary of of Bill C-11 known as the Priority Hiring for Injured Veterans Act: "Under the PSEA [Public Service Employment Act] and the Public Service Employment Regulations (PSER),...Show More Summary
While plenty of photographs – including this September 1953 image of the Republic Building in downtown Denver, Colorado, which we came across in the Denver Public Library‘s photo archive – invite us to look upward at the grand architecture of a city, we’re more inclined to look at ground level, where plenty of cars are […]
TOKYO (AP) — The Israeli Embassy is donating 300 Anne Frank-related books to Tokyo public libraries Israel Donates Anne Frank Books To Tokyo Libraries - -
"Ghost Hunters" wraps up for the winter on Wednesday (Feb. 26) and the Syfy spookfest isn't holding anything back.