Newyorkpubliclibrary

05.01.15
Obama to provide 10,000 free e-books through your library
05.01.15

Obama to provide 10,000 free e-books through your library

President Barack Obama announced a new program on Thursday aimed at delivering access for more tha...

By A. Tarantola,   05.01.15
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12.23.14
Your search history's got nothing on this
12.23.14

Your search history's got nothing on this

In addition to dealing with symmetrical book stacking and full-torso apparitions in basements, New...

By T. Seppala,   12.23.14
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12.03.14
Google donates $1 million to help NY libraries get people online
12.03.14

Google donates $1 million to help NY libraries get people online

That WiFi-device lending program we told you about this summer is getting a million dollar shot in...

By T. Seppala,   12.03.14
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06.25.14
Libraries will lend out WiFi hotspots to foster online learning
06.25.14

Libraries will lend out WiFi hotspots to foster online learning

For the less fortunate, a library may be the only reliable way to get online. But what do they do...

By J. Fingas,   06.25.14
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03.31.14
New York Public Library now lets you use 20,000 historical maps for free
03.31.14

New York Public Library now lets you use 20,000 historical maps for free

Ever wanted to see what New York City's maps looked like before skyscrapers took over... or before...

By J. Fingas,   03.31.14
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09.30.13
Timothy Leary-developed video games found in New York Public Library archive
09.30.13

Timothy Leary-developed video games found in New York Public Library archive

The New York Public Library recently discovered a treasure trove of video games in its archives cr...

By T. Seppala,   09.30.13
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06.22.12
Penguin slinks back into e-book lending for New York City libraries, with a possible catch
06.22.12

Penguin slinks back into e-book lending for New York City libraries, with a possible catch

You might say Penguin has had a rocky relationship with libraries. That looks to be on the tentativ...

By J. Fingas,   06.22.12
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01.29.12
NY Public Library turns stereographs into animated GIFs, reminds your 3D TV of its roots
01.29.12

NY Public Library turns stereographs into animated GIFs, reminds your 3D TV of its roots

Digging your 3D TVs, video game consoles and laptops? Thank the past -- the New York Public Library...

By S. Buckley,   01.29.12
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