Newyorkpubliclibrary

10.01.16
The New York Public Library has a mini roller coaster for books
6
10.01.16 in

The New York Public Library has a mini roller coaster for books

The cars zoom around on twisting and turning tracks to send books throughout the building.

By C. Low,   10.01.16
View
01.07.16
NY Public Library releases 180,000 free public domain pictures
01.07.16 in

NY Public Library releases 180,000 free public domain pictures

Yes, you can use the old-timey photos for free.

View
A newsletter a day keeps the FOMO at bay.
Just enter your email and we'll take care of the rest:
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...

View
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...

View
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...

View
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...

View
Uncovering the intersection of art and technology - Nov 16, 2017
Join artists, technologists, creators and entertainers.
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...

View
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...

View
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...

View