New York Public Library Exhibit Uncovers Real Alexander HamiltonWhen you hear the name “Hamilton” these days, you probably think of musical acts and costumes. But the New York Public Library wants to shift the focus to Alexander Hamilton himself.
Coloring Books For Adults Take Off At NYC Public Library BranchesAdult coloring books have now become so popular that the New York Public Library now holds workshops in more than 19 branches.
Toilet Paper Thefts Prompt Warning At City Library BranchNew York public libraries have launched a crackdown on thefts of toilet paper from public restrooms.
Inwood Public Library Celebrates Sunday Service With 'Suddenly Shakespeare'Donna Kendall Stearns presented four Shakespeare monologues.
Best Language Classes In New York CityTraveling to a foreign country this summer? Been itching to learn another language? Check out these five places to learn foreign languages in the Big Apple.
Report: NYC Public Libraries In Poor Physical ShapeAbout $1.1 billion is needed to fix things like broken air-conditioning and other problems at the three city library systems, the report said.
NY Exhibits Mark Centennial Of Frank Sinatra's BirthA couple of New York exhibits are paying homage to the centennial of Frank Sinatra's birth by displaying rare photographs and mementos, many of them from the family archive.
Black History Month: For 90 Years, Schomburg Center Steadfast In Its MissionLong before black history became an academic discipline, it was cultivated by the New York Public Library.
NYC Libraries Pioneer Free Wi-Fi Hot Spot Lending To 10,000The program -- which offers the devices for up to a year, about a $1,000 value -- seeks to bridge a digital divide in the nation's largest city, where studies have found nearly 3 million of the 8 million people lack broadband access.
Tri-State Area Libraries, Other Venues Host Events For Banned Books WeekReadings, discussions and other activities were under way this week for Banned Books Week, an annual series of events intended to highlight what organizers call the freedom to read.
New York Public Library Opens Outdoor Reading Room At Landmark BuildingThe outdoor reading room will be available to the public between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday until Aug. 15 -- weather permitting.
150 Immigrants Naturalized At Ceremony Hosted By New York Public LibraryThere were many little American Flags and many happy faces as 150 immigrants from 40 different countries were naturalized Wednesday.

More From CBS New York

Get Our Morning Briefs

Listen Live