New York Public Library

An employee walks through the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Libraries Warn Of Consequences From $90 Million Funding Cut

NYPL President Paul LeClerc said that school children would be hurt the most by the proposed cuts.

06/17/2011

The main branch of the library on 42nd Street and Fifth Ave. (Credit: AP Photo/New York Public Library, Jonathan Blanc)

NY Public Library Turns 100, Not Just With Books

At 100, the New York Public Library’s landmark Fifth Avenue building has nurtured generations of scholars and boasts treasures like a Gutenberg Bible and an early copy of the Declaration of Independence.

05/22/2011

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New York Library’s Lions Celebrate 100th Birthdays With LEGOs

The marble lions which sit outside the New York Public Library are turning 100-years-old on Friday, and the New York City institution is marking the event with a celebration – full of LEGOs.

05/20/2011

George Washington's Handwritten Beer Recipe (courtesy: New York Public Library)

Coney Island Brewing Company To Brew George Washington’s Beer

Move over Samuel Adams. Apparantly you’re not the only Founding Father with a penchant for beer.

05/04/2011

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Officials: Watching Porn At NYC Libraries Falls Within First Amendment Rights

It’s the last thing you’d expect to find at New York City’s public libraries. But find it you will — pornography.

04/25/2011

Psalms 1 from the "Three Faiths" Exhibition - Credit: New York Public Library

New Exhibit Brings Together Three Faiths

The words of three religions – Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are now side-by-side at the New York Public Library.

10/21/2010

Some amazing area kids spent the summer of 2010 reading up a storm, and for all that hard work, they headed to Yankee Stadium to hang out with Curtis Granderson.

All-Star Summer Readers Meet Yankees Star At Stadium

Some amazing area kids spent the summer of 2010 reading up a storm, and for all that hard work, they headed to Yankee Stadium to hang out with the player everyone’s talking about.

09/02/2010

NY Public Library’s Recommended Books

Did you see Cindy Hsu’s story on the New York Yankees honoring some all-star readers from the tri-state on Thursday? Click here for the New York Public Library’s list of recommended reading.

09/02/2010

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Guide To The Best Free Places In New York

New York City is one of the most expensive cities in the world, but the fact that it’s an international cultural capital also means it’s not without its high-quality freebies. Following is a quick guide […]

08/17/2010

New York Public Library

Best Stuff For Young Kids (5-8)

It can be challenging to figure out what to do with young kids, because they tend to have such a wide range of interests. CBS New York has taken the initiative and provides some top […]

07/28/2010

City Treehouse

Best Stuff For Toddlers

All of us parents have struggled with options of what to do with our toddlers…especially during the rainy and cold days. And while occasional snowmen or skips through the rain are great, sometimes you just […]

07/28/2010

Scene from Spider-Man

Spider-Man’s Movie Guide To The Real New York City

The life of nerdy high-school loser Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) takes a super-heroic turn after getting bitten by a radioactive spider during a class field trip.

07/27/2010

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