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WNYC News

Twenty Years of Life in Hidden Areas of New York City

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The New York Public Library is showing about 80 photos by William Meyers, who captured scenes from under-explored areas of the outer boroughs for 20 years.

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WNYC News

Google Targets 10,000 NYC Households for High Speed Internet

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

An ambitious pilot program aims to put broadband in poor New Yorkers' homes.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The NYPL Charts a New Course

Monday, May 12, 2014

Last week, the New York Public Library announced that it was abandoning a controversial plan to renovate its flagship midtown building. Anthony Marx, president of the New York Public Library, discusses the decision, and what comes next for New York's libraries.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

(Not) Knowing Is Half The Battle

Monday, May 12, 2014

NYPL President Anthony Marx explains why the renovation plans for the 42nd Street branch have been shelved. Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics talks about retraining your brain to think critically. For example: admitting when you don’t know. And we’ll hear from experts in the creative field on whether it’s a good idea to go to grad school; get the latest on the mayor’s budget; and hear about the persistent link between geography and poverty.

WNYC News

The Stars of Broadway and Hollywood, as Viewed by Hirschfeld

Saturday, October 19, 2013

The portraits that defined American culture for 80 years are on display in a new show.

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WQXR Blog

NY Public Library Selling 22,000 Vinyl LPs for $1 Each

Friday, August 09, 2013

Hundreds of vinyl-record aficionados descended on the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on Friday for a rare sale of LPs from the library's collection.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Picks: Anthony Marx

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

New York Public Library president Anthony Marx was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about the library's renovation plans and the controversy they've generated. He also told us what he's reading right now. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

New York Public Library President on the Library's Controversial Renovation Plans

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Last week we looked at the criticism of the New York Public Library's renovation plans for its Fifth Avenue building, and today, New York Public Library President Anthony Marx discusses the renovation project and the opposition to it.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

New York Public Library Renovations and Lawsuits

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

The New York Public Library’s plan to renovate its Fifth Avenue building, which includes removing research stacks, has been met with much criticism, with some opponents of the project filed a lawsuit to stop the project.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Libraries: Rikers Island

Monday, June 17, 2013

Nick Higgins, associate director for outreach services at the NYPL, talks about NYPL's programs at local jails, including Daddy & Me a program that keeps incarcerated fathers in touch with their children through reading. Jose Melendez, a recent participant in Daddy & Me, joins him on the program.

 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What Makes Your Library Special? Nominate it Now!

Monday, May 20, 2013

The "NYC Neighborhood Library Awards" nomination process gets underway with Charles H. Revson foundation president Julie Sandorf and chairman Reynold Levy. Today through July 1, New Yorkers can share why their NYC branch library should win awards as The Brian Lehrer Show explores the issues facing public libraries today with a range of guests.

 

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New Tech City

New Tech City: The Future of Libraries

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Despite the growth of e-readers and digital technology, New Yorkers are spending more time in libraries than ever.

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WNYC News

Borrowing E-Books, With No Late Fees

Monday, December 26, 2011

The New York Public Library is offering help for people who want to borrow electronic books.

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Features

Mikhail Baryshnikov Donates Archive to New York Public Library

Friday, October 07, 2011

WNYC

Like most New Yorkers, Mikhail Baryshnikov had a bit of a storage problem. So when the dancer and his wife were getting ready to move, Baryshnikov donated 35 boxes filled with videos, photos, letters and documents -- his archive -- to the New York Public Library.

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Features

Got Overdue Fines at City Library Branches? Forget About It.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Forgot to return a library book or DVD? Got library fines that you are reluctant to pay? The solution is here. Programs at libraries in Queens, Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island are helping borrowers to wipe the slate clean of their overdue library fines — if they just read.

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Features

Talk to Me: Wole Soyinka Lectures on Freedom, Myths and Metaphors at the New York Public Library

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Listen to the Nigerian author's "Arthur Miller Freedom to Write Lecture" talk here.

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Gallerina

In the Wake of the Smithsonian Controversy: Hide/Seek Curators Speak at the New York Public Library

Thursday, December 16, 2010

WNYC

Before a standing-room-only house at the New York Public Library (NYPL) on Wednesday night, curators David Ward and Jonathan Katz made a presentation about the development and installation of Hide/Seek, the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery's (NPG) historic gay-themed exhibit.

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Features

A New Director For Harlem's Schomburg Center

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

The new director of the Schomburg Center for Research In Black Culture, Indiana University history professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad, plans to do a lot of listening in his first days on the job.

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Features

The Acquisition of a Lifetime: Maya Angelou's Archives Go to Harlem's Schomburg Center

Friday, October 29, 2010

The New York Public Library officially announced the acquisition of the archives on Friday, which include handwritten notes for Angelou's autobiography "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings."

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Features

Celebrating Fashion on Stage at Lincoln Center

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Though the glitter dust has settled from last month's Fashion Week at Lincoln Center, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is hosting an exhibition along with the Museum of the City of New York that celebrates the fashion of the stage.

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