Your Virtual NYSL
The Library's open seven days a week for limited services, and there's still plenty for both members and nonmembers to do on our website as well.
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and historian Stacy Schiff talks about the Library.
Join in an upcoming event from home! Here's the list of upcoming online events. (Some are public, some members-only.) More will be announced for the fall!
Enjoy this online gallery of beautiful book covers designed by Margaret Armstrong. Learn more about Armstrong's covers in this article by Barbara Bieck and our online gallery talk. There's also a downloadable coloring book and a wonderful related presentation by three Met Museum curators.
Watch a recorded event from this season or a past one - recent additions include An Evening with Jamaica Kincaid, Laura Rocklyn as Miss Jane Austen, poet Willie Perdomo, and Michael Zapata and Lydia Millet with Amy Brady.
Find fun and educational resources for children and more for tweens and teens. Here's a big list of screen-free activities including crafts and coloring.
Doing research? Our Reference Desk is virtually available to you by email.
Discover the Library’s historic past through digital materials from our print and archival collections in City Readers.
Bring the kids to an online children's event.
Add your project to the Library's COVID-19 Community Archive.
Our best wishes for good health and good reads.