Your Virtual NYSL
The Library's closed right now for reasons of everyone's health - but there's plenty for both members and nonmembers to do on our website.
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and historian Stacy Schiff talks about the Library.
Add your voice to our monthly one-question survey! This month, we're wondering where you're reading these days - in bed? in Biloxi? Add your answer here.
Join in an upcoming event from home! Here's the list of upcoming online events. (Some are public, some members-only.)
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.
Watch a recorded event from this season or a past one - recent additions include Maggie Jackson on work-life balance, Eric K. Washington on the history of Grand Central Terminal's Red Caps, and Thomas Travisano on Elizabeth Bishop.
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 new COVID-19 Community Archive.
Our best wishes for good health and good reads.