August 31, 2020—The New York Public Library will reopen 20 additional neighborhood branches for limited, grab-and-go service beginning on Tuesday, September 8.  With these additional locations, The New York Public Library system (which serves the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island) will have 50 branches open for grab-and-go service, or more thanContinue Reading

(BPT) – A love of learning and a passion for children is what makes teachers special. As COVID-19 impacted schools across the country earlier this year, teachers proved their agility in shifting gears quickly to teach students as effectively as possible. Now schools begin the 2020-21 school year, and teachersContinue Reading

The Library will add the audio stories to its renowned research collections to help researchers now and in the future better understand this historic moment from a variety of perspectives AUGUST 20, 2020—The New York Public Library has launched History Now: The Pandemic Diaries Project, an initiative to collect, preserve, andContinue Reading

The New York Public Library has compiled NYPL’s Essential Reads on Feminism, three book lists for adults, kids, and teens that help readers gain a full picture and better understanding of feminism today (and how we got here).  The lists—found at—have been released to coincide with the 100th anniversary of theContinue Reading

Technology helps schools make smart decisions on when it’s safe to return to campus, monitor the health of students and teachers, and better support those who are learning remotely Company grants $20 million to San Francisco, Oakland, Indianapolis, Chicago and New York City school districts to support distance learning andContinue Reading