Car Company Provides Free Lyfts To Cooling Centers During Heat Wave

From Harlem to Hollis, Lyft is providing free rides to select cooling centers across the five boroughs to help those in need during this extreme heatwave. Continue Reading →

New York Public Library’s Top Checkouts In Harlem And Uptown Book Checkouts Of 2018

The New York Public Library system which covers the Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island has unveiled its top book checkouts of 2018 systemwide. Continue Reading →

Celebrate 150 Year Anniversary And Open House At Washington Heights Library

The New York Public Library’s Washington Heights branch will host an open house, complete with a full day of programs for all ages on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Continue Reading →

NYCity Officials And NYPL Announce New Inwood library And Affordable Apartments

Department of Housing Preservation and Development Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) President Eric Enderlin, and the New York Public Library (NYPL) announce development plans for 175 deeply affordable apartments and a new public library to be owned and operated by NYPL. Continue Reading →

The Schomburg And Others Celebrate An Extensive Two-Year, $22.3 Million Renovation

The New York Public Library’s renowned Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem today celebrated the reopening of several renovated spaces after a nearly two-year, $22.3 million renovation. Continue Reading →

Living Many Lives Through The Arts At The Schomburg In Harlem

By Richard Hutzler, Director of the TC Fund

On Hallowed Ground Teachers College student Deirdre Hollman has served as Director of Exhibitions and Education and the Junior Scholars Program at the New York Public Library‘s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Continue Reading →

Inwood Library’s Transformation Into Affordable Housing Is Closer

NY Curbed reports that plans to redevelop Inwood’s library into affordable housing is moving forward. Last week, the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, in partnership with the New York Public Library, released a request for proposals to redevelop the site at 4790 Broadway. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Mark Levine To Host 4th Annual ‘Back To School’ Block Party

On Thursday, August 31, 2017, City Councilman Mark Levine will host his office’s 4th Annual ‘Back to School’ Block Party outside of his district office on 141st Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Hamilton Place. Continue Reading →