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Rachel Rosenberg

Currently based out of Vancouver, British Columbia, Rachel Rosenberg is a library technician and sometimes published writer. Her book interests include LGBTQ anything (fiction or non-fiction), children's lit, music history and literary fiction. At 14, she was in Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul 2 and she can therefore be considered a literary equivalent to the little redheaded girl from 1982’s film adaptation of 'Annie'. Find her on Twitter: @LibraryRachelR

Free Books for Kids: Great Resources for Ebooks and Audiobooks

There is already a decent amount of free books for kids available online, and now there has been a recent expansion of available resources.

Why Aren’t There More Librarians in Pop Culture?

These librarians in pop culture reflect aspects of the real job of a library professional, and here are their relatable on-screen moments.

Books I Love: NYPL’s #LoveReading Campaign

For the #LoveReading campaign, a reader talks up books that are personal favorites from the NYPL's librarian-curated list of Books We Love.

Witches, Robots, and Sea Sirens: New Middle Grade Graphic Novels and Comics

Witches and sirens and basketball, oh my! These middle grade comics are full of whimsical stories, imaginative plots, and well-developed characters.

Pura Belpré, the First Puerto Rican Librarian in NYC (And My Library Hero)

Who was Pure Belpré and why she should be your librarian hero, too.

Happy 125th Birthday, NYPL: View Their All-Time Top Check Outs

Celebrate the New York Public Library's 125th anniversary with a commemorative library and metro card, a tote, and this list of their top 10 book checkouts.

Once Upon a Time, There Was a Queen: Drag Queen Story Hour Herstory

We're talking about the history, queens, and headlines of drag queen story time organized for children at public libraries across the U.S.

Exit, Pursued By A Bear: Children’s Books about Bears

As we head into hibernation season, it’s a great time to read some of the best fiction and nonfiction children's books about bears.

ThriveNYC Collaborating with NYPL to Support Mental Wellness

ThriveNYC and NYPL collaborate to bring mental wellness support to patrons at the library.

20 Of The Best Book Club Books For 2020

Let's start off 2020 right with the best book club books! Some were published in 2019, while others are upcoming releases to get on your library holds list.

Be Brave: 4 Middle Grade Novels About Standing Up for Yourself

Show the kids positive representations of characters standing up for what they believe in with these middle grade books about bravery.

Superheroes, Pets and Growing Up: Graphic Novels for Kids

Superheroes, pets, growing up, and so much more. We cover the best graphic novels for kids to get them started reading in this format.

8 Eerie Reads From the Literary Fiction Shelves

While you're perusing the literary fiction shelves, create a haunting atmosphere with these eerie literary fiction titles for Halloween and beyond.

Shippers, Recs and OTPs: A History of Fan Fiction

Are you a fanfic reader or writer? We're taking a look at the history of fanfiction, including common terms, queer fanfic, and popular ships.

11 Rosh Hashanah Books for Children and Babies

Introducing children to Rosh Hashanah books is a great way to help them along the journey of being menschen (Hebrew/Yiddish for good people).