Rachel Rosenberg

Rachel Rosenberg enjoys storytimes, books, movies, travel, cross-stitching and sarcasm. She was published in Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul 2 at the age of 14, and is therefore kinda the literary equivalent to the little redheaded girl from 1982’s film adaptation of 'Annie'. Find her on Twitter: @LibraryRachelR

10 of the Best LGBTQ+ Middle Grade Books That Celebrate Pride

It's Pride Month again and most of us are probably spending it inside--celebrate with these fiction and nonfiction LGBTQ+ middle grade books.

8 Great Picture Books Written by Librarians

Who better to write books than the book experts? Check out some excellent picture books written by librarians for their tiniest patrons.

Kid Lit Author Booki Vivat Encourages Mental Health Training With Comic

Check out a comic about the benefits of mental health training by kidlit author Booki Vivat, and learn about her own training experience.

How Indie Bookstores Fought Their Way Back

Taking a look at how the indie boom happened in the age of multi-floor bookstore chains and Amazon’s 2-day shipping.

Retell Me a Story: Classics Made Humorous

Meet new characters while revisiting comfortingly familiar narratives through these humorous versions of classics told in fiction and comics.

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.