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 →

NYPL Needs Your Help To Identify Vintage Streetscapes From Harlem To Hollis

NY Curbed reports that the New York Public Library has a vast collection of historical images of the city, but there’s one glaring problem: Most of those images lack the context of place that make them so special. Continue Reading →

NYPL Spring Dinner With Harlem Fave Bernadette Peters And Many More (Photographs)

Last evening, The New York Public Library (NYPL) hosted its 2017 Annual Spring Dinner to celebrate and strengthen the Library’s commitment to quality education and lifelong learning. Continue Reading →

Inwood Library Visioning Sessions With Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Ydanis Rodriguez would like to let you know about a great opportunity to mold the future for our treasured Inwood Library. Continue Reading →

Harlem River Houses Public Library Branch Tabbed For Expansion

screen_shot_2016-10-27_at_13617_pm-1477589814-8710The Macomb’s Bridge branch of the New York Public Library — located within the Harlem River Houses — has about a fourth as much seating space as a subway car. Continue Reading →

The Poet Kevin Young New Director Of Schomburg Center

kevin young2The poet and scholar Kevin Young has been named director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, a division of the New York Public Library and a leading repository for archival materials relating to African and African-American life, history and culture. Continue Reading →

Brewer Ok’s $26 Mil In School Awards From Harlem To Hollis

gale BrewerManhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer today announced a slate of capital funding awards supporting the borough’s schools, parks, libraries, and community-based nonprofit organizations. Continue Reading →

Spring 2016 Harlem Adult Education Conference – Request for Workshop Proposals

total equity now in harlemAre you a Harlem-based adult-education instructor, learner, program administrator, or researcher? Continue Reading →

NYU’s Dr. Suzanne C. Carothers At The Harlem Adult Education Conference

hqdefaultDr. Suzanne C. Carothers is the key note speaker at the Total Equity Now’s Harlem Adult Education Conference on May 1st, 2015 at Teachers College, Columbia University in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Melba Moore Talks On Broadway Black Box (video)

melba moore talksMore, more, more! Harlem diva Melba Moore sat down in March with host of Broadway Black Box, Andrew Shade at the Schomburg Center to talk about her journey in theatre, music, the book Black Broadway and of course more. Continue Reading →