Virtual Exhibits

In addition to virtual and in-person events, the SLA New York Community also assembles virtual exhibits on topics of interest to members and to honor occasions or holidays. Browse our virtual exhibits below: 

- National Library Workers Day: Librarians Seen in the Streets and Structures of New York City StoryMap (April 5, 2022)
- MLK Jr. Day: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In NYC StoryMap (January 17, 2022)
- 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Commemoration (September 11, 2021)


National Library Workers Day: Librarians Seen in the Streets and Structures of New York City
In honor of National Library Workers Day (April 5), the SLA-NY Community presents a map of commemorations of library workers around New York City on street signs, on walls in LAM (libraries, archives, museums) institutions, and even in projects working to add women's names to the city landscape.



Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in NYC StoryMap
Join the SLA-NY Community in celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMLK Day is nationally celebrated annually on the third Monday of January, around his birth date, January 15th. Dive into history and explore the places Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke in New York City via this StoryMap. Listen to archival audio and read the texts of his speeches:




Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

SLA-NY would like to commemorate this 20th anniversary of the events of September 11, 2001, by honoring and remembering the lives lost and impacted by that day's events.


We have created and shared with you this tribute with a focus on SLA Community members we lost. Click the image to download the tribute or watch the video:
SLA NY 9-11 20th Anniversary 2021 Commemoration - YouTube



Below are additional commemorations of this event hosted by other institutions in NYC: