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Ian Frazier: Defending New York’s Public Libraries : The New Yorker

Ian Frazier: Defending New York’s Public Libraries : The New Yorker. he New York Public Library’s announcement that it is abandoning its Central Library Plan has been praised as a good and sensible thing, and indeed it is. The C.L.P. … Continue reading

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Public Library Abandons Plan to Revamp 42nd Street Building – NYTimes.com

  The New York Public Library has abandoned its controversial plan to turn part of its research flagship on 42nd Street into a circulating library. Credit Chang W. Lee/The New York Times   Continue reading the main story In a … Continue reading

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Secret Libraries of New York City | Atlas Obscura

Lantern slide of the New York Public Library (via NYPL) As the debate continues over the renovation of the main branch of the New York Public Library — a design by Norman Foster that would radically overhaul the stacks and other features … Continue reading

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Center for Jewish History Offers Free “Ask the Experts” and “Behind the Scenes” Programs April 28 and 29 For National Preservation Week

The Center for Jewish History is pleased to announced its participation in the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services‘ Preservation Week from April 27 – May 3, 2014. This year we will be hosting a number of exciting events … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon in Harlem Saturday, March 1st 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Save-The-Date Saturday, March 1st Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon in Harlem Harlem Library in Mount Morris Park   Harlem, neighboring uptown residents, and the general public are invited to an upcoming Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon on Saturday March 1st, at the main Harlem library, on … Continue reading

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Wiki Edit-a-thon@Eyebeam Saturday February 1st, noon-6pm

    Join the “Art + Feminism” Wikipedia Edit-a-thon @ Eyebeam, aimed at collaboratively expanding Wikipedia articles covering Art and Feminism, and the biographies of women artists organized by Eyebeam Fellows, members of ARLIS, faculty of CUNY College of Staten … Continue reading

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