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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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How Public Libraries Are Solving America’s Reading Problem

  Comment Now Follow Comments We have a reading problem in the United States.  It’s not that people aren’t reading: in fact the Pew Research Center reports that 76% of adults have read a book in the past year.  Even … Continue reading

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Library Service to the Homeless » Public Libraries Online

by Amy Mars on April 26, 2013 34 Public libraries are a primary source of information and refuge for the poor and disenfranchised. However, many public libraries have enacted policies that limit homeless patrons’ access to library resources. These policies … Continue reading

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Contact Your Elected Officials

Contact Your Elected Representatives NOW Restore Library Aid Funding in the FY14-15 Budget State library aid is now at 1997 levels, and $20M less than state Education Law mandates. Libraries are a core piece of our state’s educational system, yet … Continue reading

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