Brooklyn Public Library

A man looks at on a shelf at the Brooklyn Public Library December 15, 2004 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: NYC Public Libraries In Poor Physical Shape

About $1.1 billion is needed to fix things like broken air-conditioning and other problems at the three city library systems, the report said.


New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer (credit: Getty Images)

Comptroller Scott Stringer To Audit New York City Library Systems

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s office is auditing the Big Apple’s three library systems after a newspaper report suggested the Queens system has been wasteful with taxpayers’ money.


Crystal Brister is on a mission to get pornographic websites out of public libraries after her own awful experience. (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Nanny Starts Petition After Learning Adults Can Watch Legal Porn In Public Libraries

Crystal Brister is on a mission to protect children from seeing pornography at the library after her own awful experience.


Queens Library in Astoria (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Library Becomes First In NY Public Library System To Lend E-Readers

Under the pilot program, 50 e-readers preloaded with e-books will be available for check out at the library’s Central Library in Jamaica, starting on Thursday.



New Machine At Brooklyn Public Library Allows Users To Publish Own Work

Expresso Book Machine allows people to print books on demand and easily print and publish their own books and other works.


An employee walks through the main branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Libraries Warn Of Consequences From $90 Million Funding Cut

NYPL President Paul LeClerc said that school children would be hurt the most by the proposed cuts.


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Officials: Watching Porn At NYC Libraries Falls Within First Amendment Rights

It’s the last thing you’d expect to find at New York City’s public libraries. But find it you will — pornography.