New York Public Library
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.
Library lovers dressed in cardboard costumes of their favorite books Monday to protest plans to renovate the New York Public Library’s main branch and sell the popular Mid-Manhattan branch.
“The Struggle For Justice: Nelson Mandela, A Tribute,” will be on display through Dec. 21 at two locations.
Heirs of Malcolm X have gone to court to stop a Chicago company from publishing a diary of the activist leader’s last year.
Iconic children’s authors Judy Blume and Eric Carle helped the New York Public Library celebrate children’s literature Monday, as the library released a list of 100 great books from the last 100 years.
An ambitious plan to modernize the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue is not going over well with some of the people who use it – and they are going to court to stop it.
Kristy Raffensberger spends about an hour every day inside of a glass case in an effort to raise awareness about a proposed $47-million budget cut that would affect the library.
The New York Public Library is offering free assistance in filing tax returns online, and the service is available to those in a certain income bracket.
The inauguration ceremony on Monday coincides with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and this year also marks 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation.
British architect Norman Foster’s plan will open up space in the back of the building that is now occupied by stacks. There will be a four-level atrium with views of Bryant Park.
An Upper West Side resident thinks being asked to leave the library stinks, and he is suing to prove it.
An exhibition on the history of lunch in New York City serves up some delicious tidbits.
An exhibition on the history of lunch in New York City serves up some delicious tidbits. But you’ll need more time than your lunch hour to see it.
Police have arrested the man they said molested two young girls in a Queens library two weeks ago. 49-year-old Joel Grubert of Skillman Avenue in Brooklyn is charged with sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child.
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.