New York Public Library
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.
Authorities arrested Armando Calderon on Tuesday. He reportedly told them he was homeless and angry about his circumstances.
The first fire was in front of the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street at about 3 p.m. At about the same time, authorities received a 911 call about a trash can fire a block away on Madison Avenue.
Visitors to the New York Public Library have long been able to satisfy their thirst for knowledge and now they can satisfy their actual thirst and hunger with coffee, sandwiches and other snacks.
Anthony Marx was fined $500 and ordered to attend alcohol counseling and a driving program. His driver’s license will be revoked for six months.
Money is tight. Times are tough. You need help. But where to turn? How about the New York Public Library’s Money Matters program?