New York Public Library
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?
It was an unwelcome plot twist for an accused book thief caught scamming his way through Manhattan book shops. The suspect was indicted Friday.
If you’re under 18-years-old and have an overdue or missing book borrowed from a branch of the New York Public Library, there is some good news for you.
There are 140,000 kids who owe fines and the New York Public Library has found a way to help them pay it off and keep reading.