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Fort Washington Library

535 West 179th Street (between St. Nicholas & Audubon Aves.)
New York, NY 10033-5799
(212) 927-3533

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Interim Library Manager: Kenneth Wright

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Happy Birthday Fort Washington Library! (April 14, 1914)

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Happy Birthday Fort Washington Library! Read more about the early history of the New York Public Library including that of the nearby Washington Heights Branch in Harry Miller Lydenberg's History of The New York Public Library, the section on the history of Washington Heights begins on p.189 (p. 249 of the PDF), and a statistical history of the Carnegie Building of the Fort Washington Branch appears on p. 544-545 (664-5 of the PDF). Also available: Washington Heights, Manhattan: Its Eventful Past, by Reginald Pelham Bolton (download the PDF directly, 47mb).

We have collections of materials in Spanish and Russian. We also offer English Classes for 

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Saturday, July 26, 2014
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Monday, July 28, 2014
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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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