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Kips Bay Library

446 Third Avenue (at E. 31st St.)
New York, NY 10016-6025
(212) 683-2520

Fully accessible to wheelchairs

Library Manager: Kaydene Humphrey

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The Kips Bay Branch of The New York Public Library opened in 1972, replacing two former libraries: St. Gabriel's and Nathan Straus. Designed by the award-winning architect, Giorgio Cavaglieri, it was one of the first branches to be built fully accessible to people who use wheelchairs. The branch is named after a 17th-century farmer, Jacobus Kip, whose farm extended from Second Avenue and 35th Street to the bay that came to bear his name.

Upcoming Events

Monday, August 25, 2014
11:30 a.m. Baby Lapsit
11:30 a.m. Baby Lapsit
12 noon Baby Playtime
12 noon Baby Playtime
12:30 p.m. Baby Lapsit
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