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In This Library

Basement

  • Basement

First Floor

  • First Floor
    • Young Adult Fiction
    • Young Adult Non-Fiction
    • Young Adult Media
    • Fiction
    • Non-Fiction
    • Reference Collection
    • Periodicals
    • Media Collection
    • Lifelong Learning Collection
    • Large Print Collection
    • Spanish Language Collection
    • Chinese Language Collection
    • Russian Language Collection
    • Albanian Language Collection
    • Polish Language Collection
    • Polish Language Collection
    • Polish Language Collection
    • Computer Services: Computers for Public Use, Laptop Docking, Wireless Internet Access , Wheelchair Accessible Computers, Electrical outlets available , Laptops for Public Use
    • Printing and Copy Services: Printing (from PC) , Photocopiers (black/white, self service), Wheelchair accessible photocopiers

Second Floor

  • Second Floor
    • Children's Books
    • Children’s Media
    • Children's Spanish Collection
    • Children's Chinese Collection
    • Children's Spanish Collection
    • Children's Chinese Collection
    • Children's Spanish Collection
    • Children's Chinese Collection
    • Computer Services: Computers for Public Use, Wireless Internet Access , Wheelchair Accessible Computers, Electrical outlets available
    • Printing and Copy Services: Printing (from PC) , Photocopiers (black/white, self service)
    • Children's Only Public Restroom

Third Floor

  • Center for Reading and Writing

    The New York Public Library’s Center for Reading and Writing provides basic literacy instruction for adults 16 years of age and older. Instruction is provided in ten week cycles, four times per year. Small groups consist of 4 to 6 students which meet twice per week with a trained tutor. Computer-assisted instruction is an important part of the program and is open to registered students by appointment during center hours.

    Open Hours: 

    Monday, 1:00 - 8:00 pm*

    Wednesday, 1:00 - 8:00 pm*

    *after 7:00 by appointment only

    Phone: (212) 673-4528

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