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The New York Public Library will be closed September 5 through September 7 in observance of Labor Day.

Floor Plans


A schematic view of the Central Library Plan

The 160,000-square-foot 42nd Street Renovation will create a new circulating library within the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building while preserving its facade and original interiors.

Doubling Public Space

The 42nd Street Renovation will more than double public space at 42nd Street by converting an area the size of seven football fields—the closed book stacks—into a lending library and other educational spaces.


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