About the West Farms Library
The West Farms Branch, which began as a sub-branch of The New York Public Library in 1929, has been serving residents of the South Bronx in its present location on Honeywell Avenue since 1954. Its patrons include a diverse Hispanic and African-American population as well as immigrants from Asia and Africa.
West Farms was recently renovated through the Library's Adopt-a-Branch Program. Among the improvements are restored walls and finishes, new air-conditioning, and the installation of a ramp and elevator providing full access to people who use wheelchairs. The branch has reading rooms for adults and young adults on the first floor, and a children's room on the second floor with a toddler area and a separate story-hour room; a 1,200 square-foot outdoor reading area opens off the first floor.
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