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NYC Libraries Announce Fine Forgiveness for Kids and Teens

Today, The New York Public Library joined together with Brooklyn Public Library and Queens Library to announce a fine forgiveness program that will give hundreds of thousands of students a fresh start.Read More ›

Join NYPL for #ReadersUnite

Whatever you're reading, we can all agree on one thing: the need to read.Read More ›

Improving the Delivery of Books

Did you know that The New York Public Library now has an easy new interface that allows you to order offsite Library materials from anywhere? You can also request that a portion of your materials be scanned and delivered to you electronically.

At a recent town hall meeting, CUNY historian David Nasaw said that where NYPL stores its books is not the issue as long as we can deliver them within 24 hours. ”They could be on the moon for all I care,” he remarked.   I couldn’t agree more. As the NYPL staff member in charge of ensuring that books and other materials ... Read More ›