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NYPL’s “Central Library” Plan goes Not as Planned

Construction work tends to be loud. This holds equally true when it comes to construction in libraries. Yet, sometimes the voices of opposition to planned construction can reach such a … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

#ulcon13 Was Pretty Awesome!

Hi, librarians!  I went to the  Urban Librarians Conference on Friday!  It was awesome!  And not just because I took a day off work to attend!  I hope there are … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Library in the High-Rise’s Lobby

So, have you heard the one about the library in financial trouble? You have!? Of course you have. That question hasn’t changed much in the last years, but luckily the … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

No Soda, No Tobacco, No Libraries

Mayor Bloomberg has been spending a lot of time worrying about your health (assuming you’re a New Yorker) lately. While he has been active in campaigning for stricter gun regulations, … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Name Chiseled Above the Door

For those who don’t know, the actual name of the NYPL main branch on 42nd street (in NYC) is the: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. Who is this Stephen A. Schwarzman? … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 3 Comments

“Demolition by neglect”

It requires patience and fortitude just to follow the planned renovations to the New York Public Library’s 42nd Street branch.  The project was announced years ago, and in the time … Continue reading

February 4, 2013 · 3 Comments

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