Posted in Press Release | June 14, 2019
Statement on the City’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget by Queens Public Library President and CEO Dennis M. Walcott, Brooklyn Public Library President and CEO Linda E. Johnson, and The New York Public Library President and CEO Anthony Marx…
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Posted in Press Release | May 29, 2019
Story times and other key programs at risk if libraries do not receive $35 million in additional operating funds this budget season Photos available here (credit Jonathan Blanc / NYPL) New York, NY – The city’s three library systems held a special toddler story time outside…
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Posted in Press Release | May 21, 2019
Libraries Requesting $35 Million to Keep Up with Growing Demand and Pay for Rising Costs; Rally with Elected Leaders & Advocates on the Steps of City Hall, Part of Their Ongoing “#Invest in Libraries” Campaign New York, NY – Facing possible cuts in the city budget,…
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Posted in Press Release | April 8, 2019
New poll states New Yorkers say libraries make a significant positive impact, are key to supporting progressive city initiatives, and need increased support, even as City budget cuts loom Change Research poll shows 95% of New Yorkers say a loss of library service would impact…
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Posted in General | May 1, 2018
Thank you to Toni Morrison for this message on behalf of our City's libraries! My second job as a teenager was shelving books at the only library in Lorain, Ohio. Every shift started with a tall stack of returned books—fiction, history, drama, poetry, everything. It didn't pay…
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