The New York Public Library holds a public forum to discuss the Mid-Manhattan and 42nd Street Library renovation projects The New York Public Library holds a public forum to discuss the Mid-Manhattan and 42nd Street Library renovation projects

The New York Public Library held a public forum last night to discuss the renovation plans for the Mid-Manhattan and 42nd Street Libraries. As the controversial Central Library Plan wasRead more »

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