By Terry Ballard

Everyone is aware that ny keeps one of many nice library platforms on this planet - the 2 lions that defend the forty second road library one of the most vital icons within the urban. much less popular are a number of area of expertise libraries that experience grown up round the wealthy highbrow and cultural lifetime of ny urban. there are many libraries that serve genealogical researchers, but additionally libraries catering to Spanish, German, French and Russian audio system. there's a library of books approximately canine and person who is predicated at the paintings of Carl Jung. A library in Staten Island tests out instruments to owners rebuilding after storm Sandy. Fifty forte Libraries of latest York City could be a journey of hugely really good yet publicly available libraries in big apple and the Outer Boroughs. In every one case, entry is defined, and an interview with the director or manager is gifted. This ebook is a distinct info resource for all these librarians and researchers attracted to the wealthy cultural historical past of recent York’s libraries.

  • Goes past the listing layout to provide considerate statement and interview fabric on every one library
  • Refers the reader to present information
  • Written via a librarian with 50 years’ event of public, educational, and unique libraries, and with a deep feeling for brand spanking new York
  • Gives an account of fifty speciality libraries of latest York urban, from small subscription libraries to the UN Library
  • Presents info on libraries which are little-known and greatly valuable in New York

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