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By Terry Ballard

Everyone is familiar with that big apple keeps one of many nice library structures on this planet - the 2 lions that shield the forty second road library one of the most vital icons within the urban. much less renowned are a bunch of strong point libraries that experience grown up round the wealthy highbrow and cultural lifetime of big apple 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 canines and one who is predicated at the paintings of Carl Jung. A library in Staten Island assessments out instruments to householders rebuilding after storm Sandy. Fifty forte Libraries of latest York City could be a journey of hugely really expert yet publicly obtainable libraries in long island and the Outer Boroughs. In each one case, entry is defined, and an interview with the director or manager is gifted. This booklet is a different details resource for all these librarians and researchers drawn to the wealthy cultural historical past of latest York’s libraries.

  • Goes past the listing structure to offer considerate remark and interview fabric on every one library
  • Refers the reader to present information
  • Written by way of a librarian with 50 years’ adventure of public, educational, and specific 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 generally necessary in New York

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