The New York Public Library

The New York Public Library, guarded by its faithful lions, Patience and Fortitude .

School library infographics: research and advocacy — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

School library infographics: research and advocacy — Novak Novak Valenza NeverEndingSearch

The University Club, New York, NY

Library from the East, University Club, New York, NY. A gazillion books and great architecture.

A former slave reveals the scars on his back from whippings before he escaped 1863

Escaped slave displays wounds from torture His photo serves as an everlasting memory of this painful history our country has. May we never forget, and may we never (similarly) repeat our mistakes.

A detail of Brooke Astor’s famous Manhattan library, where her late husband’s rare books filled enamel-and-brass bookcases.

Honoring Albert Hadley

Brooke Astor's famous NY library by Albert Hadley. Isn't it lush and red?

Here is a list for the top 25 FREE things to do in New York City! Who doesn't need a list of cool free things to do in a great city!

Top 25 FREE Things to Do in New York City

To-Do: Bring a book to read at Rose Main Reading Room. The New York Public Library Main Branch Building is one of the world's most recognizable libraries, with its iconic stone lions (named Patience and Fortitude) guarding the entrance.

READ Sculpture Made of 25,000 Dr. Seuss Books at New York Public Library Target sponsored Dr. Seuss Room at the NY Library – Inhabitots

READ Sculpture Made of Dr. Seuss Books at New York Public Library Target sponsored Dr. Seuss Room at the NY Library – Inhabitots

Staff picks for Fall NY LIBRARY

Staff picks for Fall NY LIBRARY

Kind of overwhelming, but has a certain charm all the same

This is a Michael Thoret Rocking Chair; also called a Bentwood Rocking Chair. I love it!

NYC - West Village: Jefferson Market Library

NYC - West Village: Jefferson Market Library Wow this is a gorgeous building

20 Biggest Libraries in the World (infographic) by Ola Kowalczyk on March 3, 2016 ~ Ebook creation platform InstaScribe has created a simple infographic that lists 20 libraries according to the # of items collected. It turns out that the Library of Congress, w/ 158 mill. items, gives way to the British Library w/ 170 mill. | The Library & Archives Canada takes 3rd place (54 mill.), followed by the NY Public Library & the Russian State Library.

20 biggest libraries in the world (infographic)

20 Biggest Libraries in the World (infographic) by Ola Kowalczyk on March 3, 2016 ~ Ebook creation platform InstaScribe has created a simple infographic that lists 20 libraries according to the # of items collected. It turns out that the Library of Congress, w/ 158 mill. items, gives way to the British Library w/ 170 mill. | The Library & Archives Canada takes 3rd place (54 mill.), followed by the NY Public Library & the Russian State Library.

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