Tag Archives: NYPL

Don’t Mess with Patience or Fortitude: The Demise of the Central Library Plan

In an interesting and surprising turnaround last week, the New York Public Library decided to scrap its controversial Central Library Plan. The proposed renovation, originally presented in 2008, would have sold off two of NYPL’s properties and opened up space in its iconic central building by relocating three million of the books in its stacks—half […]


NYPL Turning 100, Hoping for 101

The New York Public Library turns 100 this year, and its centennial exhibition opens May 14. If you happen to be passing through New York City any time through the end of the year, it’s definitely worth taking the time to swing by 42nd Street to see what’s on display. The library is putting out […]