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WNYC News

Cat Abandons Fish Truck for Brooklyn Public Library

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Turns out a Long Island cat who went missing for months was just catching up on some reading.

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WNYC News

Brooklyn Libraries Reopen For First Time Since Sandy

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Coney Island library on Mermaid Avenue received a $2.7 million upgrade after it was damaged by Sandy. It re-opened Wednesday, see photos of the renovated library, which includes futuristic-looking chairs, a ceiling made of reclaimed boardwalk planks and vintage Coney Island photos on the walls.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

NYC's Public Libraries

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Brian Lehrer talks to the heads of three of the city's library systems - Linda Johnson, president and CEO of The Brooklyn Public Library, Thomas Galante, president and CEO of Queens Library and Anthony Marx, president of New York Public Library, - to talk about the common issues facing their systems and how the libraries are keeping pace with technological and demographic changes in the city.

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New Tech City

New Tech City: The Future of Libraries

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Despite the growth of e-readers and digital technology, New Yorkers are spending more time in libraries than ever.

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Schoolbook

Public Library Access Expands to 400 Schools

Friday, September 28, 2012

More students will have access to all the books in the city's public library systems this year, with plans to expand the program citywide by 2015.

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Schoolbook

Attack Over a Basketball Game at Erasmus

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

A dispute over a lunchtime basketball game on the Brooklyn campus sent an angry student scurrying to find a weapon. The authorities said he grabbed a scissors and then stabbed Alfredo Allen in the head several times.

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Features

City Libraries Want Young Readers to Turn Over a New Leaf

Thursday, September 22, 2011

The "New Chapter" initiative lifts overdue fines for patrons under 18 at New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library and Queens Library branches through October 31.

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Schoolbook

Students With Library Fines Get 'New Chapter'

Thursday, September 22, 2011

The slate is clean: City students under the age of 18 can now return their overdue library books without any penalties through Oct. 31.

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