New York Public Library
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Monday, December 16, 2013
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
"We're eager to make sure that every neighborhood in New York has a great library," says NYPL President Tony Marx. "That was Andrew Carnegie's vision, originally, and we are working hard to live up to it."
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
The New York Public Library’s plan to renovate its Fifth Avenue building, which includes removing research stacks, has been met with much criticism, with some opponents of the project filed a lawsuit to stop the project.
Monday, July 01, 2013
All week, Soundcheck is featuring conversations with authors about music (and musicians about books) in our Writers Club. Staff members from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, who compiled a list of their recommended musical reads -- from musician biographies to the history of baseball's biggest hit.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Monday, June 10, 2013
Bridget Quinn Carey, COO of Queens Library, and Farhana Yasmin, Queens New Americans patron, talk about the services the public libraries provide for new immigrants and English language learners. Plus, Adriana Blancarte-Hayward, manager of the New Dorp branch of the NYPL on Staten Island, shares her story as an immigrant from Mexico who went from attending her library's English language learning programs to managing a branch.
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.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Four years of planning, and a $300 million price tag. But the New York Public Library’s large-scale renovation still isn’t impressing a prominent architecture critic. In his review of the project Wednesday, Michael Kimmelman of the New York Times says loud and clear, “I’m not buying it.”
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Tuesday, November 08, 2011
On Sunday, Anthony Marx reversed his 2009 Audi and sideswiped a parked vehicle on E. 138th St. His blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit, according to the criminal complaint.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
By Julia Furlan : WNYC Culture Producer
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.
Thursday, September 22, 2011
The former state education commissioner, David M. Steiner, was among the officials from various states whose trips were paid for by the Pearson Foundation, the nonprofit wing of the testing company. The news also included a scary bus incident in the Bronx and an expanding international teacher recruitment organization.