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Aguilar Branch-New York Public Library

Mon & Wed: 11 am-6 pm Tues & Thurs: 11 am-7 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmOne of the oldest branch libraries in New York, the Aguilar Library was founded in 1886 and is named for Grace Aguilar, a Sephardic Jewish author. In 1905, when it became part of The New York Public Library, Aguilar was serving large Jewish and Italian immigrant populations. After World War II, an influx of Puerto Rican and other Spanish-speaking newcomers led to the creation of an extensive collection of materials in Spanish. Designed by architects Herts and Tallant, Aguilar was built with funds donated by ...

American Sephardi Federation

The American Sephardi Federation (ASF)/Sephardic House (SH) aims to preserve and support the rich cultural traditions, spirit and history of all Sephardic communities as an integral part of Jewish experience and heritage.

Arverne-Queens Library

Mon & Thurs 1-8 pm Tues 1-6 pm Wed & Fri 10 am-6 pm Sat & Sun closed This library has a Spanish language and urban fiction collection. The newly upgraded facility includes expanded teen, adult and children's areas, all equipped with new computers. Self check-in and self check-out capability. For more information on the branch, click here.

Astoria-Queens Library

Mon & Thurs 1-8 pm Tues 1-6 pm Wed & Fri 10 am-6 pm Sat & Sun closed Foreign language collections at this branch include Arabic, French, Greek, Hindi, Spanish and Urdu. There are also special collections on Citizenship, the Black Experience, ESOL and Graphic Novels. For more information on the branch, click here.

Auburndale-Queens Library

Mon & Thurs 1-8 pm Tues 1-6 pm Wed & Fri 10 am-6 pm Sat & Sun closed Foreign language collections at this branch include Chinese, French, Italian, Korean and Spanish.For more information on the branch, click here.

Austrian Cultural Forum New York

With its architectural landmark building in Midtown Manhattan, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York is the cultural embassy of Austria in the United States. It hosts more than 200 free events annually and showcases Austrian contemporary art, music, literature, and academic thought in New York.

Baisley Park-Queens Library

Mon & Thurs 1-8 pm Tues 1-6 pm Wed & Fri 10 am-6 pm Sat & Sun closed Foreign language collections at this branch include Chinese, French, Italian and Spanish.For more information on the branch, click here.

Battery Park City Library-New York Public Library

Mon & Wed: 10 am-6 pm Tues & Thurs: 12-8 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmNew York Public Library's first green LEED certified branch in Manhattan opened on March 18, 2010 on the bottom two floors of a residential high-rise. Designed by the architecture firm 1100 Architects, the branch includes 24,000 items, 36 public access computers and separate reading areas for children, young adults and adults. There is a multipurpose programming room on the second floor and two self-checkout machines. For more information on the branch, click here.

Bay Ridge-Brooklyn Public Library

Mon, Wed & Fri: 10 am-6 pm Tues, Thurs: 1-8 pm Sat: 10 am,-5 pmThe spacious, two-story structure opened in 1960. In 2004 it underwent a $2.1 million renovation that included a new roof, new lighting, furniture, shelving and 27 new public access computers.Multilingual materials include those in Arabic, German, Greek, Spanish, French, Korean, Polish, Russian, Urdu and Chinese.For more information, click here.

Bay Terrace-Queens Library

Mon & Thurs 1-8 pm Tues 1-6 pm Wed & Fri 10 am-6 pm Sat & Sun closed This branch has Chinese and Korean language collections as well as a special collection of fiction and popular reading. For more information on the branch, click here.