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Hudson Park Branch-New York Public Library

Mon & Wed: 10 am-6 pm Tues & Thurs: 12 pm-8 pm Fri & Sat: 1 pm-5 pm Tucked away in a quiet corner of the West Village, the Hudson Park Branch of the New York Public Library has served the community since 1906. The poet Marianne Moore worked in the library as an assistant from 1921 to 1925, meeting the literary needs of Village residents and opening the world of books to thousands of neighborhood children. Housed on the first floor are books for all age groups available for borrowing, as well as periodicals, books-on tape, and children's videos. An adjoining eight-sided ...

Huguenot Park Branch | New York Public Library

Mon & Wed: 10 am-6 pm Tues & Thurs: 10 am-8 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pm Housed in a two-story facility, the library has a large collection of adult materials and a ground floor children's area with a separate story hour room. For more information on the branch, click here.

Inwood Branch-New York Public Library

Mon & Wed: 11 am-7 pm Tues & Thurs: 10 am-6 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pm The Inwood Branch - Manhattan's northernmost branch - serves a large multi-ethnic community. The branch has strong Spanish-language collections and offers English classes for adults whose native tongue is another language. The children's room on the second floor includes space for programs; events for teenagers and adults take place in the auditorium. In 1902, New York Public Library began providing services to the Inwood neighborhood in collaboration with the Dyckman Library. Twenty-one years later the library expanded its presence in the area. Finally, in ...

Jefferson Market Library | New York Public Library

Mon & Wed: 9 am-8 pm Tues & Thurs: 10 am-6 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pm This branch of the New York Public Library houses a special collection on New York and Greenwich Village history as well as a large general reference collection and an outstanding collection of picture books, fiction, and reference materials for children. The library has served the Greenwich Village community since opening in 1967. The Victorian Gothic building, a New York City landmark, was designed as a courthouse by architects Frederick Clark Withers and Calvert Vaux and was voted one of the ten most beautiful buildings in America ...

Kensington-Brooklyn Public Library

Mon, Wed & Fri: 10 am-6 pm Tues & Thurs: 1-8 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pm The library is within a former catering hall that was known as 'the Manor.' It has materials in Arabic, Bengali, Bangla, English, Spanish, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Polish, Russian, Urdu, Yiddish and Chinese. For more information, click here.

Kings Bay Branch-Brooklyn Public Library

Mon, Tues & Fri: 10 am-6 pm Tues & Thurs: 1-8 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pm Language materials in Arabic, Spanish, French, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Urdu, Yiddish and Chinese. For more branch information, click here.

Kips Bay Branch-New York Public Library

Mon & Wed: 10 am-6 pm Tues & Thurs: 12 pm-8 pm Fri: 10 am-5 pm Sat: 1 pm-5 pm The Kips Bay Branch of the New York Public Library opened in 1972, replacing two former libraries: St. Gabriel's and Nathan Straus. Designed by the award-winning architect, Giorgio Cavaglieri, it was one of the first branches to be built fully accessible to people who use wheelchairs. The branch is named after a 17th-century farmer, Jacobus Kip, whose farm extended from Second Avenue and 35th Street to the bay that came to bear his name. On the first floor there are adult, young adult, and ...

Leonard Branch-Brooklyn Public Library

Mon: 1-8 pm Tues, Wed & Fri: 10 am-6 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pm One block from busy Metropolitan Avenue, this one-story Carnegie library opened in 1908. The building features five bays, over 10,000 square feet and a stone-trimmed doorway with a bracketed pediment. For more branch information, click here.

Macomb’s Bridge Branch-New York Public Library

Mon & Wed: 11 am-6 pm Tues & Thurs: 11 am-7 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pm The Macomb's Bridge Branch of the New York Public Library opened in 1955. The branch is located in the Harlem River Houses at 152nd Street and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard. Although the smallest of the branch libraries, Macomb's Bridge has book collections for all ages and a growing African-American experience collection. The one-floor branch is partially accessible to persons using wheelchairs. For more information on the branch, click here.