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Andrew Heiskell Library Braille and Talking Book Library | New York Public Library

Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pm Tues & Thurs: 12 pm-7 pmThe library has two public floors, with a children's room and a young adult section, large circulating collections of talking book and braille materials that mirror collections in traditional neighborhood public libraries, specialized audio playback equipment for listening to recorded books and magazines, and adaptive technology. Fiction and nonfiction selections range from classics to bestsellers in many subject areas. There is also a meeting room for concerts, lectures and other special events. Public programs are barrier-free and are open to the public, free of charge.

Arlington Branch-Brooklyn Public Library

Mon: 1-8 pm Tues, Wed & Fri: 10 am-6 pm Thurs: 1-6 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pm Sun: 10 am-5 pmThe Arlington library was originally known as the East Branch and officially opened on November 7, 1906.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.

Barnard College

Enter Barnard‚ gates at 117th and Broadway and the experience is unique. Immediately obvious is how picturesque and green their four-acre campus is, and how intimate it feels in the midst of New York City.

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.

Baychester Branch | New York Public Library

Mon - Thurs: 10 am-8 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Baychester Branch of The New York Public Library has been providing library services to Co-op City and the surrounding community since its opening in 1973. Occupying a single floor, the air-conditioned library has separate adult, young adult and children's collections. The extensive reference collection includes periodicals, newspapers and electronic services. A meeting room often used for library programs seats 70. The branch's location, in the Bartow Shopping Center, makes the library a very popular resource for community residents and contributes to its being one of the busiest branches in ...

Bayside – Queens Library

The branch was newly renovated and updated in 2013. In addition to Chinese, French, Italian, Korean and Spanish foreign language collections, this branch also has special collections on Community History, Gardening, the Black Experience and Gardening.

Bedford Branch-Brooklyn Public Library

Mon, Tues & Fri: 10 am-6 pm Wed: 1-8 pm Thurs: 1-6 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThis is the first library in the Brooklyn Public Library system. It opened in 1897 in the former P.S. 3, a schoolhouse in a cornfield. After two other locations, it moved to its present 1905 Carnegie building.For more information on the branch, click here.

Bloomingdale Branch-New York Public Library

Mon & Tues: 10 am-6 pm Wed & Thurs: 12-7 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmBefore the Revolutionary War, the Dutch who settled in the beautiful countryside, now known as the Upper West Side, called the area 'Bloemendaal,' meaning valley of flowers. Anglicized as Bloomingdale, this rural community was connected to the lower part of Manhattan by the Bloomingdale Road, its route largely echoed today by Broadway. In 1898, the community had its first library, the Bloomingdale Branch of the New York Free Circulating Library, which was consolidated in 1901 with the New York Public Library. Sixty years later, a new ...