Mon & Thurs: 11 am-7 pm Tues & Wed: 12 pm-6 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmOpened to the public in 1914, this branch is one of the original libraries built with funds given to New York City by Andrew Carnegie. Children's, young adult and adult collections are located on the first floor. A large room on the second floor is used for free library programs for all ages. Renovation of the second floor is scheduled, and a new and expanded children's room will be opened after its completion.For more information on the branch, click here.
Through the Global Youth Media Arts Program, youth ages 10-18 use their own lives and communities as a platform to examine a global theme‚ Immigration and Identity‚ using visual arts, performance and media.
Zuccotti Park, formerly Liberty Plaza Park, has tree plantings and benches and tables. Anchoring its southeast corner at Broadway and Cedar Street is Mark di Suvero’s 70-foot-tall red steel sculpture Joie de Vivre. The northwest corner, closest to the World Trade Center site, holds J. Seward Johnson’s Double Check, a dark bronze sculpture of a seated man with a briefcase.