Mon 10 am-8 pm Tues 1-6 pm Wed & Fri 10 am-6 pm Thurs 1-8 pm Sat 10 am-5:30 pm Sun closed The Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center was founded in 1969 to serve the Corona/East Elmhurst area's predominantly African-American population. The center's cultural programs range from theatrical presentations to music concerts, from literary readings to exhibitions. For more information on the branch, click here.
Leo Baeck Institute is a research library and archive that contains the most significant collection of source material relating to the history of German-speaking Jewry, from its origins to its tragic destruction by the Nazis and continuing to the present day.
Part of New York University, the Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House allows writers---established and emerging---to share their work in this townhouse setting.
Lincoln Center Institute brings dance, music, theater, visual arts, film and architecture into classrooms across the New York City metropolitan area, engaging students and teachers in learning about and through the arts.
Long Meadow Ballfields has established Prospect Park as the focal point of youth baseball in Brooklyn.
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) empowers artists by providing them with networks, resources, and support, to create vibrant, sustainable communities in Lower Manhattan and beyond.
This popular bookstore in the Nolita/SoHo area hosts readings.
Mon & Wed: 12 pm-8 pm Tues & Thurs: 10 am-6 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe branch opened its doors on January 16, 1914, and was one of the many libraries built with funds from Andrew Carnegie. The building was designed by CarrÃ¨re and Hastings. Originally, the simple red-brick structure rose to four stories. The top two floors were removed during an extensive renovation and modernization in 1959. This air-conditioned library now occupies almost 10,000 square feet, and has separate rooms for children and adults. It serves an ethnically diverse population of approximately 50,000; almost 25 percent ...
The gallery explores architecture from an artistic standpoint, focusing on its value as a creative expression. Its efforts have primarily been aimed at heightening public awareness and appreciation for the rich architectural heritage of New York City, as well as the value of its historical preservation.
Mon - Thurs: 8 am-11 pm Fri: 8 am-8 pm Sat & Sun: 10 am-6 pmEstablished in 1970, the Mid-Manhattan Library houses the largest circulating collections of the New York Public Library. Its Picture Collection closes at 9 pm Monday through Thursday. The Picture Collection is not open on Sundays. For more information on the branch, click here.