Mon - Thurs: 10 am-8 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmFor more information on the branch, click here.
Mon & Wed: 10 am-6 pm Tues & Thurs: 11 am-7 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Morrisania Branch of the New York Public Library holds a commanding position on McKinley Square. The area was once farmland owned by Jonas Bronck, the man who gave his name to The Bronx. He sold his land in 1660 to Captain Richard and Colonel Lewis Morris, who changed the name of the land from Broncksland to Morrisania. Designed by Babb, Cook and Willard and opened in 1908, the branch was constructed from funds given to New York City by Andrew ...
Mon & Tues: 10 am-8 pm Wed & Thurs: 10 am-6 pm Fri & Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe branch's name comes from the Weckguasgeeck Indian word, mosholu, which has been interpreted to mean 'smooth stones' or 'small stones' and once described a local brook. The one-story, modern structure houses adult, young adult and children's collections. A 60-seat multi-use meeting room in the basement is available for community group meetings as well as library programs.For more information on the branch, click here.
Mon & Wed: 10 am-6 pm Tues-Thurs: 12 pm-8 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Mott Haven Branch of the New York Public Library, open to the public since 1905, is the oldest library building in the Bronx. The brick and limestone structure was declared an official New York City landmark in 1969. The branch serves a large and diverse community, with strong links to neighborhood schools. There is a community room that holds meetings as well as library programs.For more information on the branch, click here.
In conjunction with a massive rehabilitation program launched in the 1980s, MTA Arts for Transit was created to oversee the selection of artists and installation of permanent artworks in subway and commuter rail stations. The program encompasses Music Under New York, a Transit Poster Program and the Lightbox Project, a series of photography exhibits.
The Municipal Art Society is a private, nonprofit organization that aggressively champions excellence in urban design, sanity in planning and preservation of the best of New York's past. Educational and advocacy efforts, including walking tours, public programs and exhibitions, are dedicated to making New York a more livable city.
Since its opening in 1965, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has earned a reputation as one of the world's largest and most comprehensive collections of information on the performing arts. Each year, the library presents more than 200 free concerts, play readings, lectures, film screenings and panel discussions.
Free admission (all visitors, all hours)Mon, Fri, Sat: 11 am - 6 pm Tues - Thurs: 10 am - 8 pmThe Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) is the nation's largest public information center devoted solely to science and business. SIBL's circulating and reference collections are enhanced by services and electronic resources geared to the needs of users with a particular interest in these areas. An Electronic Information Center with workstations provides connections to hundreds of internal and external electronic information resources.