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  1. THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY By James Sherman

  2. The Astor Library John Jacob Astor (1763-1848)

  3. The Lenox Library James Lenox ( 1880-1880)

  4. Samuel J. Tilden • Samuel J. Tilden (1814-1886) • Attorney • State Assemblyman • Chairman of the Democratic State Committee • Governor of New York 1874-1878 • Upon his death, he bequeathed $4 Million for “a free public library and reading room in New York City.”

  5. Andrew Carnegie

  6. Andrew Carnegie “There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.”

  7. THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY

  8. 5th AVENUE & 42ND STREET

  9. Patience and Fortitude

  10. Rose Reading Room The People’s Palace (The biggest room in American without columns or a dome.)

  11. 7 floors of steel stacks.88 miles of bookshelves.

  12. THE PEOPLE’S PALACE

  13. Berg Collection of English and American Literature • 2000 linear feet of manuscripts and archives. • 30, 000 volumes. Including: Charles Dickens reading copy of “A Christmas Carol.” 1757 Notebook of George Washington. Working copy of texts by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Joseph Conrad, and T.S. Eliot. Handwritten copy of The Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson.

  14. THE CONSERVATION LAB • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yi7PbN7AmQ&feature=related

  15. ON THE BEAT • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgA4T8Ss7c8&feature=related

  16. The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

  17. New York Public Library of the Performing Arts

  18. T O F T

  19. New York Public Library of Science, Industry and Business

  20. S I B L

  21. BRONX LIBRARY CENTER

  22. NYC Budget Restores Almost All Library Funding • The New York City budget for Fiscal Year 2012 was approved on Wednesday, June 29, and the City restored $36.7 million of the proposed $40 million cut for the New York Public Library. Below is a statement atttributed to New York Public Library Public Relations Director Angela Montefinise about this restoration: • "When it comes to libraries, the real winners this budget season are New Yorkers. Thanks to a sizable restoration from the City, all of our 90 locations across the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island will remain open, which means the people of New York will still have access to the critically important free services we offer that are being used now more than ever--computers and Internet, books, programs, classes, job search resources, and more. This budget also preserves a minimum of five-day service in our system, and allows us to avoid layoffs. We want to thank the people of New York for making their voices heard during a difficult budget season, and letting the City know how important libraries are to all.  We also want to thank Mayor Bloomberg and the City Council for keeping libraries open."