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See Old Photos of Your Neighborhood With This Interactive Map

What did your place look like in the 20s or 30s?

Clinton Hill »

See Inside Basquiat's Childhood Home and Other Houses in 1970s Brooklyn

Dinanda Nooney shot more than 150 homes in areas like Park Slope, Gravesend and Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Washington Heights »

Locals to Interview Each Other for Uptown Libraries' Oral History Project

The libraries are seeking residents to share their stories about Washington Heights and Inwood. 

Morrisania »

Bronx Library Branch Closing for Two Years for $10M Revamp

The Woodstock branch will get WiFi, a story hour area and an expanded children's center.

Washington Heights »

Long-Closed Washington Heights Library to Reopen After $12.4M Makeover

The century-old library was fully renovated and has new computers and oversized touch screens.

Upper West Side »

New UWS Librarian Tidies Up Children's Section, Adds New Programs

The St. Agnes branch has its first full-time librarian in five years.

Central Harlem »

8-Year-Old Girl Raped by Boy in Harlem Library, Sources Say

A 13-year-old boy was taken into custody after allegedly raping the girl in a library bathroom.

Upper East Side »

96th Street Library to Reopen After Months of Renovations

In a couple of weeks, the branch will reopen following repairs.

Central Harlem »

Columbia Business School Grad Uses Business Smarts to Open Harlem Preschool

Denise Adusei wants Peartree Preschool to be a neighborhood school.

East Village »

Lower East Side Braces for Library Cuts Ahead of City Budget Announcement

The Lower East Side's CB3 is concerned about possible cuts to library hours.

Washington Heights »

Overdue Book Returned to Washington Heights Library 55 Years Late

The Fort Washington Library's copy of  "Fire of Francis Xavier" had been checked out since 1958.

Upper East Side »

96th Street Library To Close for Six Months of Renovations

The 96th Street Library will close from January to July 2013.

Midtown »

New York Public Library Unveils Plans for Massive Renovations

The renovations will add more public space to the Bryant Park branch of the New York Public Library.

New York City »

New Exhibit Takes Bite Out of History of Lunch in Big Apple

The exhibit at the New York Public Library takes a look at lunch in the city during the last 150 years.

Harlem »

NYPL President Anthony Marx Pleads Guilty to DWI

Anthony Marx pleaded guilty to DWI in Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday.