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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.

Manhattan »

New York Public Library President Apologizes for DWI Arrest

Anthony Marx, the New York Public Library's new president, expressed regrets Monday after being arrested for drunk driving in the company car.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Library Employee Allegedly Pocketed $46K from Fundraisers

An Upper West Side library employee stole more than $46,000 from fundraisers for the cash-strapped library system, police said.

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