Download e-book for iPad: 50 Specialty Libraries of New York City: From Botany to by Terry Ballard

By Terry Ballard

Everyone is aware that long island keeps one of many nice library structures on the earth - the 2 lions that defend the forty second road library one of the most crucial icons within the urban. much less popular are a bunch of distinctiveness libraries that experience grown up round the wealthy highbrow and cultural lifetime of big apple urban. there are various libraries that serve genealogical researchers, but additionally libraries catering to Spanish, German, French and Russian audio system. there's a library of books approximately canines and one who relies at the paintings of Carl Jung. A library in Staten Island tests out instruments to householders rebuilding after storm Sandy. Fifty area of expertise Libraries of recent York City should be a travel of hugely really good yet publicly available libraries in long island and the Outer Boroughs. In each one case, entry is defined, and an interview with the director or manager is gifted. This booklet is a different details resource for all these librarians and researchers drawn to the wealthy cultural history of latest York’s libraries.

  • Goes past the listing layout to offer considerate remark and interview fabric on every one library
  • Refers the reader to present information
  • Written via a librarian with 50 years’ event of public, educational, and exact libraries, and with a deep feeling for brand new York
  • Gives an account of fifty speciality libraries of recent York urban, from small subscription libraries to the UN Library
  • Presents details on libraries which are little-known and commonly important in New York

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