Make New York City’s Libraries a Higher Priority

The libraries in New York City play an important role in the lives of children and adults. Check out some of the latest reports on the library’s capital needs. The more people who are aware of the issues, the better!

A recent report by the Center for an Urban Future revealed that New York City’s 207 branch libraries have $1.1 billion in capital needs. The study, titled ‘Re-Envisioning New York’s Branck Libraries,’  found that the average branch library is 61 years old, and 59 branches need $5 million or more in basic repairs. In addition, the study found that the vast majority of libraries are poorly configured to meet the demands of the digital age.

Read the entire story at Huffington Post.

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