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New York Public Library, New York City

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Admire the high marble arches and elegant pillars of one of New York City’s most iconic landmarks, New York Public Library. Situated in midtown Manhattan, the Beaux Arts structure serves as the flagship building of the New York Public Library system, containing a collection of over 6 million books. Take in the impressive carved ceiling, grand chandeliers, and ornate detailing of the famous Rose Main Reading Room, or take a seat outside and examine the building’s beautiful facade of carved marble. Stop by the library store to peruse the selection of antique books and library souvenirs. Put New York Public Library and other New York City attractions into our New York City tourist route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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TripAdvisor
  • Wow is all I can say! It's stunning. Just amazing. It's not open all them time so check times before heading over. One day we went they closed it for a wedding? Who hires out the library for a wedding...  more »
  • I didn't make it to nearly all of the many rooms in this wonderful landmark, but the exhibits and the reading rooms and the number of volumes makes this place a wonder.  more »
  • I am a librarian so perhaps im bias but this place was huge and amazing. A stunning building next to Bryant Park. Friendly volunteers and staff. An amazing collection and atmosphere. Also had a massiv...  more »
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  • I love this library - The staff are helpful and kind, it's great for every person in the community. Wonderful classes for children, teens and adults.
  • Too small for Adults. Upper floor is not for those, age 19 and above . Beautiful, black stoned staircase. You may only climb to seek items, but not to sit-down.
  • Muhlenberg is a good library, with conscientious librarians and support staff, tons of media, working PCs, and a dedication to serving the WHOLE community--even on rainy days!!
  • I love libraries ! In this library you can find at view a good collection of DVDs and also not bad cooking books . Staff is friendly and the building is also nice.
  • Decent selection for a smaller branch.