New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, New York City

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  • May 19, 2017
    What a beautiful building! I took the Free audio tour which had more than enough information. Some rooms were so stunning they literally took my breath away. An absolute MUST to visit.  more »
  • May 4, 2017
    Very interesting free exhibition celebrating the Olivier and TONY awards. Take your time and listen and watch the audiovisuals which are very informative. Closes end of June. Could do with more headse...  more »
  • April 29, 2017
    I went to check out the Arthur Russell work just added to the library's collections, and found the people helpful and the atmosphere welcoming while at the same time serious and quiet  more »
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  • March 14, 2017
    This is by far my favorite place in NYC to go to to get work done! Huge wooden desk, plenty of outlets, clean and quiet environment, fast-free reliable wifi connection...It has all the essentials for an A+++ spot to study for test prep or work on your laptop. I wish it was open earlier and closed later weekly.
  • December 12, 2016
    Nice multi-function public space with a library full of performance art references and resources, a small auditorium for live performances, art exhibits, and a cafeteria. The Broadway and West End exhibit has lots of interesting trivia and pieces from well-loved shows such as Chorus Line and The Lion King.
  • October 5, 2016
    The Performing Arts Library is one of our city's treasures. Any performing artist should come here and comb through the music, the scripts, and there recordings. There's no end to what you can find and learn.
  • September 21, 2016
    It is my favorite place in manhattan. I can read scores whatever and they provide free wifi. Desk and chair are wonderful to learn.
  • June 22, 2016
    Clean library, good for working, great collections. Computers are relatively clean. The second floor laptop area can get loud.

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