Help Save New York Public Library!

  The campaign to save some of New York City’s most popular and beloved libraries needs your help. Can you make a donation now to save NYPL? Donate to Save NYPL There is an extraordinary new groundswell of opposition to the New York Public Library’s expensive, misguided plan to sell branch libraries including the Mid-Manhattan, gut the 42nd Street research stacks, and exile much of the world-famous public research collection to New … Read more Help Save New York Public Library!

Misleading appeal just sent by NYPL

PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY! The NYPL has just sent out their annual email asking that people sign a letter to the Mayor  asking him to support the library system.  Buried in the middle of this letter is a misleadingly-worded pledge of support for the Central LIbrary Plan that would demolish the research stacks in the 42nd Street Library, send 1.5 million books to New Jersey, and sell the Mid-Manhattan LIbrary. … Read more Misleading appeal just sent by NYPL

Report from Tuesday’s court hearing on the Central Library Plan

by The Campaign to Save the Library: With our allies we prevailed in court on Tuesday. The temporary restraining order which prevents any demolition at the 42nd Street Library was extended! Thanks to all of you who helped fill Judge Wooten’s courtroom for the NYPL hearings on Tuesday. Proceedings took most of the day. Arguments by Michael Hiller of Weiss and Hiller representing plaintives Edmund Morris et al. were … Read more Report from Tuesday’s court hearing on the Central Library Plan