NYC: want to show support for libraries? Come out for these events THIS week!
Monday, April 15th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sit Out and rally in front of the 42nd Street Central Reference Library and Mid-Manhattan Branch to express outrage about the demolition of the research stacks there and the consolidation/shrinkage of the libraries. SIBIL library will also be demolished, sold for private development. Lets show the public what is happening to our libraries.
Wednesday, April 17, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Rally for Donnell Library, closed in 2008 and still no promised replacement. 20 West 53rd Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, (meet on 40 West 53rd).
Thursday, April 18th between 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. Steps of City Hall, City Hall Park, Broadway and Chambers Streets in Manhattan, City Comptroller John Liu will discuss the administration’s funding cuts and sell-off of the public libraries at a press conference.