May 27, 2022

Video: Leaders of New York City’s Public Library Systems Testify at NYC Council Budget Hearing

The New York City Council Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and International Intergroup Relations held a preliminary budget hearing on Wednesday (March 8, 2017) and leaders of the three NYC library systems testified and answered questions. A video of the hearing is available along with several text documents. All items are linked below.

The hearing/video begins with a discussion of NYC libraries. It runs 110 minutes.


  • Linda E. Johnson, President and CEO of Brooklyn Public Library
  • Anthony Marx, President and CEO of the New York Public Library
  • Dennis M. Walcott, President and CEO of Queens Library


Visit this Page, Click Video Link (Mid-Page, Left Side)


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