March 4, 2021

WSJ: Library Systems in Four NYC Boroughs Plan to Unify Some Tasks

From The Wall Street Journal*: For two years, New York’s three separate library systems have been working on a plan to offer a single, seamless library account for all New Yorkers that would unify checkouts, returns, deliveries and even late fees for the New York, Brooklyn and Queens public libraries. [Clip] By May, the New […]

NYC: Queens Libraries Speak the Mother Tongue

From The NY Times: Striving to cater to the intensifying globalization of its surrounding streets, the New York neighborhood library speaks your language as never before. The surge in immigrants patronizing the Queens system has spurred its branches to offer books, DVDs and CDs in 59 languages, more than double the total a decade ago. […]