Above, video of the culminating City Hall event of Library Protection Week produced by the Comptroller’s Office: Comptroller Liu criticizes sell-off of libraries to real-estate developers (Apr. 18, 2013) - best viewing available by going to Comptroller's YouTube video. Additional video of that City Hall event and other events that week is going up at Citizens Defending Libraries Youtube Channel where some segments are already available, see: , see: Sen. Montgomery Requests Comptroller Liu Audit Library Sell-Offs, Assemblyman Kellner Pledges Library Oversight Hearings Absent Full Disclosure, John Liu Speaks in Brooklyn Heights About Library Sell-Offs — Part 1, Brooklyn Heights Library Rally — Letitia James, Brooklyn Heights Library Rally — Sal Albanese, Sen. Velmanette Montgomery Defends Brooklyn Libraries — Part 1. The Committee to Save The New York Public Library participated in presenting this event.
Monday, April 15, 2013: Citizens Defending Libraries outside the Central Reference Library at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue, the site of the NYPL's planned expensive consolidating Central Library Plan shrinkage were the NYPL, effectively decommissioning the Central Reference Library, plans to soon rip out the famed research stacks.
here from photographer Jonathan Barkey. Video is available at Citizens Defending Libraries Youtube channel.
|Mayoral candidate Sal Albanese and City Council Member Tish James|
|On right: Ed Hartzog, candidate for City Council in the 5th District|
|Comptroller John C. Liu amidst Citizens Defending Libraries|
|Comptroller John C. Liu, State Senator Velmanette Montgomery, Assemblyman Micah Kellner|
City Hall Protestors Rally Against Sale of Libraries, by Robin Pogrebin, April 18, 2013. (It may still be possible to comment.) Atlantic Yards Report also covered it in which the pictures below appeared: Friday, April 19, 2013, At City Hall yesterday, a rally to stop the planned sale of libraries in Brooklyn and Manhattan.
|Comptroller John Liu|
|Assemblyman Micah Kellner|
|Carolyn McIntyre of CDL|
|Sal Albanese at right|
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