Why Is New York City Planning to Sell and Shrink Its Libraries?

Defend our libraries, don't defund them. . . . . fund 'em, don't plunder 'em

Mayor Bloomberg defunded New York libraries at a time of increasing public use, population growth and increased city wealth, shrinking our library system to create real estate deals for wealthy real estate developers at a time of cutbacks in education and escalating disparities in opportunity. It’s an unjust and shortsighted plan that will ultimately hurt New York City’s economy and competitiveness.

It should NOT be adopted by those we have now elected to pursue better policies.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

PHOTO & VIDEO GALLERY: December 15, 2015 Press Conference- Last Minute City Hall Press Conference Day Before City Council Vote on Brooklyn Heights Library

This post will be updated.

Here is the media advisory/press release that preceded our event:

    •    Monday, December 14, 2015, PRESS RELEASE & ADVISORY- City Council Vote On Library Sell-Off & Shrinkage Program Prototype Imminent- As Comptroller & Public Advocate weigh in de Blasio raids DOE funds to promote sales

Carolyn McIntyre

Judy Gorman

Michael D. D. White

Carolyn McIntyre

Patrick Conway

Lynn Ellsworth from New Yorkers For a Human-scale City

Daniel Winocour

Bruce Rosen

Marilyn Berkon

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