NYC Public Libraries Are Happenin’

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Despite the surge of e-literature and the fact that since 2008, the city has cut back library funds by $68 million, NYC public libraries have become exceedingly more popular in the last year.

There has been a 40% increase in program attendance and a 59% increase in circulation throughout the branches of Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island. WNYC delivers the scoop on this exciting news and references the Center for an Urban Future with helpful stats.


Julie Morse lives in San Francisco and is a poetry teacher. She can be found @JulieMorse16 . More from this author →