The Future of the NYPL: A Public Discussion

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

A discussion about the NYPL's proposed renovation of their central 42nd Street branch. Please see my corresponding post about this event. If you are in the greater New York metro area, I urge you to attend!

Event information:

In an effort to open a public discussion of the New York Public Library’s Central Library Plan, the organizers of a petition calling on NYPL President Anthony Marx to reconsider the $350 million plan are holding a meeting at the Theresa Lang Community Center at the New School. 

The Central Library Plan and the Future of the New York Public Library
6:30 to 8:30 PM, Tuesday, May 22
Theresa Lang Community Center, New School University
55 W. 13th St., New York, NY
Sponsored by n+1 and the New York Institute of the Humanities

National Book Critics Circle President Eric Banks will moderate a panel consisting of Joan Wallach Scott, professor of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton; architect, preservationist, and architectural historian Mark Alan Hewitt; David Nasaw, professor of history at the Graduate Center at CUNY; and Charles Petersen, an n+1 associate editor and author of a piece on the NYPL, online now and forthcoming in Issue 14. 

The NYPL has been invited to send a representative to join the discussion.

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