The main circulation branch in Manhattan may not have the high-culture cred or iconic good looks of the Stephen A. Schwarzman building across the street, but what it lacks in aesthetics, it more than makes up for in inventory, services and free public programming.
New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan
|Venue name:||New York Public Library, Mid-Manhattan||Contact:|
455 Fifth Ave
|Cross street:||between 39th and 40th Sts|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Thu 8am–11pm; Fri 8am–8pm; Sat, Sun 10am–6pm|
|Transport:||Subway: B, D, F, M to 42nd St–Bryant Park; 7 to Fifth Ave|