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City Comptroller John Liu: Library Properties Should Not Be Sold

Citizens Defending Libraries, the Brooklyn Heights-based organization aiming to protect city libraries “from sale, shrinkage and deliberate underfunding,” had an active week, including a story in The New York Times, coverage in The Nation and a sanctioned appearance at City Hall from City Comptroller John C. Liu. In a video posted by Liu’s office, he […]

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Brooklyn Public Library President Addresses Future Of Cadman Plaza Branch

Linda E. Johnson, President & CEO of the Brooklyn Public Library, sent an email to patrons Wednesday about “our efforts to create a better branch in Brooklyn Heights.” In it, she addresses her take on “innovative solutions to help us provide the service Brooklynites deserve” by “constructing a new, modern branch in Brooklyn Heights.” The […]

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Brooklyn Public Library Eyes E-Book Sales As New Income Resource

The Brooklyn Public Library has inked a deal with Simon & Schuster to make the publisher’s complete collection of electronic books available at branch libraries, in which BPL will then get a 2% cut of profits from each book sold. The money raised is being eyed as a way to help fund the more than […]

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