Did you know that the per capita library funding in NYC is approximately half the state average? New York City deserves better. Better library funding for operating budgets, better library buildings, increased programming, more technology access, you get the point. Today at Noon the NYC Council Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries and Intergroup Relations will … Continue reading New Yorkers Deserve Better than Stagnant Library Funding
(Happy National Library Week!) How library workers at small urban branches combat the true violence of oppression poverty Steve Kemple On Saturday afternoon a man punched me in the face (I’m OK) while I was working at the Price Hill Branch Library in Cincinnati, Ohio, where I’m the manager. (Happy National Library Week to … Continue reading On Getting Punched in the Face While Working at the Library
Welcome to the 2016 - 24 Hour Read In live stream! Even if you can't make it in person, you can still watch us read from afar. If you want to support ULU in providing the Read In this year, click here for more info.
Have you always wanted to support the 24 Hour Read In but you don’t live in New York City. “If I was there I would totally work the 4AM shift” you say as you check on us on FB for the last time at midnight. Well you may not be able to be here but … Continue reading Support the 24 Hour Read In
June 4th 4PM - June 5th 4PM New York Public Library Schwarzman Building, the 42nd Street Library to the right of the entrance. Librarians, authors, and library advocates will read around the clock for libraries in New York City. Starting at 4PM on Saturday June 4th and going straight through to 4PM Sunday June 5th. … Continue reading The 24 Hour Read In Is Here!