New York Public Library

New York Public Library

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Midtown East, New York
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  • Marta G.
    "Wonderful free tour around the library, excellent guide!"(13 Tips)
    Matt R.
    "best reading areas: Map room, rose main reading room"(12 Tips)
    Sharon U.
    "The Rose Reading Room at the NYPL is a must see!"(8 Tips)
    John W.
    "Don't miss the Gutenberg Bible when visiting here... absolutely beautiful!"(8 Tips)
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  • Matt R.
    Matt Russell6 days ago
    best reading areas: Map room, rose main reading room
  • Susy G.
    Susy Grison3 weeks ago
    Very beautiful library
  • Nate F.
    Nate FolkertFebruary 21
    A pneumatic tube system is still in use to deliver library slips. http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/pneumatic-system-new-york-public-library
  • Pim J.
    Pim JagerFebruary 14
    Great place to study, beautiful study halls
  • Alexandre H.
    Alexandre HortaJanuary 20
    Imponente building and richly decorated. Beautiful rooms to read and make researches. I have liked so much some exhibitions that I could attend there.
  • Verônica R.
    Amazing place!
  • Umair Z.
    Umair ZiaJanuary 3
    Such a beautiful building. You would think you are in Europe and it was built 500 years ago. Oh, and a must visit for Ghostbusters fans.
  • Luis Guillermo L.
    Luis Guillermo LunaDecember 31, 2016
    Excellent place I recommend you the tour by yourself
  • Celia Z.
    Celia ZarateDecember 9, 2016
    What a beautiful room to get work done !
  • Worldbiz
    WorldbizDecember 7, 2016
    Beautiful building w lovely interior paintings. Lit Xmas tree during winter. Spacious ,quiet apple computers equiped study areas.
  • Sara .
    Sara 🌈⚔🍾December 6, 2016
    Class NYC landmark. Amazing architecture.
  • Andrea F.
    Andrea FaggianiNovember 18, 2016
    You can find the real Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends in the Children's Center.
    Upvoted Dec 25, 2016
  • Elizabeth L.
    Elizabeth LeeOctober 24, 2016
    Architecture here is amazing to look at. Their reading rooms are also beautiful to just walk around too.
  • Stephanie F.
    Stephanie FloresOctober 24, 2016
    No drinks, no water.
  • Sonny K.
    Sonny KwokSeptember 27, 2016
    Can't wait until the Rose hall open back up in Oct
  • Briana J.
    Briana JaNae'September 5, 2016
    More of a museum than a library but it's beautiful
  • Zheng X.
    Zheng XuAugust 28, 2016
    Beautiful architecture. A lot of tourists (just like me) in the public are but the study room are always quite and nice. Go there if you really want to have a productive weekend afternoon.
  • Jordan T.
    Jordan TaylorAugust 21, 2016
    I visit this place every time I'm in New York. The architecture, sweeping staircases, art, Gutenberg Bible, and Map Room are highlights. But the main reading room always seems to be closed when I go.
    Upvoted Jan 30
  • Yeji K.
    Yeji KooJuly 6, 2016
    Various reading promotion programs!!!
  • Yeji K.
    Yeji KooJuly 6, 2016
    Various reading promotion programs
  • Fernando A.
    Beautiful building in the heart of New York
  • mizz l.
    mizz linJune 15, 2016
    The bored guard will pull a fast one on tourists by telling you the admission fee is 25USD . I fell for it and made his day brighter. Thanks a lot lol
  • Bjørn M.
    Bjørn MMay 17, 2016
    Both Rose Main Reading Room and Bill Blass reading Room are closed for restauration. Will open early 2017 / fall 2016.
  • Malene H.
    Malene HaldMay 6, 2016
    The Rose Room is the main reason for visiting. Amazingly beautiful.
  • Niamh B.
    Niamh BorowskiApril 14, 2016
    Beautiful architecture in the middle of the concrete city
  • Malcolm C.
    Malcolm ChangApril 8, 2016
    Beautiful interiors are very conducive to study and contemplation.
  • Jackie N.
    Jackie NapalanApril 6, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Quiet study spot and beautiful architecture. Rose's Reading Room is temporarily closed, but there are other areas that are just as nice that are open.
  • Colin A.
    Colin AthensApril 1, 2016
    show up early on saturday for the morning light
  • Lisa R.
    Lisa ResnickApril 1, 2016
    Bitsboard is a beautifully crafted educational app Read more
  • Jeanette M.
    Jeanette MaylandMarch 28, 2016
    Beautiful building and quiet. Free wifi.
  • Viktor K.
    Viktor KostikMarch 16, 2016
    Be quite please.
  • Katherine C.
    Katherine ColesMarch 14, 2016
    Lots of good spaces free for the public to work.
  • Lizzie H.
    Lizzie HatfieldMarch 11, 2016
    Beautiful building! Such a shame that the main reading room is temporarily closed at the moment.
  • Fernando T.
    Fernando T.February 26, 2016
    The main hall is just amazing, don't miss it.
  • Maureen L.
    Maureen LiwanagFebruary 20, 2016
    Giant Rose room is closed for ceiling renovation.
  • Panda S.
    Panda SimoFebruary 14, 2016
    Very beautiful place and people read and study seriously... so don't be noisy.
  • Gustavo S.
    Gustavo SandovalFebruary 12, 2016
    Rose room is still sadly "temporarily closed"
  • Raymond B.
    Raymond BaileyFebruary 9, 2016
    Beautiful architecture.
  • Nazli O.
    Nazli OguzFebruary 1, 2016
    Must see place amazing ceiling
  • Gabriel M.
    Gabriel MarcheziniFebruary 1, 2016
    Impossible to come here, and not remember it was once covered in snow and people survived the end of the world here.
  • Rochelle G.
    Rochelle GilliardJanuary 21, 2016
    Beautiful ceilings. Great space to duck in and chill with a good book.
  • Peter
    PeterJanuary 10, 2016
    Massive selection
  • Ricardo L.
    Ricardo LucianoJanuary 3, 2016
    Nice! If a winter storm is coming! Fire the books and survive until your dad comes to rescue you!
  • Ricky T.
    Ricky ThomasJanuary 2, 2016
    Gutenberg Bible
  • jiresell
    jiresellDecember 31, 2015
    Beautiful building! Can't wait until the remodel of the main reading room is completed!
  • Jose V.
    Jose VGilDecember 31, 2015
    The store is nice!!!
  • Mike D.
    Mike DavisDecember 28, 2015
    Had a dinner here. Cool space.
  • Netsirk
    NetsirkDecember 18, 2015
    Need a public bathroom? Here you go!
  • Lily
    LilyDecember 12, 2015
    Can't beat the free wifi & public restrooms
  • Biz T.
    Biz TraveldudeDecember 10, 2015
    Who you gonna call?
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