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NYC’s Public Libraries Suspend All Programming Due to Coronavirus

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NYC’s Public Libraries Suspend Programming With Coronavirus on the Rise

NYC’s Public Libraries will suspend all programming and events from Friday, March 13 until Tuesday, March 31 as they take precautions with Coronavirus. All information about date changes and cancellations are available on the local library websites. 

Brooklyn Public Library 

New York Public Library

Queens Public Library

However, New York Public Libraries remain open for the public. Everybody will continue to have access to books, public computers, Wi-Fi, expert staff recommendations, and a variety of resources and computers.

Libraries are part of the building blocks of the community, and as such, they have to take care of all families and children taking part in the events. This was a hard decision said NYPL officials: “The decision to cancel library programs was not taken lightly, as programs such as story times, technology training classes, and English language classes are lifelines for so many. But considering the current situation, and the need to limit large crowds, this was the most responsible path forward to support the health and well-being of our communities.”

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