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Join us in celebrating the best public libraries in New York City!

If you live in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, or Staten Island, you are probably within walking distance from at least one of New York City's 207 public libraries. How does your neighborhood library make your community a better place?


Latest News

FOURTH ANNUAL NYC NEIGHBORHOOD LIBRARY AWARDS TO LAUNCH FEBRUARY 7, 2017

The nomination period for this year's NYC Neighborhood Library Awards will begin on February 7th and end March 13th, 2017. Click here for more information about the awards, and check out these short videos about last year's winners.

January 6, 2017

WINNERS OF 2015-16 NYC NEIGHBORHOOD LIBRARY AWARDS ANNOUNCED!

On June 6th, six grand prize winners- the Arverne Library, Glen Oaks Library, Inwood Library, Jerome Park Library, Morrisania Library, and Sunset Park Library- were announced at the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards ceremony. 

Click here to read more about the winners!

June 7, 2016

10 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED ON WNYC'S BRIAN LEHRER SHOW

WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show announced the 10 finalists for the 3rd annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards, supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation and Charles H. Revson FoundationClick here to read our press release and find out more about the finalists!

April 12, 2016

 


In September 2013, the five winners of the  2013 NYC Neighborhood Library Awards were announced. Learn more about the Awards process and view photos from the Awards ceremony.

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During the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards' nomination period, thousands of New Yorkers submitted stories about what their neighborhood libraries mean to them.