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Storefront Library at August Moon Festival

On August 16, the Storefront Library Project was at the 2009 August Moon Festival. Staff were on-hand to talk about the project, and elements of the Storefront Library program were demonstrated, including a children’s reading area, photography, art and calligraphy books for adults, and free WIFI. A slideshow of the event is available in the Multimedia Player, […]

Storefront Library at Chinatown Main Street Festival

On Sunday, July 12, a mobile version of the Storefront Library Project made an appearance at the 2009 Chinatown Main Street Festival. Staff were on-hand to discuss the project, and elements of the Storefront Library program were demonstrated, such as a small children’s reading area, photography and calligraphy books for adult browsing, and free WIFI. A […]

Open-air Reading Room at Bryant Park, NYC

[slidepress gallery=’bryant-park-reading-room’] Boston Street Lab toured the open-air Reading Room at Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan and met with Paul Romero, Project Director. The original Reading Room began in 1935 as a public response to job losses in New York, and it ran until the start of WWII. The current Reading Room draws on that precedent by offering […]