2017 Report: Time to Renew: Update on the $1 Billion Maintenance Crisis in our Libraries

Two years ago, New York City’s three library systems released a report detailing the staggering infrastructure crisis in our branches. Today, this $1.1 billion crisis is far from over. While much progress has been made across our 216 branches thanks to the leadership of the Mayor and City Council, there is more to be done. From failing building infrastructure to malfunctioning mechanical systems and outdated technology, the list of critical needs in our libraries grows daily.

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