If you enjoy reading between the LIons, don't miss this library, probably the grandest in the states. there are books, of course, but so much more. The architecture is lovely and the surrounds offer a nice place to take your brown bag lunch. The library offers free tours which are worth while. There are special exhibits almost all year. (I think there may be a couple of summer weeks without exhibits). The rotunda and the main reading room, called the Rose Family Readng room, are DON"T MISS destinations. It will take your breath away. You can make a small donation, if you are moved. The library is located on fifth avenue so it is easy to include in a shopping trip or a trip to the Empire State building.
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