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Latest News

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

THIRD ANNUAL NYC NEIGHBORHOOD LIBRARY AWARDS LAUNCHES

Nominations for the 2015-2016 Awards are now open until December 18th! Click here to listen to The Brian Lehrer Show segment announcing the launch of the awards. 

November 18, 2015

WINNERS OF 2014-15 NYC NEIGHBORHOOD LIBRARY AWARDS ANNOUNCED!

On May 20th, 5 grant prize winners- the Langston Hughes Library, Mott Haven Library, New Lots Library, Parkchester Library, and Stapleton Library- were announced at the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards ceremony. 

Click here to read more about this year's winners!

May 21, 2015

 


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.