The people's palace : a portrait of the New York Public Library

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Summary

  • Documentary focusing on the history, collections and users of the New York Public Library.

Notes

  • Originally produced by Kunhardt Productions in 2006.
  • DVD, region 1.
  • Closed-captioned.

Contents

  • A resource for all -- Origins of a world-class library -- Serving the community -- Building a global collection -- 88 miles of bookshelves -- Where do you put a million books? -- Ahead of its time -- A mecca for the arts -- New ideas, new users -- A branch library comes of age -- The digital future -- Relevance in a changing world -- Credits
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