NY Public Library turns 100, not just with books

WSJ – “At 100, the New York Public Library’s landmark Fifth Avenue building has nurtured generations of scholars and boasts treasures like a Gutenberg Bible and an early copy of the Declaration of Independence.

But while its stacks house millions of physical books, the library’s push to embrace 21st century technology includes a new digital publication available as an iPad app.

“Books are important to us,” library President Paul LeClerc said in an interview. “And online is important to us. And we’re not abandoning either one.”

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