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The iconic al fresco Reading Room and other free activities for the public have returned to Bryant Park, in Midtown. Introduced in Bryant Park in 2003, the Reading Room was modeled after an “Open Air Library” which began in August 1935 in response to Depression-era job losses in New York. The Reading Room includes reading material for adults and books for children and supplies visitors with an array of books, periodicals, and newspapers, free of charge. In the coming weeks and months, popular programming such as authors’ presentations will also be returning.

Venue: Bryant Park

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