Bryant Park - Photo #36 - Bryant Park Free Open-Air Library

Bryant Park's free open-air library, somewhere between 1934 and 1937, funded and staffed by the WPA.
  1. "Outdoor Library Proves Popular", New York Times, Sunday 25 August 1935, p.68: "Balmy days brought success early this week to the outdoor library in Bryant Park where bench-sitters found plenty of time on their hands to sample free literature provided by the city Works Progress Administration."
  2. "Open-Air Library Marks Birthday", New York Times, 18 August 1936, p.17: Notes that Bryant Park's open-air library is staffed by WPA workers.