New York Public Library reading room
A 90° view of the Rose Main Reading Room, located in the main branch of the New York Public Library, located in Midtown Manhattan. The NYPL is one of the largest public library systems in the United States and one of the largest research library systems in the world. It consists of 89 libraries: four non-lending research libraries, four main lending libraries, a library for the blind and physically challenged, and 77 neighborhood branch libraries in the three boroughs served.Photo: David Iliff