Exploring The New York Public Library

EX LIBRIS documentary DVD cover

Frederick Wiseman’s film, “EX LIBRIS – The New York Public Library,” goes behind the scenes of one of the greatest knowledge institutions in the world and reveals it as a place of welcome, cultural exchange and learning. With 92 branches throughout Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island, the library is a resource for all the inhabitants of this multifaceted and cosmopolitan city, and beyond. [Description courtesy of PBS]

Stream the full film for free on Kanopy (requires a Bloomfield library card).

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