The New York Public Library

Capital campaign
For the Emergency Campaign to purchase books and for the Computer Page program to provide up-to-date materials and part-time Computer Page positions to high school and college students.
 
Created in 1895, The New York Public Library provides free and open access to its myriad of resources, regardless of income level, religion, nationality or other human condition.  The New York Public Library is comprised of a set of scholarly research collections and a network of community libraries.  The research collections’ reference holdings number over 43 million items.  There are 85 community libraries, with extensive circulating collections, throughout New York City’s neighborhoods.