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New York Public Library

New York
Public Library

Take a book.
“The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkings.
“Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”
by J.K. Rowling.
“How to win friends and influence people”
by Dale Carnegie



  • How can I get a library card?
  • Do you have WIFI here?
  • How do you use the library catalog?
  • I am looking for an adventure novel in English.
  • I just want to read something funny.
  • On which floor do you have textbooks?
  • I’d like to check out this book.
  • Can I renew books online?
  • I’d like to put a book on hold.
  • I’d like to request a book the library doesn’t have.

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