Online Events from METRO

We hope you’re doing as well as can be expected during these challenging times. We’ve organized the following online events that might be of interest to you, with more on the way. Our growing archive of past online events can be found here.  ...

METRO’s Online Events Archive

We’ve been working remotely since March 9, 2020. Among lots of other changes, this means we’ve had to rethink the ways in which our events are delivered. These days, we are offering online panel discussions, webinars on concrete topics, and networking...

Advice from My Chiropractor On Working From Home

It became clear to me during one of our events that folks out there are really struggling to feel good in their work-from-home setups. Given that we have at least another couple of weeks in PAUSE, I spoke with my chiropractor (who I miss dearly), Dr. Monisha Mallik,...

Our First Community Open Chat

Friends and colleagues, If you are in need of digital space to decompress, see human faces, and share your stories, please join us for a Zoom chat today at 2pm. We don’t know about you, but we could use some company. Here is the information. Topic: METRO...

Tracking Library Closures Due to COVID-19

We’re closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on our community. Many libraries have closed as an effort to mitigate the spread of this new virus, some of which have shifted their focus to remote services. Still others remain open.  We’ve created an open spreadsheet...
A New Home for METRO

A New Home for METRO

Metropolitan New York Library Council, a non-profit organization founded in 1960 that develops, maintains, and augments essential library services throughout New York City and Westchester County, has been located in the Union Square area at 11th and Broadway since...