NYPL resources or Why you should get a NY Public Library card

Freegal Music | The New York Public Library: FREE downloads of Sony Music

Freegal is downloadable music service which provides access to the catalog of artists in Sony Music Entertainment. Library cardholders can download three songs a week with their barcode and pin number. Freegal works with any MP3 device, including iPods.”

The Picture Collection: An unparalleled visual resource for creative people in any medium, the Picture Collection contains original prints, photographs, posters, postcards and illustrations from books, magazines and newspapers, classified into 12,000 subject headings. Users may borrow up to 60 pictures at a time on any subject with a library card.Color and black & white copiers are available as well.

The Picture Collection is located at Mid-Manhattan Library, 3rd floor, 455 Fifth Avenue at 40th Street. Check Hours

History of the Collection

The Picture Collection is also Digital
New Picture collection images are being entered in The NYPL Digital Collection which contains all the NYPL image holdings.