's free open-air library,
somewhere between 1934 and 1937, funded and staffed by the WPA.
- "Outdoor Library Proves Popular",
New York Times, Sunday 25 August 1935, p.68: "Balmy days brought
success early this week to the outdoor library in Bryant Park where
bench-sitters found plenty of time on their hands to sample free literature
provided by the city Works Progress Administration."
- "Open-Air Library Marks Birthday",
New York Times, 18 August 1936, p.17: Notes that Bryant Park's
open-air library is staffed by WPA workers.