What we do:

The Uni Project is a nonprofit committed to increasing access to books and learning opportunities through pop-up, open-air reading rooms. Based in New York City, we operate reading rooms that bring architect-designed structures, high quality books, and dedicated staff, to the city's plazas, parks, and public spaces. We partner with community-based organizations and our circuit prioritizes underserved NYC neighborhoods.

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We also ship reading room kits around the world so that others can copy our model. Get a Uni!

 Uni in Harlem

Find the Uni:

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Our 2014 season is still going strong! Contact us to bring a reading room to your neighborhood or to become a sponsor.

  • Aug 14: Morrisania and East Harlem Play Streets
  • Aug 15: Morrisania and Concourse Play Streets
  • Aug 19: West Harlem Play Street
  • Aug 20: Forest Ave Play Street
  • Aug 21: East Harlem Play Street
  • Follow our route: Find the Uni.

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Other news:

A Uni launches in Boston: winner of Boston Public Space Invitational Award.

Uni on Governors Island

This summer, the Uni Project has returned to Governors Island in a partnership with all three NYC public library systems.

national book foundationUni Project awarded 2013 Innovations in Reading Prize.

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