Uni Tower on Governors Island, 2014

Photos Archive: Governors Island, New York Harbor. Summer 2014

Uni on Governors Island, NYC Summer 2013.For the second year in a row, the Uni Project partnered with the Brooklyn Public Library, the Queens Library, and the New York Public Library to offer an open-air reading room on Governors Island. Known as Library Lawn, this library offered grass, shade, and stunning views of New York Harbor. The Uni Project provided the reading room infrastructure, while the three libraries provided staff and books. Visitors borrowed books for use on the island, registered for library cards, signed up for summer reading, and explored what’s happening in each of the three New York City public library systems. The BPL also hosted a series of Saturday programs that included storytelling, performances, and music workshops. Photos below: Leigh Hurwitz.
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The Uni Project is the operating name (DBA) of Street Lab, a 501c3 nonprofit.