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NYC Public Libraries

Culture Pass

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With a library card at New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library or Queens Public Library, you can get admission at dozens of organizations in New York City. Culture Pass allows cardholding patrons thirteen years and older at these participating public library systems to reserve a pass and get free admission to a wide range of cultural institutions in NYC, from museums to public gardens and more.

You can read more about this program here and check out the list of participating organizations here.

However, you may notice that some participating organizations don't have available passes right now. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, some remain closed or aren't ready to take on Culture Passes just yet. The Participating Organizations page will be continually updating as service is restored. 

MyLibrary NYC

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Designed exclusively for New York City public school teachers, MyLibraryNYC is an innovative partnership between the New York City Department of Education and the city’s three public library systems—Brooklyn Public Library, The New York Public Library, and Queens Library. MyLibraryNYC supplies participating schools with teacher sets, professional development and exclusive programs. Some of the benefits of working with MYLibraryNYC include fine-free student and educator library cards and school delivery of resources.