Free book downloads are here to help New Yorkers ignore each other on the subway


Looking for something to help you pass the time on the subway? New Yorkers just got a great (and free!) new option.

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Starting Thursday, commuters can take advantage of the Subway Library, a joint effort between the New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, Queens Library, the MTA, and Transit Wireless, which provides subway riders with access to tons of material they can enjoy for free on the train for six weeks.

“The New York Public Library’s mission is to make information and knowledge accessible to all, and this exciting partnership with the MTA is certainly right on track,” said New York Public Library President Tony Marx in a press release. “By making thousands of free stories easily available to subway straphangers, we are encouraging reading, learning, and curiosity.” Read more…

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