Donnell Media Center -- possible action

From: Ann Deborah Levy (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Nov 12 2007 - 13:22:04 PST

On another filmmakers' list, someone posted the following reply from
the Chief Librarian in response to a letter sent voicing concern.

It suggests that anyone with an interest in what happens to the Donnell
Media Center should write so that their concerns can be addressed in
the planning.


Cc: email suppressed
From: email suppressed
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2007 17:00:22 -0500


Thank you for writing about how much you value the Donnell Media
Center.  I
am very pleased that you and so many others benefit from the
and services.  Your message has been referred to me for a reply.

This is a very exciting time for the Library.  The Donnell Media Center
very valuable to the New York Public Library and the New Yorkers who
it.  In our new plans there will be certainly be an important place in
Library for the Media Center, its collections and services. Those plans
not yet finalized and many options are being explored within the
including the new Donnell. Your comments are being shared with

The Library expects that you will be able to continue to use the
collections during our transition, plans for which are also  being
developed.  Staff from Donnell Media Center are part of the overall
transition team.  As the plans are finalized in the next year, we look
forward to sharing them with you and our many other library users.

Thank you for your concern and taking the time to write.

Anne Hofmann

Anne J. Hofmann
Chief Librarian, Donnell Library Center
The New York Public Library
20 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019-6185

voice: 212-621-0613  fax: 212-245-5272
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