To-Do: Bring a book to read at Rose Main Reading Room. The New York Public Library Main Branch Building is one of the world's most recognizable libraries, with its iconic stone lions (named Patience and Fortitude) guarding the entrance.
26 foot tall "Read" installation outside the NYC public library. It was sculpted out of Dr. Seuss books, all of which were donated to New York City schools and libraries after the installation came down.
New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue: Did you know that the marble lions flanking the steps have names? The southern lion (to the left when facing the arches) is called Patience. The northern lion on the right is Fortitude.
Bryant Park - New York City, New York. Located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and between and Streets in Midtown Manhattan, this is a gem of a park tucked behind the main building of the New York Public Library.