NYPL main reading room closed for 6 months

June 17, 2014 11:59 AM

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NEW YORK — The New York Public Library's majestic Rose Main Reading Room will be closed for the next six months while its ceiling is inspected and repaired.

The Wall Street Journal (http://on.wsj.com/1skPAf5 ) reports that a plaster rosette fell from the reading room's 52-foot-tall ceiling at the end of May.

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