NOTE from DearMYRTLE: A Big Thanks to Joy Rich for her recent posting on the public APG (Association of Professional Genealogists) mailing list at Rootsweb. This information will be useful to all planning research trips to the New York Public Library.
From: Joy Rich
Sent: Friday, January 02, 2009 5:47 PM
Subject: NYPL Stacks
The stacks at the 42nd Street NYPL are closed. 65% of the General Research Material is not available.
For details, see "Service suspension within the stacks area" at http://www.nypl.org/research/chss.
Also see http://www.nypl.org/books.