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Boston Tops New York In List Of 10 Largest U.S. Libraries By Volumes Held (Or Does It?)

As if the New York City vs. Boston rivlary needed any more ammunition, now comes evidence that Boston has a larger library too. Actually, according to the American Library

ALA Seal
ALA Seal (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Association (ALA), the Boston Public Library ranks second (with 19,090,261 volumes held). And the famed New York Public Library – whose ASK NYPL online and phone (1-917-ASK-NYPL) reference service is world-renowned – ranks fourth (with 16,342,365 volumes held). Harvard University (with 16,832,952 volumes held) ranks third.

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