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In this Monday, July 22, 2013 photo, pedestrians walk past the main branch of the New York Public Library in New York, Monday, July 22, 2013. The New York Public Library has abandoned its $300 million plan to revamp its flagship midtown Manhattan building and move 1.5 million books to New Jersey. Library president Tony Marx said Wednesday, May 7, 2014, that library officials and New York City officials are discussing possible alternatives. A statement from Marx doesn’t detail the reasons for the change of plans.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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In this Monday, July 22, 2013 photo, pedestrians walk past the main branch of the New York Public Library in New York, Monday, July 22, 2013. The New York Public Library has abandoned its $300 million plan to revamp its flagship midtown Manhattan building and move 1.5 million books to New Jersey. Library president Tony Marx said Wednesday, May 7, 2014, that library officials and New York City officials are discussing possible alternatives. A statement from Marx doesn’t detail the reasons for the change of plans.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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This photo provided by the New York Public Library shows Timothy Leary's outline of the Castalia Foundation. Leary saved thousands of documents, correspondence and writings relating to his scientific research into psychedelic drugs in the 1960s, much of it never published but now available to scholars and the public at the New York Public Library, which purchased the collection in 2011 from the Leary estate. (AP Photo/File, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division)

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In this 1950s photo provided by the New York Public Library, Timothy Leary gives a lecture on his first book, “Interpersonal Diagnosis of Personality.” Leary saved thousands of documents, correspondence and writings relating to his scientific research into psychedelic drugs in the 1960s, much of it never published but now available to scholars and the public at the New York Public Library, which purchased the collection in 2011 from the Leary estate. (AP Photo/File, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division)

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In this 1950s photo provided by the New York Public Library, Timothy Leary gives a lecture on his first book, “Interpersonal Diagnosis of Personality.” Leary saved thousands of documents, correspondence and writings relating to his scientific research into psychedelic drugs in the 1960s, much of it never published but now available to scholars and the public at the New York Public Library, which purchased the collection in 2011 from the Leary estate. (AP Photo/File, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division)

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Imam Mohammed Sherzad (right) gives an invocation while Dr. Anthony Marx (left), president and CEO of the New York Public Library, and Father Joseph McShane of Fordham University, listen Dec. 30, 2011, during the mayor's annual interfaith breakfast at the New York Public Library in New York. (Associated Press)

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This February 2011 photo provided by the New York Public Library shows a letter opener belonging to Charles Dickens, which is housed at the library. Dickens had it made with a paw of his beloved cat "Bob" as the handle. The letter opener will be an object in a treasure hunt at the landmark building when 500 people will spend the night in the Library exploring its miles of rare treasures. Would-be players will be able to register online to play "Find the Future: The Game" on May 20, starting at 8 p.m. and ending at 6 a.m. the following morning. (AP Photo/New York Public Library, Kiyash Monsef)