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Time Lapse: 52 thousand books reshelved at NYC Public Library

From the YouTube description: "In preparation for the reopening of the Rose Main Reading Room, watch 52,000 books being just two minutes. Video credit: Max Touhey Photography. Music credit: As Colorful As Ever by Broke For Free
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