“These actions are gut-wrenching, but we are compelled to make them to protect the museum and its mission of research, science education, caring for our collections, and providing access for visitors."
“The Strand has survived catastrophes, from the Great Depression to 9/11, and weathered the schisms in the book industry that many predicted would put us out of business. After a century of beating the odds, we won’t give up now.”
'There are a lot of tears in here right now,' one former staffer said. 'But the truth is that this has felt like a long time coming, and some people are relieved to finally have an answer about what the future of the company will be.'