The examples I gave for Loose Parks used Parks Department Parks and Library Lawns. Here are several other ways to create a Loose Park near a library.
Often schoolyars are open after school hours to the public. A schoolyard near a Play Library can become a Loose Park
New York Restoration Projects El Catano Community Garden(below) at 171
East 110th Street, is directly across from the Aguilar Library( 174
East 110th St)
-Create a Play Street Loose Park
Close down a street near a library and turn it into a Playstreet Loose Park
You don't need to take a whole street to create a playstreet near a library.
-Create a Play Parklet Loose Park
The parklet movement has transformed parking spots into passive recreation parks such as this one in San Francisco that takes up the space of 3 cars and allows kids to play.Other parklets allow adults to play.
space adjacent to Manhattans Science, Industry and Business
Library(33rd St at Madison-5th Ave) is a block long dead street.
on 32nd street at 7th Avwenue in Manhattan another street was turned into a block long Fixed Park
Street Play England
Privately Owned Public Space
new library is being built on the site of the old Donnell library. in Manhattan It
is about 150 feet away from the 31 West 52nd Street Privately owned
Unstaffed Play Library
The Children's Magical Garden is a key access community garden
Hula hoops are available in it, for those who have key access. The community garden itself in this case acts as the Play Library
At the New York Restoration Projects Target Brooklyn Garden a outdoor reading room filled with children's books and magazines for adults (bottom left) , transformed the spot into a Loose Park for readers.