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Monday, September 30, 2013
9 a.m.100 Great Children's Books | Kickoff Event Live Stream
Watch Judy Blume and Eric Carle in a lively panel discussion followed by a reading of their works to a group of New York City kids. Watch the live stream below on Monday September 30 at 9 a.m. The two authors - who have never done a program together - will discuss the history and current state of children’s literature with Leonard Marcus, a renowned expert in the field and curator of The New York Public Library’s acclaimed exhibition The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter. Both Blume and Ca…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingAdults,
Book Lovers,
Children,
Families,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
10:30 a.m.Legendary Artist and Author Eric Carle To Sign Books At NYPL
Eric Carle, beloved creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and a host of other best-selling children’s works, will be signing copies of his new book, FRIENDS, on Monday, Sept. 30 from 10:30 a.m. until 11:45 a.m. at The New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street. The upbeat picture book by the acclaimed author and artist centers around a spunky young boy who braves currents, mountains, and rain before, finally, reuniting with a friend who moved away.…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Astor HallBook Lovers,
Children,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
7 p.m.Jesmyn Ward in Conversation with William Jelani Cobb and Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/gso4TQ Jesmyn Ward in 7 words*: The wolf stalks; she shines the light.William Jelani Cobb in 7 words*: Queens born, Howard educated, father of one.Khalil Gibran Muhammad in 7 words*: I do history to teach and inspire.* Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF LIVE welcomes back NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award finalist Jesmyn Ward, author of Where the Line Bleeds and the National Book Award-winner Salvage the Bones.Though perso…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
Thursday, October 10, 2013
7 p.m.Jaron Lanier
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/kp79WO Jaron Lanier in 7 words: Our times demand rejection of seven-word bios.* Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF A pioneer in virtual reality, Jaron Lanier takes the stage for a conversation about the future of libraries and information. Lanier is the author of You Are Not A Gadget and most recently Who Owns The Future?.In Who Owns the Future?, Lanier questions the effects network technologies have had on our economy a…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
7 p.m.The Moth: Featuring George Dawes Green, Andrew Solomon, Catherine Burns and More!
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/fVClYB Mazz Swift in 7 Words:* I want to go back to Africa.George Dawes Green in 7 Words:* What a liar! And that's the truth.Peter Aguero in 7 Words:* Big-bodied delicate warrior poet from South Jersey.Carly Johnstone in 7 Words:* Work in progress, please excuse the dust.Andrew Solomon in 7 Words:* Glamour needn't be in conflict with kindness.Catherine Burns in 7 Words:* Alabama roots, New York branches and leaves.Calvin Trillin in…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
7 p.m.Warren Buffett | Howard G. Buffett | Howard W. Buffett | Tom Brokaw
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/maVKWZ Warren Buffett in 7 words*: Bargain hunter, value keeper, ukulele player, Chairman. Howard G. Buffett in 7 words*: An optimistic pessimist who farms and shoots. Howard W. Buffett in 7 words*: A regular guy with an amazing family. Tom Brokaw in 7 words*: Lucky if not wise married extremely well. * Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF Three generations of philanthropists sit down to discuss business, charit…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Friday, October 25, 2013
7 p.m.Lorrie Moore: "Watching Television"
Lorrie Moore in 7 words*: Making it up as she goes along.* Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF Lorrie Moore presents the annual Robert B. Silvers lecture, entitled “Watching Television.”Moore examines some of the connections and disconnections from stage to page to theatre to screen to small screen -- with an emphasis on what seems to be happening currently with narrative on the small screen. Expect a free-wheeling and highly personal contemplation of storytelling and how it has lande…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Saturday, October 26, 2013
4 p.m.Knickerbocker Book Circle
Fall 2013 Book Discussion: The Poisoner’s Handbook by Deborah Blum The Knickerbocker Book Circle is a lively discussion group grounded in New York City history. Each season, the Knickerbockers will discuss a non-fiction title highlighting an aspect of the city’s fascinating past. The Poisoner's Handbook is a tale of chemistry and detection, poison and murder. In early twentieth-century New York, poisons offered an easy path to the perfect crime. Science had no place in the Tammany Hall-cont…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
7 p.m.Nico Muhly | Ira Glass
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/JCu4sG Nico Muhly in 7 words *:Taller than you expected. Very anxious musician.Ira Glass in 7 words *:Ira's the host of "This American Life."* Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF Co-Presented by The Metropolitan OperaAs his first large-scale opera,Two Boys, has its U.S. premiere at the Metropolitan Opera, composer Nico Muhly sits down with Ira Glass (host, NPR's "This American Life") for a colorful, wide-ranging conversa…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
4 p.m.Showtime! Children's Films - Cat in the Hat: Tricks and Treats
Children's films from favorite picture book stories on DVD. For ages 3-8. In this spooky adventure, the Cat, Nick, Sally, Fish and the Things meet the eeriest creatures ever seen. There'll be lots of tricks and of course lots of treats, to share with the animals friends that the kids will meet! There's a coconut crab, spider monkeys and bats, and plenty more fun with the Cat in the Hat.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thursday, November 7, 2013
1:15 p.m.Bud Powell : A Jazz Life and Genius Unprecedented
Peter Pullman presents an overview of the life and music of pianist Earl Rudolph "Bud" Powell (1924-66), one of the architects of modern jazz. Pullman will highlight Powell’s Harlem origins, and underscore the emphasis that his father put on his learning the classical repertoire. This led to their eventual break, as the prodigy gave up the pursuit of a classical career (in his late teens) once he met a second 'father' – Thelonious Monk, the leader of all of the modernist experimentation in Har…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, General Research DivisionAdults
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
7 p.m.Mike Tyson
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/qvYnRP Mike Tyson in 7 words*: Came, saw, conquered, got conquered, bounced back. * Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF Boxing champion, Broadway headliner, felon—Mike Tyson has defied expectations and conventional wisdom during his three decades in the public eye. Tyson, the one-time heavyweight champion of the world and a legend both in and out of the ring, joins LIVE for a conversation about his tumultuous life in…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
Monday, November 18, 2013
7 p.m.Alice Waters | Kermit Lynch
Kermit Lynch in 7 words*: wine importer/musician, two books, four CDsAlice Waters in 7 words*: Restauratrice, forager, teacher, mother, romantic, purist, rebel* Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF Acclaimed for their culinary works, Chez Panisse restaurateur Alice Waters and James Beard Award-winner and wine importer Kermit Lynch discuss their mutual interests in food, wine, and the impact on the environment.Berkeley, California has proven itself as one of the culinary capitals of the…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
7 p.m.Exploring The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records: Featuring Jack White, Dean and Scott Blackwood, Daphne A. Brooks, and Greil Marcus
Jack White in 7 words*: Son, altar boy, busboy, upholsterer, drummer, father.Dean Blackwood in 7 words*: Still thinks Tusk is better than Rumors.Scott Blackwood in 7 words*: Wrote pursuing hot music. "Didn't He Ramble?"Daphne A. Brooks in 7 words*: Tower Records Friday Night Black Girl Bibliophile.Greil Marcus in 7 words*: San Francisco, Philadelphia, San Jose, Montgomery, Hawaii * Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF Doors will open at 6 p.m. for program attendees to view a special e…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Edna Barnes Salomon RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
4 p.m.Showtime! Children's Films - A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
Join us for two films starring Charlie Brown and the Peanuts crew. In the first film, Peppermint Patty invites herself and some friends to Thanksgiving dinner with Charlie Brown even though he has been invited to his grandmother's house. In the second film, Charlie Brown and his friends experience the Pilgrims' voyage to and settlement in the new land of America where they celebrate the first Thanksgiving feast. Children's films from favorite picture book stories on DVD. For ages 3-8.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
7 p.m.Michael Connelly | Martin Cruz Smith
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/YVC84O Michael Connelly in 7 words*:Cynical, hopeful, extroverted, withdrawn, relentless, lazy, lucky.Martin Cruz Smith in 7 words*:A secret romantic with pen in hand.* Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF Masters of the mystery genre, bestselling-authors Michael Connelly and Martin Cruz Smith will reveal how they've kept readers at the edge of their seats for decades.Inspired by the works of Raymond Chandler, Michael Conn…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
7 p.m.Ann Patchett | Elizabeth Gilbert
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/ENHl2r Ann Patchett in 7 Words:*Ann Patchett is friends with Liz GilbertElizabeth Gilbert in 7 Words:*Always had passion. Had to learn patience.* Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF Two of Time Magazine’s most influential people in the world, Ann Patchett and Elizabeth Gilbert come together on the occasion of their new books.When Gilbert and Patchett - whose latest works are the novel The Signature of All Things and a co…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
7 p.m.Elizabeth Kendall and Jennifer Homans
We are no longer accepting reservations for this event. There will be a stand-by line on the night of the program for guests without a reservation. There is no guarantee seats will become available. Former fellow Elizabeth Kendall talks about her new book, Balanchine & the Lost Muse: Revolution & the Making of a Choreographer, with Jennifer Homans, the author of Apollo’s Angels. This event is co-presented with the Library for the Performing Arts Elizabeth Kendall’s books include Where…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Thursday, December 12, 2013
7 p.m.Toni Morrison | Junot Díaz
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/DisUcsToni Morrison in Seven Words: "Two eyes, one tongue searching for beauty."Junot Díaz in Seven Words: "The poor immigrant kid in the library." LIVE closes the Fall 2013 season with a conversation between 2013 Library Lion Junot Díaz and the writer who most influenced him, Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison."I think the most sustained love of mine," Díaz has said, "the one that’s carried me through all these years, is my relation…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, January 25, 2014
7 p.m.James McBride and The Good Lord Bird Band
James McBride opens LIVE from the NYPL's Spring 2014 season with an exploration of his latest work The Good Lord Bird - winner of the 2013 National Book Award for fiction - through words and music. The evening will feature conversation with the author and musician, as well as performances by McBride and his quintet, whose mix of spirituals and jazz renditions of classic gospel songs are inspired by the abolitionist John Brown, a key figure in this novel. With Keith Robinson on guitar, Trevor Ext…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumBook Lovers
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
7 p.m.Rebecca Mead
Watch, follow and share our LIVE Short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/7K42zORebecca Mead in Seven Words: "In the middle, I hope, and beginning"A passionate attachment to a great work of literature can shape our lives and help us to read our own histories. For Rebecca Mead, that book was George Eliot's Middlemarch, which she first read as a young woman in an English coastal town, and reread regularly throughout her life. In My Life In Middlemarch, the New Yorker writer revisits her own past and Eliot'…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
Thursday, January 30, 2014
7 p.m.Greg Grandin and Philip Gourevitch
We are no longer accepting reservations for this event. There will be a stand-by line on the night of the program for guests without a reservation. There is no guarantee seats will become available.Greg Grandin talks about his new book, The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World, with Philip Gourevitch.Greg Grandin is a Professor of History at New York University and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His books include The Last Colonial Massacre…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
6 p.m.Modern Art Cookbook | Mary Ann Caws, Wayne Koestenbaum, Andrew F. Smith, Arezoo Moseni | Art and Food Series Event
FREE - Berger Forum doors open at 5:30 p.m. A gift copy of the book is given to the first audience member asking a question at the end of the discussion. Author and food historian Andrew F. Smith and poet and cultural critic Wayne Koestenbaum join author and art historian Mary Ann Caws for a conversation moderated by Arezoo Moseni, centering on the newly published The Modern Art Cookbook nominated for 2013 André Simon Food and Drink Award. Gustav Klimt, Garden Path with Chickens, 1916 They…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Thursday, February 27, 2014
7 p.m.Wes Anderson | Paul Holdengräber
Sold Out!Wes Anderson's vivid cinematic aesthetic and idiosyncratic characters make his films both immediately recognizable and endearing. Anderson returns to LIVE to explore his passions, influences, and his newest film The Grand Budapest Hotel, in conversation with Paul Holdengräber.Wes Anderson was born in Houston, Texas. His films include Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Darjeeling Limited, the short film Hotel Chevalier, the animated fea…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, March 1, 2014
10 a.m.Ellison at 100
Ralph Ellison lived in Harlem from the late 1930s until his death on April 16, 1994. He was a prominent figure in the neighborhood’s overlapping literary and artistic communities. Ellison at 100: Reading Invisible Man honors this legacy through a landmark collaboration between two leading Harlem-based cultural institutions. The participating artists in the program have been specially curated by the Studio Museum and the Schomburg Center teams, following in both institutions’ tradition of explori…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
6:30 p.m.Winter 2014 Evening Curatorial Talk - The Berg Collection
For Donors $40 or more.Reading the Life, Reading the ArchiveDr. Isaac Gewirtz, Curator of the Library’s renowned Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature, will present an illustrated lecture on how the relationship between creative pursuits and personal life, including attitudes towards privacy, shaped the Berg Collection. The unparalleled collection includes first and other rare editions, as well as the papers of more than 400 of the most notable authors and poe…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumNYPL Supporters
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
7 p.m.Sarah Lewis | Anna Deavere Smith
Watch and share our LIVE short on YouTube: http://goo.gl/eGzXK6 Sarah Lewis in 7 Words*: "Looking for what we fail to see."Anna Deavere Smith in 7 Words*: "Actress, dramatist, Baltimore bred, appreciation for failure."* Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF Is failure a gift to the creative process? Sarah Lewis investigates the importance of grit and perseverance in her new book The Rise, in conversation with actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith.Sarah Lewis has served on President O…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumBook Lovers
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
7 p.m.Malcolm Gladwell | Paul Holdengräber
Watch and share our edited short on YouTube here: http://goo.gl/Teoxib Malcolm Gladwell in 7 Words*:Résumé sent to advertising firms. Still waiting. Challenger of conventional wisdom Malcolm Gladwell brings his critical approach to the LIVE stage as he expounds on his newest interests.Malcolm Gladwell has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1996. Prior to that, he was a reporter at the Washington Post. Gladwell was born in England and grew up in rural Ontario. He lives in New York.FRIEND…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumBook Lovers
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
7 p.m.Ricky Jay
While Ricky Jay has long been considered one of the world’s great sleight of hand artists, his career is further distinguished by the remarkable variety of his accomplishments as a writer, actor, historian, and consultant. He is the author of Learned Pigs & Fireproof Women, and Jay’s Journal of Anomalies, both New York Times “Notable Books.” Among his other works are Dice: Deception, Fate and Rotten Luck; Extraordinary Exhibitions; Celebrations of Curious Characters and The Magic Magic Book…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumBook Lovers
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
7 p.m.Katherine Boo | Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
Tune in to a live stream of the sold-out event. Katherine Boo, 2013 Library Lion and author of the National Book Award-winning Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, and Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, MacArthur Award-winning author of Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx, discuss poverty around the world. Katherine Boo is the author of the National Book Award winner for Nonfiction and 2013 Pulitzer finalist, Behind the Beautiful Fo…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
Book Lovers
Friday, April 11, 2014
7 p.m.Douglas Coupland | Chuck Palahniuk
Watch and share our LIVE Short of this event on our YouTube chanel. And be sure to subscribe for more videos. Chuck Palahniuk in 7 Words*: Recovering cynic falling in love with everything. Douglas Coupland in 7 Words*: Anywhere is everywhere is everything is anything * Great people in 7 Words: http://goo.gl/bl6HcF Can a literary conversation double as a social experiment? Absolutely, if the writers on stage are Douglas Coupland, author of Worst. Person. Ever., and Chuck Palahniuk, au…

There is an admission charge for this event.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumBook Lovers
Monday, April 14, 2014
6 p.m.Banned! | Gabriel Barcia-Colombo, Benita de Wit | Performance Art Series Event
FREE - The Corner Room doors open at 6:00 p.m. The Secret Society of Forbidden Literature presents a one night interactive performance entitled Banned! taking place within Mid-Manhattan Library. Created by Gabriel Barcia-Colombo and Benita de Wit, the performance places viewers in an alternate library reality where censored books come to life in a series of secret bespoke performances throughout the library. The performance commences incrementally in the Corner Room on the 1st floor. This is no…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Saturday, April 19, 2014
2 p.m.The Children's Literary Salon - Podcasting Children's Books: Ins and Outs, Ups and Downs
Join podcasters Katie Davis (Brain Burps About Books), John Sellers (PW KidsCast), and Matthew Winner (Let's Get Busy) in conversation about the world of children's literary podcasting and their experiences with the form. Katie Davis is a children’s author/illustrator with titles ranging from picture books like Little Chicken's Big Day to her latest, a young adult novel called Dancing With the Devil. She's a video marketing maven and a “writerpreneur" with the #1 podcast in iTunes in the Childr…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Children's Center at 42nd StreetBook Lovers,
Teachers
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
7 p.m.Spring 2014 Curator's Choice - The Manuscripts and Archives Division
For Donors $250 or more.Division staff led by William Stingone, the Charles J. Liebman Curator of Manuscripts, will show us highlights including items from the Timothy Leary collection, a selection of recent acquisitions and recently processed records from the United States Sanitary Commission – the civilian-run relief agency created to support soldiers of the Civil War . Do not miss this rare opportunity to see these treasures and meet the librarians entrusted with their care.To reserve your…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Brooke Russell Astor Reading RoomNYPL Supporters
Friday, April 25, 2014
7 p.m.Steve Hindy | Kim Jordan | Charlie Papazian
To celebrate Steve Hindy’s newest work, The Craft Beer Revolution: How a Band of Microbrewers Is Transforming the World's Favorite Drink, the Brooklyn Brewery cofounder is joined by New Belgium Brewing Company CEO Kim Jordan and founder of the American Homebrewers Association Charlie Papazian to recount how craft brewers forever changed the way the world buys, enjoys, and appreciates beer. As one of the founding players in the movement, Hindy brings a true insider’s account of the personalities,…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumBook Lovers
Monday, May 5, 2014
10 a.m.Friends Double Discount Week at The Library Shop
Visit our newly renovated space, The Readers & Writers Shop, in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street to find books, gifts, and more for books lovers and writers of all ages.From Monday, May 5 - Sunday, May 11, Library Friends save 20% on all purchases in person or online. Just in time for Mother's Day, Father's Day and graduation season, find unique gifts for family, friends and colleagues, all while supporting your Library.You will need your membership card or membership…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
Saturday, May 10, 2014
9 a.m.Spring 2014 Last Chance! Friends Exhibition Viewing - Ladies and Gentleman...The Beatles!
For donors $40 or moreOn the final day of this exhibition, enjoy three hours of private members-only viewing time. This exhibition, which features memorabilia, tour artifacts, videos, and more, focuses on the early years of The Beatles in the U.S., and the tremendous impact that the Fab Four had on American society. Invitations, which admit four, will be mailed in April. The event will be from 9:00 a.m. to noon.For more information, please call the Friends Office at 212.930.0653.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum, Donald and Mary Oenslager GalleryNYPL Supporters
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
6 p.m.The Times | Fred Tomaselli, Lawrence Weschler | Art and Literature Series Event
FREE - Berger Forum doors open at 5:30 p.m. Artist Fred Tomaselli discusses his striking new book, Fred Tomaselli: The Times, with author Lawrence Weschler. They explore the artist’s politically charged series of work and the process of developing this new book. In this brilliant time capsule of recent world events, celebrated artist Fred Tomaselli intrepidly and colorfully reimagines the front pages of the New York Times. A self-proclaimed news junkie, Fred Tomaselli has been responding to…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
6 p.m.Herstory Inventory | Ulrike Müller, Tiffany Malakooti, Barbara Schröder, Gregg Bordowitz, Nicole Eisenman, Jonah Groeneboer, Thomas Lax | Moderated by Arezoo Moseni | Artist Career Development Series Event
FREE - Berger Forum doors open at 5:30 p.m. On the occasion of the publication of Herstory Inventory, artist and educator Ulrike Müller is joined by writer and artist Gregg Bordowitz, artist Nicole Eisenman, artist Jonah Groeneboer, curator Thomas Lax, designer Tiffany Malakooti, and author Barbara Schröder of Dancing Foxes Press to discuss this collaborative endeavor in the context of contemporary feminisms. The discussion is moderated by Arezoo Moseni. Pages from Herstory Inventory, wit…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
7 p.m.Geoff Dyer | Paul Holdengräber
A writer whose work defies easy categorization, Geoff Dyer recounts tales from Another Great Day at Sea, his new book on the complexities of life on board a U.S. aircraft carrier. Geoff Dyer is the author of four novels: Paris Trance, The Search, The Colour of Memory, and, most recently, Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasi; a critical study of John Berger, Ways of Telling; five genre-defying titles: But Beautiful, The Missing of the Somme, Out of Sheer Rage, Yoga For People Who Can’t Be Both…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees Room
Array
Adults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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