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Upcoming President's Council Events
All events are free unless otherwise noted.
4 events found.
|Friday, October 30, 2015|
|10 a.m.||Friends Special Double-Discount Day at The Library Shop|
The Library Shop features a curated selection of books, book-related gifts, and accessories to inspire book lovers of all ages. Every purchase supports the Library -- and members always receive a discount, and on October30 that discount doubles to 20%! Stop by the Shop before going to the Friends Lecture-Luncheon or shop online. Join or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
|Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library Shop||NYPL Supporters|
|12:30 p.m.||Fall 2015 Friends Lecture Luncheon - An Afternoon with Stacy Schiff|
For donors of $100 or more Stacy Schiff spoke at the Fall 2010 Friends Lecture-Luncheon about her novel Cleopatra, the #1 National bestseller. She returns to Friends Lecture-Luncheon on October 30 to unpack the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials, in her latest book, The Witches: Salem, 1692. She will be joined by Harold Augenbraum, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation. Schiff was a Director’s Fellow at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers and was named a 2011 Library Lion…
There is an admission charge for this event.
|Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos Forum||NYPL Supporters|
|Tuesday, November 17, 2015|
|6:30 p.m.||Fall 2015 Evening Scholarly Lecture - War and Exodus: The Rise of Cuban New York in the 19th Century|
For donors $25 or more Cuban immigration to the United States is not new and Cubans in fact were the largest Latin American community in 19th century New York, especially after the outbreak of war on the island in 1868. Dr. Lisandro Pérez, Professor and Chair of the Department of Latin American and Latina/o Studies at CUNY’s John Jay College and a former Cullman Center Fellow, will discuss Cuba’s longstanding ties to New York and how the Library’s collections helped him document this history…
|Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger Forum||NYPL Supporters|
|Sunday, December 6, 2015|
|1 p.m.||Holiday Open House 2015|
Don't miss NYPL's annual holiday celebration-our Thank You to you, the Library's generous supporters! Enjoy holiday music and other entertainment in the festive Schwarzman Building. Explore the Schwarzman Building with friends, family, and other donors. And make sure to use your discount at The Library Shop! Join today and start a family tradition! For more information please call the Friends Office at 212.930.0653. Invitations to this annual holiday celebration will be mailed to mem…
|Stephen A. Schwarzman Building||NYPL Supporters|