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The New York Public Library will be closed September 5 through September 7 in observance of Labor Day.


Please send correspondence to:

The New York Public Library
Office of Development
445 Fifth Avenue, 4th Floor
New York, New York, 10016

Or you may send a fax to: 212.930.0983

Ryan Cairns, Vice President for Development

Individual Giving and Major Gifts

Jadrien Steele, Senior Director of Development
(212) 930-0852 or x20852

Membership & Online Giving
Jessica Cassidy, Director
(212) 930-0968 or x20968

Individual Giving
Karen Seo, Assistant Director
(212) 621-0293 or x40293

Friends Program
Shayla Titley, Manager
(212) 930-0778 or x20778

Conservators Program
(212) 930-0637 or x20637

Young Lions
(212) 930-0885 or x20885

Planned Giving
John Bacon, Director
(212) 930-0568 or x20568

Schomburg Society
(212) 491-2252  (T)
(212) 491-2011  (F)

Foundations and Government Grants

Foundations and Government Grants
Yvonne Hoeft, Director
(212) 930-0858 or x20848

Foundations Strategy
Kathleen Donovan Riegelhaupt, Director
(212) 930-0738 or x20738

Special Events and Corporate Partnerships

Special Events and Corporate Partnerships
Vanessa Novak, Senior Director
(212) 930-0765 or x20765

Strategic Partnerships and Corporate Relations
Daniel Fitchette, Coordinator
(212) 930-0797 or x20797

Corporate Relations and Development Events
Lindsey Voet, Assistant Manager
212-930-0856 or x20856

Special Events
Elisabeth Pearson, Assistant Director
(212) 642-0145 or x20145

Development Events
Jessie Swisher Spiers, Assistant Director
(212) 930-0671 or x20671

Book Donations 
Always check with your local Branch Library to ask if there are any local limitations. For donations of rare books, manuscripts and other unique material to The Research Libraries, contact 212.930.0638 or 212.930.0636.