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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
7 p.m.Young Lions Film Screening: "Ten Thousand Saints"
In 2011, you discovered debut novelist Eleanor Henderson and her new book, “Ten Thousand Saints,” in a Young Lion Conservators Salon. Now, step out of the heat and into a private screening of the film based on the book, exclusively for Young Lions. In this coming-of-age tale set in 1987, Jude (Asa Butterfield) is sent to live with his estranged father in the East Village after tragedy strikes his Vermont home. The film follows Jude and his friends (Hailee Steinfeld, Emile Hirsch) and their equal…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
6:30 p.m.Young Lions Tilden Excursion to the Guggenheim
Contemporary art meets the written word, when Young Lion Tilden Conservators are invited to a private tour of “Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim” with Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator. Featuring nearly 100 works from the museum’s contemporary collection, the exhibition examines how artists create narratives across mediums—through installation, painting, photography, sculpture, video, and performance. Wednesday, August 26, 6:30 p.m. Click here to RSVP Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum…
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Thursday, September 10, 2015
6:30 p.m.Sisters in Law
The first two women of the nation’s highest court could not have been more different: Republican and Democrat, Christian and Jew, western rancher’s daughter and Brooklyn girl. Yet in their shared obstacles, they tackled the most controversial issues of the twentieth century. In conversation with Library Council member Tali Farhadian Weinstein, Linda Hirshman will discuss the impact of the first female justices of the Supreme Court and their unlikely friendship, as chronicled in her book, “Sister…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees RoomNYPL Supporters
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
6:30 p.m.Traveling the Deep South with Paul Theroux
Venerated writer and novelist Paul Theroux has invited us on his travels for fifty years, taking us from Boston to Cape Town to Tokyo and back. Now in his tenth book, Theroux maps the rural highways and small-town churches of South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, and Arkansas in “Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads.” Hear the unheard conversations of this American region and its rich, complex history, as Theroux sits down with Charlie Rose. Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Reception 6:30…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees RoomNYPL Supporters
Thursday, October 15, 2015
6:30 p.m.Young Lion Conservators Salon with Stephanie Clifford
Join us for the first salon of the season with the hotly anticipated debut novel from New York Times reporter StephanieClifford, “Everybody Rise.” It is 2006, and 26-year-old Evelyn Beegan has a new job at a social network aimed at the elite. Recruiting members for the site, Evelyn steps into a promised land of Adirondack camps, Newport cottages, and Southampton clubs—but her desire to belong may be her downfall as she struggles to conceal a family scandal. Thursday, October 15, 6:30 p.m. Cl…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Saturday, November 14, 2015
10 a.m.Young Lions Volunteer Day
Join your fellow Young Lions for a light breakfast and a special volunteer project at the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library, the NYPL’s branch for the blind and visually impaired. Located in the heart of Chelsea, this branch houses one of the nation’s largest Braille collections and serves its patrons through a unique Netflix-like mail service. A private tour of the branch, including its unique collections and assistive technologies, will follow the volunteer activity. Saturday…
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