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17 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
6:30 p.m.A Pre-release Screening of "5 to 7" with Director Q&A
Take a break from the office and enjoy this complimentary screening of “5 to 7,” exclusively for Young Lions. According to the "Variety" review: Aspiring novelist Brian Bloom (Anton Yelchin) receives nothing but rejection letters from publishers, but when it comes to romance, he has considerably better luck, earning coy encouragement from Arielle (Berenice Marlohe), a beautiful French woman he spies smoking on a New York sidewalk. There’s just one catch: She’s married, and the couple can only me…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
6:30 p.m.Spring 2015 Evening Curatorial Talk - The Romanovs and Photography: A New Lens on Empire
For donors $25 or more The Library has one of the world's most significant collections of photography that once belonged to the Romanov family, the rulers of Russia for over 300 years. These photographs provide a glimpse of the Russian Empire as seen from the top, divested of the increasing social conflicts that would in time lead to the fall of the Romanovs and their empire. Susan Smith-Peter, associate professor and chair of the Department of History at the College of Staten Island/CUNY, wi…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumNYPL Supporters
Thursday, April 9, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Special Double-Discount Day at The Readers & Writers Shop
The Readers & Writers 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 April 9 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 ShopNYPL Supporters
12:30 p.m.Spring 2015 Friends Lecture Luncheon- An Afternoon with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
For Donors of $100 or more The Lecture-Luncheon is sold out, but watch a live broadcast from your computer! In conversation with Library President Tony Marx, Justice Sotomayor will recount her early life in the Bronx and her journey to the federal branch. Enjoy a double discount - 20 % - on your purchase of My Beloved World, at the Lecture-Luncheon and on all purchases at the Readers & Writers Shop for the entire day! For ticket holders - The doors to the event will open at 12:15 p.m. T…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumNYPL Supporters
Thursday, April 16, 2015
6:30 p.m.Edit This: An Evening with Comma Queen Mary Norris
Mary Norris, copy editor of the New Yorker for more than three decades, will bring her finely sharpened pencils and good cheer to the Library, with irreverent, laugh-out-loud descriptions of some of the most common and vexing problems in writing and language. Drawing on examples from classic literature as well as from her work with celebrated writers, Ms. Norris will discuss her first and much-anticipated book, "Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen," with fellow New Yorker writer I…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees RoomNYPL Supporters
Thursday, April 23, 2015
6:30 p.m.Spring 2015 Curator's Choice - The Art & Architecture Collection
For Donors $250 or more. Join NYPL's Chief of Art Information Services Clayton Kirking as he discusses the Library's celebrated Art and Architecture Collection. Attendees will enjoy an exclusive visit to the collection's lovely home in Room 300! To reserve your spot, please call the Friends Office at 212.930.0653 or email.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Art & Architecture CollectionNYPL Supporters
Monday, April 27, 2015
8 p.m.Young Lions Fiction Award Benefit
For the past fifteen years, The New York Public Library's Young Lions Fiction Award has championed emerging writers and encouraged innovation and excellence in contemporary fiction. To commemorate this year's milestone anniversary, the Library will host the Young Lions Fiction Award Benefit on April 27, 2015. Following the announcement of the winner at the Fiction Award ceremony, the Benefit will feature dancing, cocktails, and light fare in historic Astor Hall. All proceeds will support the wo…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumNYPL Supporters
Saturday, May 2, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
Sunday, May 3, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
Monday, May 4, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
Thursday, May 7, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
Friday, May 8, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
Saturday, May 9, 2015
10 a.m.Friends Double-Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
From Saturday, May 2 - Saturday, May 9, visit the Readers & Writers Shop in the Schwarzman Building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online to find a curated selection of books, desk accessories, jourmals, writing implements, jewelry and more. Enjoy 20% off your purchases during Double-Discount Week. Join, or renew your membership here to take advantage of this discount!
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
Monday, May 18, 2015
6:30 p.m.Founding Gardeners
George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison regarded themselves foremost as farmers and plantsmen, and for them gardening, agriculture, and botany were elemental passions--as deeply ingrained in their characters as their belief in the nation they were creating. In a beautifully illustrated talk, award-winning historian Andrea Wulf will explore the lives of the founding fathers and how plants and politics would intertwine like never before. Monday, May 18, 2015 Receptio…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees RoomNYPL Supporters
Thursday, June 18, 2015
6:30 p.m.Young Lions Tour of “Public Eye”
Join your fellow Young Lions for a private, behind-the-scenes tour with Stephen Pinson, the curator of the NYPL's landmark exhibition, “Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography.” Whether it's our morning latte art or "Humans of New York," more photographs are created, viewed, and shared today than ever before. “Public Eye,” the first-ever retrospective survey of photography organized by the NYPL, explores the way we share our photographs, now and then. Thursday, June 18, 6:30 p.m. Click…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallNYPL Supporters