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Membership Events

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7 events found.

Friday, November 28, 2014
10 a.m.Friends Double Discount Week at The Readers & Writers Shop
Start the holiday shopping season at The Library! Visit 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 Friday, November 28 - Saturday, December 6, Library Friends save 20% on all purchases at in person at The Readers & Writers Shop or online. Find unique gifts for family, friends and colleagues, all while supporting your Library. Join, renew or upgrade your membership…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Library ShopNYPL Supporters
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
7 p.m.James Baldwin and the Queer Imagination
Please join us on Tuesday, December 2nd at 7pm in the Wachenheim Trustees Room as Matt Brim and Ayana Mathis discuss the work of James Baldwin to mark the release of Brim's new book James Baldwin and the Queer Imagination. Please RSVP to The central figure in black gay literary history, James Baldwin has become a familiar touchstone for queer scholarship in the academy. Matt Brim’s James Baldwin and the Queer Imagination draws on the contributions of queer theory and blac…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees RoomAdults
Friday, December 5, 2014
6:30 p.m.Tilden Holiday Toast
Join NYPL President Tony Marx at this festive holiday gathering and raise a glass to our honored guests: writers, journalists, and scholars from past forums, as well as our treasured Library curators. A selection of seasonal hors d'oeuvre and a tasting of wine and spirits will accompany this special evening, as we celebrate the contributions of our favorite intellectuals—as gracious as they are brilliant. Friday, December 5, 2014 Reception 6:30 p.m. Program 7 p.m. RSVP Required: conservato…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, McGraw RotundaNYPL Supporters
Saturday, December 6, 2014
10 a.m.Saturday at Sotheby’s: Behind-the-Scenes Tour for Young Lions
For over two centuries, Sotheby’s has offered some of the most exciting and coveted objects to people all over the world. On this special Saturday morning, you are invited to a behind-the-scenes tour of the unique watch and jewelry collections that Sotheby's has brought to the market before they go on sale the following week. Saturday, December 6, 10:00 a.m. RSVP Required: Private Location This event is open to Young Lion Conservators and above. To upgrade your member…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Sunday, December 7, 2014
1 p.m.Holiday Open House 2014
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 Readers & Writers 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…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Thursday, December 11, 2014
11:30 a.m.Fall 2014 Friends Preview - Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography
For donors $40 or more Did you know the Library has a world class collection of photographs that includes almost every photographic process, from the daguerreotype to digital imagery? Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography, the first retrospective survey of photography organized by NYPL, explores the past 175 years of the medium. Ranging from photography’s first official announcement in 1839 to its current pervasiveness, the works on view, drawn completely from the Library’s collections…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallNYPL Supporters
Monday, December 29, 2014
4 p.m.Picturebook Time
A librarian will share favorite picture books, providing children with the wonder of books and the joy of reading.
St. George Library CenterChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),