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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, March 6, 2015
10 a.m.Tilden Field Trip to the Library Services Center
Join your fellow Tilden Conservators on a private tour of the Library Services Center, the heart of The New York Public Library’s vast circulation and book preservation divisions, and home of the fastest book sorter in the nation. Salvatore Magaddino, deputy director of the Book Ops facility, will lead this exciting morning as we see firsthand how the Library fulfills increasingly soaring demand for its books, films, digitized materials, and more. Friday, March 6, 2015 10 a.m. RSVP Required…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
8 a.m.Tilden Breakfast with Norman Pearlstine
Our spring Tilden Breakfast will feature Norman Pearlstine, Chief Content Officer of Time Inc. Pearlstine worked for the Wall Street Journal for almost thirty years, after which he was appointed the editor-in-chief at Time Inc., where he was responsible for the content of 154 publications, including Entertainment Weekly, Fortune, InStyle, Money, People, Real Simple, Sports Illustrated, and Time. After serving as Chief Content Officer at Bloomberg L.P. from 2008 to 2013, Pearlstine returned to Ti…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Thursday, March 12, 2015
6:30 p.m.Spring 2015 VIP Exhibition Reception - Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography
For Donors of $100 or more Enjoy an evening with other members and view the first-ever retrispective survey of photography organized by NYPL. Drawing from a world-class collection that includes almost every photographic process, the exhibition explores the past 175 years of the medium. Invitations have been mailed. For more information please call the Friends Office at 212.930.0653.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition HallNYPL Supporters
Monday, March 16, 2015
6 p.m.3D Printing for the Performing Arts
Curious about 3D Printing? Join the conversation at the New York Public Library of Performing Arts. Set designer Kacie Hultgren will give an introduction to 3D printing and it’s applications for the arts industry. This 60 minute tech talk will be followed by a Q&A session. This event will take place in the Seminar Room on the third floor of the Library for the Performing Arts. Topics Include: Introduction to 3D Printing & 3D Scanning Advice on 3D printers for the studio & sh…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman CenterAdults
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
6:30 p.m.Tilden Visit to the New-York Historical Society
Tilden Conservators are invited to a private tour of "Audubon’s Aviary: The Complete Flock," showcasing the masterpieces of John James Audubon and now on view at The New-York Historical Society. Considered America’s first great watercolorist, the legendary naturalist-artist rendered his birds in unparalleled life-size scale. This is the third installment of a tripartite exhibition, exploring Audubon’s dazzling watercolors in the order in which they were engraved. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 6:30…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
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, South Court AuditoriumNYPL Supporters
Monday, March 30, 2015
6:30 p.m.Young Lion Conservators Throwback Salon with Sam Tanenhaus
We are pleased to introduce the throwback salon, an opportunity for you to discuss a classic work of literature chosen exclusively for Young Lion Conservators. Our first throwback will welcome acclaimed writer Sam Tanenhaus, who has selected Saul Bellow’s "Seize the Day." The novel tells the story of Tommy Wilhelm, an honest, hard-working man who has lost his job, his girlfriend, and part of his sanity, as he heads to New York to pick up the pieces of his life. Monday, March 30, 6:30 p.m. Cl…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
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
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 In conversation with Library President Tony Marx, Justice Sotomayor will recount her early life in the Bronx and her journey to the federal branch. The doors to the event will open at 12:15 p.m. The boxed lunch will be provided at 12:30 p.m. The lecture will begin at 1:15 p.m. 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!

There is an admission charge for this event.
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