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Young Lions

Young Lions


Support the Library, meet like-minded people, discover new ideas. Become a Young Lion of The New York Public Library today!

The Young Lions is a special membership group for New Yorkers in their 20s and 30s who love literature, love events, and love the Library. Young Lions members receive exclusive access to engaging and inspiring forums, behind-the-scenes tours of the NYPL, pre-release film screenings, intimate discussions with emerging writers, the annual Young Lions Fiction Award, and more. Membership provides critical support to the Library’s Book Fund, which ensures all New Yorkers have access to books, e-books, and other essential resources, completely free of charge.  


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When you join the Young Lions, your donation will directly support the vital work of The New York Public Library.

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For more information, please contact the Young Lions Office at 212.930.0885 or

Young Lions Committee Co-Chairs: Sloane Crosley, Ben Loehnen, Rohit Singh

Young Lions Committee Members: Thomas Anderman, Amanda McCormick Bacal, Nicholas T. Brown, Elizabeth Cebron, Bailey Eisen, Josh Elkes, Kristin Fisher, Emily Graff, Annie Harleman, Uzodinma Iweala, Andrew Klaber, Susan Verni Lazarus, Jennifer 8. Lee, Chloe Malle, Vincent Piazza, Sangeetha Ramaswamy, Morwin Schmookler, Jessica Siebel, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Jessica S. Tisch, Cristina Alger Wang, Pamela Wasserstein, Ashley H. Wick