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A Thousand Ways: An Assembly

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4 - SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2023
Guided by questions and prompts, audience members create a shared script together in A Thousand Ways, an entirely participatory theater experience presented by LIVE from NYPL and The Public Theater’s Under the Radar Festival. Read More ›


   UPCOMING EVENTS   

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The Gift

Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 3 - 7:30 PM
Join us for the premiere of The Gift, an immersive reading experience. In a special one-day event at The New York Public Library, presented in partnership with Lincoln Center.Read More ›
Please register to attend any time from 3PM to 7:30PM
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El Obsequio

Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 3 - 7:30 PM
Acompáñenos en el estreno de El Obsequio, una experiencia de lectura inmersiva. Es un evento especial de un día en la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York, presentado en colaboración con el Lincoln Center.Read More ›
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Reggie Ugwu headshot Reggie Ugwu

Noah Baumbach with Reggie Ugwu: White Noise

Wednesday, December 7, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
The director screens clips from his latest film and discusses adapting the notoriously unfilmable Don DeLillo novel.Read More ›
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Marina Gemma headshot Marina Gemma
Jana Grcevich headshot Jana Grcevich
Brian Levine headshot Brian Levine
Matthew Stanley headshot Matthew Stanley
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Exploring the Cosmos with Astronomy on Tap

Thursday, December 8, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
The pop-science lecture series Astronomy on Tap leads historic and modern tours of Earth, Mars, and more, inspired by objects from the Library's Treasures exhibition. Read More ›
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Lizzie Gottlieb headshot Lizzie Gottlieb
Jordan Pavlin headshot Jordan Pavlin © Elena Seibert

Robert Caro, Robert Gottlieb, and Lizzie Gottlieb: Turn Every Page

Monday, December 12, 2022, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
The legendary writer and his legendary editor come together with their filmmaker to discuss their fifty-year relationship, the subject of the new documentary, Turn Every Page—The Adventures of Robert Caro and Robert Gottlieb. Read More ›
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