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The New York Public Library offers 93,000 free programs a year across its 92 locations, from author talks and performances to exhibitions. Meet your favorite author, hear a live concert, or find something new at the Library.

Author Talks & Conversations

  • LIVE from NYPL

    Engage with the brightest at the Library's flagship ticketed event series featuring conversations with authors, scholars, musicians, and more.
  • Author Talks

    Discover new ideas and the latest releases—from fiction to journalism—at the Library.

Performing Arts & Films

  • Music, Film & More

    Enjoy live performances of music, dance, and theater at our many locations, or find a free film screening near you.