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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 7 p.m.
The Library After Hours
Celebrate National Poetry Month at The Library After Hours. Join us for a private happy hour overlooking the lively gathering, featuring music, food, and drinks, performances, and behind-the-scenes access to The Library’s collections. Like the past two months, Young Lions receive VIP entry and complimentary cocktails! Wednesday, July 27, 2016 7:00 p.m. Stephen A. Schwarzman Building RSVP This event is open to all Young Lions, click here to join or contact us at younglions@nypl.org or…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Thu, May 4
@ 6:30 p.m.
Spring 2017 VIP Reception - Membership Mingle and Book Swap
For Donors at the Supporting Friends level ($100 ) or higher Spend an evening with your fellow Friends and book enthusiasts! Bring a book from your personal collection to swap and browse for new reads while enjoying live music and cocktails. To RSVP, call 212.930.0548 or visit nypl.org/vip. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumNYPL Supporters
Sun, May 7
@ 11 a.m.
Young Lions Spring Volunteer Day
Join your fellow Young Lions for a special volunteer day to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Jefferson Market Library. Originally earmarked for demolition in the 1950s, it was the united voices of Village residents that ultimately saved this unique library. The community's handwritten letters, ledgers, and other correspondence form an extensive archive, and over the last two years British multi-disciplinary artist Mark John Smith and Library Manager Frank Collerius have used the archive to…
Jefferson Market LibraryNYPL Supporters
Tue, May 16
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author Talks
Journalism in the Age of Trump, Part 2
Watch the livestream here A second conversation on the shifting responsibilities, purposes, and even definitions of American journalism—part of a series of programs and podcasts celebrating the 30th anniversary of The New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism. FEATURING PREVIOUS BERNSTEIN AWARD WINNERS Philip Gourevitch, staff writer at The New Yorker Katherine Boo, staff writer at The New Yorker Anand Giridharadas, writer and former New York Times co…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Mon, May 22
@ 6:30 p.m.
Invitation from the Apollo Circle: Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between
Young Lions are invited to a private curatorial presentation and viewing of Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between with Amanda Garfinkel, Senior Research Associate at The Costume Institute of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Due to limited availability, this program is open to Young Lions members only. Monday, May 22 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Get on the Wait List **Please note, this event is now at capacity. Active Young Lions may use the link above to register for the Wait Li…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Tue, May 23
@ 12:30 p.m.
Spring 2017 Friends Lecture Luncheon - An Afternoon with Alan Freedman
For members at the Supporting Friend level ($100 )or higher From Delmonico’s to Chez Panisse, from haute cuisine to fast food, America’s most influential restaurants reflect not only our changing tastes, but the contradictions and contrasts inherent in our country. Join historian Paul Freedman for the Spring 2017 Lecture-Luncheon as he discusses his latest book, Ten Restaurants that Changed America, which uses our eating habits to examine class, immigration, the civil rights movement, and cultu…

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Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumAdults,
NYPL Supporters
Wed, May 24
@ 6:30 p.m.
Exhibition Programs
Rethinking Othello with Tracy Chevalier
Tracy Chevalier, the author of The Girl with the Pearl Earring, discusses her latest novel, New Boy, and the work of translating the 16th-century Venice of Othello to 1970s suburban Washington, DC. The book is Chevalier’s contribution to the Hogarth Shakespeare project, which solicits retellings of Shakespeare’s best works from acclaimed and bestselling novelists. New Boy follows a diplomat’s son, eleven-year-old Osei Kokote, arriving at his fifth school in five years and quickly developing a r…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Wed, May 31
@ 6:30 p.m.
Exhibition Programs
Off the Wall: Latin America in Photographs
Meet three artists featured in the Library's latest exhibition, Viewpoints:Latin America in Photographs: Edward Grazda Ann Parker John Cohen In conversation with Viewpoints curator Elizabeth Cronin. The geography, people, and rich culture of Latin America have long inspired photographers to capture visually their experiences and impressions. Their photographs, in turn, entice viewers to marvel at that which is foreign or to reminisce about the familiar. Viewpoints exhibits over 100 image…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
K-12 Educators,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Thu, June 1
@ 7 p.m.
The Seventeenth Annual Young Lions Fiction Award
Honoring the best of today's young writers. Join us for cocktails, music, and mingling as we toast our five finalists and announce this year's winner. 2017 Young Lions Fiction Award Finalists: Clare Beams, We Show What We Have Learned Brit Bennett, The Mothers Nicole Dennis-Benn, Here Comes the Sun Kaitlyn Greenidge, We Love You Charlie Freeman Karan Mahajan, The Association of Small Bombs Judges: Amelia Gray, Susan Minot, Salvatore Scibona Thursday, June 1, 2017 7 p.m. Cockt…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste Bartos ForumNYPL Supporters

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