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From book discussion groups to author programs and more, the Library offers a wide range of events for readers of all ages.
NYPL's Center for Educators and Schools
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Major support for educational programming is provided by Merryl H. and James S. Tisch.
Major support for children's and young adult programming is provided by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences.
Major support for youth education is provided by Arthur W. Koenig; Stavros Niarchos Foundation; Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Barakett Endowment for Children’s and Young Adult Programs and Services; The Gottesman Fund; the Bok Family Foundation; Lisa and Jeff Blau; Mr. and Mrs. Evan R. Chesler; Robert A. and Elizabeth R. Jeffe Foundation; New York Life Foundation; Verizon Foundation; the Gray Foundation; the E.H.A. Foundation; and City’s First Readers, an initiative made possible with funding from the New York City Council.