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Benefit Events

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Show your support for The New York Public Library by attending or sponsoring one of our remarkable benefit events!

Events offer a unique way to experience the Library: host a table of clients at our black tie Library Lions gala or bring your family to our fun and fantastic Family Benefit. Contributions to events are tax-deductible (excluding goods and services provided) and all proceeds ensure that we continue to advance The New York Public Library's mission of providing essential, free services to New Yorkers and the world at large. 

Library Lions

Celebrating arts, letters, and scholarship, Library Lions is The New York Public Library’s largest annual event and one of the most anticipated evenings on New York City’s cultural calendar.
 

Spring Dinner

The New York Public Library’s annual Spring Dinner brings together prominent business, philanthropic, and political leaders to celebrate and strengthen the Library’s commitment to quality education and lifelong learning.

Library Lunch

Since 1981, the annual Library Lunch has brought together engaging speakers and the Library's closest friends to celebrate literature and culture.
 

Family Benefit

A fun-filled morning for parents and children alike, The Family Benefit transforms the Library’s historic Astor Hall into a literary wonderland.

Financial Services Leadership Forum

The Financial Services Leadership Forum (FSLF) is a breakfast series that provides an exclusive opportunity for financial leaders to interact in an intimate setting.
 

For additional information, please contact the Development Events office at 212.930.0671 or nyplevents@nypl.org.