2023 Library Lions

Each year, The New York Public Library honors several distinguished individuals for outstanding achievements in their respective fields of arts, culture, letters and scholarship by naming them Library Lions. Previous honorees include Laurie Anderson, Margaret Atwood, President Nelson Mandela, Steve Martin, Martin Scorsese, Zadie Smith, Gloria Steinem, Darren Walker, Oprah Winfrey, and many more.

On Monday, November 6, when we will induct our next class of distinguished Lions—beloved culinary entrepreneur and writer Ina Garten, renowned author and humanitarian Khaled Hosseini, acclaimed choreographer Bill T. Jones, esteemed biographer and historian David Nasaw, and the inimitable film director Steven Spielberg.
For additional information on this year's gala, please contact us at 212.621.0530 or librarylions@nypl.org.

Interested in attending the Young Lions Benefit Party? Visit the website to learn more and puchase tickets.