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Young Lions

Young Lions


Support the Library, meet like-minded people, discover new ideas. Become a Young Lion of The New York Public Library today!

The Young Lions is a special membership group for New Yorkers in their 20s and 30s who love literature, love events, and love the Library. Young Lions members receive exclusive access to engaging and inspiring forums, behind-the-scenes tours of the NYPL, pre-release film screenings, intimate discussions with emerging writers, the annual Young Lions Fiction Award, and more. Membership provides critical support to the Library’s Book Fund, which ensures all New Yorkers have access to books, e-books, and other essential resources, completely free of charge.  


 Joinrenew, give monthly, or give the gift of membership now.

When you join the Young Lions, your donation will directly support the vital work of The New York Public Library.

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For more information, please contact the Young Lions Office at 212.930.0885 or

Young Lions Committee Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Cebron, Vincent Piazza, Rohit Singh

Young Lions Committee Members: Thomas Anderman, Amanda McCormick Bacal, Nicholas T. Brown, Sloane Crosley, Alice Eaton, Bailey Eisen, Josh Elkes, Kristin Fisher, Emily Graff, Scott Grinsell, Annie Harleman, Atul Joshi, Andrew Klaber, Susan Verni Lazarus, Jennifer 8. Lee, Chloe Malle, Will Malnati, Harry Morgenthau, Morwin Schmookler, Revell Schulte,  Andrew Ross Sorkin, Carlo Steinman, Kendall Storey, Jessica S. Tisch, Cristina Alger Wang, Pamela Wasserstein