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Membership Events

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7 events found.

TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, February 19, 2016
6:30 p.m.Benefit Film Screening of PIAF: HER STORY... HER SONGS
All proceeds from this film screening event will benefit The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, currently celebrating its 50th Anniversary. PIAF: HER STORY… HER SONGS is the award-winning concert documentary film written by and starring Raquel Bitton, French singer, recording artist, and internationally renowned interpreter of songs by Edith Piaf. In the film, Bitton performs Piaf's most famous songs and takes us on a moving and emotional journey through her tempestuous life. 6:…

There is an admission charge for this event.
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
NYPL Supporters,
Adults
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
6:30 p.m.Industries of the Future
In his new book, Alec Ross explores how innovation will dramatically change our world in the next ten years. Examining fields such as robotics, cybersecurity, big data, and the growing impact of the digital world on money and markets, Ross highlights both the perils and the opportunities which will emerge. Join the Conservators as Ross blends storytelling and economic analysis to paint a vivid picture of the changing world ahead. Tuesday, March 1, 2016 Reception 6:30 p.m. Program 7…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Wachenheim Trustees RoomNYPL Supporters
Saturday, March 5, 2016
10:30 a.m.Tilden Excursion to the Art on Paper Fair
Join us for an exclusive tour of the Art on Paper Fair, an annual gathering showcasing today's most influential prints and paper-based artwork. Drawing 20,000 people with more than 50 exhibitors present, the fair features drawings, prints, watercolors, and sculptures from modern and contemporary galleries around the world. Following a breakfast reception, Tilden Conservators will receive a private tour of the fair, with docents and gallerists highlighting unique and exciting pieces. Saturd…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
6:30 p.m.Young Lion Conservators Salon with Matt Bell
Spend an evening with writer Matt Bell as he discusses his gripping, psychological new novel, "Scrapper." His 2013 novel "In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods" was a Young Lions Fiction Award finalist as well as a Michigan Notable Book of the Year. His writing has appeared in Guernica, Salon, Best American Mystery, and many other publications. Wednesday, March 16, 6:30 p.m. Click here to Register for the Wait List Private Location, Midtown East **PLEASE NOTE** This…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Monday, March 21, 2016
7 p.m.Young Lions Tour: Behind the Scenes at the Berg Collection
Tucked away on the third floor of the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building is the Berg Collection, containing many treasures of The New York Public Library. Here, you'll find Charles Dickens' writing desk, Virginia Woolf's manuscript of "To the Lighthouse," a first edition of "Lolita", and a valentine from e.e. cummings, all among many other one-of-a-kind gems. Join the Young Lions for an exclusive, private tour of this magnificent collection, led by curator Isaac Gerwitz. Monday, March 21, 7:00 p…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American LiteratureNYPL Supporters
Saturday, April 16, 2016
10 a.m.Young Lions Spring Volunteer Day
Join us for a special volunteer event in partnership with our Correctional Services team. This team of librarians provides books and library programming to incarcerated New Yorkers and their families, helping individuals develop a love of reading and the motivation to pursue knowledge. Following a light breakfast, Young Lions will come together for an overview of the services and programs provided for our incarcerated patrons and complete a volunteer activity. Saturday, April 16, 10:00 a.m.…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
6:30 p.m.Lenox and Astor Reading Group with Rivka Galchen
We're thrilled to welcome acclaimed writer Rivka Galchen for our spring Lenox and Astor Reading Group, where she will lead a discussion on Doris Lessing's "The Fifth Child." Ms. Galchen is the author of "Atmospheric Disturbances" and "American Innovations," and has been named a finalist for the Canadian Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, the Governor General's Award, and the Young Lions Fiction Award. She is a contributing editor at Harper's and has taught creative writing at Columbia. A former Cullm…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingNYPL Supporters