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NYPL Programs


From lectures to films to programs for children, come to one of the many events and programs listed on the calendars below. You can also pick up a free copy of NYPL Now! at any one of our 92 locations or flip through it online.

All Events

The New York Public Library offers more than 93,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors.Read More ›

LIVE from the NYPL

Catch the best and brightest at The New York Public Library's premier cultural series!Read More ›

Author Talks

From fiction to journalism, discover the latest releases and new ideas at the Library.Read More ›

Thinking Out Loud

Engage with today's most pressing issues in politics, education, the arts, and humanities. Read More ›

Art Talks

Learn about the latest in contemporary art, preservation, design, and moreRead More ›

Conversations from the Cullman Center

Hear Cullman Center fellows—writers, academics, and independent scholars—discuss their work.Read More ›

16mm Film Nights

Guest curators screen films from the Library's archives.Read More ›

The Library After Hours

A monthly happening with curated entertainment, food and drinks, and behind the scenes access to NYPL collectionsRead More ›

Library for the Performing Arts

Discover comprehensive performing arts programs including discussions, performances, readings, and screenings.Read More ›

Schomburg Center

Experience the Schomburg Center's dynamic programs and exhibitions. Read More ›

Science, Industry and Business Library

The Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) is a premier public business library.Read More ›

Benefit Events

Show your support for The New York Public Library by attending or sponsoring one of our remarkable benefit events.Read More ›

Membership Events

Members have the unique opportunity to celebrate and explore the Library in the company of fellow supporters.Read More ›

Host Your Event at the Library

Make your event extraordinary! Learn more about space rental at The New York Public Library. Read More ›