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Conversations from the Cullman Center

                                                                          Illustration by Gary Panter

The Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers is a fellowship program for creative writers, academics, and independent scholars       who benefit from using NYPL’s research collections. The Center’s public programs feature past and current fellows discussing their work.

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Cullman Center Institute for Teachers

The Cullman Center Institute for Teachers offers two distinct programs for professional development that give teachers an opportunity to enrich their understanding of history and literature and to learn about doing research in one of the world's great libraries.

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For Educators

Programs for teachers.

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Book Discussions

Neighborhood libraries in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island host regular book discussion groups led by trained facilitators. The groups are open to anyone who loves to read and discuss books. Locations and dates (most groups meet monthly) are listed here. Please call the individual library to verify this information. Pre-registration is required for most groups.

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Library for the Performing Arts

Schomburg Center

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents a wide range of educational and cultural programs on a year-round basis in its renowned Langston Hughes Auditorium and American Negro Theater. From seminars, forums, workshops, staged readings, film screenings, to performing arts programs, and special events. Public programs complement the Schomburg Center's exhibitions, collections and research services and interpret its collections.

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Money Matters Programs and Classes

Periodically Speaking

The New York Public Library and The Council of Literary Magazines and Presses [clmp] present Periodically Speaking, a reading series providing a major venue for emerging writers to present their work while emphasizing the diversity of America’s literary magazines and the magazine collections of The New York Public Library.

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Children and Young Adult Programs

An introduction to NYPL resources for kids.

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KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE

KidsLIVE and TeenLIVE events at The New York Public Library feature thought-provoking conversations, real debates, and exciting spectacular performances with your favorite authors, artists, filmmakers, musicians, fashionistas, and more.

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