Angela Davis & Toni Morrison, Antonia Fraser, Keith Richards, Jay-Z, W.S. Merwin, Zadie Smith, Slavoj Žižek, and many more at the NYPL this Fall!

The New York Public Library is one happening place this fall! LIVE from the NYPL’s public programs for the upcoming season features an array of incredible personalities. Below is the full schedule. Program details are forthcoming on http://www.nypl.org/LIVE.

Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer and Jeffrey Rosen
Making Our Democracy Work
in conversation with Jeffrey Rosen and Paul Holdengräber
Monday, September 20 at 7:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum

Jonathan Lethem
Chronic City
Wednesday, September 22 at 7:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum

David Chang, René Redzepi and Ruth Reichl
NOMA: Time & Place in Nordic Cuisine
Tuesday, October 6 at 7:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum

David Grossman and Nicole Krauss
To the End of the Land and Great House
Wednesday, October 13 at 7:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum
co-presented with the NYPL’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers

Steven Johnson and Kevin Kelly
Where Good Ideas Come From and What Technology Wants
Monday, October 18 at 8:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum

The Moth
OMG: Stories of the Sacred

Thursday, October 21 at 8:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum

W.S. Merwin
Friday, October 22 at 7:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum

Angela Davis and Toni Morrison
Frederick Douglass: Literacy, Libraries and Liberation
Wednesday, October 27 at 7:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum

Keith Richards
Life
Friday, October 29 at 7:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum

Susan McKeown and guests
Singing in the Dark
Saturday, October 30 at 7:00PM
Symphony Space (2537 Broadway, Manhattan)

Lady Antonia Fraser

Must You Go?
Thursday, November 4 at 7:00PM
South Court Auditorium

Slavoj Žižek
Tuesday, November 9 at 7:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum

Edwidge Danticat
Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work
Wednesday, November 10 at 7:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum

Antonio Damasio and Marina Abramović
Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain
Friday, November 12 at 7:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum

Jay-Z
Decoded
Monday, November 15 at 7:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum

Siddhartha Mukherjee
The Emperor of all Maladies
Thursday, November 18 at 7:00PM
South Court Auditorium

Zadie Smith in conversation with Paul Holdengräber
Changing my Mind: Occasional Essays
Monday, November 22 at 7:00PM
South Court Auditorium

Derek Walcott
The Robert B. Silvers Lecture
Friday, December 3 at 7:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum

National Lampoon Revisited
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Writers and Artists Who Made The National Lampoon Insanely Great
Saturday, December 4 at 7:00PM
Celeste Bartos Forum


Tickets are on sale beginning September 13, with a pre-sale for Friends of the NYPL on September 10-12. 
Tickets for Keith Richards and Jay-Z will be announced via email. Sign up at http://www.nypl.org/LIVE for these announcements.

Tickets are $25 general admission and $15 Library donors, seniors, and students with valid identification, and are available through by calling 1.888.71.TICKETS (1.888.718.4253) or on the ShowClix website http://www.showclix.com. Please note all tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

Unless otherwise indicated, all programs begin at 7:00PM in the Celeste Bartos Forum or South Court Auditorium, both located inside the Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman building at Fifth Avenue and 42nd street.

About LIVE from the NYPL
LIVE from the NYPL is a series of vigorous and provocative conversations, debates, and performances at The New York Public Library curated by Paul Holdengräber, Director of LIVE from the NYPL.

Recent participants have included William Kentridge, Patti Smith, John Waters, The Velvet Underground, Wes Anderson, Werner Herzog, Christopher Hitchens debating Al Sharpton, an opera based on The Elements of Style by Maira Kalman and Nico Muhly, Gunter Grass in conversation with Norman Mailer, Miranda July with David Byrne and Becky Stark, Aline and R. Crumb, Mario Batali and Anthony Bourdain, Harold Bloom, Nicholas Kristof, and Orhan Pamuk. For more information, please visit www.nypl.org/live or email live@nypl.org.

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Contact:  Jennifer_Lam(at)nypl(dot)org

WHY WE FIGHT: HIV and AIDS in New York City Neighborhoods - Call for Artists, Writers, and Activists

Opportunity to study and collaborate with artist, writer, and activist Avram Finkelstein.

In conjunction with the WHY WE FIGHT: Remembering AIDS Activism exhibition, The New York Public Library will be hosting a project to create site-specific installations in four library branches—across the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island—that explore the ways that HIV and AIDS are currently affecting these local New York City communities. The Library is putting out a call 

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Africa and the African Diaspora

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Barrier-Free Library

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Blog en Español

Blog en Español

Blog en Español incluye una serie selectiva de listas de libros nuevos en español de ficción y no ficción (Novedades), y otras listas conmemorativas y festivas de obras que pueden estar disponibles en diferentes formatos de audio, video y electrónico, además de información sobre programas y servicios ofrecidos en la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York.

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Community Information

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eReading Room: The future of books at NYPL

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Facing the Page

Facing the Page: Adult Learning Centers

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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Uncovering the edible NYPL in books, menus, and ephemera.

For Teachers

For Teachers

This blog highlights the opportunities and resources for teachers that are available throughout the the NYPL system. Learn more about our primary sources, professional development opportunities and student learning experiences. Let NYPL help you reach your teaching and learning goals!

Freedom of Thought

Freedom of Thought

Reflections on the work of NYPL Correctional Services, promoting access to knowledge for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people in our communities.

Hand-Made

Hand-Made

Are you interested in sewing and knitting, book arts and letterpress printing, traditional crafts and the new DIY, sewists of yesterday and today, vintage-inspired design, and all things handmade? Then join in the conversation at Hand-Made. We'll share information on unique items from the Library's collections as well as details on Library events that cater to the curious crafter in us all.

Inside NYPL

Inside NYPL

Dig deeper into NYPL and learn about new programs, projects, and services for patrons of all ages.

Je vois la vie en blogue… @vec NYPL

Je vois la vie en blogue… @vec NYPL

Bonjour francophones et francophiles new-yorkais! Bloguons en français avec la Bibliothèque publique de New York.

Bienvenus à ce nouvel espace dans le Web où toutes les personnes intéressées de célébrer les cultures francophones sont invitées à partager des idées et opinions sur différents sujets, soit en littérature, histoire, musique, événements, faits divers et plusieurs autres thèmes.

Job Search Central

Job Search Central: Looking for Work?

Let the Library guide your search for employment with everything from resume help to databases to classes.

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LGBT@NYPL

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Part of NYPL's Mission is to inspire lifelong learning. No matter your age, where you are in life or what new thing you are trying to learn, you can follow this channel to get suggested resources as well as support and inspiration.

LIVE from the NYPL

LIVE from the NYPL

The before and afterlife of LIVE events. Learn about speakers, get background readings, interviews, clips and more. The conversation about the conversation.

Musical of the Month

Musical of the Month

Each month, a libretto of an important early American musical in a variety of electronic formats, plus associated photographs, vocal scores, and the occasional audio file.

My Library

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Why I use the library.
...And what keeps me coming back.

Next Chapter

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NYC Neighborhoods

Five boroughs, 300 square miles, 6,375 miles of streets, 8.3 million people... hundreds of neighborhoods.

This channel covers the history, culture, people, hustle and bustle and goings-on of New York City.

NYPL Labs

NYPL Labs

NYPL Labs is an experimental technology unit that works closely with curators to create tools that expand the range of interaction, interpretation and reuse of research library collections and data. Learn more

Paperless Research

Paperless Research

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Periodically Speaking

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. Each event presents writers from three influential literary magazines—one poet, one fiction writer, one nonfiction writer—introduced by their editors. This blog provides coverage and context around Periodically Speaking events.

Poetry Month

Poetry Month

Each April, librarians throughout NYPL post readings, discussions and events celebrating National Poetry Month, a time when publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, schools and poets around the country band together to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture.

Popular Music

Popular Music

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Preservation

Preservation

News about the Library's preservation efforts and information for those interested in preserving their own collections. About the Barbara Goldsmith Preservation Division.

Reader’s Den

Reader’s Den

The Reader’s Den is an online book discussion group offering library readers with busy lifestyles a convenient way to connect with books and The New York Public Library.  This virtual discussion is accessible 24/7 and gives readers an opportunity to spark insightful discussions with the surrounding community by reading at his or her own pace.

The NYPL Broadcast

The NYPL Broadcast

The NYPL Broadcast serves up the latest in audio and video recordings made at The New York Public Library, everything from short profiles of our staff and collections, to full-length recordings of our LIVE from the NYPL, KidsLive and TeenLIVE programs.

The Ticketless Traveler

The Ticketless Traveler

Travel the world without leaving your chair with these book, film and music recommendations.

Three Faiths

Three Faiths

Librarians, curators, programmers, educators, and users share their thoughts on faith, and discuss the Library's Three Faiths exhibition. Check here regularly from October to February 2011 for: behind-the-scenes glimpses at the making of the exhibition; art, literature, and music at the intersection of Judiasm, Christianity, and Islam; lively discussions about the similarities and differences among these three religions... And more!

Vandamm

Vandamm

This blog channel is inspired by the exhibition at the Library for the Performing Arts, Poet of Light: Florence Vandamm & the Vandamm Studio, which is on view from September 2013 through February 2014. The exhibition samples the photographs, key sheets and negatives are becoming available on the Digital Gallery.

Women's History Month

Women's History Month

In honor of Women's History Month, each March, NYPL librarians present a monthlong series of posts highlighting the many amazing women they've discovered through the print and online resources of The New York Public Library.

All Possible Worlds

All Possible Worlds: Conversations on Voltaire's 'Candide'

Based in the recently closed exhibition Candide at 250: Scandal and Success, this blog traces the vectors Voltaire's book has taken through the popular and scholarly imagination. Posts frequently reference passages and commentaries in an experimental online edition, Candide 2.0. Learn more...

Design by the Book

Design by the Book

Mining the Library's collections for art and craft inspiration.

Duke Jazz Series

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Haiti

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