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The New York Public Library 2019 Library Lunch

| April 18, 2019 | Parties

On Thursday, April 18, 2019, The New York Public Library hosted its annual library luncheon underneath the iconic glass dome of the Celeste Bartos Forum in the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building raising a record-breaking amount this year to support the Library’s mission to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge, and strengthen communities.

The New York Public Library’s annual Library Lunch raises critical funds for the Library’s world-renowned collections that are used by scholars, writers, artists and students every day. This year’s Lunch was co-chaired by Abigail Baratta, Mahnaz Ispahani Bartos, Louise Grunwald, Zibby Owens, Daisy Prince, David Remnick, Deborah Goodrich Royce and Nanar Yoseloff, with honorary co-chair Colum McCann. Iconic British luxury brand Asprey generously sponsored the event for the 10th consecutive year, which was once again presented with Literary Partner The New Yorker.

Photography by: Photography by BFA