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The New York Public Library's 2017 Library Lions Gala

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The New York Public Library | Stephen A. Schwarzman

Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street

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On Monday, November 6th, TheNew York Public Library (NYPL) will host the 2017 Library Lions Gala to honor the five outstanding artists and wordsmiths comprising its 2017 class of Library Lions: celebrated journalist and author Tom Brokaw; Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Michael Chabon; 14th Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden; Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning author Colson Whitehead; and foremost avant-garde theatre director and artist Robert Wilson.

For nearly four decades, The New York Public Library has celebrated individuals who have made significant contributions to New York City and to the creative community at large during its annual gala.

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