Upcoming Calendar

In New York:

Monday, October 16, 2017 at 3:30pm — tour of the New York Public Library of the Performing Arts, Columbus Avenue at 65th Street. Meet with curators of all departments.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 3pm — tour of the Frick Museum Library, One East 70th Street, hosted by director Stephen Bury.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 12:30pm — lunch at The Morgan Dining Room, 225 Madison Avenue at 37th Street (cost is $40 per person)

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 2:30pm — tour of The Morgan Library & Museum. Bill Voelkle, Senior Research Curator of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts, will give a tour of the exhibition, Magnificent Gems: Medieval Treasure Bindings.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 6pm — The Ninth Annual Breslauer lecture by Christopher de Hamel on the Library of Saint Thomas Becket at The Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street off Park Avenue. Space is limited — ATBL and Grolier Club members only. 

In Boston:

Monday, November 2, 2017 at 6pm — Opening of print binding exhibition at North Bennet Street School, Boston, hosted by Simon Eccles. He is announcing a scholarship program in honor of Lisa von Clemm.

In London:

Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition at the British Library, October 20, 2017 through February 28, 2018.

Chairman’s Council Visit to British Library, London environs and Oxford. Spring 2018 TBD




Recent Events in 2017

Russian Revolution: Hopes, Tragedy, Myths exhibition at the British Library, April 28, 2017 through August 29, 2017

Chairman’s Council Trip to London and Manchester, May 14-19, 2017

Tour of the National Geographic Society, Washington D.C., April 12, 2017

Phil Hatfield at The Explorers’ Club, NYC, April 11, 2017

The Eighth Breslauer Lecture,  “My Life in Libraries:  Collections, Characters, and Collaborators” by Winston Tabb, Librarian, Johns Hopkins University, The Grolier Club, NYC, March 15, 2017

Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line exhibition at the British Library, November 4, 2016 through March 1, 2017

Events in 2016

The Battle of Brooklyn exhibition at the New-York Historical Society with Jean Ashton, Library Director Emerita, November 30

Carnegie Hall Archives and Rose Museum tour, November 16

Private tour of National Archives, October 20

25th Anniversary Celebration of the Eccles Centre for American Studies hosted by Board member Gwendolyn van Paasschen, October 19

Tour of The Peabody Room at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library, October 19

25th Anniversary Celebration of the Eccles Centre for American Studies hosted by David and Jeannette Redden, October 17

ATBL Annual Meeting at the Century Association, October 17

Shakespeare in Ten Acts exhibition at the British Library — through September 6, 2016

Douglas W. Bryant Lecture, British Library Conference Centre, May 16

J. Kevin Graffagnino at The Grolier Club, May 9

Opening of Shakespeare in Ten Acts exhibition at The British Library, April 14th

Chairman’s Council Trip to Dublin, Armagh Northern Ireland, Cambridge and London, April 10-16

Brooklyn Museum Library, March 31

Folger Shakespeare Library and Library of Congress in DC, March 14 and 15

The Pforzheimer Collection at the NYPL, March 7, 5 pm