About The New York Public Library
The quintessential landmark building in the heart of NYC—perfect for weddings, social, and corporate events. The legendary library lions, Patience and Fortitude, greet guests as they journey up the magnificent steps on Fifth Avenue. Clients can choose from six spectacular event spaces: Astor Hall, Celeste Bartos Forum, The Edna Barnes Salomon Room, McGraw Rotunda, The Trustees Room, and The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division. All rental fees support the invaluable programs and services that the Library provides.
CAPACITY: 20–2,000 guestsContact Us