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Frederick C. Barghoorn in Russia

A couple of years ago, one of my members came in to donate a set of his books to our Books by Members collection. Professor Thomas F. Remington, an emeritus professor of Political Science at Emory University, brought us not … Continue reading

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Happy days are here again

This fall, the Library is pleased to resume its Happy Hour for the Mind series, where we invite experts in different field to engage in discussions with small groups of our members. Capped at 25 people, these events are less … Continue reading

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The Beinecke at the Yale Club

As the languor of summer pervades the halls of the Yale Club, drifting up to the Library from the sweltering, grimy streets of Manhattan, and into our cool, quiet Library, we aim to keep the minds of our members active. … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

Each year, as Memorial Day approaches, a few members start to approach me with their “summer reading” requests.  Many of them call them “beach reads” as they, with a little bit of unnecessary blushing, request their mysteries, thrillers, and romance … Continue reading

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Beyond the Stacks: The Jewish Museum and the Studio Museum in Harlem

Nearly three years ago, the Library introduced its museum corporate membership program.  We began with the MoMA.  Since it is located just a few blocks from the doors of the Club, it made sense for our members to be able … Continue reading

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Celebrating 100 Years of Thornton Wilder

Today’s post is co-written and edited by Rosey Strub and Tappan Wilder This spring, the Library welcomes The Wilder Family as guest curators of our exhibition space. 2017 marks 120 years since Thornton Wilder’s birth, the 75th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Stories for Snowy Days

I do not tend to prefer click-bait content for this blog, but as the snowy, sleety weather in New York today prevented me from actually making it in to the Club (the hazards of living on an above-ground transit line), … Continue reading

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