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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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Travel at the Yale Club Library: What’s your destination?

When I explain what kind of library I work at, I usually say: It’s a private library, but it’s a lot like a public library. What I mean by “like a public library” is we are a general collection, comprised … Continue reading

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Every month, I give a Librarian’s report at our Library Committee meeting. Our Library Committee meetings typically focus on our plans for the future – on the projects, events, and purchases that will occupy the staff’s and committee’s time in … Continue reading

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Biography Review

Our intern, John Chagaris, who guest blogged for us in November, finished his semester and his time with us this month (best wishes, John!) and so it seemed time to look back at all his work, and how it has … Continue reading

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