Program: School Library System
Audience: Sullivan County SLS members only
Location: unless you are using your own transportation
Join us for a tour of two of NYC’s most famous libraries - The Morgan Library &
Museum and the New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. The group will take the Metro North Train to/from Beacon to Grand Central. You will have lunch on your own and time to explore in between the tours.
8:50-9:00 Meet at Beacon Metro North Platform (9:08 train to Grand Central) – Don’t be late!
9:00-9:05 Board Metro North Train as a group
9:08 Leave Beacon Train station
10:43 Arrive in Grand Central
10:45 Walk to the Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Ave at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016
Anyone not riding the train should meet at the front entrance of the Morgan on Madison Ave.
11:15-12:45 Morgan Library & Museum - Private docent-led tour including the library and current exhibitions.
12:45-2:45 Lunch on your own
2:50 Meet at the front of the NYPL entrance on 5th Avenue (at the Lions)
3:00-4:30 New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 476 Fifth Avenue (42nd Street and Fifth Avenue), New York, NY 10018 – Private docent-led tour including the history and architecture of the Schwarzman building (possibly including the new exhibition Love in Venice examining the literary, artistic, musical and cultural aspects of Venice.
4:30-5:05 Walk back to train station, pick up food/drink for train
5:05 Meet at train platform (outside of the train)
5:14-6:42 Train back to Beacon