Exhibits and Programs

Cover of a guide to the 1964 World's Fair

Welcome to the Fair!
The 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs

July -August 2014

The summer exhibit on the seventh floor commemorates the 75th anniversary of the 1939 World's Fair and the 25th anniversary of the 1964 World's Fair, both of which were held in New York

Previous seventh floor exhibits | Items from the NYS Library collections on exhibit elsewhere

Online Programs

Selected past programs were recorded and can be viewed online.

Upcoming Programs and Classes

All programs are FREE and open to all New York State employees and the general public.

Event or Class Date and Time
July 2014

150 Years of Racing in Saratoga

150 Years of Racing in SaratogaRobert Allan Carter, former law librarian at the New York State Library for thirty years and current historian at the National Museum of Racing, will share stories from his 2013 book 150 Years of Racing in Saratoga: Little-Known Stories and Facts from America's Most Historic Racing City in preparation for the upcoming Saratoga racing season.

Sponsored by the Friends of the New York State Library.

Location: 7th floor New York State Library, Librarian's Room

July 15, 2014
12:15-1:15 pm

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Reasonable Accommodation: Please let us know if any reasonable accommodation is required (Americans with Disabilities Act) at least three business days prior to the program date by calling 518-474-2274. The New York State Library and the Cultural Education Center are accessible to visitors with mobility impairments.

Location: Unless otherwise indicated, programs are held in:

Librarians Room
New York State Library
Cultural Education Center, 7th floor
222 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY 12230

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More information: For more information about these classes, call at 518-474-2274.

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Last Updated: July 16, 2014