Exhibits and Programs

part of an 1887 illustration of immigrants on an ocean steamer passing the Statue of Liberty

Exhibit: A Nation of Immigrants

The New York State Library's public floor exhibit for May uses books, federal documents and 19th century periodicals to look at immigration then and now.

Programs and Classes

All programs are FREE and open to the public.

Upcoming Events or Classes Date and Time
May 2018

Celebrating the New York State Library's Maps: My 'Journey of Discovery'
Jo Margaret Mano, SUNY New Paltz Professor Emerita

DeWitt's 1802 NYS MapJo Margaret Mano is a Professor Emerita at the  SUNY New Paltz Department of Geography. She is the Executive Director of the Middle States Division of the American Association of Geographers. She had a NYSL Research Residency in 1988, and her specialties include historical cartography and urban planning, with a focus on New York State.

Program sponsored by the Friends of the New York State Libraryexternal link icon.

Location: Cultural Education Center, Librarians Room 7th floor

May 29, 2018 12:15-1:15 pm

Online Programs: Selected past programs were recorded and can be viewed online.

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

Directions and Parking

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

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Evaluation Form: People who have recently attended a class or other event are invited to complete an evaluation online.

Last Updated: May 10, 2018