Patience and Fortitude, the two lions guarding the entrance of the New York Public Library, have long been institutions in the Big Apple. They represented the towering center of learning that is the library, with its vast collections and eclectic public programming. Come see what's on their program schedule, and you might find some events to enjoy with your family.
The New York Public Library was founded in 1895 and was partially formed from the collections of two smaller libraries#20;the Astor Library and the Lennox Library. The lions on the steps of the New York Public Library would, for the early years of their existence, be known as Leo Astor and Leo Lennox, and later Lady Astor and Lord Lennox, before being rechristened by Fiorello LaGuardia.
A wide variety of cultural events can be found at the New York Public Library, and anyone who is looking for either enrichment or learning or even just some entertainment can expect to find some amazing events here. New York Public Library tickets are great for families of all kinds. Look up above and see which New York Public Library tickets are available.