Due to a private event, the New-York Historical Society will be closed from Wednesday, October 27 – Friday, October 29. We'll reopen at 11 am ET on Saturday, October 30.

Barbara K. Lipman Children’s History Library

Hunt for more stories, museum objects and maps in the Barbara K. Lipman Children's History Library. Families and schools extend the DiMenna Children’s History Museum experience in this library filled with hidden treasures, old favorites, and new friends.

The Barbara K. Lipman Library includes:

  • Historical fiction, non-fiction, and picture books focusing on New York and the United States
  • Picture books exploring New York City’s culture, geography, architecture, and people
  • Comfortable seating to rest and read
  • History Hunt drawers
  • Amazing Atlas maps and diorama

Click here to see a list of recommended reading available in the Lipman Library

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