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Macy's Sunday Story Time: Balancing Between the Towers

Sun, 08/04/2013 - 11:30
Sun, August 4th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4–7.

Follow Phillipe Petit’s performance as he crawls, climbs, and balances one thousand three hundred and forty feet in the air, between the World Trade Center Towers, nearly 40 years ago.

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.


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Special September 11th Story Hour: Fireboat by Maira Kalman

Firefighter Vin Panaro
Katie Fuller, Museum Educator
Sun, 09/11/2011 - 11:30
Sun, September 11th, 2011 | 12:30 pm

The New-York Historical Society is proud to present this wonderful story by Maira Kalman in conjunction with our photographic exhibition, Remembering 9/11. “A hundred years from now, when people want to know what we told our children about 9/11, Kalman’s book should be among the first answers.” – Booklist, starred review.

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Radical Hospitality

February 10, 2004
October 17, 2004

Remembering 9/11

September 08, 2011
February 05, 2012

On-Site Databases


The Patricia D. Klingenstein Library's menu collection and collection of September 11, 2001 ephemera can be searched using databases available in the Library's reading room.

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