Irish Arts Center Book Day 2016
Photo credit: Amanda Gentil
Irish Arts Center Book Day
in association with New York City Council and the New York State Assembly
A citywide celebration of Irish literature
Thursday, March 17 | 7 am until the books run out!
“This is a lovely way to remind everybody that the Irish are known for their literature.” – The Wall Street Journal
Dozens of volunteers join us as we take to the streets to celebrate literature and literacy on St. Patrick’s Day, sharing thousands of free books by some of the most celebrated writers in Ireland and Irish America to New Yorkers across all five boroughs.
Special thanks to all our generous donors who help make our free programming possible: Michael Arad, Dan Barry, Gina and David Boonshoft, Nancy Boszhardt, Loretta Brennan Glucksman, Robin Brinn, Ray Condon, Aidan Conlon, Kristine Covillo, Lynch Clare, Anne Darragh, Kate and Bob Devlin, Rick Dickson, Fiona Dineen, Jim Donaghy, Patrick and Tamara Dowd, John G. Duffy, Brian Flynn, Charles Garland, Gary Ginsberg, Ram and Aruna Gupta, Michele Holcomb, Anna and Joe Houlihan, Eric Javier, David and Rosie Turner, Eileen and Kevin Keane, Kathie Kelly, John Kilcullen, Ling-Hu Kramer, Breanne Madigan, Jose Marques, Sheila and Gene McCarthy, Joe McCartin, Michael and Erin McEvoy, Kieran McLoughlin, Stephen Meahl, Edward and Betty Merrigan, Eoin Moriarty, Veronica Munoz, John and Patricia Nallen, Kelly Nallen, Jimmy Neary, Una M. Neary, Charlie O'Connor, Fred Oliveira, Mary Lou and Joe Quinlan, Jim Quinn, Tom Smallman, Debbie and Lou Terlizzi, The Irish Institute, Inc.