Saturday, March 24, 2012

New York Society Library Exhibit

New York Society Library: ‘Edith Wharton’s New York City: A Backward Glance’ (through Dec. 31) This exhibition, a celebration of the 150th anniversary of the writer’s birth (her actual birth date is Jan. 24), includes family photographs, books and ledgers documenting the book-borrowing habits of her father, George Frederic Jones. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m., 53 East 79th Street, (212) 288-6900,; free.

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