Please be advised that our permit system is currently undergoing maintenance and will be unavailable today, Monday, February 19, to return tomorrow, February 20.

The Empire State Center for the Book

through October 15
Saturdays, Sundays
Nolan Park

The center will host various literary events including more than ten weekends celebrating authors such as Dorothy Parker, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Kurt Vonnegut. In addition there will be activities including a KidLitTV and Children’s Book Weekends. An exhibit honoring the members of the NYS Writers Hall of Fame will be on display at the Empire State Center for the Book house on Governors Island.

October 28-29: TBA


Monday closed
Tuesday closed
Wednesday closed
Thursday closed
Friday closed
Saturday 10:00 am — 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am — 5:00 pm
Getting There
3 Minutes from Soissons Landing 7 Minutes from Yankee Pier
1 Minutes from Soissons Landing 5 Minutes from Yankee Pier