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- Take a bite out of the summer with the sweetest monster in the world, Cookie Monster! Sesame Street’s Cookie Monster joins celebrity chef, best selling author and founder of the Now Eat This! food truck, Rocco DiSpirito at The New York Public Library for a special cooking demonstration for children, where Cookie Monster and the audience will learn how to make healthy cookies, and discover that healthy foods can also be delicious.
On July 18, 2014, it was announced that the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center would host an exhibition to celebrate Sesame Street's 45th anniversary entitled "'Somebody Come and Play:' 45 Years of Learning with Sesame Street." The exhibition ran from September 18, 2014 through January 31, 2015, and included production artifacts such as behind-the-scenes footage, animation cels, an architectural model of the set as it appeared in the 1990's, original art from the Sesame Street comic strip, as well as Muppets such as Elmo, Oscar the Grouch, Grover (both in his normal and Super Grover personas), Mr. Snuffleupagus, as well as Muppets from international Sesame Workshop productions. In addition, the Library held film screenings, as well as public programs centered around puppeteering, app design, scriptwriting, and songwriting for the show.