Announcing Our Fall Events Season!
The Library is delighted to announce its new calendar of events. Skim through these highlights or browse the full calendar.
Registration is required for all events unless individual listings state otherwise. Many events are open to the public, with some for members only; check individual listings for details.
New events are added throughout the season; watch our monthly newsletter for updates, and bookmark our main events page.
- Whitridge Room Presentation: Jonathan Michael Square with Elizabeth Way: A Stain on an All-American Brand: How Brooks Brothers Once Clothed Slaves (September 19)
- Whitridge Room Presentation: Alex Ames, Re-imagining Melville for Modern Times: Behind the Scenes at The Rosenbach’s New American Voyager Exhibition (October 30)
- Special Members' Room Presentation: Linn Cary Mehta: Catharine Sedgwick, Herman Melville, and New York City's Liberal Institutions (November 13)
- Michael Lasser, City Songs and American Life, 1900-1950 (September 16)
- Robert Wilson, Barnum: An American Life (September 25)
- Katia Lysy, The Life and Legacy of Iris Origo (October 28)
- Bhisham Bherwani, Nature, Poetry, and Ecological Consciousness (September 24, October 15, October 29)
- Donald McDonough, Euripides’ Trojan War (September 26, October 24, November 21, December 12)
- Jane Mallison, Walt Whitman at 200 (October 2, October 30, November 20, December 18)
- Blanche Siegal, Tea & Trollope (October 20, November 10, December 15, February 9, March 15, April 19)
- Live from the Library (November 6)
- Prompt! with Carol Weston (separate sessions Fridays September 13, October 11, November 8, December 13)
- The Editor Is In: An Interactive Seminar with Walter Bode (separate sessions October 24 and December 12)
The Writing Life events in 2019 are generously underwritten by Jenny Lawrence.
- Young Writers’ Workshop: Poetry Café with Sarah Porter (October 22)
- Treasures of the Heart: Storyteller LuAnn Adams (November 16)
- Interrupting Chicken: A Puppet Show by David Ezra Stein (December 7)
Children's events are generously supported by Jeanette Sarkisian Wagner & the Richard Peck Fund.
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