Our Events

Special Event

Closing: Independence Day

Monday, July 4, 2022 - 9:00am | holiday closing

The Library will be closed all day Monday, July 4, for Independence Day. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Gallery Talk: Fabulous Fashion (Thursdays at 2:00 PM)

Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 2:00pm Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 2:00pm Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 2:00pm Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 2:00pm | Peluso Family Exhibition Gallery | open to the public | free of charge | no registration required
Join a curator for an intimate look at photographs, books, and historical materials celebrating the beauty created by designers, photographers, illustrators and editors over centuries.
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Special Event

Gallery Talk: Fabulous Fashion (Tuesdays at 11:00 AM)

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 11:00am Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 11:00am Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 11:00am Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 11:00am | Peluso Family Exhibition Gallery | open to the public | free of charge | no registration required
Join a curator for an intimate look at photographs, books, and historical materials celebrating the beauty created by designers, photographers, illustrators and editors over centuries.
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Online Event

Writing Life Poetry Workshop: Come Write Poems with Esther Cohen

Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 2:00pm Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 2:00pm Thursday, July 14, 2022 - 2:00pm | on the Zoom Meetings platform | open to the public; free for members | separate sessions | registration required
Join poet and teacher Esther Cohen to write the poems we've always intended to write.
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Special Event

Gallery Talk: Fabulous Fashion (Thursdays at 2:00 PM)

Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 2:00pm Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 2:00pm Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 2:00pm Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 2:00pm | Peluso Family Exhibition Gallery | open to the public | free of charge | no registration required
Join a curator for an intimate look at photographs, books, and historical materials celebrating the beauty created by designers, photographers, illustrators and editors over centuries.
Read More >

Special Event

Gallery Talk: Fabulous Fashion (Tuesdays at 11:00 AM)

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 - 11:00am Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 11:00am Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 11:00am Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 11:00am | Peluso Family Exhibition Gallery | open to the public | free of charge | no registration required
Join a curator for an intimate look at photographs, books, and historical materials celebrating the beauty created by designers, photographers, illustrators and editors over centuries.
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Online Event

Writing Life Workshop: The Editor Is In: An Interactive Seminar with Walter Bode (7/28/22 session)

Thursday, July 28, 2022 - 6:00pm | On the Zoom Meetings platform | for members only | free of charge | registration required
Books Walter Bode edited have won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. In this seminar, he’ll help writers find the most effective words and make the best use of them – based on participants’ own writing samples.
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Special Event

Gallery Talk: Fabulous Fashion (Thursdays at 2:00 PM)

Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 2:00pm Thursday, July 7, 2022 - 2:00pm Thursday, July 21, 2022 - 2:00pm Thursday, August 4, 2022 - 2:00pm | Peluso Family Exhibition Gallery | open to the public | free of charge | no registration required
Join a curator for an intimate look at photographs, books, and historical materials celebrating the beauty created by designers, photographers, illustrators and editors over centuries.
Read More >

Special Event

Closing: Labor Day

Saturday, September 3, 2022 - 11:00am Sunday, September 4, 2022 - 11:00am Monday, September 5, 2022 - 11:00am | holiday closing

The Library will be closed all day Saturday, September 3, Sunday, September 4, and Monday, September 5 for Labor Day weekend. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Labor Day

Saturday, September 3, 2022 - 11:00am Sunday, September 4, 2022 - 11:00am Monday, September 5, 2022 - 11:00am | holiday closing

The Library will be closed all day Saturday, September 3, Sunday, September 4, and Monday, September 5 for Labor Day weekend. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Labor Day

Saturday, September 3, 2022 - 11:00am Sunday, September 4, 2022 - 11:00am Monday, September 5, 2022 - 11:00am | holiday closing

The Library will be closed all day Saturday, September 3, Sunday, September 4, and Monday, September 5 for Labor Day weekend. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 - 9:00am Thursday, November 24, 2022 - 9:00am Friday, November 25, 2022 - 9:00am | holiday closing

This Thanksgiving, the Library will be open 9:00 AM-5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 23 and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 - 9:00am Thursday, November 24, 2022 - 9:00am Friday, November 25, 2022 - 9:00am | holiday closing

This Thanksgiving, the Library will be open 9:00 AM-5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 23 and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 - 9:00am Thursday, November 24, 2022 - 9:00am Friday, November 25, 2022 - 9:00am | holiday closing

This Thanksgiving, the Library will be open 9:00 AM-5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 23 and will be closed all day on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Christmas

Sunday, December 25, 2022 - 11:00am Monday, December 26, 2022 - 11:00am | holiday closing

The Library will be closed all day Sunday, December 25 and Monday, December 26, for Christmas. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Christmas

Sunday, December 25, 2022 - 11:00am Monday, December 26, 2022 - 11:00am | holiday closing

The Library will be closed all day Sunday, December 25 and Monday, December 26, for Christmas. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Today's Events

Exhibitions

The Library showcases our historic collections and the literary culture of the city with themed public exhibitions on the second floor. Exhibitions are offered for six to twelve months, and both members and nonmembers are welcome to drop by any time the Library is open.

Current Exhibition: