Our Events

The Writing Life

Prompt! with Carol Weston (February 2018 session)

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:00 AM | For members only | Whitridge Room | free of charge | no registration required
Rediscover the joy of writing in these fun and instructive drop-in sessions with Speed of Life author Carol Weston. Participants receive a prompt and write freely for ten minutes, after which they are encouraged to share their work with the group. Two prompts per class. Ideal for jumpstarting your writing, generating new ideas, or breaking out of blocks. Read More >

The Writing Life

Live from the Library, Spring 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 6:00 PM | Open to the public | Members' Room | $15 per person | advance registration required
Library members read from their own short stories, novels, poetry, criticism, memoir, and plays. Refreshments and wine will be served. Read More >

The Writing Life

Daytime Talk Series: Sharing Your Book with the World

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 10:00 AM | For members only | Whitridge Room | free of charge | advance registration required
Join DAUGHTERS OF THE SAMURAI author Janice Nimura for a workshop on what can be the most joyful part of the publishing process: sharing your story in person. Read More >

The Writing Life

Prompt! with Carol Weston (March 2018 session)

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:00 AM | For members only | Whitridge Room | free of charge | no registration required
Rediscover the joy of writing in these fun and instructive drop-in sessions with Speed of Life author Carol Weston. Participants receive a prompt and write freely for ten minutes, after which they are encouraged to share their work with the group. Two prompts per class. Ideal for jumpstarting your writing, generating new ideas, or breaking out of blocks. Read More >

The Writing Life

Uptown at Night: An Evening of Humorous Storytelling and Comedy

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 - 6:00 PM | Open to the public | Members' Room | $15 per person | advance registration required
Uptown at Night returns to the Members’ Room with a vibrant new lineup of humorous storytellers and comedians. Fresh, funny and fearless, these talented humorists shine a light on our modern foibles large and small. Please join us for a delightful evening that showcases the Library’s lighter side. Read More >

The Writing Life

Prompt! with Carol Weston (April 2018 session)

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 11:00 AM | For members only | Whitridge Room | free of charge | no registration required
Rediscover the joy of writing in these fun and instructive drop-in sessions with Speed of Life author Carol Weston. Participants receive a prompt and write freely for ten minutes, after which they are encouraged to share their work with the group. Two prompts per class. Ideal for jumpstarting your writing, generating new ideas, or breaking out of blocks. Read More >

The Writing Life

Prompt! with Carol Weston (May 2018 session)

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 11:00 AM | For members only | Whitridge Room | free of charge | no registration required
Rediscover the joy of writing in these fun and instructive drop-in sessions with Speed of Life author Carol Weston. Participants receive a prompt and write freely for ten minutes, after which they are encouraged to share their work with the group. Two prompts per class. Ideal for jumpstarting your writing, generating new ideas, or breaking out of blocks. Read More >

The Writing Life

Prompt! with Carol Weston (June 2018 session)

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:00 AM | For members only | Whitridge Room | free of charge | no registration required
Rediscover the joy of writing in these fun and instructive drop-in sessions with Speed of Life author Carol Weston. Participants receive a prompt and write freely for ten minutes, after which they are encouraged to share their work with the group. Two prompts per class. Ideal for jumpstarting your writing, generating new ideas, or breaking out of blocks. Read More >

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.

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