Our Events

Online Event

Seminar: Nicholas Birns, An Outsized Reality: The Novels of Gabriel García Márquez

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 11:00am Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 11:00am Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:00am Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 11:00am | for members only | $60 for the set of four sessions | registration required
Gabriel García Márquez was the most influential writer in the Spanish language since Cervantes. This seminar takes a deep look at his three major works One Hundred Years of Solitude, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, and Love in the Time of Cholera.
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Online Event

Digital Teatime

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, September 25, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 2, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 9, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 16, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 23, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 30, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, November 6, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, November 13, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, November 20, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm | for members | by donation | drop in
Grab your favorite cup and your current read and spend a little time in social sipping and book-friendly chat with your fellow members.
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Online Event

Seminar: Jane Mallison, Virgil's Aeneid, Books VII-XII

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 11:00am Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 11:00am Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 11:00am Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 11:00am | for members only | $60 for the set of four sessions | registration required
Written at the request of the Roman Emperor Augustus, this 1st century BCE epic is much more than a piece of propaganda. We’ll complete the story in Robert Fagles’ fine translation.
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Online Event

The Writing Life Poetry Workshop: Write What Life Feels Like Now with Esther Cohen

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 3:00pm | open to the public | by donation | separate sessions | registration required
It's an unusual year. There are so many words to say how we feel. Let's try together.
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Online Event

Digital Teatime

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, September 25, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 2, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 9, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 16, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 23, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 30, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, November 6, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, November 13, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, November 20, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm | for members | by donation | drop in
Grab your favorite cup and your current read and spend a little time in social sipping and book-friendly chat with your fellow members.
Read More >

Online Event

Seminar: Nicholas Birns, An Outsized Reality: The Novels of Gabriel García Márquez

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 11:00am Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 11:00am Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:00am Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 11:00am | for members only | $60 for the set of four sessions | registration required
Gabriel García Márquez was the most influential writer in the Spanish language since Cervantes. This seminar takes a deep look at his three major works One Hundred Years of Solitude, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, and Love in the Time of Cholera.
Read More >

The Writing Life

Writing Life Workshop: Writing with Tarot with A.E. Osworth

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 6:00pm Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 6:00pm Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 6:00pm | online | for members only | by donation | registration required
Feeling stuck in your writing? Uninspired? Overwhelmed? Break out your tarot deck and use the 78 archetypes to shake out of your writing rut and surprise even yourself.
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Online Event

The Writing Life: Prompt! with Terena Elizabeth Bell

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm Friday, October 9, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm Friday, November 13, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm Friday, December 11, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm | for members only | by donation | registration required
Join your fellow member writers for a fun and stimulating hour+ of prompts, writing, and sharing.
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Online Event

Digital Teatime

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, September 25, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 2, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 9, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 16, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 23, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 30, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, November 6, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, November 13, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, November 20, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm | for members | by donation | drop in
Grab your favorite cup and your current read and spend a little time in social sipping and book-friendly chat with your fellow members.
Read More >

The Writing Life

Writing Life Workshop: Writing with Tarot with A.E. Osworth

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 6:00pm Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 6:00pm Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 6:00pm | online | for members only | by donation | registration required
Feeling stuck in your writing? Uninspired? Overwhelmed? Break out your tarot deck and use the 78 archetypes to shake out of your writing rut and surprise even yourself.
Read More >

Online Event

The Writing Life Poetry Workshop: Write What Life Feels Like Now with Esther Cohen

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 3:00pm | open to the public | by donation | separate sessions | registration required
It's an unusual year. There are so many words to say how we feel. Let's try together.
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Online Event

Digital Teatime

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, September 25, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 2, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 9, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 16, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 23, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, October 30, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, November 6, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, November 13, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm Friday, November 20, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:30pm | for members | by donation | drop in
Grab your favorite cup and your current read and spend a little time in social sipping and book-friendly chat with your fellow members.
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Special Event

Holiday Closing: Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 5:00pm to Friday, November 27, 2020 - 5:00pm | Holiday Closing
The Library closes at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 25 and is closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, for Thanksgiving. Otherwise we observe normal hours.
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The Writing Life

Writing Life Workshop: Writing with Tarot with A.E. Osworth

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 6:00pm Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 6:00pm Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 6:00pm | online | for members only | by donation | registration required
Feeling stuck in your writing? Uninspired? Overwhelmed? Break out your tarot deck and use the 78 archetypes to shake out of your writing rut and surprise even yourself.
Read More >

Online Event

The Writing Life Poetry Workshop: Write What Life Feels Like Now with Esther Cohen

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 3:00pm | open to the public | by donation | separate sessions | registration required
It's an unusual year. There are so many words to say how we feel. Let's try together.
Read More >

Online Event

The Writing Life: Prompt! with Terena Elizabeth Bell

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm Friday, October 9, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm Friday, November 13, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm Friday, December 11, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:30pm | for members only | by donation | registration required
Join your fellow member writers for a fun and stimulating hour+ of prompts, writing, and sharing.
Read More >

Online Event

The Writing Life Poetry Workshop: Write What Life Feels Like Now with Esther Cohen

Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 3:00pm Thursday, December 17, 2020 - 3:00pm | open to the public | by donation | separate sessions | registration required
It's an unusual year. There are so many words to say how we feel. Let's try together.
Read More >

Special Event

Holiday Closing: Christmas

Thursday, December 24, 2020 - 5:00pm to Sunday, December 27, 2020 - 5:00pm | Holiday Closing
The Library closes at 5:00 PM on Thursday, December 24 and is closed Friday, December 25, Saturday, December 26, and Sunday, December 27, for Christmas. Otherwise we observe normal hours.
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Special Event

Holiday Closing: New Year's

Thursday, December 31, 2020 - 5:00pm to Friday, January 1, 2021 - 5:00pm | Holiday Closing
The Library closes at 5:00 PM on Thursday, December 31 and is closed Friday, January 1, 2021, for New Year's Day. Otherwise we observe normal hours.
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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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