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Springtime with Henry James: One Novel, One Novella, and Seven Tales, taught by Jane Mallison

Wednesday, April 17, 2024 - 11:00am Wednesday, May 8, 2024 - 11:00am Wednesday, May 29, 2024 - 11:00am Wednesday, June 26, 2024 - 11:00am | Whitridge Room | for members only | $100 for the four sessions/$25 per session | registration required
“We work in the dark – we do what we can – we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion, and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.” Henry James put these highly quotable lines into the mouth of the main character of “The Middle Years.” In this four-session seminar, we’ll read that tale and three others that James wrote about authors.
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Closing: Independence Day 2024

Thursday, July 4, 2024 - 9:00am | holiday closing

The Library is closed all day Thursday, July 4, for Independence Day. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Labor Day 2024

Saturday, August 31, 2024 - 9:00am Sunday, September 1, 2024 - 9:00am Monday, September 2, 2024 - 9:00am | holiday closing

The Library is closed all day Saturday, August 31, Sunday, September 1, and Monday, September 2, for Labor Day weekend. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Labor Day 2024

Saturday, August 31, 2024 - 9:00am Sunday, September 1, 2024 - 9:00am Monday, September 2, 2024 - 9:00am | holiday closing

The Library is closed all day Saturday, August 31, Sunday, September 1, and Monday, September 2, for Labor Day weekend. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Labor Day 2024

Saturday, August 31, 2024 - 9:00am Sunday, September 1, 2024 - 9:00am Monday, September 2, 2024 - 9:00am | holiday closing

The Library is closed all day Saturday, August 31, Sunday, September 1, and Monday, September 2, for Labor Day weekend. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Italian American Heritage Day/Indigenous Peoples Day 2024

Monday, October 14, 2024 - 9:00am | holiday closing

The Library is closed all day Monday, October 14, for Italian American Heritage Day/Indigenous Peoples Day. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Christmas 2024

Tuesday, December 24, 2024 - 5:00pm Wednesday, December 25, 2024 - 5:00pm Thursday, December 26, 2024 - 5:00pm | holiday closing

This Christmas, the Library closes at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, December 24 and is closed Wednesday, December 25 and Thursday, December 26. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Christmas 2024

Tuesday, December 24, 2024 - 5:00pm Wednesday, December 25, 2024 - 5:00pm Thursday, December 26, 2024 - 5:00pm | holiday closing

This Christmas, the Library closes at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, December 24 and is closed Wednesday, December 25 and Thursday, December 26. Otherwise we observe normal hours.

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Special Event

Closing: Christmas 2024

Tuesday, December 24, 2024 - 5:00pm Wednesday, December 25, 2024 - 5:00pm Thursday, December 26, 2024 - 5:00pm | holiday closing

This Christmas, the Library closes at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, December 24 and is closed Wednesday, December 25 and Thursday, December 26. 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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