. . .a place where we connect—through stories and to one another. . .
Connect with story tellers and change makers through hundreds of free classes and events, from local leaders to world-renowned speakers.
Featured Programs and Events
Upcoming Classes and Workshops
Virtual Creative Writing Workshop
Tech Help Desk
Lunch & Lit
Later Language: Spanish
ERNEST HEMINGWAY SEMINAR
A three-day literary seminar hosted each September.
HEMINGWAY DISTINGUISHED LECTURE
Annual lecture held each July celebrating the power of words.
Residency program at the historic Ernest and Mary Hemingway House.
Annual project inviting our community to connect around a book.
ADULTS SUMMER READING
Encouraging wide and fearless reading for adults throughout the valley.
KIDS/TEENS SUMMER READING
Log your reading and win great prizes! For K – 12th grades.
How to Attend an Event
Programs and classes are held throughout the Library. Visit the Library Map to find your event’s location.
The John A. and Carole O. Moran Lecture Hall hosts major programs such as lectures, panel discussions, films, seminars and more.
All spaces in the Library are ADA compatible. The Lecture Hall is equipped with a loop-enabled hearing aid connection, and we have individual handheld transmitters and headphones available on request during programs. Read more about the Library’s accessibility here.
Most programs are also live-streamed on Vimeo for live or later viewing.
Please let us know if you have a special request or need to attend one of our events. Email Martha Williams.
If you are interested in reserving a Library venue for a group meeting, please email Buffy McDonald.
How Do I…
Access Past Events?
Past events are archived on the Library’s Vimeo . Please note that some programs are only available live, while others may only be available for a short period of time.
Propose a Program?
We invite your ideas and proposals for classes, workshops and presentations that are free offerings to the community. If you would like to propose an event, please fill out our Program Proposal Form. For presenter guidelines, click here.
Register for Programs and Classes?
Some events require pre-registration. Please see the individual event page for details. If registration is not mentioned, registration is not required to attend.