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New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of Boing! and the Bad Kitty series Nick Bruel

Main Library, Tuesday, October 25, 6:30 PM

Join author/illustrator Nick Bruel for this free all ages event. Bad Kitty will be there! Plus - enjoy free activities for the whole family and a Halloween Costume Contest for the kids.

This program is free, but tickets are required - click here to order.

 

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Shakespeare scholar James Shapiro

2016 Phi Beta Kappa Lecture: James Shapiro, “Shakespeare in America”

Main Library, Thursday, November 17, 7 PM

The University of Louisville, in partnership with the Library, presents the 2016 Phi Beta Kappa Lecture - "Shakespeare in America" - with renowned Shakespeare scholar and author James Shapiro. A Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, Shapiro specializes in Shakespeare and the Early Modern period.

This program is free, but tickets are required - click here to order.

 

This event is part of Will in the Ville - bringing together more than 45 arts, cultural, and educational organizations throughout Louisville and Southern Indiana with aims to make Louisville a “city of Shakespeare” in 2016!


Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey

Main Library, Tuesday, November 15, 5:30 PM

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey, whose work explores racial identity in America, will speak at the Main Library as Spalding University’s Master of Fine Arts in Writing Program's Distinguished Writer in Residence.

This program is free, but tickets are required - click here to order.

Trethewey’s appearance is the headline event for Spalding’s Festival of Contemporary Writing, November 12-19.

   
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The Craig Buthod Author Series - named in honor of former library director Craig Buthod - is an endowed library program that brings award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors to Louisville. Previously called Authors at the Library, the series was endowed in 2015 by donors to the Library Foundation.  To make a gift to the Craig Buthod Author Series endowment, click here.

Last Updated: 9/29/16