Upcoming Events


Author Walter Borneman

Filson at the Library logo

Bestselling author Walter Borneman

Main Library, Tuesday, May 10, 7:00 PM

A nationally recognized historian, Walter Borneman has written extensively on America’s military history and been published in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, among others. Join him for a discussion of his latest book, MacArthur at War, examining the divisive General Douglas MacArthur as he led the U.S. Army’s Pacific campaign during World War II.

This Filson at the Library program is free, but tickets are required - click here to order.


Craig Buthod Author Series logo
Tim Shanahan & Muhammad Ali. Image copyright: Hana Yasmeen Ali

Award-winning educator Tim Shanahan

Main Library, Tuesday, May 17, 7:00 PM

In a discussion of his first-ever book, Tim Shanahan will reflect on his forty-year friendship with Louisville’s own Muhammad Ali. Running with the Champ chronicles the real-life adventure of knowing a celebrity athlete, full of stories of Ali’s generosity, athleticism, and famous friends.

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


Craig Buthod Author Series logo
Author Geoff Dyer

Award-winning author Geoff Dyer

Main Library, Monday, May 23, 7:00 PM

The latest work from award-winning author Geoff Dyer explores questions of place and identity, asking us to travel with him around the world and through memory. Join us for a discussion of White Sands, a poignant yet funny collection of essays.

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


Craig Buthod Author Series logo
Author Geoff Dyer

Award-winning historian and author Joshua Kendall

Main Library, Tuesday, June 7, 7:00 PM

If being a dad is a full-time job, being a father and the president of the United States is a whole other ballgame. And yet nearly every president has performed both roles, leading Joshua Kendall to write First Dads, an original take on family, politics, and the politics of family.

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


Authors at the Library podcast
Miss an author event, or just want to enjoy a presentation again? Listen to the podcast or Watch it online
 

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: 4/22/16