Judith Jennings, the executive director for the Kentucky Foundation for Women, will discuss the inspiring life of local activist Helen Matthews Lewis as she brings her book ‘Helen Matthews Lewis: Living Social Justice in Appalachia’ to Carmichael’s Bookstore today, July 14th, at 4pm.
Think you have what it takes to survive an evening at the library? Find out at a teen-only after-hours party filled with challenging activities based on some of your favorite books from this year’s Teen Summer Reading list.
A local TV personality for almost five decades, Barry Bernson now brings his reporting career to a shelf near you. Join Bernson as he presents his new book, ‘Bernson’s Corner: A Reporter’s Notebook’, to Carmichael’s Bookstore this upcoming Thursday, July 12th, at 7pm.
“Old Louisville” hasn’t always been so Old, folks. See this historic neighborhood through the eyes of one of its historical inhabitants as the The Filson Historical Society discusses the girlhood memory books of writer Melville Otter Briney this upcoming Friday, July 6th, at noon.
Sure, it may be 1,000 degrees outside, but nothing keeps you cooler than books! Enjoy refreshments and live music at A Reader’s Corner Bookstore from 6-10pm.
Join writer Gail Collins in an intriguing discussion about the Lone Star state and conservative political climate change (ha!) this Thursday, June 28th at the Louisville Free Public Library at 7pm.
Dust off those poetry pants (although summery shorts are now also acceptable) and hold pinkies aloft. This month’s 21c Reading Series will feature poets Matt Bell and Wayne Miller tonight, Monday, June 25th at 7:30pm.
Ready to bond over book-making? Sign up and try out a number of book and paper making sessions tomorrow, Saturday, June 23rd, at Historic Locust Grove.
Join professor, writer and spiritual thinker James Grote as he shares his new release, ‘Medieval Literacy: A Compendium of Medieval Knowledge with the Guidance of C.S. Lewis’ tonight, Thursday, June 21st, at A Reader’s Corner Bookstore at 6pm.
Looking for another chapter beyond ‘Pride & Prejudice’? Sandy Lerner, writing under the penname ‘Ava Farmer’, will present just that with her book ‘Second Impressions’. Join The Jane Austen Society for a reading and signing this upcoming Thursday, June 21st, at 6:30pm.
With the release of Marilyn Buck’s posthumously-released poetry collection, ‘Inside/Out’, Carmichael’s Bookstore and a group of local poets will gather this Thursday, June 21st at 7pm to honor the life and writing of the activist and poet.
The precocious 6-year-old of the famous children’s series hits the road in this national tour. Presented by Carmichael’s, Junie B.’s bus will stop at library branches in both Louisville and Jeffersonville this upcoming Monday, June 18th. “Wowie-wow-wow!”