The Red Penguins strike again! The Sarabande Books hosts another round of poets at tonight’s 21c Reading Series. The words will flow this evening starting at 7:30pm.
In conjunction with the new African-American baseball exhibition, UofL professor Bruce Tyler explores the societal effects of segregation with the presentation ‘Separate, Not Equal: The Ideology of Racial Segregation in America’. Catch him tonight at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch at 7pm.
Bare-knuckle boxing anyone? Not all Saturday afternoons are created equal. This year’s fifth annual Jane Austen Festival at Locust Grove brought to life the characters, fashions and Regency flair of the beloved 19th century author.
The pages of Jane Austen’s timeless novels descend on the 21st Century at this weekend’s Jane Austen Festival. Head out to Locust Grove Saturday, July 21st and Sunday, July 22nd for all the tea, scones and hoop skirts you can handle.
The reporter and author brings the social viewpoint of middle-agedness to the table with her new book, ‘In Our Prime’. Join Patricia Cohen at the Louisville Free Public Library’s Main branch tomorrow, Wednesday, July 18th, at 7pm.
On July 17th, learn how to turn your old books into purses at the Oldham County Library.
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.