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Fridays at Five: July 28, 2017 with Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead

Fridays at Five featuring Colson Whitehead, 

author of The Underground Railroad

Friday, July 28 at 5:00 pm (Gates open at 4:30 pm)
Admission: $25 or $175 for an 8-lecture season pass

Colson Whitehead is the winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Underground Railroad, in this highly acclaimed book he continues his inquiry into race mythology and history in America.
 


In case of inclement weather: 

If it is raining and we are unable to hold Fridays at Five outside in the Library Yard, the lecture will take place indoors in the Library's lower level program room. All those wishing to attend will enter through the Library's east gate located on Main Street. There will be no entry through the Library. 

There will be limited space indoors. Attendance for this event will be capped at 150 attendees. Please note: As always attendance at Fridays at Five is First Come, First Seated. Therefore possession of a Series Pass, Press Pass, or Comp Pass will NOT guarantee admission to Fridays at Five. Admission is only guaranteed to the first 150 individuals through the gate. 

Fridays at Five: July 21, 2017 with Blanch Wiesen Cook

Blanche & EleanorFridays at Five featuring Blanche Wiesen Cook,
author of Eleanor Roosevelt: The War Years and After, 1939-1962

Friday, July 21 at 5:00 pm (Gates open at 4:30 pm)
Admission: $25 or $175 for an 8-lecture season pass

A distinguished professor at John Jay College in New York, Blanche Wiesen Cook has written the third and final volume in a series about Eleanor Roosevelt. This book transcends both first-lady history and her marriage to FDR.

Fridays at Five: July 14, 2017 with Kate Siegel & Kim Friedman

Kate & momFridays at Five featuring Kate Siegel, author of Mother, Can You Not?
with her "Crazy Jewish Mom", Kim Friedman

Friday, July 14 at 5:00 pm (Gates open at 4:30 pm)
Admission: $25 or $175 for an 8-lecture season pass

 Kate Siegel’s humorous essay collection is based on the wildly popular Instagram account, @CrazyJewishMom. This collection describes life with the woman who redefined the term “helicopter mom.” Kim Friedman is an Emmy-nominated director of prime time television. She has recently moved to the East Coast from California in order to more effectively nag her daughter.

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