News & Programs
Over the course of each year, the Library hosts a number of special events. Most of these are free and open to the public, although due to space considerations, a few are restricted to members of the Academy community. The list below highlights some of the events of the past few years.
July 22, 2015
'Just Like July' celebrates the joys of summer.
July 15, 2015
April Hall on vocals, Charlie Jennison on woodwinds, Paul Broadnax on piano, Mark Carlsen on bass and Les Harris Jr. on drums.
July 8, 2015
An evening of Bach Partitas Wednesday, July 8, at 7 p.m.
November 05, 2014
Opens the 2014–15 Lamont Poetry Series with a free, public reading on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7:30 p.m.
July 22, 2014
Final concert this Wednesday. Free and open to the public.
April 30, 2014
Academy Building Assembly Hall|
A celebrated poet, essayist, art critic and translator, Di Piero is professor emeritus of English at Stanford University. His works of poetry include Tombo, Nitro Nights, City Dog and Chinese Apples: New and Selected Poems. He will read from his works on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
37 seniors share their favorite books
May 20, 2008
Academy Library, Kaplanoff Periodicals Room| EVENT
Michiko Kakutani of The New York Times calls Le's The Boat a "remarkable collection"
October 24, 2007
Assembly Hall, Academy Building|
Smith is the first poet in the Academy Library’s Lamont Poetry Series this year
February 21, 2007
Eamon Grennan, the most recent poet in the Lamont Poetry Series, gave a reading on February 21 ...
December 12, 2006
An annual event shortly before winter break is the reading of "A Christmas Carol", by Charles Dickens.