First Friday: A Classic Experience
Friday, August 2nd
Main Reading Room - 7pm
Wine reception at 6:30pm for pre-registered guests.
For adults and high school students only. No one younger will be admitted.
*Registration is recommended.
Called a publishing visionary by the Huffington Post, author Kevin Smokler (Practical Classics: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books You Haven’t Touched Since High School) will discuss great books, how they age as we do, and how they can inspire us to lead great lives. See what holds up and what was best left in your 10th grade locker. Weigh in during Q&A.
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This event is free and open to the public.
What are First Fridays?
Debuting in January 2011 in celebration of the Library's centennial year, the ongoing "First Fridays" series presents different narratives, ideas and presentations that an audience might otherwise not consider or experience. First Fridays are for adults and high school students.
The Library's Main Reading Room is transformed into a beautiful venue for First Friday events. Built in 1966, the Library is nestled among the redwoods in an award-winning building and reflects the diverse intellectual interests of the community.
Programs typically last 90 minutes (includes Q&A). First Fridays feature a wine reception before and after our program. Patrons enjoy the intimate atmosphere and ability to meet our presenters. Attendance ranges between 115 and 260 people per event.
Thank you to the Mill Valley Library Foundation and the Friends for their generous support of Library programs and services. Click here to support Library events.