Saturday, May 5, 2018, 4-9pm
Celebrate the running of the 144th Kentucky Derby! Join us for an afternoon of big hats, cold drinks, hot food, and good friends for a fundraiser to benefit a great cause.
Confidence is the key to creating a healthier, happier you. Join three experts as they offer strategies to help you take control of your financial, emotional, and physical health on your personal journey to wellness.
Discover how the opening sequences of a great movie sets the tone for the film with Columbia University film professor, Annette Insdorf, as she discusses her new book, Cinematic Overtures.
• A 30- to 40-minute author talk
• Book sales and signing
Free and open to the public. Light hors d’oeuvres served.
Have you ever wondered what or who inspired the great composers to write their masterpieces? See acclaimed international pianist, Robyn Carmichael perform at Pequot Library for a rare glimpse into the lives of four great masters of the keyboard: Chopin, Schumann, Liszt and Mendelssohn.
Pequot Library invites you to celebrate the life and work of Jane Austen, beloved author, at “Jane Austen: Insights and Influences.”
Pequot Library invites you to celebrate the life and work of Jane Austen, beloved author, at “Jane Austen: Insights and Influences” Opening Reception
Members of the public are invited to learn about an exciting and rewarding volunteer opportunity at Pequot Library’s Prospective Docent Information Session on Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 10:00 – 11:30am.
Please RSVP for the June 8 Prospective Docent Information Session to Jean Kaul, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Revel in the music of pianist Nicole Wang on Saturday, May 20. Nicole Wang is heralded as “a prodigy at the piano with brilliant facility, compelling musicality, and a depth of emotion far beyond her years” by the Sichuan News.
Inspired by the life and interests of Pequot Library founder Virginia Marquand Monroe (1837-1926) and benefactor Mary Catherine Hull Wakeman
Gather round as Sage Fast Dog from the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota tells the Lakota Creation Story and teaches traditional dance steps at Pequot Library. Co-presenting the event is Reverend Dr. Lauren R. Stanley. This celebration of culture takes place on Saturday, April 22 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and is presented in partnership with Trinity Episcopal Church Southport. All ages.
Combat the aging process naturally with information from Naturopathic Physicians Dr. Mara Davidson and Dr. Andrew Cummins, as they teach ways to slow and treat the progression. Learn how the body ages at the cellular level, and how this impacts your appearance, level of energy, sleep, stress, weight, and pain. This free Wellness Wednesday event takes place on April 19, 2017 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The hottest trend in fast-casual food announced at this year’s World Health Summit is plant-based cooking and eating. Plants are no longer a side dish – they are the star of the plate. Pequot Library invites the public to learn more about this trend during the Library’s on-going Meet the Author series on Sunday, April 23, 4:00 – 6:00pm.
Experience the elegance and extravagance of the Gilded Age on guided tours of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s American Wing and the Museum of the City of New York’s special exhibition Gilded New York during this day-long outing with Pequot Library.
Kicking off with the movie Arrival (PG-13), this free weekly series at Pequot Library allows movie buffs to bring their own refreshments and enjoy all of this year’s Best Picture Nominees on the big screen. These matinée screenings are general seating, with no reservation required.