Dec
3
6:00 PM18:00

2019 Lecture Series

The 2018 Friends of the Key West Library lecture series was a well-attended success. We're working hard to finalize an outstanding lineup for 2019, and expect to announce that lineup here and on our Facebook page in early December. Watch this space!

We look forward to seeing everyone at our upcoming events.

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Mar
19
6:00 PM18:00

P. Scott Cunningham

  P. Scott Cunningham  Photo by Gesi Schilling

P. Scott Cunningham
Photo by Gesi Schilling

P. Scott Cunningham is a poet, translator, essayist, publisher, and all-around human arts juggernaut from Miami. He is the director of the O, Miami Poetry Festival. His new book of poetry, Ya Te Veo, was selected by Billy Collins for the Miller Williams Poetry Series

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Feb
5
6:00 PM18:00

Chantel Acevedo

  Chantel Acevedo  Photo by  Elaine Palladino

Chantel Acevedo
Photo by  Elaine Palladino

Chantel Acevedo is a Cuban American author from Miami who often utilizes Cuba as a backdrop for her prose and poetry. She has written five novels, a poetry chapbook, and a historical novel for young adults. Her most recent novel, The Living Infinite, is about the Infanta Eulalia.

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Jan
29
6:00 PM18:00

Lee Smith

  Lee Smith  Photo by Diana Matthews

Lee Smith
Photo by Diana Matthews

Lee Smith grew up in the Appalachian mountains of southwestern Virginia. By the age of nine she was already writing stories – and selling for a nickel apiece. Since 1968, she has published eleven novels, three collections of short stories, and has received many writing awards.

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