Lecture by Kenneth Carpenter, Thursday, 7:00

Thursday, April 10, at 7:00 p.m.

“The incredible journey of Benjamin Franklin’s Way to Wealth--and its bibliographical traces”

By Kenneth Carpenter

The James Russell Wiggins Lecture in the History of the Book in American Culture

Adopt-a-Book online catalog

Adopt-a-Book 2014

The Society’s 7th Annual Adopt-a-Book event, which raises funds for library acquisitions, will take place on Tuesday, May 6, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. During the evening, you will have the opportunity to view rare books, pamphlets, newspapers, prints, and manuscripts that have been recently acquired by AAS.

Adopt an item in your name or in memory/in honor of a special person. Your generous contribution will be permanently recorded on a special bookplate and in AAS’s online library catalog.

Global Encounters Symposium, Friday, Apr. 4

Global Encounters in Early America - Symposium

Follow this link to the Holy Cross website to register

Global Encounters in Early America, an international symposium sponsored by the American Antiquarian Society and the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Full Symposium Schedule

Hands-On History Workshop, Sat., May 10

Hands-On History Workshop

Exploring Johnny Tremain

Johnny Tremain first edition coverAre you curious about history? Do you want to delve deeper into a topic by discussing it with an expert? Would you like to examine the AAS collections firsthand? Then come join us for a new series of hands-on history workshops.

The Drama of the Dram: A Play Reading on March 25

The Drama of the Dram: A Play Reading on March 25

Drama of the DramThe spring schedule of public lectures and performances begins on Tuesday, March 25, at 5:30 p.m. with The Drama of the Dram: A Play Reading & Discussion.

Hands-On History Workshop, Saturday, March 29

Hands-On History Workshop

Suffragists, Teetotalers, and Abolitionists: Social Reform in the Nineteenth Century

until noon today (Friday, Feb. 14)

The library will be closed until noon today, Friday, Feburary 14, because of the snow storm.

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