Lewes Library Partner Event | In-Person

Conversation with Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns | This Will Not Pass

IN-PERSON 
LEWES PUBLIC LIBRARY 
AUGUST 27 | 5 PM

THIS WILL NOT PASS
JONATAN MARTIN | ALEXANDER BURNS 

Join us in the library to hear from New York Times reporters Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns, co-authors of This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America's Future, the shocking, definitive account of the 2020 election 

An Evening with Jodi Picoult & Jennifer Finney Boylan

OCTOBER 6 | 6:00PM
CAPE HENLOPEN HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE
PURCHASE TICKETS 

Browseabout Books
and the Lewes Public Library are thrilled to welcome New York Times bestselling authors Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Finney Boylan to speak about their new novel, Mad Honey!

Jodi and Jenny will speak about their book, followed by a Q&A session.

Your $30 ticket includes a copy of Mad Honey, signed by both authors. Additional signed copies of
Mad Honey may be purchased as an add-on to your ticket or at the event. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Lewes Public Library. Tickets are non-refundable; if you are unable to attend the event, you will still receive your signed copy.

Questions from the audience will be gathered prior to the event. You will be prompted at the Eventbrite checkout to ask a question of either of the authors, if you wish.

Doors open at 5:00 pm; seats are on a first-come basis.

 

Beach Secrets Launch Party and 25,000th Book Celebration

IN-PERSON EVENT
LEWES PUBLIC LIBRARY
JULY 9  |1:00 - 3:00 PM
FREE | OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | NO REGISTRATION NEEDED 

The launch party for Beach Secrets and a celebration of the sale of Cat & Mouse Press’s 25,000th book will be held Saturday, July 9, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lewes Public Library in Lewes, DE. The event is free and open to the public. Parking (also free) is on site and attendees can easily make a day of it by taking the Lewes Line bus for $1 into town, to the beach, or to the ferry terminal. The bus stop is in front of the library.

Lives in the Law | Robert Corn-Revere: The Mind of the Censor and the Eye of the Beholder

LIVES IN THE LAW
HYBRID EVENT
JULY 23 | 5:00 PM
REGISTER | BUY THE BOOK 

This series brings together noted figures in the world of law – lawyers, professors, scholars, historians, journalists, and activists – to join in dialogue about law and its significance, past and present. Join us in-person at the library or online for a conversation with Robert Corn-Revere, author of The Mind of the Censor and the Eye of the Beholder. Ronald Collins, a retired law professor and the Library’s first Distinguished Lecturer, will host the session, which is meant for laypersons and specialists alike.

Browseabout Book Club | May

HYBRID EVENT 
ONLINE & IN-PERSON
MAY 23 | 3:30 - 5:00 PM
BUY THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS 
BUY THE SOUL OF A WOMAN
ONLINE REGISTRATION | IN-PERSON REGISTRATION

The library is pleased to host Browseabout Book Club, celebrating its 25th year, discusses works of literary fiction, poetry, non-fiction and a range of genres. Members select works for their timely and timeless importance, uniqueness of perspective, and literary excellence. Book lovers welcome any time during the season. Moderator is Kathleen Baker.
More information is here or send an email.

Conversation with Richard Bell | Stolen

HYBRID EVENT
ONLINE & IN-PERSON 
JUNE 30 | 5:00 PM
REGISTER | BUY THE BOOK 

Join us in the library or online for a conversation with Richard Bell, author of Stolen: Five Free Boys Kidnapped into Slavery and Their Astonishing Odyssey Home, the true story of five boys who were kidnapped in the North and smuggled into slavery in the Deep South—and their daring attempt to escape and bring their captors to justice.

Conversation with Congressman Jamie Raskin | Unthinkable

IN-PERSON EVENT | LEWES LIBRARY
MAY 7 | 5 PM
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT  
JOIN WAITLIST 

 

Join us for a very special event with Congressman Jamie Raskin as he discusses his #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth and the Trials of American Democracy, with Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester. In this searing memoir, Congressman Jamie Raskin tells the story of the forty-five days at the start of 2021 that permanently changed his life—and his family’s—as he confronted the painful loss of his son to suicide, lived through the violent insurrection in our nation’s Capitol, and led the impeachment effort to hold President Trump accountable for inciting the political violence.