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The Community Library Lecture Room

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415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
208-726-3493www.comlib.org/
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Upcoming Events

September 2015
$60

The 2015 Ernest Hemingway Festival

September 10 - September 12

The 2015 Hemingway Festival focuses on the theme “Hemingway at the Edges,” exploring the many ways in which Hemingway pushed boundaries – in the wild places he visited, in the writing style he crafted, and in the political realms and conflict zones he investigated. The Festival includes a dynamic range of scholarly presentations, group discussions of Hemingway’s work, and guided visits to local Hemingway sites. The keynote speaker for the 2015 Festival is Amanda Vaill, author of the 2014 book Hotel Florida:…

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Social Security Tutorial

September 14 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Gregory R. Brusik from the Twin Falls Social Security office will be at the library to present a powerpoint presentation free to the public and answer any questions you may have about Social Security. Gregory will discuss Retirement Benefits, Auxiliary Benefits, Survivor Benefits, Disability Benefits, Medicare, and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

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Tech Class with Paul: i0S 9

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Let’s sit together and understand what changes to expect with the next Apple Mobile OS is released. Coming this fall, this is a great class to attend to feel more prepared for Apple’s next release.

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2015 Leadership Forum: Conversations with Exceptional Women

September 17 @ 9:00 am - September 18 @ 4:30 pm
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The Sun Valley Institute, in partnership with The Community Library, is pleased to present a Leadership Forum: Conversations with Exceptional Women.  Acclaimed women throughout the United States gather for a two-day conversation about the challenges, hurdles and success stories that have marked their ascent to leadership positions.  Join this intimate gathering for personal insights, commentary and dialogue on these transformative moments.  There will be a one-hour reception for all ticketholders and our speakers immediately following Thursday’s program, from 4:30-5:30 PM. …

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Tech Class with Paul: Windows 10

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Windows 10 has been out for several weeks and either you have avoided it, have questions or are totally lost – we can help. Come to this class to learn the basics of getting comfortable with Microsoft’s new OS.

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‘Sophisticated Giants: Navigating a World of Change’ by Dr. Joyce Poole

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Dr. Joyce Poole will share some of her experiences with elephants from four decades of study. She will describe elephant behavior and communication, and reflect on the tactics elephants are learning to survive threats in a human dominated landscape. Joyce Poole has studied elephants and worked for their conservation and welfare for 40 years and is a world authority on their reproductive, communicative and cognitive behaviour. She is a graduate of Smith College, holds a Cambridge University PhD and was…

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Make It @ the Library

September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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We’ll have a Maker or STEAM activity or challenge after school today at the library. These are pop-up activities and are available as drop-in after school. Activities are suited to those ages 8 and up.

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A Conversation with Author William T. Vollmann

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Join us for an evening with famed American author William T. Vollmann. The format will be a moderated on stage discussion followed by audience Q&A. “William T. Vollmann is a monster, a monster of talent, ambition and accomplishment.” —Los Angeles Times Distinctive for his boundless ambition and extraordinary output—over twenty books, to date including the seven-volume, 3,352-page Rising Up and Rising Down series—National Book Award winner William Vollmann fully inhabits two often-polarized literary worlds. “One of the most unnerving aspects…is…

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