Events at the Strand

Events at the Strand


It could be hilarious, it could be heartwarming, or it could be truly moving. In any case, it will be a night to remember. Join us in the Rare Book Room for an evening of engaging conversation featuring some of today's cultural icons and yesterday's classics surrounded by beautiful books (and book lovers!).

In order to attend most events, we ask that you buy the book or purchase a gift card (that never expires).If you’re unable to make it, you can purchase a pre-signed copy of the book at hand.

For questions regarding events, please email If you're looking to book an event, please see our event submission guidelines.


Calendar List


Original Plumbing Panel

Monday July 22: 7:00PM 8:00PM

In the Rare Book Room, a panel of contributors celebrate the lauded magazine dedicated to trans masculine culture!

Ted Howard + Marjorie Kelly: The Making of a Democratic Economy

Tuesday July 23: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Our economy is designed by the 1 percent, for the 1 percent. This book offers a compelling vision of an equitable, ecologically sustainable alternative that meets the essential needs of all people.

Frank Strausser: Plastic

Wednesday July 24: 7:00PM 8:00PM

When a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon is called in after a beautiful pop star is violently disfigured, he thinks his job is to restore her looks, but soon fears he’s there to surgically erase all trace of the crime.

Romance Game Night

Thursday July 25: 7:00PM 8:00PM

A night of festivities and fun featuring a panel of romance authors!

Rom-Com Panel Night: A Celebration of Literary Works and Joyous Romance

Friday July 26: 7:00PM 8:00PM

A panel of rom-com authors celebrate their work!

Upile Chisala: soft magic

Monday July 29: 7:00PM 8:00PM

The Malawian storyteller is here with her new poetry collection!

Unable to make the event?

Pre-Order A Signed Copy.

Strand Summer Studio - Beginning Drawing Atelier

Tuesday July 30: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Strand Summer Studio concludes with a master class in observational drawing!

Kimi Eisele: The Lightest Object in the Universe (with Caroline Leavitt)

Tuesday July 30: 7:30PM 8:30PM

Debut author interviewed on her new book about life after the end of the world

Ben Folds: A Dream About Lightning Bugs (With Sara Bareilles) @ Cooper Union

Wednesday July 31: 7:00PM 8:00PM

The unclassifiable singer and songwriter shares the story of his life with fellow singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles!

Unable to make the event?

Pre-Order A Signed Copy.

Celine Santini: Kintsugi, Finding Strength In Imperfection

Wednesday July 31: 7:30PM 8:30PM

The prolific author and TEDx speaker discusses the life lessons we can glean from the ancient Japanese art of kintsugi.

Unable to make the event?

Pre-Order A Signed Copy.