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


Rage, Chronic Pain & The Mind Body Connection

Thursday May 23: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Join us for a mental health workshop in the Rare Book Room in honor of Mental Health Month with The Village Institute for Psychotherapy.

Stephanie Burt: Don't Read Poetry (With Monica Youn)

Thursday May 23: 7:30PM 8:30PM

On the 2nd floor an award-winning poet offers a brilliant introduction to the joys--and challenges--of the genre.

Unable to make the event?

Pre-Order A Signed Copy.

Sex, Pleasure & Intimacy in the Time of Capitalism

Friday May 24: 7:00PM 8:00PM

In the Rare Book Room, Kim Nguyen discusses the barriers between us and connecting with each other on a deeper level.

The Marion Institute Presents: Say Yes To Life - Treating Chronic Diseases & Cancer - Northeast Book Tour

Saturday May 25: 7:00PM 8:30PM

A discussion about bioregulatory healthcare in the Rare Book Room

Michael Washburn + Peter Gelfan

Monday May 27: 7:00PM 8:00PM

A double book debut in the Rare Book Room!

Jan Tramontano + Judyth Emanuel

Wednesday May 29: 7:00PM 8:00PM

A double book debut in the Rare Book Room!

Stay Sexy and Don't Get Murdered @ The Town Hall

Wednesday May 29: 7:00PM 8:00PM

Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark from My Favorite Murder celebrate the launch of their book!

Terrence Petty: Enemy of the People (with John Daniszewski)

Wednesday May 29: 7:30PM 8:30PM

Two journalists discuss the antifascist press that spoke out against the Third Reich, on the Strand's second floor.