Alexander Hamilton: An American Visionary
Visit our traveling exhibit August 8 through 31 in the Main Library's 3rd floor lobby. Gain some historical insights about the subject of Lin-Manuel Miranda's award-winning musical. The exhibit showcases Hamilton's significance in the Revolutionary War and his role as a Founding Father.
Who Tells Your Story?
Wednesday, August 9 at 6:00 p.m. in the Main Library's Molloy Room
Be inspired by Alexander Hamilton’s prolific writing life and chronicle your own story. Freelance writer and librarian, Tracy Burchett, leads memoir-writing exercises to help capture your unique history. Bring a journal or laptop. Light refreshments will be served. Registration required.
Main-ly Movies presents: 1776
Saturday, August 12 at 2:30 p.m. in the Main Library's Colfax Auditorium
1776 is a delightful musical celebrating the founding of The United States of America. Adams, Franklin, and Jefferson convince a stubborn congress of British colonists to unite and turn the war with England into a Declaration of Independence! Presented in connection with SJCPL's Alexander Hamilton display, August 8 through 31.
Hip Hop and Hamilton (for ages 12-18)
Wednesday, August 23 at 6:00 p.m. in the Main Library's Dickinson Conference Room
Express yourself with hip hop and poetry inspired by the Broadway show Hamilton. This evening of words, music, and revolution features Billy East, hip hop rapper and frontman for The B.E.A.T. Get your creative juices flowing!