Upcoming Events

Ramsdell Library Billy Budd Talk
Saturday, May 25, 2024 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

On Saturday, May 25th from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., The Ramsdell Library presents an author talk with Jana Laiz for the 100th anniversary of Melville’s “Billy Budd.”

In 1924 a small novella was published to wild acclaim. That novel was “Billy Budd, Sailor” by Herman Melville. One hundred years later, we celebrate the centennial of the book that brought Herman Melville the fame he so richly deserved, but never received when he was alive.

Melville Talk at Kimball Farms
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

In 1924 a small novella was published to wild acclaim. That novel was “Billy Budd, Sailor” by Herman Melville. One hundred years later, we celebrate the centennial of the book that brought Herman Melville the fame he so richly deserved, but never received when he was alive.

Bliueberry Festival - Austerlitz
Sunday, July 28, 2024 -
9:00am to 3:00pm
Join Jana under her tent, buy books and blueberries!
https://oldausterlitz.org/the-blueberry-festival/

Past Events

Books & Blooms
  • Friday, July 20, 2018 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
Herman Melville and Pittsfield, Ballina Arts Center, Ballina, Ireland
  • Monday, June 11, 2018 -
    7:00pm to 9:00pm
Jana in Ireland
  • Thursday, June 7, 2018 (All day)
Staged Reading of "Mumbet" screenplay at BIFFMA
  • Saturday, June 2, 2018 -
    8:00pm to 10:00pm
Billy Budd in the Breadbox BTG Play!
  • Saturday, May 26, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
Billy Budd in the Breadbox BTG Play!
  • Friday, May 25, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
Millbrook Literary Festival Speaker
  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 -
    2:00pm to 2:45pm
Millbrook Literary Festival Book signing
  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 -
    10:00am to 4:30pm

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