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Phoenix Island Book Talk & Signing!

Author John Dixon will discuss his debut novel, “Phoenix Island,” the inspiration for the CBS show, “Intelligence,” at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, at the Key West Public Library Auditorium, 700 Fleming St.
Dixon, a former boxer, teacher, and stone mason, now writes full time and serves as a consultant to ABC Studios. Novelist F. Paul Wilson describes “Phoenix Island” as “‘Lord of the Flies’ meets ‘Wolverine’ and ‘Cool Hand Luke.’ But at the racing heart of this compelling, action-packed novel is something too rare in modern fiction: a tribute …

At the Library Auditorium on Apr 29, 2015 at 6:00 PM

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Pirates and spongers, authors, and artists; their legacies linger, and their stories can be found in the Key West Library. The headquarters branch for the Keys, this library has an extensive and fascinating Florida History collection, and a large reference section. The library provides several weekly children's programs, and hosts provocative lecture series. Relax in our unique palm garden with tropical foliage from around the world.

Florida History & Genealogy services may be limited due to staffing. Please call ahead for hours of operation.


The Key West Library appreciates the contributions and leadership of the Friends of the Key West Library.


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[13 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Phoenix Island Book Talk & Signing!

Author John Dixon will discuss his debut novel, “Phoenix Island,” the inspiration for the CBS show, “Intelligence,” at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, at the Key West Public Library Auditorium, 700 Fleming St.
Dixon, a former boxer, teacher, and stone mason, now writes full time and serves as a consultant to ABC Studios. Novelist F. Paul Wilson describes “Phoenix Island” as “‘Lord of the Flies’ meets ‘Wolverine’ and ‘Cool Hand Luke.’ But at the racing heart of this compelling, action-packed novel is something too rare in modern fiction: a tribute …

At the Library Auditorium on Apr 29, 2015 at 6:00 PM

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[7 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
That’s Not English Book Talk & Signing!

Author Erin Moore will discuss her debut book, “That’s Not English: Britishisms, Americanisms and What Our English Says About Us,” at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 11, at the Key West Public Library Auditorium.
American by birth, Moore grew up in Key West and attended Harvard. She is a former book editor who specialized in identifying British books—including the bestseller “Eats, Shoots & Leaves”—for the US market. She has spent the last seven years living in England. Publisher’s Weekly calls Moore’s new book, “eminently readable, clever (in the sincerely-intended American sense) and …

At the Library Auditorium on Apr 11, 2015 at 2:00 PM

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[31 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Last Café con Libros

The Last Café con Libros of the season will be Tuesday April 7th. Coffee and social time starts at 9:30am, talk at 10am.
Edgardo Alvarado-Vazquez presents his first book of fiction “The Funerals of Key West. The book is an experiment in language, form and structure. It includes prose, poetry, letters and photography and it can be read as a collection of stories or as a full length novel. The book was awarded a Literary Art Grant by the Anne McKee Fund in 2014.

At the Auditorium on Apr 7, 2015 at 9:30 AM

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[26 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
ILLUSTRATED TALK WITH AWARD-WINNING ARTIST ON MARCH 30th at 3PM!

Award-winning artist Fran Forman will give an illustrated talk about her new book, “Escape Artist: The Art of Fran Forman,” and the evolution of her art at 3 p.m., Monday, March 30, in the Key West Public Library Auditorium.
Forman’s work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She is a Resident Scholar at the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University and teaches part-time at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
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At the Library Auditorium on Mar 30, 2015 at 3:00 PM

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