The Community Library Zoom
Mar 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Winter Read: "Kindred" Graphic Novel Book Discussion @ The Community Library Zoom
5:30 pm
The Community Library’s high school Winter Read interns will host a discussion of the Kindred graphic novel, adapted by John Jennings and Damian Duffy. All are welcome to join. Visit www.comlib.org to register and receive the Zoom link.
The Community Library Zoom
Mar 10 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Winter Read Discusión de Libros: “Parentesco” @ The Community Library Zoom
5:30 pm
Esta discusión es parte de la lectura de invierno de 2021 de la novela Parentesco de Octavia E. Butler de 1979. La Biblioteca Comunitaria en Ketchum será el anfitrión de una discusión sobre Parentesco el 10 de marzo en español, y todos son bienvenidos a unirse. La discusión será dirigida por Chloe Lichtenberg, Diana Sabrina Muñoz, y Melanie Gonzalez-Maza. Registrarse: https://jhubluejays.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcscemsrDIpHdLCIDtyJb0lWATBo0qJnvul
The Community Library Livestream
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Winter Read Closing Event @ The Community Library Livestream | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States
6:00 pm
The Library’s 8 high-school interns will share their favorite moments from the Winter Read, and reflect on the questions raised by Octavia E. Butler’s Kindred. Contest winners will be announced, and the evening will feature a short film prepared by intern Asia Angel. Throughout the Winter Read, Asia asked other interns, Library staff, valley students, and educators to reflect on the role of stories in our lives and how we can each work to make our community and world better, more equitable places. She’ll share their responses with us as we close out the 2021 Winter Read. Watch live or later at www.livestream.com/comlib.
Idaho Public Television
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
“Idaho’s Hemingway” IPTV Documentary @ Idaho Public Television
6:00 pm
An original Idaho Public Television production, set largely at the Mary and Ernest Hemingway House stewarded by The Community Library in Ketchum, this short documentary will explore what Hemingway’s life in Idaho tells us about our state’s cultural landscape. Featuring interviews with former Library writers-in-residence Richard Blanco, Judith Freeman and Cheryl Strayed. View the program on Idaho Public Television. Airs on IPTV at 6:00 p.m.
The Community Library Livestream
Mar 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wildfires: Past, Present, and Future @ The Community Library Livestream
6:00 pm
What are the feedbacks among wildfires, climate, vegetation and geomorphic responses? In collaboration with the Wood River Land Trust as part of its “Thinking Globally, Acting Locally Speaker Series,” The Community Library welcomes Dr. Jen Pierce, Associate Professor in the Department of Geosciences at Boise State University, to discuss her research and field work in the rugged and scenic mountains of Idaho to bring a local perspective to this global question. Pierce will discuss the reality of the increased size and severity of wildfires, reduced water quality, and severe health impacts from wildfire smoke and summer heat that the western U.S. will face as we move into a warmer future. She will talk about local solutions, among them increasing climate education in our K-12 curriculum to prepare future generations to address these realities. Jen Hill is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geosciences at Boise State University and is passionate about learning about how we can coexist with our changing environment. Her diverse research areas include climate science education from the K-12 to university level, wildfires and climate change, soils and carbon storage in the critical zone, and feedbacks among hydrologic, biologic and geologic systems. Following Jen’s discussion, Ryan ...
The Community Library Livestream
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Hemingway’s Coda: The Mythology of his Language @ The Community Library Livestream | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States
6:00 pm
The Community Library’s writer-in-residence, Michael D. Wilson, will present his research on Hemingway’s language, examining Hemingway’s use of the hyphen and its effect on tempo, musicality, and literary innovation. Watch on www.livestream.com/comlib.
The Community Library Livestream
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
"Idaho's Hemingway" Panel Discussion @ The Community Library Livestream | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
6:00 pm
The Community Library hosts a live discussion about the new IPTV documentary, “Idaho’s Hemingway,” with documentary producer Bill Manny, poet Richard Blanco and Hemingway scholar, Stacey Guill. The panel will explore what Hemingway’s life in Idaho tells us about our state’s cultural landscape. View on www.livestream.com/comlib.
The Community Library Livestream
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
“The Quiet Force” Film Screening and Panel Discussion @ The Community Library Livestream
6:00 pm
​This documentary film investigates the human and economic impact of hispanic immigrants living in ski towns, and the effects of the current political climate and actions on Latino individuals and communities. Interviews with immigrant families, local politicians, law enforcement, educators, non-profit organizations, and economists provide a balanced analysis of an ever-changing issue that remains murky even to the most seasoned. The film (37 minutes) will be followed by a panel discussion featuring filmmaker Sophie Danison. Presented in collaboration with the Blaine County Recreation District and Galena Trails and Advisory.
“HEMINGWAY” A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick @ PBS
12:00 am
This 3-part, 6-hour documentary film will examine the visionary work and turbulent life of Ernest Hemingway. The team filmed parts of the documentary in Ketchum at The Community Library’s Hemingway House, and they explored aspects of the Library’s regional history archive for the project. View the program on PBS.
The Community Library Livestream
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
“Newark Minutemen” with Leslie K. Barry @ The Community Library Livestream
6:00 pm
Author Leslie K. Barry will discuss her new novel, “Newark Minutemen,” an untold story about a Jewish boxer who goes undercover for the mob and FBI to save America from Nazis during the Great Depression. The novel is based on the real-life experiences of Barry’s uncle, a Newark Minuteman boxer, and was pieced together from first-hand accounts, FBI reports, and boxes of undercover source material.
Lion's Park
Aug 27 – Aug 28 all-day
Summer's End ~ The Draper Rendezvous @ Lion's Park | Hailey | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
TThe 2nd Annual Summer’s End ~ The Draper Rendezvous will take place August 27 and 28, 2021 at the majestic Lion’s Park and Draper Preserve in historic Hailey, Idaho. 2 Days of National, regional, and local musical acts + food & art vendors. End of Summer Celebration Music Festival. Road To Summer’s End Line-up (July 23 & 24) and Summer’s End ~ The Draper Rendezvous Main Festival line up coming soon! www.summersenddraperrendezvous.com for more information

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