Upcoming Events

  • The Great War Poster Art

    Explore the Morale Boosting Poster Art of the First World War

    The Lancaster Literary Guild will recognize the centennial anniversary of the First World War  with  a broad selection of rare, morale boosting posters issued during the War on display. (courtesy of Millersville University and collector Pam Tronsor.)

    WWI Exhibit
  • Richard Renaldi

    Challenging Social and Cultural Norms

    As a visual artist, New-York based photographer Richard Renaldi has dedicated himself to capturing those elusive, fleeting moments which underscore every individual experience. Since receiving his BFA from New York University in 1990, Renaldi has participated in numerous exhibits across the U.S. and in Europe, challenging a variety of audiences to reflect on social and… Read more »

  • OH! It’s A Lovely War

    A Eighth Annual Staircase Theater Production

    The Staircase Theater of the Lancaster Literary Guild will observe the centennial anniversary of the First World War on Sunday afternoon at 4 o’clock, 19 October 2014. With verbal collage from August 1914 to November 1919, based on newspaper headlines, letters written from the trenches and hospitals, journals, pamphlets, popular songs, and poems by soldiers… Read more »

    Lovely War
  • Mark Kurlansky

    Mark Kurlansky is an American journalist and writer.  He worked for variety of publications including the The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Chicago Tribune, Bon Apetit and New York Times Sunday Magazine. He has written over 25 books including fiction, nonfiction and children’s books. His latest book, Ready For a Brand New Beat: How “Dancing in the… Read more »

  • Donald Davis


    When Donald Davis speaks, storytellers listen. His honey-coated Southern Appalachian vowels and consonants curl lovingly around each word of the tales he shares with audiences of all ages.

  • Arthur Miller

    Explore His Life and Accomplishments

    Born on October 17, 1915, Arthur Miller rose to stardom in American theater in the 1940’s and 50’s, becoming known as one of the most famous dramatists of the twentieth century. To celebrate the centennial of his birth, and to acknowledge the ten-year mark of his passing, Lancaster Literary Guild will display an array of… Read more »

    Arthur Miller
  • T.S. Eliot

    Celebrate His Centennial

    To celebrate the 100-year anniversary of one of his most famous poems, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (1915), the Lancaster Literary Guild is displaying an open exhibit featuring detailed biographical information and rare photographs of  T.S. Eliot, the modern American poet/critic whom The New York Times lauded as giving “new meaning to English-language… Read more »

    T.S. Eliot