Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series

Ticket Information

Individual tickets may be purchased at the OnCenter Box Office, 315-435-2121 or they may be purchased in person at: The Oncenter War Memorial, 760 S. State Street, Syracuse, NY 13202.

Contact the FOCL office if you have questions regarding season tickets. 315-435-1832. 

2017-2018 Speakers

Colson Whitehead head shotColson Whitehead
Sept 12, 2017

Author of: The Underground Railroad

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Nathaniel Philbrick headshotNathaniel Philbrick
October 24, 2017

Author of: Valiant Ambition

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Zadie SmithZadie Smith
November 14, 2017

Author of: Swing Time

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Lauren Groff headshotLauren Groff
March 12, 2018

Author of: Fates & Furies

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JD Vance headshotJD Vance
April 16, 2018

Author of: Hillbilly Elegy

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Maria Semple headshotMaria Semple
May 29, 2018

Author of: Where’d You Go, Bernadette

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Ticket Information

Individual tickets may be purchased at the OnCenter Box Office, 315-435-2121 or they may be purchased in person at: The Oncenter War Memorial, 760 S. State Street, Syracuse, NY 13202.

Contact the FOCL office if you have questions regarding season tickets. 315-435-1832. 

Lectures are held in the John H. Mulroy Civic Center, 441 Montgomery Street, Syracuse, New York. 
All lectures begin at 7:30 PM.

For information on how to become a sponsor of the Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series, please contact our FOCL office at 315-435-1832.

Proceeds of the Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series will be used by Friends of the Central Library for new book and material acquisitions as well as children's programming at the Central Library and city branches.