Rosamond Gifford Lecture Series


*** Rescheduled event details listed below ***


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. 


2019-2020 Speakers

Jesmyn Ward headshot, photo credit to Beowulf Sheehan

Jesmyn Ward

Tuesday
September 24, 2019

Author of
Sing, Unburied, Sing
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Amor Towles headshot, photo credit to Bill Hayes

Amor Towles

Tuesday
October 29, 2019

Author of: 
A Gentleman in Moscow

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Tommy Orange headshot, photo credit to Elena Seibert

Tommy Orange

Tuesday
November 12, 2019

Author of: 
There There
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Tayari Jones headshot, photo credit to Nina Subin

Tayari Jones

TBD

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Author of: 
An American Marriage
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**Tickets from previous date will be honored

Paula McLain headshot, photo credit to Melanie Acevedo

Paula McLain

Tuesday
June 30, 2020
Virtual Talk

Details on FOCL's website.

Author of: 
The Paris Wife
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**Tickets from previous date will be honored

Marlon James headshot, photo credit to David Levenson, Getty Images

Marlon James

TBD

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Author of: 
A Brief History of Seven Killings
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**Tickets from previous date will be honored


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.