Saturday, 11/16/19 | 4:30pm


The Third Meaning of Apricot, Concerning its Light 

Returning from translating oral poetry in Borneo, Carol Rubenstein's poems in India were published in Calcutta, 1977. Further work is based on moon phases, on a year's immersion in Auschwitz, on the loss of the great forests of Borneo, the Dayaks and their songs, and the orang utans and other jungle creatures.

Sunday, 11/17/19 | 3-5pm

The Future is Feminist: A Feminist Theory Bookclub

Join Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies for a monthly book club at Buffalo Street Books! This meeting the FGSS book club will be discussing Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism by Kristen Ghodsee. 

Saturday, 11/23/19 | 4:30pm

Book Reading with Robert Glick and Shena McAuliffe

Robert Glick is an Associate Professor of English at the Rochester Institute of Technology. His first collection, Two Californias, was published by C&R Press in 2019. Shena McAuliffe's debut novel, The Good Echo, was published in 2018 and won the Big Moose Prize and the Balcones Fiction Prize. She grew up in Wisconsin and Colorado and is now an Assistant Professor of Fiction at Union College in Schenectady, New York.   

Sunday, 11/24/19 | 2:00pm


In this tribute to today’s vibrant quilting community, prize-winning quilter and teacher Thomas Knauer showcases a stunning collection of quilts from a wide range of contemporary makers, accompanied by their testimonials about what inspires and imbues their craft with meaning. From temperance quilts to the AIDS quilt, there’s a rich history of individuals and communities using fabric and thread to connect with others and express themselves, both personally and politically. Why We Quilt blends bits of this history with the stories and work of today’s leading quilters, highlighting themes of tradition, community, consumerism, change, and creativity. 

Saturday, 11/16/19 | 3-5pm

How Did We Get Here?: Journalism in Exile 

@ the CAP Artspace Gallery

In this informal discussion, journalists Sonali Samarasinghe (Sri Lanka), Raza Rumi (Pakistan), and Pedro X. Molina (Nicaragua) share their stories about the challenges and rewards of living, working, and staying connected in a faraway place very different from home. This event is part of the exhibition and event series How Did We Get Here?, and will take place at the CAP Artspace Gallery.


Image by Pedro X. Molina.

Wednesday, 11/20/19 | 6:00pm

Well-Read Black Girl Book Club

Join us for the Ithaca chapter of the Well-Read Black Girl (WRBG) Book Club, founded by Glory Edim! This month we will be meeting to discuss The Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom.

Sunday, 11/24/19 | 12:00pm

Drag Story Hour!

We're back again this month with another Drag Story Hour! Join Miss Coraline, Miss Tilia, and friends once a month for Drag Story Hour at Buffalo Street Books! Join our colorful and fun group for an hour of story time full of glimmer and more glamour than you have ever seen in the daylight!

Tuesday, 11/26/19 | 5:00pm

BSB Book Club

The Buffalo Street Books Book Club will be meeting again this month, this time we are reading and discussing Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata.


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