"rare books" tag

Every Book Tells a Story: Complimentary Book Appraisal with Ray Rickman

Book expert Ray Rickman will talk about what makes a book valuable and what types of books have the highest retail value at the Fairfield Public Library on Sunday, Nov. 13.

Uncovering Shakespeare exhibition features four customized events

As part of the Pages from Pequot: Uncovering Shakespeare exhibition which runs through May 6, Pequot Library announces four customized events to accompany the Special Collections’ exhibition of rare books.

St. Gregory's Letter, antique illuminated book in Pequot Library's Special Collections.

Fantastic Finds features unusual and rare books at Pequot

On the first Friday of every month up to five items from Pequot Library’s treasure trove of rare books and manuscripts will be revealed, opened from a sealed box.

Heather-Marie Montilla, executive director of Pequot Library, shows Fairfield’s First Selectman, Mike Tetreau Pequot’s 522-year-old “Columbus Letter” on Dec. 5, 2015. Tetreau will be the first of the new year guest page-turner of other rare books in the current museum-quality exhibition on Friday, Jan. 8, at 10:45 a.m. at Pequot Library.

Tetreau to be first guest page-turner at rare books Columbus exhibition

Fairfield’s First Selectman, Michael Tetreau will be Pequot Library’s first guest page-turner at their “Page Turnings” of rare books, at 10:45 a.m., Friday, Jan. 8.

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