An array of programs for readers and writers at many stages of development, each celebrating the written word with a distinctly Chautauquan emphasis on lifelong learning and rigorous community conversation. This category includes programming related to:
Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle (CLSC)
CLSC Young Readers Program
Chautauqua Writers' Center
Chautauqua Writers' Festival
Literary Prizes (Chautauqua Prize and Chautauqua Janus Prize)
The Smith Memorial Library is part of the Chautauqua County Library system.
The Cohen Recording Studio is located on the ground level.
9 Week Chautauqua Season Hours:
Monday–Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m.–3 p.m.