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)
2020 Themes and Programming
Review the themes and programming for the 2020 Summer Assembly Season at Chautauqua here www.chq.org/2020 or click on the "INFO" button below. It won't be Chautauqua without you.
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.