The Manlius Informed Series is a prestigious series held at Manlius Library in collaboration with the Manlius Senior Centre. All lectures are free and open to the public, and include free refreshments. Seating is first come, first served, so please arrive early to ensure your seat!
The Fall 2020 Manlius Informed Series will commence on Tuesday, September 15 and will run on Tuesdays at 1 pm through October 27. The Series will conclude with an event featuring members of WCNY’s Ivory Tower on Wednesday, November 11 at 4 pm. This season’s events will be held virtually in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please register ahead of time for each event in our events calendar. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom meeting link shortly before the event begins.
November 11, 2020: The Ivory Tower visits to break down the results of the 2020 elections. Please register.
The Spring 2020 Manlius Informed Series will commence on Tuesday, April 28 and will run on Tuesdays at 1 pm until June 9, with the exclusion of May 5. This season’s events will be held virtually in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please register ahead of time for each event in our events calendar. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom meeting link shortly before the event begins.
(May 19, 2020) Christian Zabriskie of OCPL visited to discuss his vision for OCPL and OCPL’s response to COVID-19.
(September 10, 2019) Colleen Prossner of The Catherine Cummings Theatre on Jazz in American Culture
(September 17, 2019) Bea Gonzalez of Syracuse University on her career at SU and her Syracuse community experience
(September 24, 2019) Mitch Gelman of WCNY on Public Broadcasting
(October 1, 2019) Peter Sarver of Alliance of Communities Transforming Syracuse [ACTS] and Minch Lewis of Syracuse University on the I-81 Project
(November 7, 2019) The Ivory Tower on 2019 Election Results
(June 4, 2019) Lisa Dolak & Tim Byrnes on politics
(June 11, 2019) Tom Henry on the 2020 election
(Oct. 31, 2018) Steven King on CNY exports and international business
(Nov. 7, 2018) WCNY’s Ivory Tower panel on the 2018 election results
(May. 23, 2018) James W. Burns on cryptocurrency and BitCoin
(May. 30, 2018) Kevin Schwab on local development
(Sept. 27, 2017) John Yinger on Education Finance
(Oct. 11, 2017) Toni Martin & Emily Stewart of The MOST
(Oct. 18, 2017) Troy Waffner of The Great NY State Fair
(Oct. 25, 2017) Randy Wolken on Manufacturing In New York
(Nov. 2, 2017) Sarah Pralle on Climate Change
(Nov. 9, 2017) The Ivory Tower on The Election
(Oct. 17, 2016) Steve Kimatian
(Oct. 25, 2016) Peter Sarver on the I-81 viaduct project
(Oct. 31, 2016) Dan Cummings, Stephen Cvengros, and Chris Bolt
(May 4, 2016) Murray Grossman on the American healthcare system
(May 11, 2016) Jeffrey Rubin on SideArm Sports
(May 18, 2016) Joseph Julian on tomorrow’s America
(June 8, 2016) Ed Riley on a new Hotel Syracuse
(April 16, 2015) Dean Lorraine Branham on journalism degrees
(April 29, 2015) Frank Lazarski on nonprofits in Central New York
(May 21, 2015) Tom Dennison on communications
(June 3, 2015) Randy More on innovative technology
(June 17, 2015) George Kilpatrick and Randi Bregman on elder abuse
(Oct. 1, 2014) Roy Gutterman on free speech and media
(Oct. 22, 2014) John Nicholson on sports media
(Nov. 5, 2014) Dean David Rubin and the Ivory Tower on the election
(April 16, 2014) Jason Murray on local sports
(April 23, 2014) Minch Lewis on public affairs
(May 14, 2014) Dick Ford on teaching music