From the RCLA Office


  SARASOTA, FL – TOWN HALL Lecture Series announces line-up for 2024. The 43nd season of bringing influencers from the world stage to our stage ... continue reading

How do I get ready for TOWN HALL 2024?

Steps: Renew or become an RCLA Member for 2023. Members have access to the private pre-sale for member’s-only for the series. Private pre-sale begins ... continue reading

Book Recommendations by Adm. James Stavridis

Due to a landslide in requests from our TOWN HALL patrons, we want to thank Adm. Stavridis for providing his list of book recommendations ... continue reading

No Lunches, No Dinners Available

In response to a slew of questions from our patrons about purchasing meal tickets with their TOWN HALL tickets, we unfortunately, no longer host ... continue reading

Adm. James Stavridis tickets available!

Admiral James Stavridis is Vice Chair, Global Affairs of The Carlyle Group and Chair of the Board of Trustees, Rockefeller Foundation. A Florida native, Jim ... continue reading

Online Glitch

Some clients have reported seeing a blank page on the consumer interface on desktop and mobile. If you are seeing this, please try refreshing ... continue reading

Michael Phelps Tickets Available!

Michael Phelps is an American swimmer, who is known at the most-decorated athlete in Olympic history with 28 medals, which included a record 23 ... continue reading

TOWN HALL Announces Speaker Change

January 4, 2023 – Sarasota Ringling College Library Association announces that MARIA RESSA has had to cancel her appearance on January 17th, 2023, due to ... continue reading

Ringling College Library Association Announces New Executive Director

  Ringling College Library Association announced today that Lauren Kurnov will join the organization as Executive Director beginning December 1, 2022. Kurnov succeeds Stephanie ... continue reading

RCLA Mails TOWN HALL Tickets

All subscribers have been sent their ticket packet for TOWN HALL 2023, unless Will Call was chosen as the delivery. Expect tickets to arrive ... continue reading

3x Olympic Gold Medalist, ROWDY GAINES to join Michael Phelps for TOWN HALL

On February 6th, three-time Olympic gold medalist, member of the International Swimming Hall of Fame, and NBC Olympic swimming analyst ROWDY GAINES will join ... continue reading

Ringling College Library Association makes $600,000 gift to Ringling College

SARASOTA – As part its ongoing commitment of support, the Ringling College Library Association (RCLA) presented a gift of $600,000 to Ringling College President ... continue reading

2023 TOWN HALL Season Announcement

TOWN HALL NEW SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT   The 42nd season of bringing influencers from the world stage to our stage in Sarasota returns in January ... continue reading

Town Hall Announces Speaker Change

January 24, 2022 – Sarasota Ringling College Library Association announces that PAUL NICKLEN has had to cancel he appearance on February 7th,  RCLA is happy ... continue reading