Connect with the Folger

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Let’s stay in touch! The Folger offers several ways to stay informed about what's going on around the library and in the Shakespeare world. 

Email updates

Sign up to receive email updates from the Folger. What would you like to hear about?

  • Shakespeare Plus: A bi-weekly newsletter all about Shakespeare, his plays, his world, and his legacy today
  • What's On: A monthly newsletter about upcoming Folger Shakespeare Library programs and events
  • Education: The monthly Bard Notes newsletter and other email updates for K-12 teachers
  • Research Bulletin: A bi-monthly newsletter for scholars announcing deadlines for Folger fellowships and Institute programs, plus news from Shakespeare Quarterly and the library
  • Special Offers and Promotions: Email updates about Folger Theatre, Folger Consort, poetry, PEN/Faulkner, lectures, screenings, and other events and programs at the Folger
  • Get Involved: Receive occasional emails about opportunities to support the Folger and become involved as a member

Folger blogs

Shakespeare Unlimited podcast

This podcast explores the fascinating and varied connections between Shakespeare, his works, and the world around us. Available on SoundCloud, iTunes, Google Play, and NPR One. Learn more.

Social media


  • @FolgerLibrary Up-to-the-minute news about Folger programs and activities, plus what's new in Shakespeare and early modern thinking—from the ivory tower to popular culture!
  • @FolgerEd Connecting educators to resources for teaching Shakespeare, plus updates about programs, workshops, and student festivals.
  • @FolgerResearch Insights into the collections and research opportunities at the Folger Shakespeare Library, including what's happening in the reading rooms, and featuring images of collection items.
  • @PENFaulkner The foundation behind PEN/Faulkner, America's largest peer-juried award for fiction, shares the latest in book news, what's happening with its celebrated reading series at the Folger, and updates on its two annual fiction awards.







Main (202) 544-4600
Box Office (202) 544-7077
​Fax (202) 544-4623