Come read/listen to excerpts from James Joyce’s Ulysses on Bloomsday*, Friday, June 16 at 3:30 PM. We’ll serve tea (hot and iced) and sweets. 

See our event listed with the Dublin Bloomsday Festival Global Bloomsday events.

*Bloomsday is June 16th, the day in 1904 that the action of Joyce’s 1922 novel Ulysses takes place.

If one of your reading goals has ever been to read the whole or part of Joyce’s Ulysses, listed below are some resources to get started. We’ll meet again in a year, on Friday, June 14, 2024, and talk about how we did!

photo of the book Ulysses by James Joyce

An invitation and guide to a Reading Odyssey: Ulysses by James Joyce

Listen to Ulysses: You can listen to entire book in 100 episodes read by Friends of Shakespeare and Company, online at, can also be found on Apple podcasts

Companion books:

Companion videos:

(All are available to stream online with Kanopy, available with a Cook Library resident or part-time resident card)

Great Courses: Ulysses (3 lecture series)

Feature films

Bloomsday reading and tea, June 16th
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