Friday | June 21, 2024 @ 6:00 pm

90 minutes

This event is rated G.



The evening will feature an onstage interview with Dr. Grandin, followed by a Q&A session, and a book signing. Copies of Dr. Grandin’s books will be available for purchase. While the event is free, tickets are required for entry. This event is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of Manitowoc Public Library and Visit Manitowoc.

Globally known for her work in autism education and animal behavior, Dr. Grandin is the New York Times bestselling author of several published books, in addition to numerous academic works on animal behavior. She has been interviewed on media outlets such as CBS, ABC, the Today Show, and was the subject of an Emmy award-winning HBO film, Temple Grandin.

If you go: Tickets are free and are required.

  • Please contact the Box Office at if you are unable to use your tickets so that they may be released to other interested attendees.
  • Ticketholders must be in the auditorium at the event start time. Any tickets not redeemed by 6:00 PM on the day of the event will be released to other interested attendees.
  • For information about accessibility such as wheelchairs and ASL, please visit the Accessibility page on our website. Requests for ASL interpretation must be received fourteen (14) days before the event.

We’re sorry, but this event is sold out and the waitlist is full. Standby tickets may be available on a first-come, first-served basis the night of the event. We recommend checking back closer to the date for any updates.

Standby seating will be available for this event:

  • Head to the Box Office beginning at 5 PM to get a standby number. ️
  • We’ll announce the estimated number of available seats at 5:45 PM.
  • Seating starts at 6 PM based on your standby number.

A standby number does NOT guarantee entry. We can’t guarantee seating together for groups or seating accommodations.

Getting Here

Capitol Civic Centre

913 S. 8th Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220


Street parking is available on Jay, South 7th, and Franklin Streets, as well as on nearby streets. The parking lot along the river off Quay Street (across from the Manitowoc Public Library) typically has available parking. There is limited parking in the lot with access on South 7th and Jay Streets.

Please read the signs around you before parking; some of the stalls in the parking lots surrounding the Capitol Civic Centre are leased. Please do not park in the Manitowoc Public Library lot during library hours.

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913 South 8th Street

913 South 8th Street, Manitowoc, WI, USA