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Author Visit

Sep
22
Thu

Meet the Author - Conoce a la autora: Graciela Elda Vespa de Schweizer

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/22/2016 06:30 PM 09/22/2016 07:30 PM America/New_York Meet the Author - Conoce a la autora: Graciela Elda Vespa de Schweizer

Venga a conocer la autora argentina aclamada mientras nos comparte palabras sentimentales y poderosas de unos de sus cuentos cortos del libro, Trasegando Historias en Ritmo de Vino.  Tal vez será algo de inspiración para entrar al concurso Write Michigan donde buscamos los mejores escritores de Michigan con premios de efectivo.  Para más detalles de Write Michigan y la nueva categoría española, visita writemichigan.org (este evento estará presentado en español)


Come meet this acclaimed Argentinian author as we share emotional, powerful words from some of her short stories found in, Trasegando Historias en Ritmo de Vino.  Perhaps she will be inspiration to enter the Write Michigan contest where we look for the best writers in Michigan with cash prizes. For Write Michigan details and the new Spanish category, visit writemichigan.org  (this event will be held in Spanish)

Wyoming Branch
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Wyoming Branch

Venga a conocer la autora argentina aclamada mientras nos comparte palabras sentimentales y poderosas de unos de sus cuentos cortos del libro,

Sep
7
Wed

Reed Photography: A Look at Michigan

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/07/2016 06:30 PM 09/07/2016 07:30 PM America/New_York Reed Photography: A Look at Michigan

In 2014, Todd and Brad traveled throughout Michigan, shooting from sunrise to sunset every Wednesday.  The program includes photos from their travels, which are also included in their book, Todd and Brad Reed's Michigan: Wednesdays in the Mitten. The program begins with a 25-minute slideshow displaying 250 photos from the book. After the slideshow, the floor is opened for questions - interacting with the audience is their favorite part of the program, Todd and Brad are happy to answer any questions. They bring books and other products with them to sell at the program’s conclusion. Sponsored by the Friends of the EGR Library.

East Grand Rapids Branch
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East Grand Rapids Branch

In 2014, Todd and Brad traveled throughout Michigan, shooting from sunrise to sunset every Wednesday.

Sep
26
Mon

Michigan Authors Night

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 09/26/2016 06:00 PM 09/26/2016 07:30 PM America/New_York Michigan Authors Night

Local authors will sign, sell and read passages from their books, and answer your questions about the writing and publishing process.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Local authors will sign, sell and read passages from their books, and answer your questions about the writing and publishing process.

Oct
8
Sat

Meet the Author: Kristina Riggle

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Add to Calendar 10/08/2016 02:00 PM 10/08/2016 03:00 PM America/New_York Meet the Author: Kristina Riggle

Join local author Kristina Riggle as she presents her new book Vivian in Red. Book sale and signing will follow. 

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Join local author Kristina Riggle as she presents her new book Vivian in Red. Book sale and signing will follow. 

Apr
28
Thu

Cascade Friends Spring Booked for Lunch

12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Add to Calendar 04/28/2016 12:30 PM 04/28/2016 02:00 PM America/New_York Cascade Friends Spring Booked for Lunch

The Friends of Cascade Library will host a luncheon and presentation by Gail M.
Snow, who will talk about her book Remarkable Ramona Park: a Passionate History of a Much Beloved Place. Pre-registration is requiredPlease select from three options :1) Luncheon for Friends members $10, 2) luncheon for non-members $12 and 3) author talk only $5.  Pay at the door. Deadline for registration is Monday, April 25 at 8pm. Author Visit. For adults.

Cascade Township Branch
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Cascade Township Branch

The Friends of Cascade Library will host a luncheon and presentation by Gail M.

May
4
Wed

Spend an Evening with Tom Rademacher

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Add to Calendar 05/04/2016 06:30 PM 05/04/2016 07:30 PM America/New_York Spend an Evening with Tom Rademacher

Participants will learn from a seasoned, well-regarded author and learn new tips and skills on how to report news, events, and human interest stories in the communities of Kentwood and Wyoming. Presented in partnership with WKTV. Pre-registration is required.

Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch
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Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch

Participants will learn from a seasoned, well-regarded author and learn new tips and skills on how to report news, events, and human interest stories in the communities of Kentwood and Wyoming.

Jun
15
Wed

Summer Foraging in the Midwest

6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Add to Calendar 06/15/2016 06:30 PM 06/15/2016 07:45 PM America/New_York Summer Foraging in the Midwest

Join Rachel Potter on a wild journey to learn about local plants that can be used for food and herbal medicine. Come away with tips on how to locate and eat summer berries like mulberry, and flowers like wild honeysuckle and bee balm. Learn proper identification, harvesting ethics and traditional uses. Recipes will also be discussed. Each class will aim to get outside for a plant walk if weather permits.

Walker Branch
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Walker Branch

Join Rachel Potter on a wild journey to learn about local plants that can be used for food and herbal medicine.

Jul
14
Thu

Summer Foraging in the Midwest

6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Add to Calendar 07/14/2016 06:30 PM 07/14/2016 07:45 PM America/New_York Summer Foraging in the Midwest

Join Rachel Potter on a wild journey to learn about local plants that can be used for food and herbal medicine. Come away with tips on how to locate and eat summer berries like mulberry, and flowers like wild honeysuckle and bee balm. Learn proper identification, harvesting ethics and traditional uses. Recipes will also be discussed. Each class will aim to get outside for a plant walk if weather permits.

Gaines Township Branch
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Gaines Township Branch

Join Rachel Potter on a wild journey to learn about local plants that can be used for food and herbal medicine.

Jul
12
Tue

Summer Foraging in the Midwest

6:30 PM to 7:45 PM
Add to Calendar 07/12/2016 06:30 PM 07/12/2016 07:45 PM America/New_York Summer Foraging in the Midwest

Rachel Potter on a wild journey to learn about local plants that can be used for food and herbal medicine. Come away with tips on how to locate and eat summer berries like mulberry, and flowers like wild honeysuckle and bee balm. Learn proper identification, harvesting ethics and traditional uses. Recipes will also be discussed. Each class will aim to get outside for a plant walk if weather permits.

Grandville Branch
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Grandville Branch

Rachel Potter on a wild journey to learn about local plants that can be used for food and herbal medicine.

Jun
4
Sat

Reading rocks in Rockford

9:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Add to Calendar 06/04/2016 09:45 AM 06/04/2016 01:00 PM America/New_York Reading rocks in Rockford

Join us for the 8th annual Reading Festival in Rockford! Kick off with our Opening Ceremony at 9:45 a.m. and enjoy a day centered around the joys of reading and writing. At various locations, we'll have a writing workshop, celebrate award-winning readers, get up close and personal with local authors and end the event Kickin' It with Katie L.! In partnership with the Rockford Rotary and Rockford Public Schools.

Krause Memorial Branch
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Krause Memorial Branch

Join us for the 8th annual Reading Festival in Rockford! Kick off with our Opening Ceremony at 9:45 a.m. and enjoy a day centered around the joys of reading and writing.