Amy Nelson

Apr 272017
 

Thursday, May 25, 6 pm, Arthur Miller Library

Join Bailey Sisoy Isgro, owner of Detroit History Tours, for a fascinating lecture about some of the wild women of Detroit’s history! She will cover topics such as crime, prohibition, and prostitution, as well as Motown greats, heiresses done good, and Rosie the Riveter.

This program will be held in the Warren Community Center Cafeteria (room 420) down the hall from the Miller Library.

Registration is required. To register, click here or call 586.751.5377.

May 182017
 

Tuesday, June 6, 6 pm, Arthur Miller Library

Since its release in 1967, the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band has often been regarded as the single greatest rock album ever made, and one of the first rock concept albums.

Join professional Beatles’ scholar Aaron Krereowicz for a multimedia presentation discussing the landmark album, citing musical and historical precedents, and illustrating how songs developed through excerpts from interviews with the band members and clips of discarded takes.

This program will be held in Conference Room A (room 203) of the Warren Community Center.

Registration is required. To register, click here or call 586.751.5377.

Apr 212017
 

Tuesday, May 16, 7:30 pm, Lily’s Seafood Grille and Brewery

Join Books, Brew, & Banter each month to make new friends and enjoy good books, food, drink, and conversation together in a laid back atmosphere! You can pick up a copy of the book and possible discussion questions at the Miller Library or check it out on your eReader. (sample here). But don’t forget, even if you hate the book, or don’t finish it, come anyway! All are welcome.

The meeting will take place at Lily’s Seafood Grille and Brewery. Lily’s is located at 410 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067. The phone number is 248.591.5459. Our book for May is Will Grayson Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan.

Registration is required for this event. Register here or call 586.751.5377. Please note: In order to give an accurate head count to the venue, registration will close one day prior to the event, so be sure to register early!

Mar 292017
 

Thursday, April 20, 6:30 pm, Miller Library

Henry Ford called his wife his “believer” and he relied on her good common sense throughout their life together.

Join Mark Campbell from the Henry Ford Heritage Association for a riveting look into Clara Ford’s life. This talk illustrates the adage that behind every good man is a great woman and is sprinkled with wonderful stories of their life together.

This program will be held in the Community Center Cafeteria. Registration is required. Register here or call 586.751.5377.