Oct 032018
 

Thursday, October 25, 6 pm, Miller Library

Local author Karen Dybis returns to the Miller Library to share the story of The Witch of Delray: Rose Veres & Detroit’s Infamous 1930’s Murder Mystery.

During the Great Depression in Detroit, a mysterious murder at a boardinghouse led to an investigation of Hungarian immigrant Rose Veres. Amid accusations of witchcraft, Rose and her son Bill were convicted of the brutal killing and suspected in a dozen more. Their cries of innocence went unheeded – until one lawyer, determined to seek justice, took on the case.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Registration required. Register here or call

586.751.5377.

Sep 172018
 

Wednesday, October 17, 6 pm, Miller Library

The Faygo Book is the social history of a company that has forged a bond with a city and its residents for more than a century. The story of Faygo, Detroit’s beloved soda pop, begins over a hundred years ago with two Russian immigrant brothers who were looking to get out of the baking business.

Author Joe Grimm mixes the ingredients of a successful beverage company confected in dicey times in a boom-and-bust town. The Faygo Book is the story of a pop, a people, and a place. These stories and facts will tickle the taste buds and memories of Detroiters and Faygo lovers everywhere. There WILL be a pop quiz!

Registration is required. Register here or call 586.751.5377.

 

Oct 032018
 

Wednesday, October 10, 6:30 pm, Dorothy Busch Library

The Warren Public Library is proud to host Annie Spence, author of Dear Fahrenheit 451: A Librarian’s Love Letters and Breakup Notes to the Books in her Life.  Told as a series of journal entries about the book in her life, Dear Fahrenheit 451 has received rave reviews. In a starred-review, Library Journal says it “will attract anyone who, upon walking into someone’s house, first side-eyes the bookshelves”. Booklist says “fellow bibliophiles will swoon at her well-articulated feelings about her favorites.”

Don’t miss you chance to meet Annie Spence and hear her talk about her  “laugh-out-loud funny, deeply moving collection of love letters and breakup notes to the books in her life”!

Register online today or call 586-353-0580. Books will be available for purchase.