Dec 122014

Thursday, December 18, 6:00 pm, Civic Center Library

William.ShakespeareJoin us as Jim Glenn visits the Civic Center Library to discuss the life and times of William Shakespeare. For more than thirty years, Mr. Glenn has made presentations about William Shakespeare to high school and college drama and English departments, theaters, private acting studios, senior groups, libraries, and other organizations.  Mr. Glenn’s lively and informative talk will delight us with tales of Shakespeare’s boyhood in Stratford and how his life in the Elizabethan era influenced and shaped his writings.

This event will take place in the conference room outside of the Civic Center Library. To register, call 586.574.4564.

Nov 242014

Monday, December 15, 6-7:30 pm, Arthur Miller Library

ChristPechacekine Pechacek, author of Is It Too Late To Get My Money Back? and If I Had Wanted a Trip Through Hell, I would Have Bought My Own Ticket, was born in Mount Clemens and grew up  in Warren in the 1950s. Join us at the Miller Library as she speaks about her candid memoirs, in which she shares her story of a difficult, abusive childhood and rocky, young marriage.

Registration is required for this program. Please call 586.751.5377 to register.

Dec 022014

Thursday, December 11, 6:00 pm, Civic Center Library

Built.In.Detroit.Bob.MorrisPlease join us when local author Bob Morris discusses his book, Built in Detroit: A Story of the UAW, a Company, and a Gangster.

Built in Detroit is part history, part biography, and part mystery. It discusses the life of Ken Morris, Bob’s father, as he moves to Detroit in 1935 and begins working at the Briggs Manufacturing Company. It includes the early of history of the UAW, and covers such important figures as Walter & Victor Reuther and Emil Mazey. It also covers the investigation into the beatings and assassination attempts on UAW leaders in the late 1940s. If you are interested in history that shaped Detroit and the auto industry, this is a presentation you will not want to miss!

This event will take place in the conference room outside of the Civic Center Library. Books will be available to be purchased and signed at this event. To register, call 586.574.4564.