Oct 292018
 

Thursday, November 15, 6 pm, Warren Civic Center Library

Please join us as we welcome is an award-winning journalist Susan Whitall to the Civic Center Library. Susan will be discussing her newest book Joni on Joni: Interviews and Encounters with Joni Mitchell. Joni on Joni collects 27 newspaper, magazine, television, and radio interviews with singer-songwriter Mitchell. Library Journal calls it a  “fascinating portrait of an artist is highly recommended for Mitchell’s fans and readers interested in the creative ­process.

Please join us to meet Susan Whitall and learn more about legendary musician Joni Mitchell. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Register online or call 586.574.4564.

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 082018
 

October 8-13, Civic Center Library, Arthur Miller Branch, Dorothy Busch Branch

In honor of Teen Read Week, we are looking for teens and tweens to showcase their artistic skills! Teens and tweens are encouraged to enter our contest to recreate their favorite (or least favorite) YA book cover with their own original art!

Pick up entry forms up at a participating library (Civic Center, Miller Branch, Busch Branch), or  download a form here. Feel free to work on your designs while in the library – markers and colored pencils will be provided.

Redesigns need to be submitted to the librarian at the information desk of any participating library by 5 pm on Saturday, October 13.

All entries will be posted in the teen areas of the participating  libraries and one lucky entry will be drawn for an awesome prize!

Ages 10-17.