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LETHAL LUNCHES (Mystery Book Group).
Wednesday, March 6
1-2:30 pm at the City Hall Meeting Room (turn left when you enter the building).
March's title is Three Bags Full: A Sheep Detective Story by Leonie Swann. To join the conversation, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, March 14,
Location: The Owl, 9 West Main St.
Join us for a tasty and informative guide to what are increasingly popular drinks: Mocktails!
Owl owner Ryan Wilman is a whiz at craft cocktails and mocktails and will walk us through 3-4 different mocktail recipes. He’ll also describe essential elements and creative ways in which to select flavors for delicious alcohol-free drinks. Tasting? Of course! Recipe cards will be available and Library staff will bring show-and-tell books and other resources from the collection. Registration is required as space is limited. Register HERE.
Wednesday, March 27
WILLOW RUN & ROSIE THE RIVETER PROGRAM
Location: The Center
This lively presentation, led by Tribute Rosie Claire Dahl, will highlight the history of the Willow Run B-24 Bomber plant, the inspiring story of Rosie the Riveter and the involvement of the Yankee Air Museum with the National Veterans History Project.
Claire will present in costume and does a wonderful job of bringing to life a pivotal time in our country’s history for both women and men. She comes equipped with a graduate degree in women’s history and long experience as a volunteer for the American Rosie the Riveter Association's Michigan Willow Run Chapter. Suitable for all ages, and feel free to come in Rosie costume yourselves! Register HERE.
WASHTENAW READS MAIN EVENT
Sunday, April 14 3 PM
Ann Arbor District Library Downtown (343 S. Fifth Avenue).
The 2024 Washtenaw Reads Program on How the Word is Passed by Clint Smith.
The speaker will be Ashley Rogers, Director of the Whitney Plantation in Louisiana. The Whitney Plantation is featured Smith's book and he writes about the organization's focus on centering the experience of the people who were enslaved there in the tours and exhibits.
Smith leads the reader on an unforgettable tour of U.S. monuments and landmarks, which offer an intergenerational story of the central role slavery has played in shaping our collective history. Important, well researched and engaging, this book is sure generate valuable conversations.
The Washtenaw Reads Events page will continue to offer updated information on events.
SPRING SKILLET SUPPERS WITH MARY SPENCER
Tuesday, April 23
We welcome back the very popular Mary Spencer who will walk us through recipes for easy skillet dinners, including tastings! Register HERE.