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1:00 pm Teen Writing Festival @ AADL Downtown
Teen Writing Festival @ AADL Downtown
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Teens who are interested in writing, or who entered this year’s “It’s All Write” writing contest are welcomed to the Library for a special afternoon celebrating writing and teen writers. Participate in a writing workshop, …

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4:00 pm Patrick Lohier: Radiant Night @ Bookbound
Patrick Lohier: Radiant Night @ Bookbound
Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
We are pleased to present Patrick Lohier, whose enticing debut novel, Radiant Night, blends history, mystery and adrenaline to produce a wildly entertaining and fast-paced literary thriller. Patrick’s stories, book reviews, and essays have appeared in …

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6:30 pm RC Drama: Twelfth Night @ Arboretum (Peony Garden entrance)
RC Drama: Twelfth Night @ Arboretum (Peony Garden entrance)
Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The 2019 Shakespeare in the Arb play is Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s story of love and identity, mistaken and otherwise, brims with some of the bard’s most well-loved speeches and songs. The performance dates and times: …

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7:00 pm Sharon McRill: Downsizing the Silver Tsunami @ Literati
Sharon McRill: Downsizing the Silver Tsunami @ Literati
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
We welcome author Sharon McRill, president of The Betty Brigade based in Ann Arbor, in support of her new book Downsizing the Silver Tsunami: Who to Call and Where Does the Stuff Go? About the book: This …

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10:30 am Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox: Llama Destroys the World @ AADL Downtown
Jonathan Stutzman and Heather Fox: Llama Destroys the World @ AADL Downtown
Jun 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
For Whom Grade K–5 Description Meet Llama, the next great picture-book megastar, who has most definitely driven a bus and who loves tacos way more than you. He also loves cake, and that’s where our …

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7:00 pm Fiction at Literati: Sarah Dessen: The Rest of the Story @ Literati
Fiction at Literati: Sarah Dessen: The Rest of the Story @ Literati
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Literati is thrilled to welcome bestselling novelist Sarah Dessen in support of her latest book The Rest of the Story. A book signing will follow an author talk and Q&A. A copy of The Rest of the Story is required …

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7:00 pm Poetry and the Written Word: Workshop @ Crazy Wisdom
Poetry and the Written Word: Workshop @ Crazy Wisdom
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Crazy Wisdom Poetry Series hosted by Joe Kelty, Ed Morin, and David Jibson • Second and Fourth Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. in the Crazy Wisdom Tea Room • Second Wednesdays are poetry workshop nights. All writers welcome …

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8:00 pm Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Poetry Salon: One Pause Poetry @ Argus Farm Stop
Jun 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
ONE PAUSE POETRY SALON is (literally) a greenhouse for poetry and poets, nurturing an appreciation for written art in all languages and encouraging experiments in creative writing. We meet every Weds in the greenhouse at …

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10:00 am Barbara Stark-Nemon: A Novel Path to a Second Career @ Towsley Auditorium, Washtenaw Community College
Barbara Stark-Nemon: A Novel Path to a Second Career @ Towsley Auditorium, Washtenaw Community College
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Barbara Stark-Nemon, author of award-winning novels Even in Darkness and Hard Cider, lives, writes, cycles, swims, does fiber arts, and gardens in Ann Arbor and Northport, Michigan. She has degrees in English literature, art history, …

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6:30 pm RC Drama: Twelfth Night @ Arboretum (Peony Garden entrance)
RC Drama: Twelfth Night @ Arboretum (Peony Garden entrance)
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The 2019 Shakespeare in the Arb play is Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s story of love and identity, mistaken and otherwise, brims with some of the bard’s most well-loved speeches and songs. The performance dates and times: …

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7:00 pm Fiction at Literati: Ocean Vuong: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous @ Literati
Fiction at Literati: Ocean Vuong: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous @ Literati
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
As part of our ongoing Fiction at Literati Series, we welcome celebrated author and poet Ocean Vuong in support his debut novel, On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous. About the book: Named one of the most anticipated books of 2019 …

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7:00 pm Mandy McGovern: A Little Taste of Michigan @ Nicola's Books
Mandy McGovern: A Little Taste of Michigan @ Nicola's Books
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Mandy McGovern is joining us to share her debut cookbook, My Little Michigan Kitchen. After collecting cookbooks on her travels Mandy noticed Michigan was missing its own signature cookbook. She will be sharing little taste of …

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7:00 pm Richard W. Thomas: Going Home to My Soul, and Open Mic and Share @ Bookbound
Richard W. Thomas: Going Home to My Soul, and Open Mic and Share @ Bookbound
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
After a successful career as a historian, author, and advocate for Racial Amity, Richard W. Thomas is returning home to his poetic roots. His new book Going Home to My Soul: Collected Poems and Narratives is …

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6:30 pm RC Drama: Twelfth Night @ Arboretum (Peony Garden entrance)
RC Drama: Twelfth Night @ Arboretum (Peony Garden entrance)
Jun 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The 2019 Shakespeare in the Arb play is Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s story of love and identity, mistaken and otherwise, brims with some of the bard’s most well-loved speeches and songs. The performance dates and times: …

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6:30 pm RC Drama: Twelfth Night @ Arboretum (Peony Garden entrance)
RC Drama: Twelfth Night @ Arboretum (Peony Garden entrance)
Jun 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The 2019 Shakespeare in the Arb play is Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s story of love and identity, mistaken and otherwise, brims with some of the bard’s most well-loved speeches and songs. The performance dates and times: …

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