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March 2017

Author William Hazelgrove: Madam President

March 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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William Hazelgrove

Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson by William Hazelgrove is a vivid, engaging portrait of the woman who became the acting President of the United States in 1919, months before women officially won the right to vote. Hazelgrove…

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April 2017

Bookmarks: The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Ronnie Earley will review this thrilling new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa See.  It explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter who has been adopted by an American couple. The program will also…

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Novel Conversations with Edward Kelsey Moore

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Indiana Humanities awarded 22 public libraries the opportunity to host a speaker from the 2016 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award. MCPL will host author Edward Kelsey Moore. Moore is an Indianapolis native and the author of the best-selling…

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May 2017

Bookmarks: What the Lady Wants

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Patricia Klewer will review What the Lady Wants:  A Novel of Marshall Field and the Gilded Age by Renee Rosen. In late-nineteenth-century Chicago, visionary retail tycoon Marshall Field made his fortune wooing women customers with his famous motto: “Give the…

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June 2017

First Day of the Summer Reading Program

June 12
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Build a Better World

Monday, June 12 is the first day to sign up for the Summer Reading Program! All ages, newborns through adults, are welcome to participate. Read and record your reading hours and you'll be eligible to win a free book and…

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Bookmarks: It Can’t Happen Here

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Dennis Norman will review It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis.  The only one of Lewis's later novels to match the power of Babbitt and Arrowsmith, It Can't Happen Here is an alarming, eerily timeless work. The Chicago Tribune described the book as "written…

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July 2017

Bookmarks: Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Hilda DeMuth Lutze will review Commonwealth:  A Novel by Ann Patchett   One Sunday afternoon in Southern California, Bert Cousins shows up at Franny Keating’s christening party uninvited.  Before evening falls, he has kissed Franny’s mother, Beverly—thus setting in motion the…

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August 2017

Author Visit: Andrea Petersen

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Andrea Peterson

Join journalist Andrea Petersen for a discussion about her new book, On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety, a vivid account of living with serious anxiety and a dive into the science that is unraveling the mysteries of the anxious brain…

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Bookmarks: Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Into the Water, the new novel by Paula Hawkins

Jessica Hoffmaster will review Into the Water by Paula Hawkins. A single mother turns up dead at the bottom of the river that runs through town. Earlier in the summer, a teenage girl met the same fate. They are not…

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Cub Fans Dream Come True

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Meet the author of Cub Fans Dream Come True, a sweet and poignant love letter to the Chicago Cubs.  Wanatah resident David Wilgus wrote this story “for the express purpose of giving reading pleasure to baseball fans throughout the country.”

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