skip to Main Content
Loading Events

Past Events › Books

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

March 2018

Bookmarks: Up Jumps the Devil and Reincarnation Blues

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Michael Poore book jackets

Dennis Norman will review Up Jumps the Devil and Reincarnation Blues by regional author Michael Poore. A special review of two imaginative books, one featuring the devil (he’s not that bad) and the other, death herself.

Find out more »

April 2018

Bookmarks: Before We Were Yours

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
book cover

Ronnie Early will review Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to…

Find out more »

Zine & Small Press Fest

April 21
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
zine fest

Zine (noun, informal) - a miniature magazine, typically self-published. Michigan City Public Library, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, and Artspace Uptown Artist Lofts are teaming up to present a free festival celebrating zines and small presses. Events include: Michigan City…

Find out more »

May 2018

Bookmarks: Sing, Unburied, Sing

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Sing, Unburied, Sing book cover

Sing, Unburied, Sing will be reviewed by Marian Wray. A searing and profound Southern odyssey by National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. Jojo and his toddler sister, Kayla, live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop, and the occasional presence of…

Find out more »

June 2018

First Day of Summer Reading Program

June 11
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Libraries Rock summer reading program logo

Celebrate the joy of reading and earn fun rewards along the way! You can sign up for the Summer Reading Program at the library’s Youth Services Desk beginning Monday, June 11. It’s easy to participate–just stop by the Youth Services…

Find out more »

Bookmarks: A Gentleman in Moscow

June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Gentleman in Moscow book jacket

Patricia Klewer will review A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street…

Find out more »

Historian Chris Siriano: The House of David Story

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
House of David book jacket and Chris Siriano photo

Historian and House of David Museum Director Chris Siriano will shed light on the fascinating story of the religious colony founded in Benton Harbor in 1903. The House of David entertained the nation for over three-quarters of a century, and…

Find out more »

July 2018

Bookmarks: Lord of Misrule

July 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Lord of Misrule book cover

Jessica Hoffmaster will review Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon. The book is divided into four sections, each concerned with one of four horse races at a "down on the luck" racetrack. The novel drew a positive response, with many…

Find out more »

August 2018

Bookmarks: The House Girl

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
House Girl book jacket

Hilda DeMuth Lutze will review The House Girl. The House Girl, the historical fiction debut by Tara Conklin, is an unforgettable story of love, history, and a search for justice, set in modern-day New York and 1852 Virginia. Featuring two…

Find out more »

September 2018

Author Valerie Van Heest: Lady Elgin Disaster

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
author Valerie Van Heest holding book

The library and the Old Lighthouse Museum in Michigan City will co-sponsor a talk by Valerie Van Heest, award-winning author of Lost on the Lady Elgin. On September 8, 1860, the steamer collided with a schooner during a storm on…

Find out more »

Writing Out Loud: Author Jaimy Gordon

September 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Jaimy Gordon and Lord of Misrule book cover

Writing Out Loud, the library's premiere author series, returns in September with Jaimy Gordon, author of the National Book Award winner Lord of Misrule. Jaimy was born in Baltimore. She graduated from Antioch College, received an MA in English from…

Find out more »

Bookmarks: Leonardo da Vinci

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Leonardo da Vinci book jacket

Dennis Norman will review Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson. He was history’s most creative genius. What secrets can he teach us? Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo’s astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Isaacson…

Find out more »

Writing Out Loud: Clare O’Donohue

September 29 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
O'Donohue and Beyond the Pale book cover

Best-selling mystery and suspense author Clare O’Donohue was born in Chicago. She loved to read. She received a degree in International Studies with a minor in Economics, then worked as a newspaper reporter on a small weekly. Later she worked…

Find out more »

October 2018

Writing Out Loud: Graham Hoppe

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Graham Hoppe and Gone Dollywood book jacket

Graham Hoppe writes about culture and history with a focus on food, music, and tourism. He is a graduate of the folklore program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While at UNC he studied topics such as…

Find out more »

Bookmarks: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Little Fires Everywhere book jacket

Therese Oniskin will review Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. From the bestselling author of Everything I Never Told You, a riveting novel that traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who…

Find out more »

Graphic Novels Book Club for Teens

October 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
March jacket

Do you like graphic novels? Join our new Graphic Novel Club! We'll explore graphic novels and comic books. For ages 13-18 years. Join us Thursday, October 25, as we read March. March is the story about John Lewis and his involvement…

Find out more »

Writing Out Loud: Maurice Broaddus

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Marcus Broaddus and book jacket

Maurice Broaddus was originally born in London, England, but has lived in Indianapolis, Indiana for most of his life. A community organizer and teacher, his work has appeared in magazines like Lightspeed Magazine, Weird Tales, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Asimov’s, Cemetery Dance, Uncanny Magazine, with some of his…

Find out more »

November 2018

Bookmarks: Where the Crawdads Sing

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Crawdads book jacket

Patricia Klewer will review Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found…

Find out more »

Young Adult Book Club

November 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
+ Google Map
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone book cover

Join us for the first meeting of the Young Adult Book Club! We will discuss Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

Find out more »
+ Export Events
Back To Top
×Close search
Search