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March 2017
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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

March 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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drawing of kids reading cat in the hat

Join us as we wish a very happy birthday to Dr. Seuss (Theodore Geisel). His books have sold more than 200 million copies and been translated into 20 languages! We will have fun activities for the children to enjoy.

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Bookmarks: The Underground Railroad

March 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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The Underground Railroad will be reviewed by Marian Wray. The National Book Award winner and #1 New York Times bestseller from Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for…

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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
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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
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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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