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Chris Fascione brings literature to life with mime, juggling, comedy, and audience participation! This performance was captured at Central Library, Thursday, June 13, 2013.
Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers were the centerpiece of a fun-in-the-sun party that served as the official kick-off of the 2013 KPL Summer Reading Program on Saturday, June 8, 2013, outdoors at Central Library.
Located along the eastern side of the Stuart neighborhood in Kalamazoo, Michigan, Arcadia Creek was the center of a major development project more than twenty years ago. Author and historian Lynn Houghton presented an examination of its history and the project itself at Kalamazoo Public Library, May 22, 2013.
Michigan author Bob Tarte talks about his pets, and his latest book, "Kitty Cornered: How Frannie and Five Other Incorrigible Cats Seized Control of Our House and Made It Their Home." Presented May 21, 2013, at Washington Square Branch Library.
Dr. Sharon Carlson, historian and neighborhood resident, shares her extensive knowledge of the Stuart Neighborhood history and founding families. Presented May 1, 2013, at Kalamazoo Public Library.
Author D. E. Johnson discusses the research and writing process for his newest novel, "Detroit Breakdown," the third book in his Will Anderson series. Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Washington Square Branch Library.
Lynn Houghton, co-author of "Kalamazoo: Lost and Found," examines the variety of architectural styles that are found in Kalamazoo's Stuart Historic District. Presented Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Kalamazoo Public Library.
Highlights from the Doggone Fun! program, featuring author Leslie Helakoski, plus a visit from Zeus, the world's tallest dog! Presented Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Eastwood Branch Library.