Visit the Kalamazoo Public Library channel on YouTube for great clips from recent events and vintage items from the archives.
Arnie Johnston, perhaps the foremost translator of songs by Jacques Brel, presents "Songs You Thought You Knew," a collection of songs and music by Brel, Gabriel Fauré, Kurt Weill, Charles Aznavour, and others - accompanied by special guest D. Neil Bremer. Oshtemo Branch Library, May 8, 2012.
Historian Tom Buettner explains why 27 million people attended the 1893 Chicago World's Fair (World's Columbian Exposition) and describes Michigan's exhibits in his slide show. Presented Wednesday, May 9, 2012, at Kalamazoo Public Library.
Family historian and lecturer Tim Pinnick, whose 25 years experience includes work in all the major U.S. repositories, explains how to find and effectively use African American newspapers in genealogical research. Presented at Kalamazoo Public Library, May 6, 2012. Mr. Pinnick's appearance was cosponsored by Southwest Michigan Black Heritage Society.