Category Archives: books and authors

Book Discussion Group Invites Students

Among the many groups which meet regularly at Manchester District Library is an adult book discussion group. The open group meets monthly for most of the year and discusses a new book at each meeting. Titles for the year are … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a theme that pops into my mind during the holiday season. Wanting to share a remarkable and researched reason to forgive and to promote an upcoming program at Manchester District Library, I Goggled the word. As happens with … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week Begins

Books are challenged for many reasons. Usually, with the best of intentions, book content is challenged to protect others from subject matter deemed harmful. Also, with the best of intentions,  people fight censorship to protect freedom of speech. http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/09/freedom-read-under-fire-attempts-ban-books-continue

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book discussion group date change

The Book Discussion Group has changed their meeting date from Wed. May 22 to Wed. May 29. The meeting will begin at 7pm in the Village Room. Copies of Bloom by Kelle Hampton are still available at the circulation desk … Continue reading

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Bloom, by Kelle Hampton

This month’s book group pick is Bloom by Kelle Hampton. Extra copies are available now for checkout. It’s also available through Download Destination as a library ebook. The book group will meet on Wednesday, May 22 at 7pm to discuss. … Continue reading

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on the new shelf this week

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Celebrate March is Reading Month

School-age children in the Manchester area are invited to participate in a special drawing for March is Reading Month.        Tom Angleberger, author of the fun and popular Origami Yoda series, donated an autographed copy of Darth Paper … Continue reading

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book group for March

The March book selection is Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris. It’s likely you’ve heard Sedaris reading one of his humorous essays on National Public Radio (and you can listen to some of them online, here), but “humorous” … Continue reading

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are you interested in writing for children?

If you’re interested in writing and/or illustrating books for children, the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators–Michigan Chapter invites you to attend one of their informal writing meetups. Nearby meetups happening soon include: Area: Ann Arbor When: Sunday February 17, … Continue reading

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looking ahead

Both the Family History Guild and the Book Discussion Group are taking a break this month for the holidays. That doesn’t mean, though, that there’s nothing in the works! In January, the Family History Guild will host local genealogist guru … Continue reading

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