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Live @ the Library

Information about upcoming speakers, events, and workshops for Live @ the Library. All events are FREE.

Live @ the Library 

Richard Norton Smith Presents: An Ordinary Man
Monday, June 3rd @ 7:00 p.m.
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For many Americans, President Gerald Ford was the genial accident of history who controversially pardoned his Watergate-tarnished predecessor, presided over the fall of Saigon, and became a punching bag on Saturday Night Live. Yet as Richard Norton Smith reveals in his Michigan Notable book full of surprises, Ford was an underrated leader whose tough decisions and personal decency look better with the passage of time. Copies of An Ordinary Man: The Surprising Life and Historic Presidency of Gerald R. Ford will be available to purchase at this event.

Nancy DeJong: Hiking the North Country Trail
Tuesday, June 25th @ 7:00 p.m.
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Nancy hiked all impressive 1,164 miles of the North Country National Scenic Trail in Michigan and some miles in all of the other 8 states that comprise the trail. She will talk about her experience with hiking and encourage attendees of all ages to explore the trails close to home.

Janet Kasic: Where Eagles Fly - Michigan's Upper Peninsula
Tuesday, July 23rd @ 7:00 p.m.
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Explore the Wilds of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, which Michiganders refer to as God's Country. It offers unspoiled forests, waterfalls, coastal villages, and a rocky terrain. Discover the hardy individuals and a culture unique to this northern wilderness they call home.