Celebrate Reading Group Month!.

I couldn’t let October scurry away without pointing out that it is National Reading Group month and CADL has a wonderful range of book discussion groups throughout the district including groups that focus on Mysteries or Speculative Fiction; groups geared …

Celebrate Diwali with Us!.

Diwali, also known as the “festival of lights,” is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in Autumn every year. According to diwalifestival.org, the festival signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil and hope over despair. …

Finding Family: State Hospitals.

Recently I went with my supervisor Jessica T. to a fascinating program at the Howell District Library on the Michigan State Sanatorium, which opened in Howell in 1907 and closed in 1982. We both had relatives who were patients at “The San” who …

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