All Ages Event

Special Storytime: Flibbertigibbety Words

Event date: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 11:00am

Gather around little Shakespeares! Did you know that Shakespeare invented or introduced over 1,000 words that we still use today! Author Donna Guthrie is visiting us virtually to share her new picture book all about some flibbertigibbety words and how young Shakespeare caught them! Check it out on Facebook!

ABOUT THE BOOK:
With quotes and sly references to the famous works of William Shakespeare and the words he invented, this adventurous ode to language will delight readers young and old.

Flibbertigibbety Words: Young Shakespeare Chases Inspiration Cover Image
By Donna Guthrie, Åsa Gilland (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645670629
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Page Street Kids - September 1st, 2020

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Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

The Good Fight with Jana Kramer and Mike Caussin

Event date: 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 7:00pm

Award-winning country music star Jana Kramer and husband former NFL player Mike Caussin host the award-winning Whine Down podcast where they explore the raw and real moments of their marriage. They join us virtually to share their new book "The Good Fight". Purchase of "The Good Fight" is required, please register below. 

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ABOUT THE BOOK: 

The Good Fight: Wanting to Leave, Choosing to Stay, and the Powerful Practice for Loving Faithfully Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062964236
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperOne - September 22nd, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Sing Some More!

Event date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 11:00am

Beloved Pout Pout Fish author Deborah Diesen joins us on Facebook for storytime to share her new book Sing Some More! Written in rhyme and full of musical fun this story introduces musical vocabulary to children through four spirited birds.

ABOUT SING SOME MORE! 

From just before dawn through the end of the day, four spirited birds

combine their vocal talents in a day-long concert for their neighborhood.

We perform our songs for others

Sing Some More Cover Image
By Deborah Diesen, Howard Gray (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534110526
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sleeping Bear Press - August 15th, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Cold Case Discussion with Cheyna Roth

Event date: 
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 7:00pm

Calling all true crime junkies! NPR radio’s Cheyna Roth is coming to talk about all things true crime and her book, Cold Cases: A True Crime Collection. From the Black Dahlia murder to the Freeway Phantom murders, let’s chat.

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Author Bio:

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Donuts! Go Nuts!

Event date: 
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:00am

A generous but increasingly put-upon bear makes batch after batch of doughnuts for her woodland friends without saving any for herself in this delightful debut picture book about counting, sharing, and being a good friend.

Dozens of Doughnuts Cover Image
By Carrie Finison, Brianne Farley (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525518358
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - July 21st, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

To Coach A Killer with the New York Times bestselling author, Victoria Laurie

Event date: 
Thursday, September 10, 2020 - 7:00pm

Victoria Laurie, the New York Times bestselling author of the Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye Mystery series is stopping by (virtually) with the second book in her newly released series titled, To Coach A Killer. Victoria and her new Life Coach Mystery series is an insanely fun ride! 

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ABOUT THE BOOK

To Coach a Killer (A Cat & Gilley Life Coach Mystery #2) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781496720344
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kensington - August 25th, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Danger, Mischief and Murder - Get Cozy!

Event date: 
Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 7:00pm

Get cozy with us! C.M. Gleason, Darcie Wilde and Dianne Freeman will share their newest cozy mysteries.

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Books and Author Descriptions

A LADY’S GUIDE TO MISCHIEF AND MURDER

Murder at the Capitol (Lincoln's White House Mystery #3) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781496723987
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kensington - January 28th, 2020

And Dangerous to Know (Rosalind Thorne Mystery #3) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781496720863
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kensington - December 31st, 2019

A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Murder (A Countess of Harleigh Mystery #3) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781496716934
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kensington - July 28th, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Me + the Bees with Mikaila Ulmer

Event date: 
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 7:00pm

A middle grade memoir from fifteen year-old lemonade entrepreneur and one of TIME Magazine's Top 30 Most Influential Teens, Mikaila Ulmer, and her advice for life and business. After landing a deal with Daymond John on Shark Tank, her lemonade is now sold in grocery stores across the country. In 2018, Mikaila launched her Healthy Hive Foundation, and 10 percent of the net profits from the sale of her lemonade goes to saving our honey bees. Come chat with Mikaila about her first book, Bee Fearless. 

Bee Fearless: Dream Like a Kid Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984815088
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 18th, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Not Your Normal #Lovestory

Event date: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 7:00pm

Their hilarious novels bring comparisons to #planebae, Gilmore Girls, and The Devil Wears Prada. Authors, Sonia Hartl (Not Your #Lovestory)and Becky Wallace (Far From Normal) stop in to share their new novels!

ABOUT FAR FROM NORMAL: 

Not Your #Lovestory Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781645670544
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Page Street Kids - September 1st, 2020

Far From Normal Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781645670568
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Page Street Kids - September 22nd, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Alien Tomato Storytime with Author Kristen Schroeder

Event date: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 11:00am

This will be a very special virtual storytime with author, Kristen Schroeder. Her new book, Alien Tomato, is sure to leave your little ones looking at vegetables differently.

ABOUT THE BOOK: 

When a mysterious red orb appears one day, the vegetables aren’t sure what to make of it. It must be an alien tomato! They name her Allie and try to make her feel as welcome as possible. But Gopher isn’t convinced. He’s sure it’s just a ball… Isn’t it?

Alien Tomato Cover Image
By Kristen Schroeder, Mette Engell (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781624149764
Availability: Not on our shelves. Usually ships in 3-5 business days.
Published: Page Street Kids - July 14th, 2020

Event address: 
Westgate Shopping Center
2513 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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