Everyone is welcome at the 8th annual African American Read-In at the Springfield Art Museum on Friday, February 24 from 7 to 8:30 PM.
One of the most prolific American storytellers of all time, Garrison Keillor is a writer and humorist best known as the creator of the popular live radio variety program, A Prairie Home Companion. He hosted the show from 1974-2016, attracting more than 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations each week.
Springfield author Dinah Havens will sell and sign copies of her book, “The Last Classroom,” from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, in the Library Center concourse, 4653 S. Campbell Ave.
A single mother and her son from small Beachtown, Missouri, decide to indulge on a vacation to New York City. When an accident changes their lives, the teenage boy finds out that there is a large bill from the hospital waiting in the mailbox. Being the small population that Beachtown is, the boy finds only one place to earn pay: the slaughterhouse. Proceeds from book sales will benefit the ASPCA.
‘British Literature Book Club’
July 6 at Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
Adults are invited to attend British Literature Book Club at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 6, in the Midtown Carnegie Branch Library upstairs meeting room, 397 E. Central St.
Discuss books written by British authors. This month’s selection is “Death Comes to Pemberley” by P. D. James. Tea and biscuits will be provided.