THIS WEEK IN SEPTEMBER

  1. Sunday Apr 22 SUNDAY SEMINAR WITH DAVID LEE GARRISON SUNDAY, APRIL 22; 2-3:30 PM @ The Greene SUNDAY SEMINAR, a free Writers’ Workshop, will feature DAVID LEE GARRISON presenting the topic “Using Poetry Techniques to Create Compelling Images -- for Writers of Poetry, Fiction and Nonfiction.” Please call 429-6302...
  2. Thursday Apr 26 NATIONAL POETRY MONTH READING THURSDAY, APRIL 26; 7 PM @ The Greene In honor of National Poetry Month, we are hosting a POETRY NIGHT with Wright State University poets. Come hear these four outstanding poets, who are either currently teaching at the University or...
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HOT BOOKS

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    Parents are letting us know how much their kids are enjoying this American History series. This one tells the story of how the first American patriots wanted to break away from Great Britain’s rule and how they went about it. The main character is a substitute history teacher named Rush Revere, who, along with his talking horse, can travel back in time to actually be with the patriots in that turbulent time. Readers will meet Benjamin Franklin, Paul Revere, and Samuel Adams as they learn about this dangerous and exciting time in our history. Book One in the series is Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims. These books for young readers (and adults) make history interesting and accessible in an entertaining and engaging manner.
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    You have probably heard about this book, but we want to add our excitement for it. If you like to be thoroughly absorbed in a story, this book is for you. It’s hefty, 771 pages, and that’s an asset, because when you love a book, you want to “live with it” for awhile. The story begins in present-day America when you become acquainted with thirteen-year-old Theo Decker. His mother has died in an accident and his father is out of the picture. He goes to live with a wealthy friend in New York, and there begins an odyssey into the world of art collecting that ultimately introduces him to the criminal underworld. The painting of a goldfinch is paramount to the story.
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    Nothing says WELCOME to a room like books! They draw you in and invite you to look at them. This book shows you many ways to use nooks and crannies in your home as resting places for your books, as well as in traditional bookcases and in unusual receptacles Use them as room dividers, space definers, and conversation pieces. Stack them as decorator objects, but most of all ENJOY them. They say a lot about who you are!
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SUNDAY SEMINAR WITH DAVID LEE GARRISON

SUNDAY, APRIL 22; 2-3:30 PM @ The Greene

SUNDAY SEMINAR, a free Writers’ Workshop, will feature DAVID LEE GARRISON presenting the topic “Using Poetry Techniques to Create Compelling Images -- for Writers of Poetry, Fiction and Nonfiction.”

Please call 429-6302 if you plan to attend.

David Lee Garrison’s poetry has appeared in Connecticut Review, Denver Quarterly, Poem, and Rattle. Two poems from his book, Sweeping the Cemetery, were read by Garrison Keillor on his nationally-syndicated radio program, The Writer’s Almanac, and one appeared in Keillor’s anthology, Good Poems, American Places.