Van Buren District Library will congratulate and thank long-time library employee, Denise Campagna, for 17 years of exceptional service during an open house at the Lawrence Branch, Saturday, April 1, which marks Campagna’s last day on the job.
LAWRENCE - The Friends of the Lawrence Library will sponsor a free concert featuring the Mall City Harmonizers on Friday, March 24 at 7 p.m. at the Van Buren Conference Center, 490 S. Paw Paw St., Lawrence.
MATTAWAN - Advertising posters promising a “war job with a future,” “a proud profession,” and “a lifetime education with expenses paid” beckoned nearly 180,000 women to enlist in the U. S. Cadet Nurse Corps between 1943 and 1945.
Shawn Schipper, Mattawan, was named the area’s champion chili chef at the Antwerp Sunshine Library’s first-ever Chili Cook-off. His blend of beef, spices, cocoa powder, red wine vinegar, and tomatoes was the public’s overall favorite in the tight taste-testing race.
The Paw Paw District Library is hosting a special Author Event for a Michigan Notable Book author. Desiree Cooper, the author of Know the Mother, a collection of short stories, will be here on Sunday, April 2 at 2 p.m. The library will open for a while that day just for her.
The Lawrence Library is hosting author, Lisa Wheeler, for a program, reading and book signing on March 27, beginning at 5 p.m. This special visit is part of the 2017 Michigan Reads! featuring Wheeler’s book, Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum.