Join facilitators from Celebrate Diversity Fox Cities as they lead us in meaningful and respectful conversations around the topics of homelessness and poverty as part of the Fox Cities Reads 2019. On Thursday, February 28, at 6:30 pm at the Kimberly Public Library we plan
Fox Cities Reads 2019 examines local and state-wide homelessness through Matthew Desmond’s 2016 New York Time’s Best Seller, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City. In tandem with events and readings throughout the Fox Cities this spring, the festival has partnered with several agencies
There are some very talented authors living right here in the Fox Cities, and one of them is picture book author Linda Vander Heyden. Linda is the author of three picture books published by Sleeping Bear Press, Mr. McGinty’s Monarchs, Hannah’s Tall Order and A Horse Named Jack. There
Marcia Bjornerud promises to teach skills that will help save the world. That’s no small task, but as a Professor of Geology at Lawrence University who has written an autobiography of the Earth, a paradigm shift in our thinking seems as natural as a shift
He was a tall white man from Appleton whose picture landed on the front pages of national newspapers after he was beaten in Montgomery, Alabama, in May 1961. Jim Zwerg had been a student at Beloit College and was one of many other Freedom Riders.
Whether true crime stories, literary fiction, or cozy mysteries, if you’re interested in the subject of murder in Wisconsin
September is the start of school, new notebooks, opening the first pages of books, and a fresh supply of pens and pencils.
By Joe Bongers Last week I had a chance to discuss the book Crossing the Driftless with the members of the Nonfiction Book Club here at the Elisha D. Smith Public Library in Menasha. The title of Lynne Diebel’s book has a romantic sound to
This fall we’ve got a fabulous variety of offerings for mystery lovers!
Gavin Schmitt is the local author of several nonfiction books