Local Author to Present Book Talk on Underground Railroad Nov. 22

Local Author to Present Book Talk on Underground Railroad Nov. 22 (EVENT page) FERNDALE, MI – Evelyn Millstein, a Royal Oak-based Librarian who has studied African American history for seventy of her eighty-six years, comes to the Ferndale Library on Tue, Nov 22 to discuss her new book The Underground Railroad: A Movement That Changed…

Royal Oak Author Helps Girls be EmPOWERed, Book Event Nov. 19

Royal Oak Author Helps Girls be EmPOWERed, Book Event Nov. 19 (EVENT page) Detroit, MI – From cyberbullying to societal pressure, 21st century girls face challenges that generations before them may have never imagined. But they also have unlimited resources and opportunities to live powerfully. Rasheda Kamaria Williams, an award-winning mentor and chief empowering officer…

Author Talk: John Connolly

The Book of Lost Things was originally rejected by a publisher because they disliked the description of Little Red Riding Hood being intimate with The Big Bad Wolf.

Author John Connolly read the controversial passage to a room full of fans at the Ferndale Public Library’s Author Talk held March 29, 2011. The talk was part of a month-long celebration of reading that is becoming a Ferndale Library Tradition.