$10,000 Grant Will Support Programming During Recovery from the Coronavirus Pandemic Mercer, WI — A group of seven Northwoods libraries has been selected to receive one of 200 nationwide library grants for the American Library Association’s American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grants for Libraries opportunity, an emergency relief program to assist libraries that have been adversely […]
Tuesday, May 29, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Karen Dionne, author of The Marsh King’s Daughter, will appear at the Presque Isle Library on Tuesday, May 29th Refreshments at 5:30 PM, Presentation at 6 p.m. Karen Dionne is the author of THE FREEZING, BOILING POINT, THE KILLING: UNCOMMON DENOMINATOR and most recently she is the USA Today and […]
Monday, June 24th at 6:30 p.m. Peter Annin, author of the critically acclaimed Great Lakes Water Wars, will speak at the Mercer Library on Monday, June 24th at 6:30 p.m. Nobody knows better than Peter Annin the stakes that are in play in the decades-old fight to protect the world’s largest freshwater system from outside profiteers. […]
Friday, July 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Story master Jerry Apps, joined by his daughter Susan Apps-Bodilly, share the memories that footnote the family recipes plucked straight from the matriarch Eleanor Apps’s well-worn, Depression Era recipe box in their book Old Farm Country Cookbook: Recipes, Menus and Memories. Jerry and Susan will appear at the Frank B. […]
Wednesday, July 18, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. John Bates, author of Our Living Ancestors: the history and ecology of old-growth forests in Wisconsin and where to find them, will speak at the Winchester Public Library on July 18, 2019, at 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. Susan Gloss, author of The Curiosities, will appear at the Minocqua Public Library on August 1, 2019, at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. Melanie McManus, author of Thousand Miler: Adventures Hiking the Ice Age Trail, will appear at the Boulder Junction Public Library on August 6, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. In thirty-six thrilling days, Melanie Radzicki McManus hiked 1,100 miles around Wisconsin, landing her in the elite group of Ice Age […]
Karen Dionne, author of The Marsh King’s DaughterPresque Isle Community LibraryMay 28, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. Peter Annin, author of The Great Lakes Water WarsMercer Public LibraryJune 24, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Jerry Apps and Susan Apps-Bodilly, authors of Old Farm Country CookbookFrank B. Koller Memorial Library, Manitowish WatersJuly 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. John […]
Our six public library partners have been hard at work planning our schedule of events for the 2018 Northwoods Book Festival. We’re excited about the lineup, and invite you to stay connected with us here or on Facebook for announcements as more events and details are added! 2018 Featured Events: Book launch party for Callie […]