Keegan C. Rodgers, owner of The Lakehouse Bakery in Chelsea, leads this lively talk on how to entertain for big and small with a variety of appetizers. From caprese skewers, to multi-dimensional dips and everything in between you will learn a variety of recipes. This event will include a DEMO.
Why is an observatory in Ann Arbor named for Detroit? What made the Detroit Observatory a milestone for the University of Michigan and American higher education? How was the Observatory central to the growth of American astronomical science, when did it lose that role, and how did it get it back? And who were some of the people who made it all happen? Gary Krenz of the University’s Bentley Historical Library will explore these and other questions in this talk.
Use some of AADL's button makers to make cool buttons for coats, bags and more!
Celebrate National Paper Airplane Day by folding planes from the classic dart to the Nakamura Lock while learning the basics of aerodynamics.
Learn about electricity while making simple circuits with conductive tape and dough.
The Voices in Print Speaker Series features three printmakers working in the field today. Each will speak for 20-30 minutes on how they are involved in printmaking & related topics.
The series includes:
- 10:30–11:00am: Amos Kennedy of Amos Kennedy Prints
- 11–11:30am: Sarah Brown of Questionable Press
- 11:30 am–noon: Greg Walters, Typecaster & Printer will discuss Artistic Printing and the Printer's International Specimen Exchange.
Drop in to hear any of these dynamic speakers during our celebration of printmaking!
Come pick out a new-to-you costume for this year!
This is a wonderful chance to save money, clear your closet, and pick out something snazzy for this year from the gently used and clean costumes dropped off at any Library location during the month of October.
Michigan has always been a region of mystery. Many strange occurrences have been documented, and tales of allegedly paranormal activity continue to surface to the present day.
Have you ever wondered if you could make money from your photography? Are you ready for a new challenge, or just want to experience the thrill of seeing your photograph in national publications? Local photographer Susan Montgomery will explain what stock photography is, share her journey with photography, and walk you through the steps to help you get started in stock photography using examples from her own work.
Join us for a talk about climate-related migration and what that might mean for the Midwest. Dr. Matt Hauer of Florida State University will share his research on sea level rise, climate change, and migration, followed by a community conversation about climate change and potential migration-related shifts in the Midwest.
This event is in partnership with the City of Ann Arbor.