Sep 032013


B.J. Hollars author of Sightings: Stories to speak October 16 | 7:00 p.m. on  “Coming-of-Age Midwestern”.   In addition to his short stories and editing work, B.J. Hollars is the author of two books of nonfiction, Thirteen Loops: Race, Violence and The Last Lynching in America and Opening Doors: The Desegregation of the University of Alabama and the Fight for Tuscaloosa.  Hollar’s visit is part of the 14th annual Chippewa Valley Book Festival

Apr 222013

Views of Lake Menomin

April 24 | 7:00 p.m.

The author of 97 views of Lake Menomin invites you to attend this reading. This reading will be a verbal/visual anecdotal story of the U.W.-Stout Art Department, it’s beginnings in 1964 and Mr. Schulman’s beginnings in 1966 as an Artist and developing Art Educator. It also records the author wrestling with verbal and visual relationships that eventually climb into poetry. The poetry included will help describe his artistic philosophy.

Feb 132013

Tasha Schuh 

Author of My Last Step Backward.  Will be signing copies of her book:

Friday, February 22
11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Library Meeting Room

Tasha Schuh of Ellsworth, Inspirational Speaker, the reigning Ms. Wheelchair USA, and 2012 recipient of the National Rehabilitation Award, has released her first book, “My Last Step Backward.” Discover Tasha’s remarkable spirit in this poignant memoir that seeks to inspire you to welcome adversity and face your own trap door of opportunity.

Oct 182012

The Lighthouse Road

In the wilds of early-20th-century Duluth, Minnesota, the orphan son of an immigrant woman tries to build a life for himself and the woman he loves.

Author Peter Geye read from his new book of fiction The Lighthouse Road to an interested gathering of readers last night as part of the Chippewa Valley Book Festival.  The title, released just this week, promises to be a  marvelous read.  Better get yourself on the list.