Books make great gifts, so come get stocked up for the Holidays!


Author Signing: Bill O. Smith, 4 A.M. December 25

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Come celebrate a new picture book from Bill Smith and Glenn Wolf.  This heart-warming story shows what happens at 4:00 am with the arrival of a soldier Dad to his home, while the children are snuggled in their beds.

Author Signing: Richard Smith, Great Michigan Deer Tales #6

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm. This is Richard Smith's 6th collection of true short stories about how, where, when and by whom Michigan's biggest bucks have been bagged, with one notable exception. That exception is a chapter about the highest scoring nontypical ever recorded for the state, which was found dead more than a month after hunting seasons ended. Other chapters are about state record muzzleloader and crossbow bucks, the highest scoring 8-point taken by a bowhunter, Leelanau County's best bucks and a unique nontypical taken by a hunter in the Upper Peninsula (UP). Still more chapters are about a father and son deer hunt for the books, the best year for Booners in the UP and much, much more. You won't want to miss the chapter about the Michigan hunter who has 31 bucks in state records, including a number of Boone and Crockett.


Live Music: Beastie and Moon

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm. Beastie & The Moon is Melonie Steffes on guitar and vocals with Shaun Anchak on drums and  bass.  Heavily influenced by poets like Leonard Cohen, Kristen Hirsch, Nina Simone and Nick Cave, Melonie’s offerings are lyric driven, with music and vocal styling for emphasis.

Author Signing: Jessica and Craig Garrow, A Time In Nostalgia

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm. This book is for all Si-Fi enthusiast, long time readers and those new to the genre. It is good for all ages. Nostalgia is more than just a familiar feeling. It’s a cherished moment in time. If you were a time traveler where would you go to get that time bauble that you need? You’ll find it at Nostalgia. Follow young Tobin as he uncovers a secret antique store for time travels in the old space station of Nostalgia.


Author Signing: Barbara Kudwa, Finding God Anew

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Author Barbara Kudwa unveils how God never gave up on her. She takes you down a very personal journey through the storms of life to hope and healing as her relationship with God is tested. She faces challenges in marriages resulting in divorces, heartbreak in pregnancy loss, and deaths of family members, along with holding onto unforgiveness and anger from shocking betrayals.  Experiencing trauma, anxiety, pain and grief, she turns to God for hope, allowing her relationship with God to flourish and her brokenness to heal.

Author Signing: Kaye Krapohl and Ken Scott, Leelanau Trek

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Renowned artists, photographer Ken Scott and painter Kaye Krapohl, trekked the entire 100 miles of the Leelanau Peninsula Lake Michigan shoreline.  The recorded and documented its beauty while walking two miles at a time during all seasons.


Story Hour: Dinosaurs

Friday, December 9, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:00am. Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour.  Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.

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