April Showers bring . . . plenty of time for reading indoors!


LIVE MUSIC: Songwriters in the Round

Friday, April 17th, 8:30PM to 10:30PM

The Songwriters will be back with their usual assortment of amazing musicians.


Poetry Presentation for Children: Leland James with Animal Land: An Allegorical Fable

Saturday, April 18th, 12PM to 2PM

Leland James has written three books of poetry, ANIMAL LAND being his newest.  He will present selections from this book and his book called INSIDE APPLES: POEMS FOR THE PARLOR AND PORCH for appreciation and understanding.  The poetry presentation is roughly 30 minutes and will be done at both 12:00 pm and again at 1:00 pm.

 Animal Land: An Allegorical Fable
We All Made History

Author Signing: Lona King with We All Made Histoy

Saturday, April 18th, 2PM to 4PM

WE ALL MADE HISTORY is a collection of personal stories from people who were in the military. Many military have put their lives on the line for you to be free. The real Heroes never returned. When you see veterans, shake their hand and thank them for their service.

 LIVE MUSIC: Kat Eldred

Friday, April 24th, 8:30PM to 10:30PM

Kat is a longtime favorite at Horizon Books with her guitar playing and beautiful singing.  This local with a style all her own is sure to leave you wanting more.  

 Birds of Prey

Presentation: Rebecca Lessard with Wings of Wonder

Saturday, April 25th, 11AM to 12PM


Live raptors accompany each and every program so audience members have the opportunity for a close up look at these magnificent birds. A hands-on display of raptor artifacts including wings, talons, feathers, pellets, and photos are also available at each presentation.


Author and Illustrator Talk: Karen Trolenburg and Christopher Smith with A Flight of Megizzewas

Saturday, April 25th, 12PM to 1PM

Journey with a majestic bald eagle named Megizzewas (M​eh-GIZ-zee-WHAZ) as he spends a day soaring above the Northern Michigan landscape, beautifully illustrated by award winning artist, Christopher Smith. Share your child's joy and the grand bird's sense of peace, as Megizzewas returns to his nest to settle in for the night. Then nestle into your own cozy bed and sleep well... dreaming of your favorite Michigan locations and holding your fondest Michigan memories in your heart.

I Spy A To Z: A Book of Picture Riddles STORY HOUR: I Spy

Friday, April 24th, 10:00AM to 11:00AM

Every Friday we have a Story Hour!  We read books to go with the theme, do some activities and create a craft.



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