Summer Game Wrap-Up Party

Sunday August 31, 2014: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for All game players

It’s the end of the summer game! How far did you get on the leaderboard? Join us for this first annual Summer Game Wrap-Up event and meet other players!

Come for refreshments, fun and several surprises. There will also be a special code and badge. You can even make suggestions for next year’s game!

Pick up your last game points for the season by attending! Don’t miss it.

English as a Second Language Conversation Group

Tuesday September 2, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

Washtenaw Literacy's ESL groups focus on speaking and listening skills for adults in an informal, relaxed setting. TOEFL preparation is also available.

English as a Second Language Conversation Group

Wednesday September 3, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

Washtenaw Literacy's ESL groups focus on speaking and listening skills for adults in an informal, relaxed setting. TOEFL preparation is also available.

Emerging Writers Workshop: The Art of Writing What You Know

Thursday September 4, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:45 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grades 6 - adult.

Do you have deep knowledge of and passion for a particular subject? How can you turn that into a nonfiction book that publishers will want? Authors Margaret Yang and Lara Zielin discuss how to turn your expertise into a nonfiction book, with special contributions from a bestselling (and local) nonfiction author.

English as a Second Language Conversation Group

Friday September 5, 2014: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm -- Malletts Creek Branch: Program Room

Washtenaw Literacy's ESL groups focus on speaking and listening skills for adults in an informal, relaxed setting. TOEFL preparation is also available.

Kerrytown BookFest Reception and Exhibit Opening 2014

Friday September 5, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- Downtown Library - 3rd Floor

AADL will be hosting a pre-Bookfest reception for the 12th annual Kerrytown Bookfest. The event will include elegant refreshments, music by harpist Deborah Gabrion and the grand opening of The Art Of The Book, Kerrytown BookFest’s Exhibit at AADL which showcases entries from the BookFest’s 7th annual Book Cover Design contest for high school students. The exhibit and will be on display on the 3rd Floor of the Downtown Library, through October 12.

The contest, which was open to all Michigan High School students and was sponsored in part by the Michigan Humanities Council, asked the students to re-imagine a cover for a chosen book and give a visual interpretation of the written word. This year’s book was Paddle-to-the-Sea, a Caldecott medal winning book by Holling C. Holling.

John Hilton, editor of the Ann Arbor Observer will make remarks about the 12th annual Kerrytown BookFest, and Robin Agnew, Kerrytown BookFest President and owner of Aunt Agatha’s bookstore will give an overview of the exhibit and the book design contest.

No Sew Scarves

Saturday September 6, 2014: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for grade 6 - adult.

Do you have a closet full of t-shirts that don't wear for one reason or another, but that you don't want to get rid of? Come give them a new life! We'll show you how to "upcycle" your t-shirt into a scarf.

This is perfect for back-to school or even just a chilly office. Don't want to slice into any of your t-shirts? That's fine. We'll have some on hand for you to use.

English as a Second Language Conversation Group

Monday September 8, 2014: 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm -- Pittsfield Branch: Program Room

Washtenaw Literacy's ESL groups focus on speaking and listening skills for adults in an informal, relaxed setting. TOEFL preparation is also available.

English as a Second Language Conversation Group

Tuesday September 9, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

This event is intended for adults and teens grade 6 and up.

Washtenaw Literacy's ESL groups focus on speaking and listening skills for adults in an informal, relaxed setting. TOEFL preparation is also available.

English as a Second Language Conversation Group

Wednesday September 10, 2014: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Traverwood Branch: Program Room

Washtenaw Literacy's ESL groups focus on speaking and listening skills for adults in an informal, relaxed setting. TOEFL preparation is also available.