The Downtown Ann Arbor Historical Street Exhibit Program is a series of permanent sidewalk exhibits at sixteen landmark sites throughout downtown Ann Arbor. Each exhibit has a theme. The first exhibit, installed in 1999, illustrates the hustle and bustle of town life that once centered on Courthouse Square. Subsequent exhibits throughout the downtown showcase the city's artistic heritage and the roles of business, banking, manufacturing and education in shaping the community. An online tour of the exhibit is also available at: http://www.aadl.org/aastreets. This DVD, narrated by Ann Arbor historian, Wystan Stevens, traces the evolution of the project from a grassroots-level initiative to a community-wide enterprise generously funded and supported by Ann Arbor citizens, local government, and corporations. The film includes an overview of the various design and installation processes involved and a list of donors and sponsors.
What Is the May 5 Road Funding Ballot Proposal?
On May 5, Michigan voters will decide whether to amend the State Constitution and raise the sales tax rate from 6% to 7%. What does that really mean? How will it work? How will the extra revenue be spent? What other laws would be triggered if the amendment is approved? What's all this about a "Road Tax?" This presentation hosted by the League of Women Voters of the Ann Arbor Area will provide information on the upcoming ballot proposal, related laws, and pros and cons of the legislation on Tuesday, April 7 at 7 pm at the Downtown Library.
Find out about all of the library's fun stuff for kids with AADL's parent page! JUMP is your stop to find recommended stuff for kids and learn about upcoming library events. Parents can also get information to plan their visit to the library an even find out about resources to help kids with their homework. It's all at jump.aadl.org!