On October 2, 2008, the Downtown Ann Arbor Historical Street Exhibit program dedicated and celebrated two new wall panels that will be on permanent display on the northeast corner of Washington and Ashley streets. Speakers at the event include Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje, Thomas Aprill, grandson of Theophil Aprill; John Metzger, third generation owner of Metzger's Restaurant; and Ray Detter, Street Exhibit coordinator. The panels cover the topics "From Horses to Cars: Early Autos, Service and Parts" and "Three Generations of Metzgers on Washington Street."
Celebrate National Poetry Month with Ann Arbor author, poet, and teacher Jeff Kass. Poets from the Ann Arbor Neutral Zone’s VOLUME Youth Poetry Projects, nationally known spoken word artist and Ann Arbor native Angel Nafis, and musician, poet, and storyteller Shira Erlichman will join Jeff in presenting an evening of powerful poetry readings. This special event will begin at 7 pm on Wednesday, April 22 in the Downtown Library’s Multipurpose Room.
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!