Visit with Joel Greenberg
Monday, April 14
2 - 3 P.M.
Joel Greenberg visits MRL to talk about his new book, “A Feathered River
Across The Sky: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction.” Join us
for a Book Reading and Signing Event
Delving into the historical
natural history of the Midwest leads you to passenger pigeons. Humans
have never known another bird like it: its abundance, huge aggrigations,
and the speed with which humans drove it to extinction render it unique.
I have long thought about writing a book on the bird and the realizations
that the centenary of its extinction was approaching gave the project
April 14 - 19 National Library Week
Food For Fines
During National Library Week, Morrisson-Reeves Library will accept food
for fines owed. One dollar will be credited toward library fines for
each item donated. Lost materials will not be eligible for this program.
Also, any fines already in collections will not be subjected to redemption
by the “Food for Fines!” program. Food will be donated to
local food pantries as determined by the Wayne Township Trustee.
Richmond Shakespeare Festival Film Series
Tuesdays and Thursday in May from 5:30 - 8:15 P.M.
In association with the Richmond Shakespeare Festival, we will have
showings of classic and modern Shakespeare films with discussions to
follow. All showings will be free and open to the public. RichmondShakespeareFestival.org
The dates for each
individual film are as follows:
Tuesday, May 6 - Romeo
and Juliet (1968)
Thursday, May 8 - Much Ado About Nothing (1993)
Tuesday, May 13 - Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Thursday, May 15 - Much Ado About Nothing (2013)
Thursday, May 22 - Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Wyndham - Ragtime Piano Performance
May 21 at 6:00 pm
Deborrah Wyndham is a pianist/composer whose music spans many
genres. Seen on FOX, NBC and ABC Chicago and with over 3,000 past performances,
her music appeals to thousands of listeners from all over the world.
Children's events to be announced.
Geocaching - A Hi-tech Treasure Hunt
(For beginners and advanced players)
Saturday, June 14 at 9:30 A.M.
Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting game using a GPS-enabled device
or a GPS-enabled mobile phone. Players search for the geocache (a container
hidden at a specific location) using the GPS coordinates for its hiding
BIG Birthday Bash!
Wednesday, July 30
Afternoon Block Party
You’re invited to our BIG
We’re inviting everyone in the community to celebrate with us on our
No need to bring presents
to this party!
We’re giving away goodie bags, door prizes and birthday cake. Plenty
of activities for everyone including: chalk art, games, music, food
More details are being planned.
Stay tuned for details!
Friday, August 1 at 2:00 P.M.
Enjoy the sounds of the Chanticleer quartet with special guest artist.
The performers travel the world performing from New York to overseas.
This musical event is sponsored by the Friends of MRL, US Bank and Pete
& Joan Bartel with Raymond James.