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Birchbark Books Reading Series

Wednesday, April 16th @ 7pm
Bockley Gallery (next to Birchbark Books)

The Birchbark Books Reading Series is pleased to present poets Carol Connolly, May Lee-YangMatt Mauch, and Joyce Sutphen. Curated by Michael Kiesow Moore, the reading series features new, emerging, and established writers from September through May. View the series flyer for details about the poets and the event. Hope to see you there. Bring a friend!

Plant a Pocket of Prairie

Saturday, May 10th @ Noon-1pm
Birchbark Books & beARTrageous

Join us for a reading from Plant a Pocket of Prairie -- another wonderful children's nature book collaboration from author Phyllis Root and illustrator Betsy Bowen. Meet the authors then join in the fun at beARTrageous: Plant a sunflower and paint a terracotta pot for mom, or get your face painted! (The reading is free, small fee for kids activities.)

Joseph Boyden - The Orenda

Tuesday, May 20th @ 7pm
Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church
2020 W Lake of the Isles Parkway

Named the 2014 One Novel to Change Our Nation for Canada Reads, Joseph Boyden's new novel, The Orenda (coming to the U.S. in May), is stirring conversations and inspiring accolades. Joseph's previous novels, Three Day Road and Through Black Spruce, are perennial favorites at Birchbark Books. Don't miss the chance to see this talented author give a very special reading, with book signing to follow. Free!