The Friends of Fremont Area District Library are pleased to be hosting book sales during the Calvin College January 2019 Series. Fifteen speakers will be presenting live at Calvin College on selected weekdays during the month of January and aired at the The Dogwood Center for the Performing Arts, located at 4734 S. Campus Court in Fremont. The college offers a remote broadcast of these varied and informative speakers. Musician, oncologist, astronaut, advocate, costume designer, professor, theologian, social scientist – just a few of the hats worn by the presenters.
Here is just a small sampling of the books that will be available for sale at the Dogwood during the January series.
Sisters First: Stories from our Wild and Wonderful Life, by educator, author, contributing correspondent on NBC's Today show and an editor-at-large for Southern Living magazine, Jenna Bush Hager. She co- authored this book with her fraternal twin sister, Barbara Pierce Bush. She also collaborated on two children’s books with her mother, former First Lady, Laura Bush, which will be available for purchase at the series.
A Path Appears by award winning author/storyteller/columnist, Nicholas Kristof, is a discussion of his past 30 years of covering the world as a journalist, most recently for the New York Times. Other books that he has written or collaborated on will be for sale as well including, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, Thunder from the East and China Rising.
Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances, by former Detroit Lion wide receiver, now engineer and NASA astronaut, Leland D. Melvin will be available during the series. This is his moving memoir of overcoming obstacles and going from being a star to going to the stars.
Please look for The Friends of the FADL at their sales table during the events at the Dogwood if you would like to purchase a book. Payment for books by cash and check only. The series is FREE of charge and open to the public. Brown bag it or reserve a lunch by calling the Dogwood . Complete listing of the series speakers and more information on times and lunch purchase can be found at www.dogwoodcenter.com.
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