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The Hills are Alive… With the Sound of Music

Thursday, March 7, 4pm

Appalachian music is a fitting metaphor for American history because it emerged from a blend of various musical influences stewing together in the remote Appalachians. Join local musician and founder of the Huron River Revivalists, Grace Reynolds, as she does a live presentation featuring Blue Grass and music from the Appalachian Mountains. 

Spring Foraging 101 with Lisa Rose

Monday, April 29, 6pm, Meabon Room

Join herbalist, forager, and author Lisa Rose on a wild journey to learn about local plants that can be used for food and herbal medicine. Come away with tips on proper identification, harvesting ethics, traditional uses, and recipes. Bring walking shoes; if the weather is favorable, the group will take a walk around the perimeter of the Library. No registration required

Hiking the Appalachian Trail with Mark St. Amour

Thursday, April 11, 6:30pm, Meabon Room

In 2012, Mark St. Amour celebrated his retirement from the Ann Arbor Police Department by fulfilling a life-long dream: hiking the Appalachian Trail. Hear about his “trek of a lifetime” from Georgia to Maine on the longest hiking-only footpath in the world. No registration required 

Travel Your Taste Buds with the Great Foodini

Tuesday, March 12, 6:30pm, Meabon Room

If you chuckled while reading how Bill Bryson stepped outside of his comfort zone to hike the Appalachian Trail, then you can guarantee some laughs when Renee, who swears that she is camping when having coffee on her deck, shares her idea of “glamping” while dining along the AT. Space is limited. Registration required and begins Tuesday, February 26, 2019 online, by phone, or in person. 

Recipe Club and Camp-Themed Potluck

Tuesday, April 23, 6pm

Bring your favorite dish that can be made while camping, or for a camping trip, and a copy of the recipe. You'll get to try all the dishes and walk away with some great new recipes. Plates, silverware and refreshments provided. Register online or by phone.

Kids’ Night: Appalachian Folktales and Craft

Wednesday, April 3, 6:30pm

Join Miss Loni for fun events and hands-on activities. This week: Appalachian Folktales and Crafts - A special storytime focusing on folktales and crafts from the Appalachian region. For grades K through 4. Register online or by phone.