Howell Carnegie District Library

Available events

When Amelia Came to Michigan with Program Source International

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Thursday, April 30, 6:30-8:00pm, Meabon Room

In 1928, after her first transatlantic flight, famed flier Amelia Earhart made her first of many visits to Michigan to promote the aviation industry and opportunities for women in the field. While here, she set three women’s speed records at the National Air Races at Grosse Isle, crashed at the Michigan State Fair grounds, christened new model cars for the Hudson Motor Company, and cut the ribbon for the new Continental Airport. Al & Dave Eicher of Program Source International will share these stories and more of the aviation pioneer’s adventures in Michigan.
No registration required

Women in Jazz with Pam Jaslove

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Thursday, April 23, 6:30-7:30pm, Meabon Room

Hear vocal artist Pam Jaslove tell stories and sing the songs of women in Jazz. She will highlight the accomplishments of women on stage and behind the scenes.
No registration required

Travel Your Taste Buds with the Great Foodini

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Wednesday, March 25, 6:30-7:30pm, Meabon Room

Fly on in to the Great Foodini’s All-Polish Filling Station in honor of this year’s Livingston Reads book by Fanny Flagg, The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion. Renee will share authentic recipes from her Polish heritage and new ideas from her recent trip to Poland. The book was such a fun read and Renee promises a fun evening too.

Space is limited. Registration is required. Sign up starting Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at this link: https://howelllibrary.libcal.com/event/5876348.

Rosie the Riveter with the Yankee Air Museum

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Thursday, March 5, 6:30-8:00pm, Meabon Room

“We Can Do It” was the rallying cry for millions of women as they showed the nation their willingness and ability to fill workforce gaps left by men heading off to war. Tribute Rosie Claire Dahl from the Yankee Air Museum will talk about the Willow Run Bomber Plant, the role played by “Rosie the Riveter” on the WWII home front, and the Veteran’s History Project.
No registration required