Lisa Wheeler, 1 p.m. Aug. 5, Oshtemo Branch; Jean Alicia Elster, 3:30 p.m. Aug. 5, Central Library, 315 S. Rose St.; books given away at events while supplies last.
Reading Race Group — Zoom discussion of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, by Heather McGhee, 6:30 p.m. May 10; registration required.
This book club, co-sponsored by the Society for History and Racial Equity (SHARE) and KPL’s Antiracism Transformation Team, focuses on race and racism in American society. Join us virtually for a discussion of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee in May.
English singer/songwriter and author, 6–7:30 p.m. May 3, Van Deusen Room, Kalamazoo Public Library, 315 S. Rose St.; registration required. KPL welcomes back critically acclaimed author and musician, Wesley Stace for a special live concert in support of his newest album, Late Style. With Late Style, Wesley Stace, the artist formerly known as John Wesley Harding, has done things differently.