An Evening with Nickolas Butler

Wisconsin-based fiction writer Nickolas Butler is touring with his fresh title, LITTLE FAITH, and we’re very pleased to let you know he’s returning to Cable with it! Previous titles you might be familiar with are SHOTGUN LOVESONGS and THE HEARTS OF MEN. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet a real-live best-selling author right here in…

April is POETRY MONTH!!!

April is National Poetry Month! We celebrate poetry! In past years we’ve offered poetry readings or opportunities to craft “black-out poetry”…using pages from recycled books and “finding” a poem on the page and blacking out the rest of the words. THIS year we’re going to try a Virtual Poetry Jam! For a number of years…

MAKERSPACE: Jewelry 101

Here’s a Makerspace event we’ve been wanting to schedule for awhile!!! Area jewelry-designer Mary Covelli will offer this session and teach us elementary jewelry assembly techniques. We’ll learn how to use the basic tools of the trade and those participating get to create a pair of earrings or a zipper pull to take home with…

Kristine’s March 2019 Pick

BEARSKIN by James A. Mclaughlin “Visceral, raw and compelling.” That’s what C. J. Box had to say about it and I must agree. I’m thinking…kind of like lemon juice in a paper cut. But, not in a bad way. Rice Moore has taken a position as a caretaker for a remote Virginia forest preserve. Yes,…

MAKERSPACE: Reusable Food Covers and Wraps

Join the revolution! Divest from plastic! Make some biodegradable, ecological, reusable food wraps and covers…Here! At the Forest Lodge Library! Stop in some time on Saturday afternoon, March 23rd, between 3 and 4:30 and learn to make a few to take. We’ll have materials on hand. IF you have some fabric that you would particularly…

Jennifer’s March 2019 Pick

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas You might remember Angie Thomas’s debut, the explosively popular The Hate You Give. It flew off the shelves and has since been made into a feature film that was also very popular. On the Come Up is Thomas’s very solid sophomore effort. Its been called an homage to…