For many Iowans, a trip to Younkers was more than just a wonderful shopping experience, it was an event. With tea rooms, fashion shows, and theater nights, Younkers became a destination. Vicki Ingham, author of Younkers: The Friendly Store, will share how the business became an Iowa institution. Join us for a fascinating presentation and refreshments.
Author Visiting in Des Moines
Join us for a discussion of The Good Divide by Iowa author Kali VanBaale. Ms. VanBaale will be present to give a presentation on her book and answer questions. Copies of the book may be picked up from the library. Treats provided.
Jennifer Wilson will be on hand for a lively discussion of her book WATER: love, politics, power, and Iowa's most essential science lesson.
Authors Visiting in Des Moines (AViD) is proud to welcome author James Edward Mills to the Forest Avenue Library to discuss his recent book, The Adventure Gap. Mills will discuss why minority populations are less likely to seek recreation and adventure in the wilderness and what can be done to bridge that gap. This event is sponsored by the Forest Avenue Brick Fund Committee.
Authors Visiting in Des Moines (AViD) is proud to welcome author Jenny Lawson to Des Moines. Lawson wrote the bestsellers, Furiously Happy and Let's Pretend This Never Happened. This event will be held at Des Moines University, 3200 Grand Avenue in Des Moines.