Upcoming Events

  • Battle Creek Reads Author Christina Baker Kline

    Rich in detail and epic in scope, Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline is a powerful novel of upheaval and resilience, of unexpected friendship, and of the secrets we carry that keep us from finding out who we are.

    Thursday, January 29
    7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
    Lakeview Middle School Auditorium

  • Whatever Happened to Idlewild?

    Idlewild, Michigan, was once a thriving community steeped in African American culture and entertainment. Coy Davis Jr. will present his documentary Whatever Happened to Idlewild and host a discussion.

    Thursday, February 12
    6:30 p.m.
    Willard Library Meeting Room

  • Heroes and Hard Times

    Embark on an all-ages musical journey spanning over three centuries of American history, including slavery, the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, the birth of blues music, and the civil rights movement.  Each era is interspersed with stories and popular songs from the time.

    Thursday, February 19
    6:30 p.m.
    Miller Stone Building