Adult Programs

Blaine Pardoe and Victoria Hester
The Murder of Maggie Hume: Cold Case in Battle Creek

Authors Blaine Pardoe and Victoria Hester will discuss their latest true crime local history book, The Murder of Maggie Hume. The book cracks open three decades of material on this mysterious cold case tragedy.

Thursday, October 9
6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
Miller Stone Building



 

Michigan's Ghostly Beacons
Dianna Stampfler

Lighthouse keepers were known to be extremely dedicated to their profession. It seems that many were never able to give it up — even after death. Nearly two dozen lighthouses in Michigan are rumored to be haunted. From the smell of cigar smoke at Seul Choix Point Light to the mysterious housekeeping at White River Light Station and the antics at Waugoshance Shoal, these stories will entertain all ages.

Thursday, October 23
6:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.)
Willard Library Meeting Room