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Everyone’s Reading 2019: Kiss Carlo

Everyone’s Reading is a community wide reading program sponsored by metro Detroit public libraries in Oakland, Wayne and Macomb counties. Now in its eighteenth year, Everyone’s Reading promotes community dialogue through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book.

The 2019 Everyone’s Reading selection is Kiss Carlo by Adriana Trigiani. You are invited to hear Adriana Trigiani share insights into her life as a writer and her book, Kiss Carlo. A variety of titles will be available for purchase and signing at the events.

Tuesday, April 2 at 7 PM
Temple Beth El
7400 Telegraph Rd., Bloomfield Hills

Wednesday, April 3 at 7 PM
Adat Shalom Synagogue
29901 Middlebelt Rd., Farmington Hills

Due to popular demand, a ticket will be required for Trigiani’s appearances. Tickets are free but limited to Baldwin Library cardholders. Visit the Adult Services desk starting March 4 to request at ticket. If you do not have a Baldwin Library card, check with your home library to see if they participate in Everyone’s Reading.

Visit the Library’s event calendar to learn about additional Everyone’s Reading 2019 events, including a book discussion on March 20.

Learn more about Everyone’s Reading.

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300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Library Hours

Monday–Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Upcoming Holiday Closures

Saturday, September 4 - Monday, September 6: Labor Day Weekend

Previous Everyone’s Reading Selections

2018: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
2017: Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story by David Maraniss
2016: Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
2015: The Inner Circle by Brad Meltzer
2014: Before You Know Kindness by Chris Bohjalian
2013: The Secrets of Happy Families: Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go out and Play, and Much More by Bruce Feiler
2012: Lethal: a Novel by Sandra Brown
2011: The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
2010: Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow
2009: Finding My Voice by Diane Rehm

2008: The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King
2007: Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age by Kevin Boyle
2006: Shadow Divers: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve one of the Last Mysteries of World War II by Robert Kurson
2005: Author Elizabeth McCracken, featuring Here’s Your Hat?; What’s Your Hurry?; The Giant’s House; and Niagara Falls All Over Again
2004: Saul and Patsy by Charles Baxter
2003: A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
2002: Pay It Forward by Catherine Ryan Hyde

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300 W. Merrill St.
Birmingham, MI 48009

Library Hours:

Monday – Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Sunday: 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Holiday Closures:

September 4 - 6, 2021: Labor Day Weekend

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